The latest news from Dripping Springs ISD
WEEK OF OCTOBER 24, 2022
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DYSLEXIA INFORMATION NIGHT
Dripping Springs ISD Special Services will host a Dyslexia Information Night for parents tonight from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. via zoom. Registration is not required for the event.
OCTOBER IS NATIONAL PRINCIPALS MONTH
Celebrated every October, National Principals Month is an opportunity to celebrate and honor our incredible school principals for their visionary leadership and tireless pursuit of success for each student. At Dripping Springs ISD, we are lucky to have eight incredible campus leaders who devote countless hours to support their students, staff and school!
Kellie Raymond, Cypress Springs Elementary: Kellie Raymond has been a part of the DSISD family since 2006. She is in her second year leading CSE, and previously served six years as the Dripping Springs Elementary principal and six years as an assistant principal at Walnut Springs Elementary.
Jamie Eubanks, Dripping Springs Elementary: Jamie Eubanks is in her sixth year with DSISD and second year as DSE principal following four years as the school's assistant principal.
Steve Novickas, Rooster Springs Elementary: Steve Novickas is in his sixth year at DSISD and fourth year as the RSE principal. He previously served two years as an assistant principal at Sycamore Springs Middle School.
Cody Spraberry, Sycamore Springs Elementary: Cody Spraberry is in his first year at DSISD after joining us from nearby Eanes ISD where he was a principal for six years.
Maureen Jamail, Walnut Springs Elementary: Maureen Jamail has been with DSISD since 2006, and is in her first year leading WSE. She previously served as an assistant principal for Dripping Springs High School and WSE.
Angela Frankhouser, Dripping Springs Middle School: Angela Frankhouser enters her first year with DSISD following nine years as a campus principal for Lake Travis ISD.
Kelly Miller, Sycamore Springs Middle School: Kelly Miller has been with the district since 2016, and is in her first year as SSMS principal. She served four years as an assistant principal at Dripping Springs High School and two years at DSMS.
Angela Gamez, Dripping Springs High School: Angela Gamez joined DSISD in 2015 and is in her fourth year as the DSHS principal. Previously, she served three years as an assistant principal at DSHS.
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY ADVANCES TO STATE MEET
For the ninth consecutive year, the Dripping Springs High School girls’ cross country team is state bound after placing third at the Region IV-6A Meet on Monday in Corpus Christi.
Dripping Springs totaled 162 points as a team and was led by Madison Johnson who finished in 21st place with a time of 19:59 over the five-kilometer course. Austin Vandegrift captured the team title with 90 points, followed by Round Rock with 112. Cedar Park Vista Ridge placed fourth with 194 points to also advance to the state meet.
Chandler Latham was the second finisher for the Tigers, finishing 37th in 20:31. Sofia Vences (45th), Mia Simons (47th) and Rylea Bernhard (50th) crossed the finish line within 11 seconds of each other to complete the Dripping Springs scoring. Alexa Velasco (64th) and Laurel Hoskovec (83rd) rounded out the DSHS team.
The Tigers will race in the UIL 6A State Meet on Friday, Nov. 4 at 10:00 a.m. at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock. More information can be found here.
TOP 5 TEAMS
1. *Austin Vandegrift - 90 points
2. *Round Rock - 112 points
3. *Dripping Springs - 162 points
4. *Cedar Park Vista Ridge - 194 points
5. Lake Travis - 204 points
21. Madison Johnson, 19:59.56
37. Chandler Latham, 20:31.85
45. Sofia Vences, 20:43.48
47. Mia Simons, 20:50.19
50. Rylea Bernhard, 20:54.69
64. Alexa Velasco, 21:19.00
83. Laurel Hoskovec, 21:39.58
DSHS HOSTS COLLEGE FAIR
Dripping Springs High School students had the opportunity to visit with representatives from more than 60 colleges, universities and military branches at a College Fair on Tuesday.