Students Represent BioTech on National Pharmacy Technician Day

National pharmacy technician day is October 20 and students at work demonstrate the growth and success of the health science certification programs.  Dripping Springs High School has offered a pharmacy technician program for many years. The program now provides students with the opportunity to be certified as pharmacy technicians by providing testing through the National Healthcareer Association. During the academic year, the pharmacy technician students … Continue reading Students Represent BioTech on National Pharmacy Technician Day

Q&A With Christen Manning, Dazzlers Coach

Q: What is your plan for the Dazzler’s this year? A: “This year definitely looks different due to COVID, but this year is a little combination of JV football games and varsity football games. It’s a little bit different than the previous years where they only attended varsity games, so this year we have three JV performances and then we are attending two varsity games. … Continue reading Q&A With Christen Manning, Dazzlers Coach

Q&A With Girls Tennis Captain Senior Gracie Johnson

Q: What are some of the rules in place around COVID-19 and your sport? A: Some of the new rules this year would be that we always have to wear masks under the shaded areas, we have to provide our own water/Gatorade, we have to fill out a pre-workout screening form, and we aren’t allowed to shake hands after matches. Q: What has been the … Continue reading Q&A With Girls Tennis Captain Senior Gracie Johnson

Trials, Tribulations, Teachers: The Reality of Quality Learning Amist COVID-19

This school year is filled with unique challenges never faced by teachers and administrators before, most of what we are dealing with right now are foreign territory to everyone. It is important that this year we understand the importance of empathy and appreciating the efforts of our teachers who have been faced with these challenges. The school has done its part to make sure all … Continue reading Trials, Tribulations, Teachers: The Reality of Quality Learning Amist COVID-19

Setting the Season: Volleyball Deals With Socially Distant Season

Like many other sports, volleyball is facing a very different season. From masks to hand sanitizer, their practices, games, and team bonding looks much different than in years past. “I would say the most challenging thing, this sounds kind of funny, but remembering not too high-five,” varsity player Reagan Hellberg, a junior, said. “Like for me I know we all encourage each other so much … Continue reading Setting the Season: Volleyball Deals With Socially Distant Season

Coronavirus, Athlete Edition: How the Pandemic Changed the Sports Game

With sports seasons getting back into the swing of things, student-athletes have to deal with new rules in place surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.  “In basketball, we never have all three teams in the gym unless it’s like the big competition gym because we want to make sure that everyone has enough space to stay distant,” varsity player Ainsley Ballard, junior, said. “Whenever we do drills … Continue reading Coronavirus, Athlete Edition: How the Pandemic Changed the Sports Game

No School, No Problem: Staying Busy at Home

During these six long months of quarantine, students have kept themselves busy in many different ways. Some students have taken on art as a hobby, as well as singing, baking, and playing cards. Students have also been staying active by going on walks alone or with their family and also going on bike rides.  Sophomore Elise Chiang says that her favorite thing about quarantine “was … Continue reading No School, No Problem: Staying Busy at Home