Students Represent BioTech on National Pharmacy Technician Day

National pharmacy technician day is October 20 and students at work demonstrate the growth and success of the health science certification programs.  Dripping Springs High School has offered a pharmacy technician program for many years. The program now provides students with the opportunity to be certified as pharmacy technicians by providing testing through the National Healthcareer Association. During the academic year, the pharmacy technician students … Continue reading Students Represent BioTech on National Pharmacy Technician Day

Choir Sweeps Virtual All-State Auditions

The first round of the Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choir Auditions took place virtually last week. Students recorded audio auditions which were judged Saturday by a panel of expert choir directors and voice teachers. 35 DSHS Choir students participated in the audition process and submitted recordings to be considered in the first round of the audition process, called Region. Of these 35, 23 students earned a … Continue reading Choir Sweeps Virtual All-State Auditions

Stay Home? Stay Connected? Students Decided Which Course of Action is Best for Them

Due to the world’s most recent pandemic, students at Dripping Springs High School have two options when it comes to returning to campus. They are either able to come back to school or continue with remote learning like the end of last year and the beginning four weeks of the 2020-2021 school year. Many students are on edge about it. Most stay home to stay … Continue reading Stay Home? Stay Connected? Students Decided Which Course of Action is Best for Them

How Tik Tok Ruined My Attention Span

Over the past three years, Tik Tok has become one of the most used social media platforms for teens. If you didn’t know already, Tik Tok is a social media app that shares short videos made by other people your age that are around 15 to 60 seconds long. I’ve had the app since October 2018, and there have been a lot of changes in … Continue reading How Tik Tok Ruined My Attention Span

Shattering Silence: Pandemic Takes Toll on Students

Laughter through the hallways, pens clicking on desks, teachers giving lectures, and the sounds of footsteps in the halls, all ended by something that cannot be seen by the eye. All that remained? Silence. No physical touch. Just a bleak computer screen for contact with the outside world. Loneliness and isolation took over the lives of thousands of students. Many saw school as an escape … Continue reading Shattering Silence: Pandemic Takes Toll on Students

Q&A With Christen Manning, Dazzlers Coach

Q: What is your plan for the Dazzler’s this year? A: “This year definitely looks different due to COVID, but this year is a little combination of JV football games and varsity football games. It’s a little bit different than the previous years where they only attended varsity games, so this year we have three JV performances and then we are attending two varsity games. … Continue reading Q&A With Christen Manning, Dazzlers Coach

Q&A With Girls Tennis Captain Senior Gracie Johnson

Q: What are some of the rules in place around COVID-19 and your sport? A: Some of the new rules this year would be that we always have to wear masks under the shaded areas, we have to provide our own water/Gatorade, we have to fill out a pre-workout screening form, and we aren’t allowed to shake hands after matches. Q: What has been the … Continue reading Q&A With Girls Tennis Captain Senior Gracie Johnson