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DSISD 2018 bond projects progressing

Remaining projects from the 2018 bond program are: expansion/renovation of the Transportation Center, construction of new Walnut Springs Elementary, renovations to Dripping Springs Middle School, construction of new elementary school on Darden Hill Road, and conversion of the old WSE campus to an Administration Building.

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Oak Creek Cafe and Crepe Crazy burglarized

Neighboring restaurants, Oak Creek Cafe and Crepe Crazy were broken into this past weekend. It happened during the early morning hours when the restaurants were closed. “We lost $200 out of our main cash register,” Jennifer Henderson said. Henderson and her family operate Oak Creek Cafe. She said that both restaurants captured surveillance footage of the incident that has been submitted to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. There was one suspect that appeared on the footage. “He basically went straight for the office. It was kind of weird, because he knew exactly where he was going and what he was doing,” Henderson said. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the first time the restaurant was broken into. “We had the exact same thing happen about four years ago.” To Henderson’s surprise however, the suspect this time around may have stumbled across an important message from her 8 year old daughter at the time. “We have two register drawers,” Henderson explained. “One is basically an extra drawer that we keep in the office. It doesn’t have any money in it…it’s just in case we need it. So, my daughter wrote this note 4 years ago [that reads] “stop robbing us.” It was put in the old register drawer and none of us knew about it,” Henderson continued. “So, when the guy came into the office, both register drawers were out in the middle of the floor. Obviously, he grabbed that drawer thinking there was something in it. All that was in it was a note that none of us knew about, that my daughter had written four years ago.”

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DSISD seeking input on name for new elementary school

Dripping Springs ISD's fifth elementary school is under construction on Darden Hill Road (near the intersection of Sawyer Ranch Road). The school will have the capacity for 850 students and is scheduled to open for the 2021-22 school year; construction currently is on schedule and on budget. Work on developing attendance zones will begin in January.

DSHS choir students advance to area auditions

Of the 21 Dripping Springs High School choir students who submitted recordings for the second round (pre-area) of TMEA all-state audition, a schoolrecord 13 qualified for Area auditions. In addition, two students were alternates. Only the top five students in each voice part are selected, out of 15-18 who audition. The Area round will be held in January. The contest is conducted by the Texas Music Educators Association.

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