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Humans of OTHS

Father and Son Take on High School Together

October 22, 2018 2:34pm | Tyler Olmo

High school is a tough time for everyone involved. There are newfound stressors for the students and for the parents of the students. It is a time of radical social changes for students, and parents oftentimes struggle with helping their children in a time that […]

Coach Merrell Demonstrates Effective Time Management Skills

October 9, 2018 2:38pm | Samyuta Rajagopalan

The sound of the alarm clock echoes through Allison Merrell’s bedroom. Before beginning another one of her busy days, she takes some time to plan out its events. As she sits down with her cup of morning coffee, she takes a few minutes to enjoy […]

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 […]

From Tompkins to Germany

April 10, 2018 4:01pm | Drew Van Chau

This summer junior Aditi Prabhu will be going on an all-expense paid trip to Germany through the National German Exam for High School Students sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German after she scored within the 96th percentile on the level three 2018 […]

A Stroll in the Life of Park

March 23, 2018 3:14pm | Lexee Decman

Ashley Park is Tompkins NHS director, English department chair and an AP Literature teacher. She had been at Morton Ranch High School for seven years prior to coming to Tompkins five years ago. When she started at Tompkins, the school had just opened so there […]

Daniela Guevara: A Creative Soul

March 22, 2018 6:22pm | Olivia

Senior Daniela Guevara lays on her bed scrolling through her Instagram feed. She carefully saves posts she could see serving as inspiration for future outfits or photography sessions. These saved posts range from album covers from artists like Tyler, the Creator to snapshots from 90’s […]

Senior Encourages Support for Stoneman Douglas

March 22, 2018 3:23pm | Celine Low

For Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Feb. 14 was supposed to a normal school day, with perhaps a little more love in the air as it was Valentine’s Day. Instead, Stoneman Douglas was faced with unimaginable horror as a former student entered […]

Resourceful Regifting of Reading

February 16, 2018 3:22pm | Drew Van Chau

A student holds a book, the edges of it are slightly worn and the pages are well turned, but it is a new book. It was the first new book he has held in a year. The only one he will hold until next year. […]

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. […]