Fitzpatrick highlights effects of oil spills in APES project visit to elementary

 Ashley Fitzpatrick is a junior in Mrs. Biel’s AP Environmental Science class at Dripping Springs High School.  Her class was required to do a semester long stewardship project, and so she, along with seniors Abby Brack, Aliana Hunt, Michael Geary, Allie Krafka, Mallory Bush, Emily Brunken, and Cole Brownwell took on the challenge. “The goal of [the project] was to raise community awareness and environmental … Continue reading Fitzpatrick highlights effects of oil spills in APES project visit to elementary

Seniors return to varsity basketball after football post season

The Dripping Springs Tigers basketball team is setting goals and standards for this year as it welcomes back all of its players from varsity football. “I never set goals–I let the players set goals,” Head Coach Craig Swannack said. “Our goal this year is to be a playoff team.” With that being said, Swannack would really like to see the team this year play well … Continue reading Seniors return to varsity basketball after football post season

Don’t let greed run our planet

A common philosophy in the modern day world of business is that money makes the world go round. Without money, there is no production, no supply, no sales, no consumer, etc., but without a habitable planet, there is no money either. Climate change is something that is undisputed amongst scientists who do not have oil companies in their pocket, yet the greed of a couple … Continue reading Don’t let greed run our planet

The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Joe Green

photo by PhotoTexas Joe Green has been a student-favorite ever since he arrived in Dripping Springs in 2014. He started at the high school as a freshman English teacher and quickly fit into the growing community. Green was able to engage the students through his interactive lesson plans and his passion for the subject shined through every day. In fact, that passion was one of … Continue reading The Man, The Myth, The Legend: Joe Green

Football brotherhood remains post playoffs

photos by Tori Listoe The Dripping Springs Tiger football team had a devastating loss against Foster High School ending their season. The Tigers put up a fight and left with a score of 51-28. Making it into the fourth round of playoffs for the Tigers was just history within itself. “It didn’t matter if we were up or if we were down in a game,” … Continue reading Football brotherhood remains post playoffs

A Little Blue in a Sea of Red

In high school, students are often living in a bubble where their only concerns are their GPAs and social life. However, a new club has recently surfaced and is filled with kids who added a very different and important topic to that list: politics. The Young Democrats club was made two months ago in hopes of getting the student body involved in the 2016 presidential … Continue reading A Little Blue in a Sea of Red