Superhero Homecoming: Sept. 16-21

Superhero Homecoming: Sept. 16-21

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. 

Be sure to get your Variety Show and Homecoming Dance tickets today in C149! More details are listed below. For an in-depth look into each day’s activities, read below!

Monday, Sept. 16 
Dress up theme: Denim Day

Powderpuff Football Games at 6 p.m. at DGS Stadium
Come out and cheer on your class!

  • 6 p.m.: Freshmen vs. Juniors
  • 6:45 p.m.: Sophomores vs. Seniors
  • 7:30 p.m.: Championship game (Homecoming Court Crowning will take place before Championship Game)

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the gate. Proceeds go towards the Class Board Fundraiser. 

Tuesday, Sept. 17 
Dress up theme: Cozy Day

Leave Your Mark on DGS at 3:30 p.m. in Courtyard
As you have seen, the A hallway is currently a temporary hallway made up of plywood and windows. All students are invited to leave their handprint on the exterior wall to mark this time in our school’s history. We appreciate everyone’s patience as our school undergoes major renovations through 2021.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 
Dress up day: Blackout Day

Variety Show at 7 p.m. in Auditorium
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in the Student Activities Office (C149) or at the door the night of the event. However, tickets sell out quickly, so get yours today.

Thursday, Sept. 19
Dress up theme: Superhero Day

Community Movie Night at 7:30 p.m. in Courtyard
Community members are invited to watch Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse in the DGS Courtyard. Be sure to bring your own chairs, blankets, and snacks. Enter the building through the West Events Entrance.

Friday, Sept. 20
Dress up theme: Spirit Day

  • Homecoming Assembly at 2 p.m. in Large Gym
    • All classes will attend the assembly at 2 p.m. Please review adjusted bell schedule for this day.
  • Parade at 3:15 p.m.
  • Community Facilities Tour at 4:30 p.m.
    • Phase A of construction is complete! We invite community members and families to take a peek at the completed projects and look ahead at what will be completed in Phase B. The Master Facility Plan renovations will be complete in the fall of 2021.
    • Meet at Main Entrance
  • Varsity Football Game at 7:30 p.m.
    • Cheer on the Mustangs as they play Proviso East! Sophomore game is at 5 p.m. and Varsity game is at 7:30 p.m.
    • Homecoming Court will be recognized before the Varsity football game.

Saturday, Sept. 21
Homecoming Dance from 7-10 p.m., West Events Entrance

Tickets can be purchased for $25 in the DGS Bookstore from Sept. 9-20 (end of 6th period), or for $30 at the door on the night of the event (DGS students only). Guest Forms now available to download here and must be turned in by Sept. 19.

Attendees aren’t required to bring a date - get a group of friends together! Attire for this event is semi-formal, which means no jeans or sweatpants. Shoes are required at all times, so please bring an alternative (flip flops or canvas shoes) to continue dancing.

Also, several South High alumni reunions are taking place this fall:

For more alumni reunion information, visit the South High Alumni webpage or Facebook page.

For more information about South High Homecoming events, please contact Activities Director Jennifer Martinez at or at 630-795-8518. Updated Homecoming event information can be found on this page and Facebook page.