Youth & Government Club Continues Growth, Standard of Excellence

     The Youth and Government club allows students to learn about the different branches of government through simulation activities. There are different sections in which students can participate, including trial court, appellate court, legislative, state affairs, and various types of political media. The club meets on Wednesday mornings, while two separate judicial groups have…

Five FFA teams advance to Area LDE contest

A total of five teams advanced to the FFA Leadership Development Event (LDE) Area competition on Wednesday. The following students placed at the FFA LDE District competition. 1st  place – Senior Chapter Conducting-      * Advances to Area Competition Caitlin Alderson, Kaitlyn Baker, Faith Baxter, Skylar Duleba, Steven LaFlamme, Emma Minigh, Caroline Olson, Sara Beth Ragan, Ashley…

It’s a Queens Court for FFA Participants

On Oct. 7, the Hays County Queens Court awarded seniors Emily Brown, Ashley Smith, and Kaitlyn Baker the title of duchess while giving junior Faith Baxter the title of princess. “Being the princess means that all my work has paid off in a sense,” Baxter said. “That even though I didn’t make it in my…

Amnesty International Creates Refugee Awareness Project

photos by Cady Russsell During October, the new Amnesty International club worked on a project aiming to educate students and staff about the refugee crisis by cutting out paper people and displaying them in The Paw. “We’re trying to explain to people the magnitude of the issue, because a lot of the time in our…

Young Writer Chosen as Winner in 2018 Texas Teen Book Festival

     In early September, sophomore Gabrielle Avena entered the 2018 Texas Teen Book Festival “We Need Diverse Books” essay contest with her piece titled “Yearning to Breathe Free”. The essay contest, “The Hero I Want to See”, focuses on the lack of diversity in books that teens are reading and prompts participants to talk…

Tiger Daily News 11-7-18

The Critical Mass club is having a meeting this Friday, Nov. 9, in the Learning and Innovation Lab in the Library at 8:20. The Kindness Club is recruiting members. Contact Hannah Allred via school email for more information.

Principal Joe Burns to retire at end of school year

After 31 years in education and 6 years as principal of Dripping Springs High School, Joe Burns will retire at the end of the school year. The district hopes to have the new principal announced by early April.

Portrait Wins 1st Place in State for Sophomore

The black and white portrait of a young cowboy beat submissions from across the state of Texas, earning the top award for sophomore Drew Wilson. Wilson entered his photo into the Summer photography competition through the Texas Photographic Society in partnership with the Association of Texas Photography Instructors. A total of 28 photographers were selected…

The Paw Print – November 2018 Issue

The Paw Print November 2018 issue is available here at Issuu.com or on your Issuu app. Also, hard copies are located outside the front office, by the library and room B210.