Category Archives: Vandegrift

VHS vs CPHS annual football favorite

Vandegrift Vipers junior quarterback Dru Dawson (4) eludes Cedar Park Timberwolves senior linebacker Noah Morales (44) during a high school football game between the Cedar Park Timberwolves and the Vandegrift Vipers on Aug. 31, 2018 in Cedar Park. SCOTT W. COLEMAN

By ZACH SMITH, Hill Country News

Many players for Cedar Park and Vandegrift have been facing off against each other since the sixth grade. 

The Timberwolves and Vipers get the regular season started Friday night at 7 p.m. at Monroe Stadium.

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2019 Viper March-A-Thon raises $75,000+

The Vandegrift band and Vision Dance Company marched for more than three miles during its 11th annual March-A-Thon through the streets of Steiner Ranch on Saturday.

“The band is still raising money through an online pledge campaign, but thus far the band raised almost $75,000 with this year’s March-a-Thon,” said Mike Howard, VHS director of bands, which comprise of 392 students this year. 

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Local students, schools continue to excel on state accountability

Staff Reports

Leander ISD maintained a 95 percent overall score, according to Texas Education Agency accountability ratings released Aug. 15.

Thirty-three schools earned A or B grades and the district attained 41 Distinction Designations during the state’s first year releasing letter grades for schools.

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Viper Nation unveils new name

Most recent Viper Nation grant patrol at Vandegrift on May 20, 2019.

Friends and families of Viper Nation, welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed their summer break and is ready to kick off the 2019-20 school year.

Resulting from last year’s discussion, Viper Nation Education Foundation will now be officially known as the Viper Nation Academic Booster. 

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