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Posted on: April 24, 2017

New Podcast: DSE Famous Texans

The latest podcast features Dripping Springs Elementary's fourth-grade "Famous Texans" project.

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 21, 2017

Grade Reports Posted

Grade reports have been posted to Family Access. For elementary students, the reports are Interim 4A; for secondary students, they are Term 5.

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Softball Wins District; Heads to Playoffs

The Dripping Springs High School girls' softball team captured the district championship and also set a school record for stolen bases in a season. Overall, the Lady Tigers have posted a 26-6 record this season. DSHS will face LBJ HS in a bi-district pla...Read on...
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Track Athletes Qualify for Regionals

Thirteen DSHS track athletes posted regional-qualifying performances in 12 events at the area meet April 19; the Regional Meet will be held on April 28-29 at Alamo Stadium in San Antonio. For the girls' team, four athletes won their respective events to...Read on...
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Regional Tennis Champion

Dripping Springs High School junior Jayci Goldsmith captured the 5A Region IV title on April 19 in girls' singles. Goldsmith won her quarterfinal and semifinal matches in straight sets, before defeating Femke Tjon-A-Joe of Flour Bluff HS 6-3, 6-4 in the c...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Early Voting to Start April 24

Early voting for the Dripping Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees election will begin on Monday, April 24, and continues through the following Tuesday, May 2, at the DSISD Administration Building (510 W. Mercer St.). Three candidates ha...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Lady Tiger Golf Team Wins District Title

The girls’ golf team won a district title for just the second time in school history. The team met/broke school records on the way to the win, including: 18- and 36-hole team scoring, individual 18-hole scoring (Lindsay Koppel - 72), and 36-hole...Read on...

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Campus Teachers of the Year Announced

Dripping Springs Independent School District (DSISD) has announced 2017 Campus Teachers of the Year. The five Teachers of the Year are: Rachel Barton (Walnut Springs Elementary, First Grade), Jamie Biel (Dripping Springs High School, Environmental Science...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2017

FFA Students Qualify for State

In the past few weeks FFA students from Dripping Springs High School have participated in several Career Development Event (CDE) competitions, including the Texas A&M Area State-Qualifying Contest. At that event, DSHS had two teams qualify for the sta...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

Posted on: April 6, 2017

Eighth-Grader Places at State Science Fair

Eighth-grader Jadon Putman placed second in Robotics and Intelligent Machines Junior Division at the Texas Science and Engineering Fair. For Jadon's project, called "Get a Grip," he built a device that could be used to grasp and sort cans. In ...Read on...
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Swannack Honored as Central Texas Coach of Year

DSHS boys' basketball coach Craig Swannack was selected as the 2017 Central Texas Coach of the Year. The Tigers had longest playoff run since 1986, advancing to the regional final.

Posted on: April 3, 2017

Six DSHS Students Named Regional Hispanic Scholars

Six DSHS students have received regional recognition in the National Hispanic Scholar program, as announced by the College Board. They are: Meredith Anderson, David Garcia, Tyler Reynolds, WIlliam Whitfield, Avery Bendy, and Alejandro Reyes. To receive ...Read on...
Posted on: March 29, 2017

DSHS Senior Wins Texas AXA Achievement Award

DSHS senior Grace Baxter has been selected as the 2017 of the AXA Achievement Award winner for the state of Texas. In addition to $10,000 in scholarship money that Grace will receive, Dripping Springs High School will receive a $1,000 grant to use towar...Read on...
Posted on: March 28, 2017

DSHS Students Place at District Academic UIL Meet

DSHS students won five individual and there team events at the UIL District 26-5A Academic Meet; all will advance to regional competition, Also qualifying for regional competition are four other students who placed second or third in their events. Two run...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2017

DSISD Assistant Superintendent Honored

Elaine Cogburn, DSISD Assistant Superintendent for Business Services, was one of three statewide finalists for the Commitment to Excellence Award presented by the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO). The Commitment to Excellence Award ...Read on...
Posted on: March 23, 2017

Writing Students Honored

Three DSHS students in Creative Writing classes received writing awards recently. Senior Henri Brink received two Silver Key Awards (in the categories Writing Portfolio and Poetry) and Honorable Mention (Short Story) in the national Scholastic Arts and ...Read on...
Posted on: March 23, 2017

Student Work Honored in State Reflections Contest

The work of seven Dripping Springs ISD students received recognition at the 2017 Texas PTA “Reflections” State Contest, including two national qualifiers. A total of 18 Dripping Springs students qualified for the state competition.&...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2017

Debaters Compete in State Championships

Two pairs of Dripping Springs High School students competed in the UIL Cross Examination Debate State Tournament, and the team of Christian Pundt and Katy Reeves advanced to the octofinal round, finishing among the top 16 teams in 5A. Pundt and Reeves qu...Read on...
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Robotics Team Wins Rookie Award

Dripping Springs High School students competing in the FIRST Dallas Regional won the prestigious Rookie All-Star Award and qualified for the World Championship. The Dripping Springs team, which calls itself "Spring Konstant," was formed this y...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2017

DSHS Choir Students Are State Qualifiers

Several DSHS choir students received a First Division rating on their performance at the UIL Solo and Ensemble contests Feb. 25. Seven qualified for state as either a solo performer or ensemble and will attend the state competition in May. They were: Ra...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Five Are National Merit FInalists

Five Dripping Springs High School seniors have been selected as National Merit finalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program:  Cameron Adkins, Abigail Brack, Michael Geary, Rachel Nix and Marnie O’Boyle. This represent...Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2017

New Attendance Zones Approved

At its meeting Feb. 27, 2017, the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved new elementary and middle school attendance zones that will go into effect in August of 2017. The new zones incorporate the district’s two new schools:...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Three Board Candidates File

Three candidates have filed to run for two positions on the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees. They are (in alphabetical order): Ron Jones, Trey Powers, and Barbara Stroud. The filing deadline was Feb. 17, 2017. Ballot order will be determined by a d...Read on...



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