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Fine Arts

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Winners

January 30, 2018 4:06pm | Contributed

For many months Tompkins art students have been working diligently on western and native themed pieces to be judged at Houston Rodeo art competition. Their hard work was recognized during judging, for Tompkins the most 2-D and 3-D work in our district selected for awards […]

Tompkins Choir All-State Students

January 22, 2018 3:50pm | Contributed

Tompkins Choir had three area candidates compete at the Texas All-State Competition Sat. 20. To be an area candidate, these students had to learn and compete advanced, collegiate level repertoire as well as sight-read and excerpt they have never seen in front of a panel […]

Jingle All The Way With the Band

December 8, 2017 4:19pm | Drew Van Chau

While sitting at home, a sudden sound begins to leak in from outside. A gentle beat, but it’s growing louder, slowly building on itself. Then, a gentle, methodical humming is introduced to the beat, and they both continue to grow. Peeking through the blinds, there’s […]

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 […]