DGS News & Events

Welcome, Class of 2024! Check out the Mad Dash Google Site for some video skits, an inspirational keynote speech by Dr. Walsh Rock, an opportunity to ask questions ...

Class of 2021!  Prestige Portraits will be photographing senior portraits in D180, which is a conference room near the library at Downers Grove South High School, beginn...

Mad Dash - August 8

July 21, 2020

We hope that you and your families are doing well! We know that this time is full of questions, and that it is a strange time for your child to be starting their high school yea...

Senior Yearbook Info

July 9, 2020

Hello DGS seniors and families!  Below is some important information related specifically to the senior section of the yearbook.   Senior Portraits:  ...

Senior Portraits

July 8, 2020

Senior Yearbook Info NOTE: Class of 2021! Senior portrait appointments booked fast! Please know we are working with Prestige to schedule more appointments to be sure ev...

Complimentary Photos Info Greetings to the Class of 2020 and their families, As you know, as part of our celebration on July 1, we are creating a virtual commencement cere...

Congratulations to the following students named to Downers Grove South High School’s Honor Roll for Semester 2 of 2019-20 School Year 4.0 & Above Honor Roll Clas...

Dear Class of 2020! We are so excited to prepare this Virtual Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the class of 2020 and all you have accomplished together as a class!  In o...

South High students took the optional National French Contest “Le Grand Concours” this spring and earned recognition for their performance. Twenty-nine students from...

Downers Grove South High School celebrates 34 student-athletes who plan to continue their sport at the collegiate level. Congratulations to the following South High student...

South High students took the optional National German Exam in late 2019 and earned recognition for their performance. Seventeen students from South High earned awards based on t...

The Downers Grove South High Speech Team has been named State Champion in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) State Speech Tournament. The tournament was held at the Peo...

The South High College and Career Center is hosting our annual College and Career Exploration Night on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:45 p.m. The event is open to all students and pare...

EVENT CANCELED - PLEASE VISIT D99 COVID-19 UPDATE CENTER If you registered online for the race, you have a few options regarding how we can handle your 2020 registration fee:...

Congratulations to the following South High students being named to the Technology Center of DuPage (TCD) A*Team! Being named to the A*Team is recognition for students’ ou...

The Wind Ensemble from Downers Grove South High School will share the stage with the Indiana University Concert Band. The performance will take place on Wednesday, February 19 a...

District 99 and South High announce Honor Roll students for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. Below the lists are organized by GPA, and class year.  ...

Winter Dance: Feb. 15

February 10, 2020

Come to the DGS Winter Dance on Saturday, February 15th! The dance will be held in the Large Gym beginning at 7 p.m. Purchase your tickets in the Bookstore through 6th p...

The “For the Culture” Creative Show is a showcase of arts and passions performed by students who are members of a club at Downers Grove South High School called &ldq...

The Fine Arts Department at South High School in Downers Grove is pleased to announce the results of the judging from the 2020 Chicagoland Area Regional Scholastic Art Awards he...

Don't miss the DGS Orchesis Dance Company's show, "Momentum"! The performances are on Thursday, Feb. 6 and Friday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets ...

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - PLEASE VISIT D99 COVID-19 UPDATE CENTER All families that pre-registered online for the Daddy Daughter Dance have been reimbursed.  If yo...

South High School Drama presents their Black History play, “Luck of the Irish” on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. Tickets can...

At Downers Grove South High School, 23 students were selected to participate in the 2020 Illinois Music Education Association All-State Convention (IMEC) in January in Peoria. T...

Nine South High student musicians have earned All-State honors through the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA). Students were selected to the All-State Band, All-State ...