Girls Varsity Soccer Beats McCallum in First Round of UIL Playoffs

photos by Alex Lunn The Dripping Springs varsity girls soccer team won round one of playoffs against McCallum 2-0 on March 24 at the new Tiger stadium Sophomore Jessica Carmichael said it was an amazing feeling to make it to playoffs. “Playoffs was what we had hoped for from the beginning of the season,” Carmichael said, “and it was the hard work and teamwork that … Continue reading Girls Varsity Soccer Beats McCallum in First Round of UIL Playoffs

Speech and Debate Team Wins District

The Dripping Springs HS Speech and Debate Team won the UIL 26- 5A UIL District tournament last Thursday by more than 50 points. Students who placed individually were… Gwyneth Pietrzyk- 1st place-Poetry Interpretation *Advances to the Regional tournament Tori Listoe- 1st place- Prose Interpretation *Advances to the Regional tournament Catherine Manning- 2nd place-Persuasive Speaking *Advances to the Regional tournament Jackson Laws- 2nd place- LD Debate … Continue reading Speech and Debate Team Wins District

UIL Academics District Results

Computer Science (Jad Jadeja) 3rd Place Team Ryan Gahagan 5th place Number Sense (John Adams) Ryan Gahagan 3rd Rachel Nix 6th *3rd Place Team Ready Writing (Karen Tiller) Hailey Hodsden 1st Current Events (Kara Kothmann) Alex Yount 6th *2nd Place Team Computer Applications (Jen Riddlebarger) Rachel Nix 1st Varun Verma 3rd Accounting (Todd Raimond) Varun Verma 6th *2nd Place Team Spelling (Sara Freeman) Michael Martinets … Continue reading UIL Academics District Results

CX Debate Team Finishes Top 16 at State

photo provided by Christy Trussell During spring break, the team of Christopher Gearing and Riley Wheaton and the team of Christian Pundt and Katy Reeves competed at the UIL State Cross Examination Debate tournament at the University of Texas. These students qualified for the state tournament by sweeping the 26-5A UIL District Championship in January. They debated the topic, Resolved: the United States federal government … Continue reading CX Debate Team Finishes Top 16 at State

Lana Del Rey – Discography and Love

Ever since January of 2012, Lana Del Rey has wowed the music audiences of the world with her “debut” album Born to Die (not counting her completely unknown or talked about album Lana Del Ray). Her arguably most popular song ever, Summertime Sadness and its remixes, come from Born To Die. Other smaller singles such as Born to Die, the flagship song, and Video Games, … Continue reading Lana Del Rey – Discography and Love

A Tale as Old As Time Remade

*spoilers* A tale as old as time has been transformed into something new, relevant, and simply jaw dropping. From the costumes to the music and acting, every element of Jim Condon’s Beauty and the Beast enchanted the audience and made the classic just as eye catching as ever before. Beauty and the Beast opened with the scene of the Prince’s party and his rejection of … Continue reading A Tale as Old As Time Remade

OPINION: Video Games Don’t Promote Violence

In today’s society, people are constantly trying to find scapegoats to justify or explain violence. Whether it be video games or guns, we cannot blame simple objects for the actions of people. To generalize and categorize people and the causes of their reactions is a very common method of thinking; however, to think this way is to create a logical fallacy in the form of … Continue reading OPINION: Video Games Don’t Promote Violence

OPINION: Prom and all its insecurities

We all know prom as a night full of glamour, romance, dancing, and bliss. A night where girls are supposed to dress up like princesses, the most beautiful versions of themselves, accompanied by the boy who asked with the most twitter worthy promposal. What about the boys who want to ask another boy to be their date, the girls who want to wear suits, or … Continue reading OPINION: Prom and all its insecurities