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Humans of OTHS

Falcons Take On D.C.

February 1, 2018 3:34pm | Rachel DeGroot

Each year, schools in Katy ISD and others around the nation offer a school funded trip to Washington D.C. for juniors and seniors. This trip, called the Close Up, extends over the course of a week and is full of amazing opportunities for students. It […]

Academic UIL Seven Lakes Tournament

January 18, 2018 3:33pm | Contributed

Sat. Jan. 13, Tompkins students participated in an Academic UIL tournament at Seven Lakes High School. At the tournament, 32 schools and hundreds of students competed in 14 contests. The below names are the winners from our schools in this tournament.   Calculator Applications (Mrs. […]

Uddin: Leading a Busy Life

November 14, 2017 3:53pm | Nivole Ruopp

Students gather in a classroom and slowly make their way around the room to find their seats. When they sit down, they start making light conversation with students  sitting next to them as they anticipate the club advisor’s arrival. When the teacher finally arrives dead […]

National Signing Day

November 9, 2017 3:18pm | Contributed

This year, Tompkins High School had nine seniors sign to their respective schools this National Signing Day. Signing Day is the first official day that high school seniors are able to sign to collegiate level sports teams.   Left to right Ryan Al-Tayar -UT Dallas-XC […]


May 11, 2017 3:24pm | Maddie Fossitt

“My whole life I was jealous of people who could eat anything without any restrictions. I always wondered if Big Macs or Whoppers were overrated by Americans, or if they actually were that good. I never knew what fast food tasted like, because I am […]

Let the Hair Speak About the Soul

April 13, 2017 2:05pm | Giulia Campos

How each person styles their hair can say so much about them. Whether their hair is jet black or neon green, pixie cut or hip length, others will always generate their own assumptions based on their visual perceptions. It is a natural tendency and everyone […]

Christian Clarke

April 13, 2017 1:51pm | Yazmin Luna

“I was always interested in drawing and everything, and even in college I took some art classes but above all, science was the thing that interested me the most. Graphic Design was more of a hobby and chemistry was my true passion. A teacher I […]

Amy Frey

February 15, 2017 4:17pm | Yazmin Luna

“This is my fourth year at Tompkins and my eleventh year teaching. Being a charter member of the staff and having the opportunity to open a new school was a fascinating process. The changes that have occurred on campus in just four years are mind-boggling; […]

Librarian and Librarian Aide Q+A

January 13, 2017 4:06pm | Maddie Fossitt

What is your favorite…   …novel? Michelle Tuttle: My favorite novel is the young adult book All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven.   Julie Scanlon: My favorite book is A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. It’s just a great classic story about […]

Cami Geiger

January 13, 2017 4:01pm | Sandra Sadek

“I was looking into a magazine and I saw a couple, a girl and a guy, dancing together and I turned to my mom and said ‘Mom, I want to do this’. So we found a dance studio near us that did ballroom dancing. I […]