Distracted driving “makes you look like an idiot”

To the kids who furiously speed down 290 and sit in the fast lane while snap-chatting and checking insta; HOW DO YOU THINK ACCIDENTS HAPPEN? Listen up DSHS, I have a few points to make. It’s time we get serious about the perils of being a bad driver. First of all, why are you speeding in the first place? Do you really want to get … Continue reading Distracted driving “makes you look like an idiot”

The DSHS Showstoppers

On Thursday, October 13, the DSHS Choir performed their Fall Show in the auditorium with an almost full house. The choir had been working long and hard for this show and its outcome. “We’ve been preparing since the first day of school,” said Choir Director Tom Gabrielson. “Definitely seeing the end result of all our hard work is my favorite part,” he added. As it … Continue reading The DSHS Showstoppers

State Bound: Girls XC, Robotics

photos provided by Denise Schroeder and Noah Del Angel After finishing 2nd overall at regionals, the varsity girls cross country team qualified for state this weekend. Sydney Cole medaled in 6th place to lead the squad. Meanwhile, the robotics team also finished 2nd at regionals to move on to the championship. Follow @mydshsnews  and @mydshssports on Twitter for detailed updates on events. Continue reading State Bound: Girls XC, Robotics

Column: What makes your favorite crime show?

Since the original cop shows, made for everyone of all ages to watch, became censored by age the content within these shows changed with the evolution of how morbid a show. Show genres that once showed mild violence became genres full of blood, gore, dead bodies, and anything inbetween. Crime shows that were once made to be family friendly were now made to keep up … Continue reading Column: What makes your favorite crime show?

Review: Iron Jawed Angels

In Iron Jawed Angels, Hilary Swank and cast accurately portray the historical events of the National Woman’s Party to have an amendment to the constitution made so women can vote. Although many historical fiction movies incorporate fallacies to events in order to make them more appealing, Iron Jawed Angels limits this behavior. Many of the characters were real people who helped the nineteenth amendment be … Continue reading Review: Iron Jawed Angels

Johnson wins Mr. Texas Football

photo by Hunter Gentry Reese Johnson became the all time single season yards from scrimmage leader in DSHS history after the 64-54 defeat of Alamo Heights Friday night, breaking his brother, Kyle Johnson’s, record. For his efforts, Reese was nominated by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football for the award of Mr. Texas Football for his performance last week. After voting over the week, Johnson won the distinction. Continue reading Johnson wins Mr. Texas Football

Aquatic Science Field Trip Tackles Water Conservation

September 27 was a fun filled day of hands on learning experiences, informative lectures and experiments, and cool breaks spent in the Barton Springs pool for Coach Watts’ Aquatic Science class. The trip was organized by the Barton Creek University as a part of their second annual Save Our Springs  field trip. “They contacted us,” Watts said. “They paid for buses, the only thing the … Continue reading Aquatic Science Field Trip Tackles Water Conservation