Author: mydshs

  • What’s Going Down This Summer in Austin

    Tuesdays in the flowers- Trough 5/11/21 at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The Wildflower center in Austin is staying open late every Tuesday this spring! The socially distant evenings will offer lots of space for picnics and feature live music from local musicians, local art, and some of Austin’s famous food trucks! For more […]

  • Senior Maddie Livingston Places Third in State Track 3200m

    Senior Maddie Livingston placed third in the 3200m race at the state track and field meet, held at UT’s Mike A. Meyers Stadium on May 7. The bronze medal is the first state medal won by Livingston, but also the last she will win as a Tiger. “It means you can’t give up and that’s […]

  • Varsity Baseball Begins Playoff Bout Tonight

    The varsity baseball team (23-9-1) finished second in the district behind New Braunfels Canyon and will face Georgetown (16-7-1) in the first round of UIL playoffs. The series kicks off at home, tonight at 7:30 p.m. before the Tigers travel north for the second game on Friday in Georgetown. If a third game is necessary, […]

  • Girls Soccer Wins State: Season Reflection

    Our girls varsity soccer team won their first ever state title on April 16, against Wakeland. They had an incredible season with many of their games being a complete shutout. Taking a look back onto the girls season it shows how far teamwork, hard work, determination, and having fun can get you. “From the beginning […]

  • Junior Wins 3rd Place in National Photography Contest

    “We are excited to announce the winners of the Spring 2021 edition of Balfour’s Great Shot Photo Contest. While many photographers are still learning remotely, our panel of judges were uber-impressed by your collective talent and creativity. Thank you to the nearly 1,000 participants who submitted entries for our A Twist on Tradition, Textures and […]

  • Goodbye High School, Love Seniors

    Dripping Springs High School is about to become “old stomping grounds,” for a lot of us. I can guarantee these past four years were not easy for any of us (students, teachers, and parents alike). On behalf of the class of 2021, The Class of COVID, let’s get to unpack these past four years together. […]

  • Growing in a Pandemic

    “It’ll never be as easy as it was during kindergarten nap time,” Brooklyn Rice, sophomore said. Growing up means figuring out how to simultaneously be a student, a friend, or even a student-athlete. Generation Z, which operates primarily through the internet, is emerging into functional members of society. “With a bunch of people online, you […]

  • 2020 Tiger Cry Yearbook “The G.O.A.T.” Honored by Publisher for Excellence

    The 2020 Tiger Cry yearbook “The G.O.A.T.” is featured in Balfour’s 35th edition of The Yearbook Yearbook – a showcase of exceptional work in theme development, design and photography from publications across the U.S. and overseas. Yearbooks published by Balfour for the 2019-20 school year were evaluated in one or more of the following areas: theme […]

  • Sights and Sounds: Meraki Open Mic Night

    The creative writing program hosted an open mic night in the courtyard on May 4 after school. photos by Riordan Tiller

  • Senior Send Off: Student Prep for Life After High School

    Colors of red, pink, orange, yellow and blue can be seen in the clear sky as hundreds of students sit in chairs and take their place before the last ceremony begins. Family members line the bleachers in the hot sun as they keep their eyes glued on the stage in anticipation. Once it begins loud […]