The Drive to Donate: National Honor Society’s Spring Blood Drive is Open to All

Photo by Evelyn Peterson. On April 2, the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted the Spring Blood Drive in the A gym in order creating a place with easy accessibility for people to donate blood. “The blood drive is very important because not only does it bring community awareness within the school but it is a wonderful opportunity to give back to people who need assistance.” … Continue reading The Drive to Donate: National Honor Society’s Spring Blood Drive is Open to All

Service Day Makes a Splash

Photo by Emily Groce. On March 26 and 27, nearly 1,000 kids set off the do community service throughout surrounding areas in the first ever school-wide Service Day. “Principle Burns was the initial person who came up with the idea, and then I’m a part of the Student Advisor Committee,” sophomore Bella Rodriguez said. “He brought it to that committee and told us about it … Continue reading Service Day Makes a Splash

3 Students Qualify for State UIL Academic Meet

Three students will go to The University of Texas in the beginning of May to compete in the state UIL academic meet. At the regional meet this past weekend, Gabrielle Avena won first place in Ready Writing and third in Literary Criticism to advance, while Varun Verma placed third in Computer Applications and Ken Gossett placed third in the Spelling and Vocabulary. Continue reading 3 Students Qualify for State UIL Academic Meet

Speech & Debate take 2nd at Region UIL Academic Meet

The Speech and Debate team won second place sweepstakes at the UIL Academic meet this past weekend with three students qualifying for the state meet at the end of May at The University of Texas. Campbell Melton won first place in Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking while Max Bibeau took third to qualify. Addie Mae Villas placed second in Lincoln Douglas Debate and will be the state … Continue reading Speech & Debate take 2nd at Region UIL Academic Meet

Percussion Earns State Silver Medal

Winter Percussion competed at the Texas Color Guard Circuit State Championships in College Station, earning second place. Texas A&M’s Reed Arena hosted a field of 28 performing units in the Scholatic A classification with the Tigers seeded 15th going into the contest.  An 8-person judging panel awarded the group with a score of 89.68, which was able to hold for the remainder of the contest … Continue reading Percussion Earns State Silver Medal

2019 Yearbook Cover Revealed – Deadline for Orders Friday

The theme “Look Closer” explores the individuality and specific personalities of teams and organizations on campus. The cover reveal promotes the final order deadline for the yearbook itself. The deadline to order a 2019 Tiger Cry yearbook is Friday, April 5. A limited number of copies are available to claim. Once sold out, additional copies will not be ordered. Make sure and order at Balfour.com … Continue reading 2019 Yearbook Cover Revealed – Deadline for Orders Friday