A Girl With a Mission: Feeding the World Starts Here & Now

It all started with a servant’s heart and an idea. The desire to help others using my knowledge of agriculture led to the creation of Center of the Plate, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing meat protein to help feed food-insecure families in my community of Dripping Springs, Texas. To date, we have been able to provide meat protein for more than 50,000 meals. My work … Continue reading A Girl With a Mission: Feeding the World Starts Here & Now

How to Pick Up Your Cap and Gown

Due to COVID-19, cap and gown pickups will be facilitated by a carpool system outside of Dripping Springs High School. Pickup will take place on Wednesday, April 29 from 10am-2pm. Students with the last name A-H: Pickup will be in in the B parking lot. Enter and exit the campus using Mighty Tiger Lane. Students with the last name I-P: Pickup will be in the … Continue reading How to Pick Up Your Cap and Gown

HOSA Student Takes Third in Texas

Junior Natalie Chavez placed third in Texas in Prepared Speaking, which was determined by her area scores. Chavez will now advance to the virtual International Competition in June. Chavez is a HOSA officer, along with being a committed band student. This will be the second year in a row that a HOSA student has advanced this far. Also, senior and HOSA President Chloe Aguilar has … Continue reading HOSA Student Takes Third in Texas

The Paw Print Wins Best in Show for Newspaper Broadsheet

The Paw Print won Best in Show for Newspaper Broadsheet from the National Scholastic Press Association’s Spring Convention. This means The Paw Print was chosen 1st nationally of all newspaper submissions this spring. The NSPA is highly competitive with newspapers, yearbooks, broadcasts, websites, and literary magazines from across the United States submitting into the competition. This is the first time The Paw Print has won … Continue reading The Paw Print Wins Best in Show for Newspaper Broadsheet

Students Named in Winter All-Central Texas Teams

Every year the Austin American-Statesman published the best of the best athletes for each sporting season. These athletes are from all over the Central Texas area and are from all school sizes. For the winter season installment, basketball, soccer, swimming, and wrestling were featured. Girls Soccer: Senior Emma Jones graced the front page as the Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Jones, a four-year varsity … Continue reading Students Named in Winter All-Central Texas Teams

Should We Tell the Freshman? Inside the Truman Experiment

*originally appearing in satirical April 1 edition The Truman Show was a movie released June 5, 1998. This movie is about Truman Burbanks and his life in a life size TV set. Truman is constantly being recorded by hidden cameras all over the “town,” recording every hardship, love interest, and any emotions that Truman endured. However, Truman Burbanks is the only one who does not … Continue reading Should We Tell the Freshman? Inside the Truman Experiment

Flat Stanley Enrolled in DSHS

*originally appearing in satirical April 1 edition Everyone fell silent as he walked in. Eyes grew wide, hearts skipped a beat, eyebrows raised all around the high school when he entered from the main office. Everyone was shocked and delighted to see our newest student grace the hallways: Flat Stanley, with the sun resting beautifully upon his two-dimensional locks of hair. In March, the high … Continue reading Flat Stanley Enrolled in DSHS