OPINION: Astrology Might Be a Bad Sign

Although astrology dates back thousands of years, today 70 percent of people read their horoscope and 51 percent of people value it’s advice according to a poll taken by The Conversation. However, it’s been proven that now our astrology signs don’t even match up with the present day alignment of the planets. So why do…

OPINION: Try ‘Old’ Medicine

      Holistic healing techniques have been used to treat illness for almost 5000 years. Holistic medicine, also known as complementary and alternative medicine, considers the whole body, including the mind and spirit. This practice, however, doubted, is valid and an incredibly safe and reliable healing method.     Holistic healing started as a…

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.

OPINION: Vaping Citations Costly

Eighteen students have already been issued vaping citations in these first few months of this school year. Over the summer, the school decided to implement a new policy on vaping and being caught with vapes on campus. From now on, if found with an e-cigarette, students will be issued a Class C citation as well…

OPINION: A Person First Before Hurtful Words

From a young age, children are often taught that their words don’t impact others. Many of our students believe that their words lack meaning as well. Students are using harmful and dehumanizing words, like “retarded” or “autistic” every day. This can no longer be tolerated, as it sets up an environment for bullying, ignorance, and…

The Paw Print – October 2018 Issue

Introducing the return, the new, The Paw Print newspaper. Join the student newspaper staff as they celebrate the redesign and launch of the October issue of The Paw Print Thursday morning in the Paw. Grab a paper, a sticker, and some treats to go along with your coupons and read the stories and look at…

Audio: Gap exists in mental health services at high school level

Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash Ariane West investigates the mental health options for students at the high school, specifically learning the defined roles for the counselors and school psychologist. She sits down with counselor Brooke Johnson to discuss the present dynamic and supplements her commentary with national research on the issue. Click below to listen.  

Goodbye, Drip

I still remember the day I moved in… Just a wide-eyed sixth grader with no friends, no knowledge of the area and no idea that Dripping Springs is where I would become the person I am becoming today. Back then, my heart was set on becoming a player for the US Men’s National Soccer team….

Opinion: A Work Ethic is Vital

Photo by chelsea ferenando Many characteristics seem vital in sports. Trust, passion, and discipline are the three that the Dripping Springs Tigers embody. These are extremely important but the one that stands out from the rest seems to be an athletes work ethic. Many athletes in both Dripping Springs and the word are born with insurmountable…