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Fine Arts

Painting Tompkins Spirit: NAHS Wrestling Mural Comes to Life

October 30, 2017 2:41pm | Rachel DeGroot

Vibrant brushstrokes of crimson and navy are carefully painted on to the white brick wall by National Art Honor Society (NAHS) students, giving what was once a mundane surface, a pop of Tompkins spirit. Spreading spirit through creativity and masterfully designed work, NAHS works diligently […]

Tompkins Choir Region Audition Results

October 23, 2017 3:10pm | Contributed

This past Saturday many of our talented Tompkins choir students participated in the Region Choir Auditions, and had a strong showing. From all of the students who auditioned from Tompkins, 13 made the Region 23 Women’s Choir and 22 made the Region 23 Mixed Choir. […]

Fort Bend County Fair Art Auction Winners

October 2, 2017 2:56pm | Contributed

Four of our talented artists had their art auctioned at the Fort Bend County Fair, and received cash winnings. Be sure to congratulate these Falcons for their hard work. Freshman Alyssa Copeland won  $ 1,900.00. Senior Christina Zhou won $1,500.00. Sophomore Madelyn Huynh won $ 1,300.00. Senior Claire […]

Zombie Prom

September 26, 2017 3:15pm | Contributed

This ‘girl loves ghoul’ rock and roll Off Broadway musical is set in the atomic 1950s at Enrico Fermi High, where the law is laid down by a zany, tyrannical principal. Pretty senior Toffee has fallen for the class bad boy. Family pressure forces her […]

A ComedySportz Match to Remember

May 16, 2017 2:27pm | Samantha Hennig

The stage filled with colorful lights as the ComedySportz High School League at Tompkins High School ran out for the last hurrah of the season, the faculty game. The ComedySportz team at Tompkins had been practicing and performing throughout Houston since early October. The team […]

Choir Audition at All-State

January 13, 2017 4:03pm | Sandra Sadek

On Jan. 7, the choir students auditioned for the TMEA All-State Choir, the final round of a very rigorous process. Beginning in June, students must make it through District, Region, and Pre-Area. Three students advanced to the Area H Auditions and all placed in the […]

Band Members Compete at All-State

January 9, 2017 3:48pm | Sandra Sadek

On Jan. 7, the band auditioned for the Texas Music Educators Association All-State band, the highest honor for high school musician in the state of Texas. The following students are ranked in the top two percent of high school students in the state: Tanaya Pampattiwar […]

Leap Into Fall

October 12, 2016 3:01pm | Kylie Wakulat

Crossing the threshold of the studio doors, the smell of sweat and body spray still cling to the air. The music of the next class coming in sits in the player waiting for the command to begin. Coach Rosey Fortenberry is already beginning her stretch […]

Falcons Auction Off at the Rodeo

September 29, 2016 3:07pm | Sandra Sadek

On Sept. 25, five talented Falcons were selected to auction off their rodeo artwork at the annual Fort Bend County Fair. The event allows high school students to sell off their art pieces during auctions, where the money earned is split between the student and […]

24 Hours in the PAC

September 26, 2016 2:57pm | Kylie Wakulat

On Friday September 9, 2016, just thirty minutes after the end of school, the Tompkins Theatre Company locked their doors with over three fourths of the company kept inside… Falcon Night Flight Theatre was beginning. “It was a really fun experience. Stressful, but fun,” says […]