District News

  • Superintendent's Update to Parents

    Superintendent Todd Washburn shares an update with parents and students on several topics: remote learning and related feedback, social-emotional learning support, end-of-year events and processes, and district updates. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

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  • April Board Meeting Summary

    The Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees held it regular monthly meeting in a virtual format April 27, 2020. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ A SUMMARY.

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  • DSISD Board Approves Interlocal Agreement

    On April 27, the DSISD Board of Trustees Board of Trustees approved an Interlocal Agreement (ILA) with the City of Dripping Springs, the Dripping Springs Community Library District and Hays County to formally begin negotiations to enter into an agreement that will involve the conveyance of property for future use as a Town Center Project. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Pre-K Registration Deadline May 1

    Changes made to the registration process for pre-K and kindergarten include: extension of tuition-based pre-K application deadline to May 1, and document drop-off moved to August 4, 2020. Online registration will remain open until school starts in August. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • HOSA Student Is International Qualifier

    Two Dripping Springs High School students in the HOSA program received recent honors, incuding Natalie Chavez who has qualified for international competition. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Staying Connected With Students

    All Dripping Springs ISD schools are using many tools and methods to stay connected with students. With teachers and staff missing everyday face-to-face contact with students, they are compensating in other ways! Check out these fun staff videos! CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Paw Print Honored as Best of Show

    The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) awarded Dripping Springs High School's Paw Print student newspaper a “Best in Show” designation and first-place finish among all entrants in the Newspaper–Broadsheet category. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Soccer Players Earn District Honors

    Dripping Springs High School soccer players were well-represented on the 2020 25-5A All-District Teams. In addition, boys' coach Josh Hill was honored as the District 25-5A Coach of the Year. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Message to DSHS Seniors and Their Families

    Superintendent Washburn shared a message was shared with members of the DSHS Class of 2020 and their parents, as well as high school staff. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MESSAGE.

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  • Message from Supt. Washburn Extending Campus Closure/Remote Learning to End of School Year

    On April 17, Governor Abbott issued an order to close schools statewide for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year to slow the spread of COVID-19. To fully support this state directive and help keep our community safe, Dripping Springs ISD will be extending our school closure/remote learning format for the remainder of this school year. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ FULL MESSAGE.

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  • Campus Teachers of the Year Announced

    Dripping Springs ISD announced 2019-20 Campus Teachers of the Year on April 15. Teachers of the Year are: Annette Hambright (SSE), Dave Hammond (DSMS), Jordyn LaMirand (SSMS), Michael Lemonds (DSHS), Lynne Maddox (DSE), Olivia Martinez (WSE), and Kristin Wright (RSE). CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Senior Named Debate Academic All-American

    Dripping Springs High School senior John Mihaly has been selected as an Academic All-American by the National Speech and Debate Association. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Engineering Program Makes Protective Face Shields

    The Dripping Springs High School engineering program is using 3-D printers to produce face shields that provide an extra layer of protection for front-line healthcare workers and emergency responders. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Jones is Central Texas Soccer Player of the Year

    Lady Tigers' defensive centerback Emma Jones has been chosen as the Central Texas Player of the Year, Taliyah Copeland was a finalist for Centex Newcomer of the Year, and forward Sofia Picucci earned honorable mention on the All-Centex Team. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSISD Music Program Honored

    Dripping Springs ISD has been honored with the "Best Communities for Music Education" designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Tech Theatre Students Are State Qualifiers

    For the time time ever, Dripping Springs High School Technical Theatre students entered the UIL Theatrical Design Competition and several have qualified for state. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Message from Superintendent Washburn: Remote Learning and Grading

    Superintendent Todd Washburn shares an update on remote learning and information on grading at all levels. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Band Students Perform "Porch Concerts"

    Dripping Springs neighborhoods are being treated to the sound of outdoor music weeknights at 7 p.m., thanks to DSISD band students. During this time of remote learning and social distancing, the students have accepted the challenge to perform a “porch concert” to help connect the community through music. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • March Board Meeting Summary

    The Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on March 30, with board members participating remotely. A meeting summary is available here or by viewing Board Briefs. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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