Hi-Steppers Overcome COVID

The Dripping Springs High School High-Steppers team has been facing some challenging times while adjusting to the new normal of COVID. The group has been meeting through zoom throughout August. They even held tryouts through video submissions. “It was virtual (the tryouts), so they had to dance on video; for instance, we had to completely clear one of our living rooms, take all the furniture … Continue reading Hi-Steppers Overcome COVID

4 Teams Qualify for Area in Ag LDE

The following students placed at the virtual River District qualifying Ag competition for the fall leadership development events: Ag Advocacy – 5th place: Emma Henson, Ginny Falls, Kaylie Tipton Ag Issues – 3rd place: Peyton Allgyer, Hannah Ikels, Ali Gartner, Megan Joost Greenhand Skills – 4th place: Camdyn Crow, Farrah Herrington, Caleb Flores Senior Skills – 5th place: Angelina La Barre, Maddie Stevens, Allee Kirkey … Continue reading 4 Teams Qualify for Area in Ag LDE

A Helping Hand: Q&A With Freshman Teachers

Q: How have you been helping freshman adjust to high school? Ms. Sheppherd: One way that I feel like I help freshmen adjust to high school is by encouraging them to communicate with me when they have questions. One thing I am really passionate about is establishing that students can get in touch with me via email whenever they have questions, and that really helps … Continue reading A Helping Hand: Q&A With Freshman Teachers

A Flawed System: GT, AP Tracks of American Educational System Have Problems

For many years, the American education system has been dominated by programs that appeal to identified “gifted and talented” students. Big chunks of money have been diverted to these programs, with schools using the prestige and recognition included to climb the ranks of the educational system. However, while these programs may sound good initially, they are very flawed deep down. Starting off specifically for GT, … Continue reading A Flawed System: GT, AP Tracks of American Educational System Have Problems

Rising Artist: Jean Dawson

Jean Dawson is an alternative artist from San Diego that has a very unique sound. He can’t really be boxed into any certain genre, as he tends to experiment with different styles on each song. Dawson released his freshman album Bad Sports in 2019, which featured songs such as Napster and 90’s Green Screen. Since then, he has released five singles and his sophomore album, … Continue reading Rising Artist: Jean Dawson

First Year Fears: How COVID-19 Has Affected Freshman, Start of High School

Students wake up one by one, getting ready for their “first” day of high school. The sounds of birds chirping and cars driving can be heard. Slowly cars start to pull up as students arrive at the high school. When the students walk in they can smell cleaner and masks can be seen on everyone’s faces. Kids wander the hallways some lost and some not. … Continue reading First Year Fears: How COVID-19 Has Affected Freshman, Start of High School

From Field to Life: Football Tackles COVID-19, Teaches Lifelong Skills

The cool fall breeze is just starting up, as players roll out onto the field for practice. There’s shouting as players jog to their respective line, offense and defense, and special teams. It’s loud, the breathing of players harsh. Booming coach’s voices echoing off the stadium walls. Football season is well underway “I’m a fairly energetic non quiet person. So I think constant reminders of … Continue reading From Field to Life: Football Tackles COVID-19, Teaches Lifelong Skills

Take a Closer Seat: Inside Lesser Watch Sports

Every sport is unique in its own way. In Texas, certain sports are capitalized more than others, such as; football, basketball, baseball, and others. However, this school has many other sports that are just as good. Tennis: For the past several years, the tennis team has made it to districts, bi-districts, areas, and all the way to regionals. However, they would fall short by a … Continue reading Take a Closer Seat: Inside Lesser Watch Sports

DEMO is Here: Into The Group Livestreaming Sports

Want to watch the game but don’t want to leave your house? The Dripping Entertainment Media Organization (DEMO) has got your back!  DEMO is a live streaming service that provides a safe way for parents and students to enjoy our school’s sports from anywhere.  “The goal of DEMO is to provide live entertainment to the parents and spectators of the Dripping Springs community,” Safety and … Continue reading DEMO is Here: Into The Group Livestreaming Sports