Toys for Tots Campaign Highly Successful

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots 2020 campaign was a record-book worthy campaign, led by the DSHS JROTC club. All seven DSISD schools, along with Caliterra, Springs Family YMCA, Swift Sessions, and Crossfit Second Wave all hosted boxes for donations. In total, over a dozen full boxes of toys and $2,000 were collected. By Cady Russell, Online Editor-in-Chief Featured photo from Lauren Milner Continue reading Toys for Tots Campaign Highly Successful

Hoops and Hopes: Senior Caroline Gamble Outlines Experiences as a Student Athlete

The thudding of the basketball, the swish of the net. Shoes squeak on the floor and the heavy breathing of players can be heard. The whistle sounds, practice is over. It’s dark by the time she walks out of the school. That night, she’s hunched over her desk, studying for a test tomorrow. This is the reality of a student athlete, and senior Caroline Gamble … Continue reading Hoops and Hopes: Senior Caroline Gamble Outlines Experiences as a Student Athlete

Students Work Toward their Certified Medical Assistant Exam

Certified Medical Assistant day is Oct. 21. This academic year marks the third year that Dripping Springs High School has offered the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program. The program has grown from a starting class of eight in the first year to 29 students enrolled this year. Upon completion of the course, the students will take the National Healthcareer Association’s certification exam. The pass rate … Continue reading Students Work Toward their Certified Medical Assistant Exam

Order Senior Ads for the 2021 Yearbook

Even though we are only a couple weeks into the school year, the 2021 Yearbook is already in the works. Order a senior ad to be placed in the back of the yearbook to celebrate your senior and all their accomplishments. Order from Balfour.com. See the Tiger Cry Yearbook tab for questions. By Cady Russell, Online Editor-in-Chief Featured photo by Cady Russell Continue reading Order Senior Ads for the 2021 Yearbook

POLL: First Week of School Experience

The 2020-2021 school year has started with a historic first week. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, school has been moved to a remote format for the first four weeks of school. With this new format, comes new experience and challenges. DSHS Student Media wants to know how your first week of school was. Fill out the poll HERE. Post and poll by Cady Russell, Online … Continue reading POLL: First Week of School Experience

SHORT STORY: Memories Live Forever

Someone once told me that life is like a line of dominoes. When you’re born, the first domino is knocked over. Every other domino after that represents a memory, person you meet, or impactful event that moves your life along. Some dominoes are easier to remember than others and some make you feel like your line has stopped; like you need to take a break … Continue reading SHORT STORY: Memories Live Forever

Danced to State, Moved to Nationals: Hi-Steppers Finish Up State

The Hi-Steppers competed at Showmakers State competition at TX State this past weekend and were awarded the following: STATE Champions Large school Officer Modern, officer Hip Hop and Team Hip Hop Sweepstakes all I ratings / Judges Awards 90 or better from all judges team and officers Choreography/ showmanship awards all team/ officers Technique / Precision award Officer Modern 3rd place Officer Contemporary, Team Jazz … Continue reading Danced to State, Moved to Nationals: Hi-Steppers Finish Up State

SHORT STORY: Not Quite a Custard

The wind billowed fervently as it tugged at the outstretched limbs of the tall spruce trees above Sherwin as he sprinted his way towards the large metal silo on the other side of the grove. “Hate it, I hate it.” He muttered to himself. Once he reached it, he went through a door on the side of the silo. “M-Mr. Adequate?” he called into the … Continue reading SHORT STORY: Not Quite a Custard

Girl’s Soccer Looks to Make it Back to State

As football leaves the stadium, soccer takes its place. The Lady Tiger soccer program has started off the year with an intense off-season program and has seen the team numbers almost double with incoming freshman. “Well there’s a lot of good girls that came in this year, especially the freshman class, but also like all over with returning varsity players and new seniors and the … Continue reading Girl’s Soccer Looks to Make it Back to State

Serenity Self-Care Club Starts Mural to Promote Student Mental Health

High school consists of a lot of studying, testing, homework, and extracurriculars, it has been proven that all these factors can put a number on a students mental health. “My club’s name is Serenity Self-Care Club and we’re all about spreading awareness on mental health and self-care and the importance of taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of … Continue reading Serenity Self-Care Club Starts Mural to Promote Student Mental Health