6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting
6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting
FAMILY ACCESS TO BE UNAVAILABLE:
The DSISD Technology Department will be making updates on the Skyward server beginning at 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, until Monday, March 18, at 6 p.m.. During this time, Family Access will be unavailable.
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR OFF-CAMPUS PE CREDIT PROVIDERS:
DSISD allows students in Grades 6-12 to earn credits that meet the district and state physical education (PE) requirements at off-campus, district-approved vendor locations. Organizations that would like to apply to become a new off-campus PE credit provider an submit an application to DSISD's Learning and Innovation Office by March 29, 2019. For more information, please visit the Off-Campus PE page.
SEX EDUCATION CURRICULUM REVIEW:
The district’s School Health Advisory Council has been in the process of reviewing curriculum resources options for use in Seventh-Grade Sex Education instruction. Parents and community members are invited to review the curriculum options being considered Wednesday, March 13-Monday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Extended hours for review will be offered on Monday, March 25, from 7:30 a.m-6:00 p.m. (The district is closed March 18-22 for Spring Break.) To review and provide input on the curriculum options being considered, please visit the Learning & Innovation Office at the DSISD Administration Building. Questions regarding this opportunity or those needing individual consideration regarding availability times may call the Learning & Innovation Office at 512.858.3010.
NEW LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BEING PILOTED:
DSISD is excited to announce the initial pilot implementation of the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). Canvas allows teachers to provide a personalized learning experience through instructional support, class calendars, messages, notifications, assignments, collaborative activities, and resources that are tailored to each student in one easy-to-use, easy-to-access platform. For more information about the Canvas system, please see the Learning and Innovation Department's webpage.
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DSISD's two middle schools -- Dripping Springs Middle School and Sycamore Springs Middle School -- finished first and third, respectively, at the UIL District One-Act Play Contest held on March 9, 2019. In addition, students from both schools received multiple awards. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
The Dripping Springs High School Lady Tiger and Tiger basketball teams were well-represented in post-season district honors, including three special award winners at the district level. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
Jose Rios, Juan Rios, and Ivan Venegas qualified for the boys' state powerlifting competition after a strong showing at the regional meet on March 9 in Burleson. In addition to the individual places, DSHS finished third as a team in the region. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
Two Health Sciences students at Dripping Springs High School have qualified for the state HOSA (Future Health Professionals) competition based on their results at the Area 1 competition March 2. Chloe Aguilar placed second in Behavioral Health and Katie Bender finished third in Pharmacology to earn the right to advance. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
On Sept. 24, 2018, the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees voted to maintain the tax rate of $1.52 ($1.17 Maintenance and Operations/$0.35 Interest & Sinking).
The DSISD Board adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for Maintenance and Operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 2.137 percent and will raise taxes for Maintenance and Operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $31.80.