District News

  • DSHS Senior Named National Merit Semifinalist

    Dripping Springs High School senior James Mihic has been named a National Merit Semifinalist in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, and were the highest-scoring students on the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Two District Leadership Positions Announced

    The district is excited to announce that two new district leaders will be joining the Dripping Springs ISD leadership team in October. On Sept. 27, the Board of Trustees approved the hiring of the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations, as well as the Executive Director of Communications. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • September Board Meeting Summary

    The Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting on Sept. 27 at the Dripping Springs High School auditorium. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Tax Rate for 2021-22 Approved

    The annual tax rate was approved at the Sept. 27, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting, following extensive discussion, by a vote of 6-1. The adopted rate is $1.3103 ($0.9603 Maintenance and Operations/$0.35 Interest and Sinking) per $100 of certified property value. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Board Agenda Includes Adoption of Decreased Tax Rate

    The annual tax rate, which will be presented at the Sept. 27, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting, represents a 2.29-cent decrease from the 2020-21 rate. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Board of Trustees Participating in XG Training

    This fall, the seven members of the Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees are immersing themselves in the eXceptional Governance (XG) Board Development program offered by Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). This intensive learning experience, which is based on practical models of board governance, works to strengthen essential perspectives, build governance capacity, and equip school boards to act confidently with a focus on improving student outcomes. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSHS Teacher is Finalist for Teaching Excellence Award

    Dripping Springs High School teacher Kristina Vannoy has been selected as one of five finalists for the Greater Austin 2021 Teaching Excellence Award presented by the Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Austin. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Homecoming Court, Event Schedule Announced

    Dripping Springs High School has announced the 2021 Homecoming Court. Seniors nominated for king are Preston Alford, Kaden Daulton, Max Levey and Miles Romero. Queen nominees are Greer Gilbraith, Reagan Logsdon, Isabella Roske and Anabel Silva. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • DSISD Hosts Free COVID Testing Sites

    Dripping Springs ISD is hosting two free COVID testing sites for any member of the community. Testing locations have been established at the former Walnut Springs Elementary campus on Sportsplex Drive and near the Sycamore Springs Middle School Stadium parking lot. No appointments or referrals are required at either site. These sites are being operated by third-party providers.CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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  • Three DSISD Students Attend Lone Star Leadership Academy

    Three students represented Dripping Springs ISD over the summer at the 2021 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp hosted by the non-profit organization Education in Action. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.

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