Hi-Steppers Overcome COVID

The Dripping Springs High School High-Steppers team has been facing some challenging times while adjusting to the new normal of COVID. The group has been meeting through zoom throughout August. They even held tryouts through video submissions. “It was virtual (the tryouts), so they had to dance on video; for instance, we had to completely clear one of our living rooms, take all the furniture … Continue reading Hi-Steppers Overcome COVID

4 Teams Qualify for Area in Ag LDE

The following students placed at the virtual River District qualifying Ag competition for the fall leadership development events: Ag Advocacy – 5th place: Emma Henson, Ginny Falls, Kaylie Tipton Ag Issues – 3rd place: Peyton Allgyer, Hannah Ikels, Ali Gartner, Megan Joost Greenhand Skills – 4th place: Camdyn Crow, Farrah Herrington, Caleb Flores Senior Skills – 5th place: Angelina La Barre, Maddie Stevens, Allee Kirkey … Continue reading 4 Teams Qualify for Area in Ag LDE

A Helping Hand: Q&A With Freshman Teachers

Q: How have you been helping freshman adjust to high school? Ms. Sheppherd: One way that I feel like I help freshmen adjust to high school is by encouraging them to communicate with me when they have questions. One thing I am really passionate about is establishing that students can get in touch with me via email whenever they have questions, and that really helps … Continue reading A Helping Hand: Q&A With Freshman Teachers

Thank a Staff Member

The PTSA is sponsoring a Thanks-a-Million card campaign to show campus staff appreciation. “Our staff has been going above and beyond non-stop since before school started, and the PTSA wants you to help us show them some love,” PTSA representative Amanda Miyamoto said. Students and parents can write a note expressing their gratitude–either by hand, and dropping it in the box in the foyer by … Continue reading Thank a Staff Member

A Flawed System: GT, AP Tracks of American Educational System Have Problems

For many years, the American education system has been dominated by programs that appeal to identified “gifted and talented” students. Big chunks of money have been diverted to these programs, with schools using the prestige and recognition included to climb the ranks of the educational system. However, while these programs may sound good initially, they are very flawed deep down. Starting off specifically for GT, … Continue reading A Flawed System: GT, AP Tracks of American Educational System Have Problems

Rising Artist: Jean Dawson

Jean Dawson is an alternative artist from San Diego that has a very unique sound. He can’t really be boxed into any certain genre, as he tends to experiment with different styles on each song. Dawson released his freshman album Bad Sports in 2019, which featured songs such as Napster and 90’s Green Screen. Since then, he has released five singles and his sophomore album, … Continue reading Rising Artist: Jean Dawson

School Portrait Retakes Tuesday, Nov. 10

In-person learners (9th-11th grades) who were absent on Picture Day or want to retake their portrait can go to the library in the morning on Tuesday to take a picture with PhotoTexas. Remote learners can sign up for slot at the outdoors station by the competition gym by going to mydshs.com under Tiger Cry yearbook. Students will be given ordering info and can order from … Continue reading School Portrait Retakes Tuesday, Nov. 10