A Letter From the Sports Editor, Rigley Willis

Well, here we are, the last paper of the 2020 year, and it’s a special one for sure. COVID-19 has caused the 2020 school year to suddenly end without any means of a heads-up. And while, yes, we are still attending school virtually within the safety of our own homes, it feels as if everything has been turned off, rather than paused. The sports world … Continue reading A Letter From the Sports Editor, Rigley Willis

Through the Eyes of Ronnie Adair

Known throughout Dripping Springs for his photography, Ronnie Adair has been a big part of our high school’s sports for many years. “There’s nothing more important in my life than your senior year in high school, Adair said,  “Make the kids feel like rock stars. If I can get one kid an absolute picture that he can remember back on, that he can take and … Continue reading Through the Eyes of Ronnie Adair

Lifestyle, Motivation, Well-Being: Students Staying Fit During Self-Isolation

As each day runs into the next, quarantine can make us students feel bogged down, tired, and even a little bit worthless. It can feel difficult to keep a routine, or to feel a sense of accomplishment while we’re self-isolating. I spoke to two students of DSHS who have been encouraging others to stay fit and moving throughout this time.  Senior Alexa Smith has always … Continue reading Lifestyle, Motivation, Well-Being: Students Staying Fit During Self-Isolation

Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

This is a time where we are all isolated in our homes and trying to stay active can be a little hard to get motivated about. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be doing it though. It is time to start doing things that we only do because on a normal day we need to. For all of you who are feeling this way here … Continue reading Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

10 Things to do During Isolation

As we all scroll through Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram, the days of self-isolation seem to be running together with a major lack of stimulation. With each day feeling the same as the last, here’s a few ideas on how to switch up your day in quarantine.  Do you drive? Pick a meeting place with your friends, pack a lunch, and stay in your car. A … Continue reading 10 Things to do During Isolation

Jobs in Drip: Student Perspectives on Their Local Workplaces

Carson Reed: Q: Where do you work? A: “Ledgestone Senior Living.” Q: What’s it like working there? A: “It’s pretty fun you get to interact with a lot of the elderly people they have a lot of stories to tell you. I’m a server there, so I work there in the evenings during dinner time so they’re very talkative at that time.” Q: Do you … Continue reading Jobs in Drip: Student Perspectives on Their Local Workplaces

On the Town, Cupid’s Edition: Options for a Dripping Dining Experience on Valentine’s Day

For a Classic Date Night  Homespun – 131 E Mercer St, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 (Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. on V-day) Menu: Locally sourced American & European cuisine Atmosphere: Rustic & Cozy For a Girls’ Night Out  Pieous – 166 Hargraves Dr h, Austin, TX 78737 (Open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. on V-day) Menu: Pies of the … Continue reading On the Town, Cupid’s Edition: Options for a Dripping Dining Experience on Valentine’s Day