Three Qualify for Regionals in UIL Academics

The UIL Academics team competed on Friday and Saturday in the 26-5A district tournament. The following students placed, earning points for DSHS with three qualifying for the regional tournament. Journalism-Copy Editing: Noelle Butkevic-3rd placeJournalism-News Writing: Tia Davison-4th place, Sydney Hunt-5th placeJournalism-Headline Writing: Melissa Richardson-3rd placeComputer Science: Sophia Fisher-1st place, Cameron Euston-4th place, Ben Circe-6th placeMath-3rd place team, Kaylee Longo, Bailey Inglish, Pamela Lohman Sophia Fisher, Melissa Richardson, … Continue reading Three Qualify for Regionals in UIL Academics

10 Choir Students Receive Superior Rating in UIL Solo and Ensemble Competition, Qualify for State

Yesterday, 11 students from choir competed at UIL Solo and Ensemble Competition held at Hays High School. Students learned and memorized a challenging vocal solo and performed their piece before a judge. The following 10 students received a Superior Rating (the best score) on their Class 1 (most difficult level) solos: Camila Gutierrez (11th grade) Sloan Handley (11th grade) Josie Mau (12th grade) Kyndal Miethke (12th grade) Alyssa … Continue reading 10 Choir Students Receive Superior Rating in UIL Solo and Ensemble Competition, Qualify for State

Students Need a Break from Standardized Testing

During the current school year, students will continue to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or the STAAR test despite the months of school’s missed. By not taking the STAAR test it allows students to focus on their personal lives and other problems they are facing during this year without adding the pressure of preparing for the test. One of the main … Continue reading Students Need a Break from Standardized Testing

6 DECA Students Advance to International Competition

After 11 DECA students advanced to the state finals in their respective events, six advanced on to the virtual international competition in April. “This is the highest number of finalists and international qualifiers ever for our DECA chapter,” sponsor Mike Lemonds said. Advancing students:Gracie Johnson – Food Marketing Teagan Krewson – Entrepreneurship Jackson Kaiser – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision-Making Eli Craddock – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision-Making … Continue reading 6 DECA Students Advance to International Competition

Tell Me Something Good: Spring Break Special

Do you want to stay safe but still enjoy your spring break? Here are some fun things to do in Austin that are covid friendly and fun! Visit the Greenbelt  Get your hike on at the Barton Creek Greenbelt! The park includes 12 miles of beautiful trail to hike or run on, creek beds, and waterfalls.  The City of Austin opened the trial system again … Continue reading Tell Me Something Good: Spring Break Special

More Than Running: Maddie Livingston Spotlight

Senior runner Maddie Livingston takes her spikes to the track one more time before bringing her talents to Texas A&M. After finishing 14th at state in the fall with cross country, she looks to further dominate in the mile and 2 mile on the track. “I love how an action so simple can be so captivating,” Livingston said. “Competing is one of my favorite things, … Continue reading More Than Running: Maddie Livingston Spotlight

Alumni Association Wants Members

“We are wishing to build the alumni database and want to capture the outgoing seniors this year, and for years to come as others graduate,” Amy Embrey of the Dripping Springs Education Foundation said. The counselors are planning to include an opportunity for the seniors to sign up on their outgoing checklist with the high school. Seniors and former students can sign up here. Continue reading Alumni Association Wants Members