Dance teams earn top prize in several categories, contests

The Hi-Steppers competed at the Alamo City Dance Classic on Feb. 16 in San Antonio. They were awarded the following: Line of Champions — top 8 highest scoring teams out of the entire contest. Officer Line of Champions – top 5 highest scoring officer lines Team & Officers highest score showmanship & choreography for jazz, lyrical, hip hop & off contemporary Officers 2nd place best … Continue reading Dance teams earn top prize in several categories, contests

Swim Team State Results

The girls team finished 15th overall and the boys 22nd. Head coach Andrea McCarthy named State Coach of the Year for the girls side. Girls 200-meter medley relay – 16thBella Sites, Lydia Evans, London Farris, Riley Dalton Girls 400-meter freestyle relay – 16thLondon Farris, Addison Simons, Bella Sites, Lydia Evans London Farris, 200-meter freestyle – 5th & 100-meter butterfly – 7th Lydia Evans, 100-yard breaststroke … Continue reading Swim Team State Results

Shooting for the Stars

In a small classroom within DSHS, a group of students brainstorm, spitting out ideas with fervor in order to get each one across. With a strong interest in engineering and the expanses of the universe, the members of the Space and Astro-Science club join together weekly to work on out-of-this-world projects and discuss potential problems and their solutions. The Space and Astro-Science club, which meets … Continue reading Shooting for the Stars

Biking to the top

Riding a bike on rough terrain for many miles can bring out challenges like an obstacle course where there are lots of rocks, sharp turns, and even sudden elevation changes. Sophomore John Yim explains his experience with the club and how it is not only unique in the racing portion, but also meeting new people and creating new experiences with others. “I think the amount … Continue reading Biking to the top

Why Students Should Start Caring About Classic Novels

It is safe to say that Hemingway’s words do not ingrain themselves easily into the mind of an adolescent. In fact, one can even go as far to say that students actively rebel against works of classic literature, opting instead to look up the answers to reading questions and put the book out of their minds when they pass the test. Although this monotonous practice … Continue reading Why Students Should Start Caring About Classic Novels