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Girls of STEM Move towards Equality

October 11, 2019 3:02pm | Sebastian McNamara

STEM is a curriculum based on four specific disciplines: science, technology, engineering and math. Tina Vu, the sponsor of this club, invites girls and boys to join because of its importance to the world’s future. Vu calls it the Girls of STEM because not many […]

Habitat for Humanity, Changing the Stigma of Charity

October 9, 2019 3:07pm | Maya Shaffer

Kate Choi knew she wanted to start a club. She knew she wanted to give something back to the community. She knew she wanted to create a lasting impact on Tompkins High School, even after she graduated in the spring. When she heard about Habitat […]

Look Behind the Stage of Eurydice

October 1, 2019 3:08pm | Jack Simpson

As the crowd filters into their seats, the crew prepares for the big show. Stage hands give the costumes and props to the cast and get them into position. They perform a mic check making sure the curtains are ready to open. Sophomore Hayden Frasier […]

Fort Bend Country Fair 2019 Auction Winners

September 20, 2019 3:05pm | Rachel Bregnard

Full Orchestra Reaches for the Top

February 7, 2019 3:19pm | Tyler Olmo

Instruments ring out from the students, producing the mesmerizing music which has led to them dazzling in state competitions year in and year out. The beautiful cadences and symphonies that resonate from their instruments reflect the dedication and endless hours of practice that go into […]

KEYS Commemorative Artwork by Talented Falcons

April 23, 2018 3:03pm | Contributed

To create the 2018 KEYS Mentoring Program Commemorative Artwork for Katy ISD, seniors Andrea Arrangoiz, Mya Stalnaker, Christina Zhou, Seanna McCarty, Claire Bai, Jaerin Jeong, Renee Josse de Lisle and Maddie Fossitt collaboratively worked for over 50 hours to craft the piece. Prints are made […]

UIL Accolades

April 23, 2018 2:36pm | Contributed

All of the Tompkins orchestras performed at the UIL contest and sight reading contest, earning superior ratings from all judges. This means that all six periods of orchestra won the coveted Sweepstakes Award. Congratulations to the philharmonia, lyrica, sinfonietta, sinfonia and both cambiata orchestras.

Tommy Tunes and UIL One Act Play Results

March 21, 2018 3:19pm | Contributed

The Tompkins Theatre Company has had a busy year as they worked to put together Shrek and shortly after, Rabbit Hole. On March 10 they competed at the district UIL one act play contest at Katy High School with their performance of Rabbit Hole. In order to stand out […]

Signed Symmetry Through Theatre

March 1, 2018 3:41pm | Drew Van Chau

Two men sit side by side, both with glazed eyes and disheveled hair. They stand and walk in opposing directions, into mirrored scenery. Both start ranting at matching women, one raises his voice and the other raises his hands. Moving in conjunction, their sadness becomes […]

Talented Artists Compete at VASE

February 15, 2018 4:09pm | Rachel DeGroot

Nervous smiles and subtle anxiety can be seen and felt throughout the crowd of art students as they wait to load the buses with their completed works. Reciting their speeches in their heads, the students mentally prepare to present their piece in front of a […]