Best Wishes for a Great Spring Break!

March 13, 2015

A Message from the President

Happy almost Spring Break!!!

When we return from the break, school happenings will be at full speed, so there’s an updated March/April calendar below to help keep it all straight.  All of the school year’s events can be found on the district website at, (click “for DSES” only.)  Please be advised that the calendar is subject to change.

Don’t forget Pre-K/Kindergarten Registration will be at the Administration Building on Tues or Thurs, March 24 or 26, from 8am – 6pm.  You must have your child’s birth certificate, immunization record, proof of residency and your parent photo ID to register.

Wishing you a wonderfully, relaxing break, with gorgeous sunshine!

See you in the halls – Ricci

Tiger Times Now Available–
Read DSES News BEFORE Spring Break

The next edition of the Tiger Times hits the newsstand this Friday morning, March 13.
You may pick up a copy in the front school hallway for $.25.
Thanks to all who support the newspaper and the hard work of the staff and sponsors.

Congrats to Award-winning DSE Art Student!


For the 2014-2015 Reflections program, students reflected on how “The World Would Be a Better Place If…” Out of the more than 400 students awarded at the state-level judging, ten are from Dripping Springs ISD including one from Dripping Springs Elementary. Congratulations to Natasha Newton for receiving Honorable Mention in Intermediate Photography for her entry “The Sunrise”.


March News

“Inside DSISD” Community Newsletter

CL&I Newsletter

PAW Pride

Dr. Gearing’s Podcast –
featuring the 5th Graders’ Muster Day

Save the Dates

*Saturday, April 11 is the Annual Father/Daughter Ball.  This annual event is open to little girls ages 4-12, plus younger siblings, and is sponsored by Denise Ladner.  More information can be found on the DSISD website.  Go to Community Services on left toolbar, then Online Registration, and click on Community Programs, then General Interest and you’ll see the third option is the Father/Daughter Ball.  Early Registration ends April 4, and all couples must be registered by April 9.  There are no walk-ins allowed for the ball and photo packages are available when registering.

*May 1 is the annual DSE Talent Show ! 
Talent show sign up sheets will be sent home in Thursday folders April 2nd.  They are due April 10.  This year’s theme is “Drippin’ with Talent!  Here is the schedule:

Try outs- April 15-16th   5-7pm

Rehearsals- April 30th 6:30pm

Talent Show- May 1st 6:30pm

Calendar Dates

MARCH 2015 MARZO 2015

16-20 Spring Break Vacaciones de Primavera 24 & 26 PK/K Registration for 2015-2016 Matriculación de PK/K para 2015-2016
30-31 STAAR Writing – 4th Grade Pruebas de STAAR/Escritura – 4 Grado
31 STAAR Reading – 5th Grade Pruebas de STAAR/Lectura – 5 Grado

APRIL 2015 ABRIL 2015

2 Fifth Grade Student Led Conference @ 2:00 p.m.
3 Bad Weather Make-Up Day
9 Art Show (All Classes) @ 6:00 PM
10 Leader In Me Coffee with Principals@ 8:00 a.m. Café de Líder en Mi con la Directora – 8:00 AM
15 Author Visit – Scott Sutton (all classes)
15 &16  PTA Talent Show Tryouts (Music Room) @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
17 PTA Family Movie Night @ 6:30 PM
20 STAAR Testing – 5th Grade (Math) 5th Grade Pruebas de STAAR/Matematicas – 5 Grado
21 STAAR Testing – 3rd & 4th Grade (Math) Pruebas de STAAR/Matematicas – 3&4 Grado
22 STAAR Testing – 3rd & 4th Grade (Reading)/STAAR Testing – 5th Grade (Science)
29 PTA General Meeting @ 8:00 a.m. Junta General de PTA -8AM

Habit 3 — Put First Things First

Work First, Then Play

I spend my time on things that are most important. This means I say no to things I know I should not do. I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan. I am disciplined and organized.