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It’s a Great Day to be a Falcon: Senior Top 10 Journey the Top

May 11, 2020 6:45pm | Caroline Hoffmann

The date is August of 2016, and students new to the high school scene scatter around the hallways of Tompkins’ Freshman Center, their bubbling excitement bursting with all the various possibilities of what the next four years of school could bring. Yet, just like binge-watching a […]

Flying Away to Disney

April 2, 2020 4:48pm | Ella Hummeldorf

Recently the Tompkins Orchestra took a trip to Disney World. First, the Orchestra class took a connecting flight to New Orleans then took another plane to get to Disney World down in Florida. The class had two groups that split into smaller groups around the […]

Online Teaching: A Teacher’s Perspective

March 31, 2020 4:09pm | Diego Martin

Schools and districts all around the world are being shut down due to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students, parents and teachers are left with questions as to how the districts will continue with their education. Due to the sudden shutdown, districts have […]

Ways to Stay in Touch During Quarantine

March 26, 2020 9:25pm | Jack Simpson

During this quarantine you may feel lonely not seeing the familiar faces you used to see so it’s important to stay in touch and stay sane during this time. Here are some helpful ways of interacting with those you miss.  FaceTime- though you can’t see […]

Stay Healthy in the Comfort of Home

March 26, 2020 9:15pm | Brianna Plake

  Due to the closure of school for the time being, it is easy to lose healthy habits when stuck inside one’s home. Here are some simple ways that can help solve that issue. Exercise:  Although most gyms are closed, people can still workout in the […]

Isom’s Important Job

March 25, 2020 8:31pm | Anna Berry

Empty shelves and long lines have become the new reality faced at grocery stores across the nation. COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 12, 2020, which subsequently sent panic buyers into a frenzy. On Friday the 13th, an already […]

Find Inspiration in the Everyday

March 22, 2020 8:25pm | Maya Shaffer

Junior Gabrielle Dean Williams has wanted to do a webcomic for as long as she could remember. She has been in love with art for just as long, first getting serious about it in the sixth grade, when she would try to recreate characters from […]

UH Engineering Center Introduces New Degree Paths

March 6, 2020 3:43pm | Raegan Ervin

  Students head towards their next class as the bell rings, they have spent their day at the UH engineering center in Katy, and they are eager to learn more about their field of interest. Pencils and worksheets are set on desks as students continue […]

Celebrate Black History Month

February 21, 2020 3:55pm | Ella Hummeldorf

The celebration of Black History Month began in 1926 and was created by Carter G. Woodson. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. The month was made to […]

10 tips to be 10x More Self Confident

February 21, 2020 3:46pm | Mahee Bhatt

Being self confident has many benefits and can definitely help a person achieve more. This can be hard at times so here are a few tips to help you feel more confident: Think Positively: In order to be happy with yourself you must first improve […]