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The latest news from Dripping Springs ISD

Week of December 13, 2021

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TWENTY-SIX STUDENTS NAMED TO ALL-REGION BAND

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DECEMBER BOARD MEETING SUMMARY

The Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 13. The board recognized 11 district employees who will be retiring at the end of the semester. The 11 individuals combined for 184 years of service to DSISD and 250 years in education. The board commented on the Dripping Springs High School Graduation Acceleration Program, their campus visit to Dripping Springs Middle School, and the Sycamore Springs Elementary Market Days. Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Innovation Dr. Karen Kidd presented the Student Success Report and Superintendent Dr. Holly Morris-Kuentz presented the first reading of Policy Update 118. The board approved the budget planning calendar, the 2022-23 district calendar, two alternates for the Bond Advisory Committee, legal policies EHB Local and EHBAA Local, to conduct an internal special education audit, and the hiring of James Conkle as Project Manager. The meeting was streamed live on YouTube; it can be viewed here.

2022-23 DISTRICT CALENDAR

The 2022-23 Dripping Springs ISD calendar is now available at dsisdtx.us/calendar.

UIL REALIGNMENT

The conference cutoff numbers and preliminary enrollment figures for the 2022-23 & 2023-24 UIL Reclassification & Realignment were announced on Wednesday, Dec. 8. Dripping Springs High School (2,335 students) will move up and be classified as a 6A school for the first time starting next school year. District alignments will be released in early Feb. 2022. More UIL alignment information can be found at uiltexas.org/alignments.

DSISD IS HIRING!

Dripping Springs ISD is always looking to add to our Tiger Team! For some hard-to-fill positions, a hiring incentive, job training and flexible schedules are offered. Currently, DSISD has several openings for custodians, bus drivers, teacher aides, child nutrition staff, and Kids Club after-school staff and student workers. For more information about joining the DSISD team, visit dsisdtx.us/hr. To see job postings, click here.

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