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Mental Health at DHS: How to Better Manage Anxiety and Stress

Jessica Apple, Managing Editor

January 21, 2020

Stress is irrefutably a natural part of life. Whether the stressor is connected to academics, interests, or interactions with others, everyone gets stressed to some degree. For students at DHS specifically, sometimes it may feel as if the...

Students Take Strike: Youth Activism at DHS

Hina Matsumoto, Online Editor

October 31, 2019

On the unseasonably hot Friday morning of September 20, 2019, thousands of high school students from across Illinois marched towards Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago. This protest, known as the Climate Strike, connected young...

New Maker Space InFUSEd with Interest-Driven Learning

Noah Meyerhoff, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Northwestern’s FUSE program is bringing a whole new theory for teaching and learning at DHS. It’s called “interest-driven learning,” where learning is more individual and the topics are chosen by the students. The new...

The Two Year Time Out: DHS’s New Scoreboard Approval Process

Maeve Butler, Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2019

Every high school student across the country knows the Friday night scene in October as they walk onto campus: a dark sky illuminated by fluorescent light, noise from all directions as announcers report plays and crowds cheer...

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