Category: Current Articles

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 Seniors to Be Honored Friday for Collegiate Fine Arts Pursuits

    The fine arts department will honor 13 students moving onto to college to pursue a degree in the arts with a signing day Friday, 8 a.m. in the auditorium. The following seniors will be honored: Abramson, Brooklynn – Full Sail University, Animation Carroll, Colton – James Madison University, Theatre Huslig, Cade – Texas State University, […]

  • AP Test & Prep Tips

    Get good sleep the night before the test. Eat a good breakfast Don’t try to study all at once, do it over a period of time. Keep an eye on the clock while taking the test. Try to stay positive and keep going! Take a short break if you need one. Try to create a […]

  • Tell Me Something Good: Scholarship Edition

    Cady Russell– Full Academic Scholarship to Daemen College  Logan Stankard- Academic Scholarship UMHB  + One from cheer Charles Hunt- Athletic Scholarship to Virginia Military Institute (Lax) Joe Roberts- Athletic Scholarship to University of Dallas (Lax) Ian Stinson- Earned a military scholarship Madyson Torres- Academic scholarship to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Brennan Frickel-Scholarship to University […]