Senior Spotlights: Color Guard

As the end of the school year approaches, competitive seasons are ending for many of the teams at Dripping Springs High School. This includes our school’s colorguard team. Seniors Amber Chavez and Chloe Willcox joined color guard long ago, not knowing what to expect. “My sister and I used to see color guard before we were even in high school, we used to see the … Continue reading Senior Spotlights: Color Guard

JD Huff is crowned Mr. Tiger

You only get one chance. One chance to stand out. One chance to show the audience that you deserve to win the title of Mr. Tiger 2016. After a formal wear competition, a swimsuit competition, a talent competition, and a group dance, the judges tallied up their scores. In third place was Jacob Thomas. In second was Tate Lewis. And after a long drum role … Continue reading JD Huff is crowned Mr. Tiger

Jazz Band finishes the year off right

The DSHS Jazz Band and Jazz Cats combined efforts to put on a concert for the community on May 16th. The Jazz Band played some songs on their own, followed by the Jazz Cats’ a cappella piece. Then there were a few combined songs and, finally, some soloists who sang with the jazz band. “The Jazz Cats, our jazz ensemble of 10 singers participated,” choir … Continue reading Jazz Band finishes the year off right

Volleyball finishing up with the 2015-2016 school year

Losing is not something to which the seniors on the Dripping Springs High School volleyball team are accustomed. Over their careers, they haven’t done much of it. Their sophomore campaign ended with a third place finish, and they came up just short, finishing second in the state, their junior years. So it was extra sweet when they were finally able to bring home the 5A … Continue reading Volleyball finishing up with the 2015-2016 school year

DSHS newspaper among top in nation

MYDSHSNEWS received “first place with special merit” in the American Scholastic Press 2015-2016 Annual Newspaper Review and Contest. The honor was given to 26 schools, including colleges, universities and other high schools, from across the nation that scored more than 950 points out of a possible 1000, and simply stood out to the reviewers. “I’m proud that my staff works so hard to make this … Continue reading DSHS newspaper among top in nation

Spring Show was a must-see

On April 29th and 30th, the DSHS Hi-Steppers hosted their annual Spring Show. The theme this year was “Games People Play.” It included dances inspired by board games, Reality TV, Game Shows, Childhood Games, and more. “We had a variety of dances–everything ranging from ballet to hip-hop, lyrical, jazz, modern–a little bit of everything,” said Tracy Neef, head of the dance department. There were many groups … Continue reading Spring Show was a must-see

Its all about perspective

Perspective is such a big problem for us humans because it’s hard to attempt to look at something from someone else’s point of view, especially when it contradicts what you believe or stated. There’s a story that goes as such: A man and his two kids board a train to go home. During the ride the kids are being completely obnoxious; yelling, screaming and fooling … Continue reading Its all about perspective

Band plays Rach, Paper, Scissorhands

The Dripping Spring High School Tiger Band will blend the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and Danny Elfman to create a show it’s calling “Rach, Paper, Scissorhands” for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. “We have two selections from Sergei Rachmaninoff and three selections from the actual soundtrack of Edward Scissorhands,” junior drum major Lauren Gordon said. “We will have props as well, probably paper, but that is … Continue reading Band plays Rach, Paper, Scissorhands