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Grande Sweetens the Charts

September 11, 2018 2:39pm | Olivia Garrett

On Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, Ariana Grande released her 4th studio album, sweetener. The album has a few feature, Pharrell, Nicki Minaj and Missy Elliot being the lucky few. This allows Grande’s mature and refined voice to be the star of the show. The album […]

Tompkins Choir Announced as 2019 TMEA Convention’s Honor Choir

May 23, 2018 5:32pm | Drew Van Chau

The Tompkins Chorale Choir was selected as the 2019 TMEA Convention’s Honor Choir, effectively recognizing the choir as the best in the state. The honors choir is selected through multiple blind auditions where two years worth of recordings are submitted and reviews. Next February the […]

Echosmith with my Mom

May 9, 2018 12:38pm | Cami Geiger

Being able to attend the Echosmith concert was one of the most exciting things I have done this month. I decided to surprise my mom with the tickets as an early Mother’s Day gift because living with a family of five, we haven’t been able […]

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.

Sanders’ Folk Project

April 11, 2018 2:24pm | Roque Techera

They strum away at a moderate tempo and a harmony filled melody in a bar late at night. As the minutes go by, time encircles the room with their passion-filled song. The crowd grooves along and enjoys the lively composition of this small, local, folk […]

Falcons Flaunt Styles at Spring Fashion Show

April 10, 2018 3:00pm | Celine Low

As the lights dim in the PAC, the remaining audience members hurry to their seats while emcees come on stage. Soon, music blares from loudspeakers and students from all different grades appear on stage to show off amazing outfits designed by their peers. The Spring […]

Echosmith Comes to Houston

April 9, 2018 3:03pm | Shetye Cypher

Pacific Rim Two: Not a Very Good Uprising

April 6, 2018 2:56pm | Lauren Buehler

Throughout March, the movie Black Panther has been the rage and has been number one in the box office for quite some time. However, starting Friday, March 23, Pacific Rim Uprising has dethroned the new Marvel feature with its opening week. Pacific Rim Uprising, the […]

Katy Becoming a Tourist Spot? Unique Places to Visit around Katy…

March 26, 2018 3:05pm | Maddie Fossitt

Typhoon Texas Typhoon Texas, opened in 2016, offers fast rides and slow smokin’ BBQ. The park was designed by two Texas A&M graduates who wanted a clean, Texas-friendly environment for Katyites to enjoy in the hot Houston sun.   555 South Katy Fort Bend Rd, […]