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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 […]

Superhero Movies to Look for in 2018

January 24, 2018 6:48pm | Diego Rivera

Saving the world, wielding supernatural powers and wearing a cool suit while doing it attracts moviegoers to watch superhero movies. In 2017, five of the 12 highest-grossing films were superhero movies: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, “Justice League”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Wonder […]

A Reflection on the Video Games of 2017

January 22, 2018 3:54pm | Rachel DeGroot

Reflecting on the most enjoyable parts of 2017 is one of the many activities that people embrace as they enter into a new year. While people often address the monumental social and political changes that rocked the nation, there are also other aspects of daily […]

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 […]

Singing Shrek Steps To The Beat

January 19, 2018 5:28pm | Drew Van Chau

A tall, blonde boy is clad in a gray fur suit and has his arms drawn into his chest so that he appears much like a T-Rex. He trots along the stage out onto a bridge that draws him away from it and towards the […]

Roque Reviews Cocoa

December 8, 2017 4:22pm | Roque Techera

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 […]

What to Look Forward to This New Year

December 8, 2017 4:09pm | Lauren Buehler

Winter Olympics- The 2018 New Year will kickoff with the winter olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Two months from now, the opening ceremony will begin on Feb. 9 and the games will go until Feb 25. Time to get excited for sports such as skiing, […]

Fun Ideas Await New Year’s Eve

December 8, 2017 3:53pm | Tyler Olmo

New Year’s Eve represents a time for festivities and a celebration of all the promise that the incoming year holds. It is a time when families and friends can celebrate the passing of another year. For some, New Years can symbolize a rebirth or fresh […]

Christmas Movies Airing Now

December 8, 2017 3:36pm | Olivia Garrett

As the holidays roll around and spirit is in the air, many channels have begun to show Christmas movies on their networks. The jolly soundtracks and picturesque views of snow falling gently on light strung trees are already beginning to be broadcasted in the homes […]