DGS News & Events

Downers Grove South High School nurse Gloria E. Barrera received the Everett I. Hageman Volunteerism Award at the Friends of Public Health Celebration at the 78th Annual Meeting...

Dear DGS Parents, My name is Diana Benoist and I serve as the Student Assistance Coordinator at South High. My role is to encourage students to make healthy lifestyle choices...

South High School Drama presents their fall play, “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” on Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Please note: t...

The public is cordially invited to attend and experience the finest high school marching ensembles in the Midwest.   The 17th Annual Marching Mustangs Music Bowl wil...

Twenty South High students have received recognition in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). The program recognizes high school seniors who have excelled in ...

On Thursday, Sept. 12, 1,936 Downers Grove South High School students were screened through the Young Hearts for Life® (YH4L) Cardiac Screening Program. In addition, more th...

Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior students and families: Yearbook photos will be taken September 30 - October 4 Freshmen, sophomore, and junior students will get their yearb...

South High’s Superhero Homecoming Week is right around the corner! We encourage all students to join in the celebrations and attend as many events as possible.  ...

South High Families, We would like to welcome all Downers Grove South families to our All School Open House on Thursday, August 29. The purpose of the program is to give you ...

South High's Little Mustangs Preschool has openings for Fall 2019! Their play-based preschool program is for children ages 3-5. Click here for more information. Cli...

Attention families of Class of 2020 seniors! Below is some important information related specifically to the senior section of the yearbook.   Senior Portraits:&nbs...

South High Drama presents their childrens play of The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf on Friday, October 4.  Area grade schools are already arranged to attend showings at 9:30...

All Members of the DGS Class of 2023 and transfer students are invited!  Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2:30-9:00 pm At Downers Grove South High School The Mustang M...

All athletes must have a physical on file in the DGS Athletic Office. Additionally, every athlete must be registered online before they can try out or practice. Click on the REG...

Congratulations to the following students named to Downers Grove South High School’s Honor Roll for Semester 2 of 2018-19 School Year! South High 4.0 & Above Hono...

Monday, June 3rd 2019

June 3, 2019

Summer School registration at Downers Grove South is now closed Late Summer School registration forms can be submitted now at Downers NORTH High School on Tuesday, June 4th b...

Three Downers Grove South High School students who are studying Spanish attained national recognition for their excellent performance on the 2019 National Spanish Examinatio...

The Commencement Ceremony for the class of 2019 will be held in the gymnasium beginning at 5:00 p.m.  Access to the campus will be open for spectators at 3:45 p.m. with doo...

Final Exams

May 15, 2019

FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE: Tuesday, May 28 8:00 - 9:30    1st period exam 9:45 - 11:15   2nd period exam 11:30-1:00     4th period exam Wednes...

Throughout each school year, the Downers Grove South High School student newspaper, Blueprint, informs the student body of the latest news, trends and happenings. During the 201...

South High hosted Wellness Day on Wednesday, May 1, for all staff and students, which included more than 30 informational booths, demonstrations, an array of healthy snack foods...

Downers Grove South High School participated in and earned awards at the 18th Annual High School Research Symposium at Illinois State University on Friday, April 26.   R...

On April 4, South High students competed at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Competition in Springfield, Ill.  Seven participants earned...

South High Drama presents their Spring musical production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on May 2-5. The performances will take place in the Auditorium at S...

South High hosted their “Spring All-Sign Day” on Wednesday, April 17. Thirty-seven graduating seniors will be playing their sport at the collegiate level. “...