Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Don't Forget to Order Poinsettias - Deadline is Tuesday!

REMINDER: Poinsettia orders are needed by Tuesday, December 4 (a one-day extension of the original deadline). These beautiful high quality, six- to eight-bloom red poinsettia plants, delivered directly from the grower, will be on display during the Downers Grove South Holiday Concert on December 13, 2012. Each plant is $12 and can be picked up at the conclusion of the concert.

Alternate pick-up options include December 14th, during the school day, in the Fine Arts office of Downers Grove South High School, B-122. Or special arrangements can be made by contacting Kelly Snyder at 630-985-7202.

Please complete the order form and return it, with payment, to the DGS Fine Arts Department. Checks should be made payable to DGS Fine Arts.

Thanks for supporting this FOFA fundraiser!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

New Student Artwork Notecards Now Available!

Looking for a lovely one-of-a-kind gift for the holidays? Consider purchasing a collection of six notecards featuring original artwork from students at Downers Grove South High School. Priced at $10 for each set of six, you'll also be supporting the DGS Fine Arts program.

Notecards will be available at the Downers Grove South Holiday Concert and Art Show, Thursday, December 13, starting at 6:00 pm. 

If you can't come to the show or concert, you can still purchase directly at school. Please make your check payable to DGS FOFA (Friends of Fine Arts), stop by the Fine Arts Department office (or send your student) and ask for Glenn Williams.

Images from this year's talented artists include:

Aura Evans, Watercolors, “All That Sparkles”


Cassidy Horvath, Ink and Pencil Drawing, “Running in Shadows”


Crystal Ponce, Mixed Media, “And it was Just Right”


Hannah Wood, Ceramics Bowl, “Aztec Garden”


Jessica Stacko, Photography, “Last Straw”


Kassandra Flores, Ceramics Sculpture, “Lignum Vitae”

Monday, November 12, 2012

FOFA Annual Poinsettia Sale - Please Order by December 3!


Help decorate your home and the Downers Grove South Holiday Concert by purchasing a beautiful high quality, six- to eight-bloom red poinsettia plant, delivered directly from the grower. Each plant is $12 and can be picked up at the conclusion of the concert on December 13, 2012.

Alternate pick-up options include December 14th, during the school day, in the Fine Arts office of Downers Grove South High School, B-122. Or special arrangements can be made by contacting Kelly Snyder at 630-985-7202.

Orders are needed by Monday, December 3, 2012, along with your payment. Please complete the order form and return it to the DGS Fine Arts Department. Checks should be made payable to DGS Fine Arts.

Thanks for supporting this FOFA fundraiser!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Stock Up on Cheesecakes Before the Holidays!


The Cheesecakes that everyone loves are back!   The Mustang Band Boosters are once again selling delicious Gourmet’s Delight cheesecakes, just in time for the holidays. Samples of most of the offerings will be available outside the Auditorium at the Band Concerts on November 6th & 8th. (This fundraiser is open to students in any of the DGS Music Programs.)
This year a variety of cheesecakes are offered in two sizes –

Regular: These large 9" cheesecakes weigh from 3-1/2 to 4 lbs., and are pre-cut into 14 servings -- available in 14 varieties.

Mini: These 7" cheesecakes weigh approx. 2-1/4 lbs., and are pre-cut into 6-8 servings -- available in 7 varieties.

View brochure for these delicious cheesecakes.
Download order form for Regular (9" size) cheesecakes.
Download order form for Mini (7" size) cheesecakes.
Additional details.