Irene (Varsity Cheer):
Irene is an 8 year old girl at Walnut Springs Elementary. She has Williams syndrome which is a rare genetic condition that has cognitive disabilities, cardiovascular issues, learning disabilities, hearing and visual issues and a very outgoing personality. She was nominated to be a CC4C kid. CC4C is a nonprofit organization that supports children with rare undiagnosed conditions. Irene’s sponsor is the DSHS varsity cheer squad. You can find Irene cheering with the team at every home game!
Band Accomplishment (TMEA Conference):
The DSHS band was recently selected to perform at the TMEA conference which is a HUGE honor!
Student Honored by College Board:
Twenty of our students have been honored as College Board National Recognition Program Scholars, this was available to high school seniors who scored in the top 2.5% of the PSAT/NMSQT tests. The students who have been recognised are: Gabrielle Avena, Aidan Bailey, Makayla Banton, Dylan Bao, Jasmine Bisett, Helena Bjeletich, Natalie Chavez, Avery Davis, Jake Fields, Caroline Gamble, Jackson Kaiser, Kaylee Longo, Thomas Olvera, Tyler Papp, Jack Perry, Jadon Putman, Gabriel Rey, Isabella Sites, Clara Smartt, and Talon Thayer.
By Tia Davison, Entertainment Editor