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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 […]

Roque Reviews Sonic Drinks

February 28, 2018 4:25pm | Roque Techera

Black Panther Movie Review: A Nation Born for Diversity

February 28, 2018 3:49pm | Tyler Olmo

In celebration of Black History Month, Marvel Studios released its highly-anticipated, latest installment in their cinematic universe, Black Panther. The film generated a great deal of anticipation as many saw it as a step in a progressive direction for filmmaking, and this was due to […]

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 […]

Daydreamers Send Out Their Love in Song

February 15, 2018 4:04pm | Roque Techera

They traversed the school hallways on a special day filled with harmony and singing from one classroom to the other. There were many preparations leading up to this very special day. The Choir program, on Feb. 13, released their carefully chosen valentines contracted by the […]

Dance I Performs at DEAL Contest

February 8, 2018 3:38pm | Contributed

Dance I students participated in the Dance Educators Assessment of Learning (DEAL) contest Feb. 6 and earned a division one ranking. The DEAL organization strives to align itself with similar UIL competitions for other performance-based fine arts like band, orchestra, theater and choir. The goal of […]

In Remembrance – 12 Strong: Movie Review

February 6, 2018 2:03pm | Fabiana

Directors have created films detailing the events before, during, and after the fall of the twin World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. From documentaries to thrillers to high-speed action, these films have encompassed many aspects of both the victims and the perpetrators of […]

Scholastic Art Winners

February 1, 2018 3:56pm | Contributed

The regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have been announced with many Tompkins students winning awards. This is a great honor for those students who received awards, because teachers had a limited number of slots for students to compete in. Gold Key winning entries will […]

Partners in Mathematics and Science: A Theatrical Performance

January 31, 2018 3:39pm | Drew Van Chau

Students are piling into the PAC. Rows upon rows of seats are filled as more students stream in. A low murmur of chatter reverberates around the padded room as students begin to become rowdy in their wait for their show to begin. As the last […]