The latest news from Dripping Springs ISD
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5, 2022
TIGER TIDBITS: STAYING CONNECTED
Communication with parents and other stakeholders is a priority in Dripping Springs ISD and there are multiple ways to stay connected to our schools.
Social Media: Make sure you're following our social media accounts (linked at the bottom of this newsletter) to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events!
Websites: The DSISD website (dsisdtx.us) includes district information, news, events, and more. In the top right corner of the homepage, click on your child's campus website for school-specific information.
Notifications: DSISD offers parents options for emergency and time-sensitive notifications, as well as major announcements, through Blackboard Communications via e-mail, phone calls, or texts. These notifications are delivered to the contact information listed in Skyward. Parents can also subscribe to receive alerts when webpages are updated. For more information, click here.
District App: DSISD has a free app that is available through iTunes or Google Play. The app is customizable for parents, depending on which campuses their students attend.
DSHS STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY COLLEGE BOARD
More than 90 Dripping Springs High School juniors and seniors have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Program for their performance on the PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT™ 10, and/or AP® Exams.
A majority of DSHS students earned the National Rural and Small Town Award, while students also received the National Hispanic Recognition Award and the National African-American Recognition Award. Students can qualify for multiple recognition programs.
For College Board recognition, students 1) must have a 3.5 GPA or higher at the time they are submitting the application; 2) must have permanent address in the United States, a United States Territory, US military base or attend a Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school. U.S. citizenship is not required; 3) must identify as African American, Hispanic, Indigenous, or attend high school in a rural area or small town; 4) must have taken the PSAT/NMSQT in Fall 2021 OR at least two distinct AP Exams in 8th or 9th grade. (sophomores); 5) must have taken the PSAT 10 in Spring 2021 OR the PSAT/NMSQT in Fall 2021 OR at least two distinct AP exams in 8th, 9th or 10th grade (juniors).
A complete list of honorees can be found here.