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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Robotics Successful at State Championships

The DSHS Spring Konstant robotics team placed seventh out of 32 schools during qualification matches at the FIRST Robotics State Championship, earning the designation as Alliance Captains, which meant the team was given the privilege of choosing the oth...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2017

Softball and Baseball Advance in Playoffs

The DSHS softball team beat Corpus Christi Carroll HS in two straight regional semifinal games (7-2, 5-0), and will advance to the regional finals. Baseball defeated Boerne Champion HS (2-1) in a regional quarterfinal and will move on to semifinals. The ...Read on...
Posted on: May 21, 2017

DSHS Cafeteria Recycling/Composting

The Dripping Springs ISD Child Nutrition Department has rolled out a new recycling and composting program at Dripping Springs High School to reduce waste of materials and leftover food. The program is two-fold: a machine to compress and recycle Styrofoam ...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Goldsmith Is State Champ

DSHS junior Jayci Goldsmith has captured the girls' singles 5A state title. She defeated Anna Zhang of McKinney North HS in the championship match, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4.

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Podcast Highlights MS Art

The most recent podcast is about a middle school project that combines art, engineering and technology.

Posted on: May 16, 2017

DSMS Students Honored in Duke TIP Program

Of the 33 seventh-graders from Dripping Springs Middle School who took either the SAT or ACT exam as part of the annual Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) Seventh-Grade Talent Search, 15 were recognized for their high level of achievement. Academica...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Track Athletes Place at State

At the 2017 State Track and Field Championships, DSHS senior Sydney Cole finished fifth in the 1600 Meters (just 0.9 seconds from a medal) in a time of 5:07. That time broke her own school record by 5 seconds. In addition, junior Hannah Biggs f...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2017

DSMS Students Honored in State Competitions

Four DSMS students were recently honored in state competitions. Three eighth-graders won a Silver Key Award in the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Video Contest, and a seventh grader was honored in the National History Day contest. Eighth-graders...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Football Season Tickets Still Available

More than 300 chairback season tickets are still available for the 2017 DSHS football season at the new Tiger Stadium. Reserved season tickets for the five-game 2017 season are priced at $80 per seat and can be purchased at the Athletics Office in the S...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Special Olympics Athletes Honored

For the first time ever, Dripping Springs ISD sent a team to the Special Olympics of Central Texas area track meet, which was held May 5-6 at Bible Stadium in Leander ISD. Eight students in Grades 6-11 represented Dripping Springs, and several placed in t...Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2017

DSHS Teacher Receives State Humanities Award

Dripping Springs High School English Language Arts teacher Yvonne Kaatz has been selected as a 2017 Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities by the organization Humanities Texas. The award is presented annually by the organization in recognition of exemplary...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2017

Jones and Stroud Re-Elected

According to unofficial results from Hays County, Ron Jones and Barbara Stroud have been re-elected to three-year terms on the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees. Vote totals were as follows: Ron Jones: 1,049 votes (39.76%) Barbara St...Read on...
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Mountain Bikers Earn State Honors

More than 30 Dripping Springs ISD secondary students competed in the 2017 state championships and two students placed among the top competitors in the state, while the high school and middle school teams finished seventh and eighth, respectively. Competi...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2017

WSE Artwork Honored

Artwork from four Walnut Springs Elementary students recently was entered in the TEAM (Texas Elementary Art Meet) competition, and all pieces received high honors. Of the seven works of WSE art that were entered, all won second place and received Exemplar...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2017

DSEF Presents Innovative Teaching Grants

On April 27 the Dripping Springs Education Foundation Prize Patrol made its rounds on all DSISD campuses, awarding $110,180 worth of Innovative Teaching Grants. A total of 27 grant requests were funded for innovative programs or projects to support highe...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Junior Wins State Speech Contest

Seeley Haas, a junior at Dripping Springs High School, won the 11th-grade division of the 2017 Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT) State Bus Safety Speech Contest. At this competition, 47 students from across the state competed in each grade...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2017

DSHS Winterguard Earns Bronze Medal at State Competition

The Dripping Springs High School Varsity Winterguard completed a successful competition season by earning the Bronze Medal at the Texas Color Guard Circuit State Championships. Out of a field of 28 teams from across the Central Texas, San Antonio and Hous...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2017

DSHS Robotics Team Wins Award at Championships

At the World Championship FIRST Robotics Competition April 22, the DSHS team "Spring Konstant" finished 34th out of 67 teams in the Galileo Division, winning five of 10 qualification matches. Although they were not chosen to play in the finals, ...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2017

Students Place at State HOSA Competition

Five DSHS students competed at the HOSA state competition last weekend. The team of Elaina Erickson and Avery Herron placed among the top five teams in the state, finishing fourth in Health Education, Lisa Deyes was sixth in Clinical Nursing, and the team...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2017

DSISD Job Opportunities

As DSISD prepares to open two new schools, the district is hiring for bus drivers/aides, Child Nutrition specialists and custodial staff; hiring incentives available. More information at job postings.Read more ยป



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