Tigers take region at academic UIL

Thirteen Dripping Springs High School students traveled to The University of Texas at San Antonio the last Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, to compete in the UIL regional competition. “The students did really well,” facilitator of learning and innovation, Karen Tiller said. “On Saturday, we competed in computer applications, literary criticism, current events, ready writing, spelling, and news writing.” Not only did students perform well … Continue reading Tigers take region at academic UIL

UIL Choir was a success

On Wednesday April 20th, DSHS choir participated in their first choir UIL competition at the Hayes Performing Arts Center in Kyle. The UIL choir competition involves all school participating in the region. The school must perform four songs on stage: three of them being practiced songs, and once being a sight-read song. Four different choirs were involved: the varsity mixed choir, the varsity treble choir, … Continue reading UIL Choir was a success

Leaders don’t always lead

High school gives us a plethora of chances to lead different organizations and groups. While many students take these opportunities to assume higher positions in clubs they are passionate about, or give their best shot and leading a group of their peers, many simply use these occasions to look impressive on college resumes. I think leadership in young people is an incredible thing, but I … Continue reading Leaders don’t always lead

Battle of the Bands; a Tele-Coming of age story

On April 14th at 6pm, the epic annual Battle of the Bands was held at The Rusty Mule in Austin. Battle of the Bands is a competition between local DSHS student garage bands to see who can outperform the other and come up on top. The winner of the previous Battle of the Bands is invited to return and perform, next year, and also won … Continue reading Battle of the Bands; a Tele-Coming of age story

Tiger track takes home bronze

Seniors Trevor Heinz and Colton Hawkins, Junior Zack Kovar, and sophomore Bryce Kalsu came in third against thousands of other competing runners in the 4 X 800 at Texas Relays on Saturday. Though not the case in many states, the 4 X 800 isn’t a required track and field activity in Texas, so it’s still something the students want to work on. “There is definitely … Continue reading Tiger track takes home bronze

DSHS varsity takes home the win in their first district game against Marble Falls

The Dripping Springs varsity baseball team won their first district game of the season on March 21, 2016, against the Marble Falls Mustangs with a final score of 3-2. While it took the team a while to find their tempo, senior Dalton Warren never had any doubts that the team could not defeat the Mustangs. “We really found our stride during the seventh inning and … Continue reading DSHS varsity takes home the win in their first district game against Marble Falls

Varsity tennis competes in district 5A

The Dripping Springs Tigers varsity tennis team competed in the District 5A tournament on April 5-6. This ever important tournament may have stressed the players, but head coach Cary Jackson’s faith in the team never wavered. “Our results were as expected,” said Jackson. “We compete in a very tough district so i think we played as well as we could.” Even though this team, as … Continue reading Varsity tennis competes in district 5A