Senior Runs at Regionals, then A&M Corpus Christi

The human body is meant to be active, up, and moving around, and what better way to accomplish this than to run. Marisa Parks is the assistant athletic director and head coach for the girls track and field team here at DSHS, and she has led her girls to have a very successful season. With multiple athletes qualifying for regional competition and senior Sydney Cole … Continue reading Senior Runs at Regionals, then A&M Corpus Christi

Students Reflect on HOSA State Experience

On March 30, the Dripping Springs HOSA chapter took five of its members to compete in the Texas State Leadership Conference in Corpus Christi. Lead by health science teacher Katie Henry, juniors Elaine Erickson, Emily Argento, Liliana Reyes along with seniors Avery Herron and Lisa Deya all placed in their respective events. Although these students competed in April, their HOSA adventure and preparation started long … Continue reading Students Reflect on HOSA State Experience

Track Teams Excited, Ready for Regionals

The Dripping Springs track team competed in a district wide competition on April 11 and 12. Varsity boys placed 6th, JV boys placed 6th, varsity girls placed 3rd, and JV girls placed 2nd overall. A total of 17 participants moved on to the Area meet. On April 19, Dripping competed in area at Marble Falls and had 14 students advance to regionals this weekend. Junior … Continue reading Track Teams Excited, Ready for Regionals

Hi-Stepper Officers Surmount Try-outs

photo by Taylor Arvidson Many sports teams and organizations spend time during the Spring deciding who will lead the group as an officer the succeeding year. For some, this process is very easy, but for the Hi-Stepper team, this procedure is grueling. “It’s the most stressful week of my life,” newly appointed captain, Sage Handley, said. The week- long tryout consists of things like an … Continue reading Hi-Stepper Officers Surmount Try-outs

Junior Wins Speech Contest for 2nd Year in a Row

Junior Seeley Haas placed first at the Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT) State Bus Safety Speech contest. At this competition, 47 students from across the state of Texas competed for the top 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade designations.  Haas researched, wrote and memorized a six minute speech on the topic “My driver, my safety hero.” Last year, Haas won first place at this event amongst all … Continue reading Junior Wins Speech Contest for 2nd Year in a Row

iPhone (RED): The Battle Against AIDS

According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), there were approximately 36.7 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2015. Of these, 1.8 million were children younger than 15 years old. An estimated 2.1 million individuals worldwide became newly infected with HIV in 2015. Recently Apple released a new iPhone color in support of HIV/AIDS research. Their partnership with (RED) … Continue reading iPhone (RED): The Battle Against AIDS