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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 […]

FFA Wraps Up the Competition

October 9, 2018 2:27pm | Tyler Olmo

This past weekend, FFA participated in the Fort Bend County Fair with the chance to show off their prized animals. Tompkins had four FFA members place in the top of their classes for various different categories and animals. Carson Tisdel showed his goat, “Peanut”, and […]

Alter for Advancement Changes to SNHS

October 8, 2018 1:59pm | Sneha Raghavan

Tompkins’ Science National Honor Society chapter is approaching the new school year with alterations to improve the program. Most notable of these alterations is the new requirement for members of the program to participate in tutorials offered for underclassmen. This participation includes SNHS members attending […]

Thanksgiving Traditions Amongst Students

October 5, 2018 2:55pm | Lindsay Haney

Seated around a long, wooden table, a family is gathered for their annual Thanksgiving meal. Various foods decorate the top of the table creating a beautiful, mouth-watering scene. Chatter fills the large dining room as everyone prepares to eat. Finally, the toast begins and quickly […]

The Festival of Trees Arrives for the Season

October 5, 2018 2:52pm | Tyler Olmo

As the holiday season approaches, the Katy area begins to change as it preps for the falling of the leaves, the cooling of the air and the childhood glee of the approaching season. During this time, the Katy area can expect to see many events […]

Professor Miller Recommends Fall Books

October 4, 2018 3:12pm | Olivia Garrett

As the fall season begins, everyone knows there is nothing better than curling up with a good book. While this is very enjoyable, it can be hard to find the right book choice. To help with this, Lisa Miller, Tompkins teacher and former college professor, […]

Debate Thrives in Competition

October 2, 2018 4:20pm | Tyler Olmo

The very beauty of the human condition is one’s ability to share different perspectives than those that surround them on the issues that one faces on a daily basis. This is the very idea that drives debate and allows for people of all walks of […]

The Nestline Raffles: PRETTYMUCH

October 2, 2018 2:37pm | Tyler Olmo


Jump into Season

September 27, 2018 2:50pm | Brooke Lorenzo

From scoring touchdowns to making a three pointer to passing the baton, high school sports is full of excitement to last the entire year. Behind the game day uniforms, these athletes go through intense offseason workouts to prepare them for game time.  To start the […]

Games of Today? Mr.Rhodes Games in Class

September 27, 2018 2:49pm | Ella Hummeldorf

A classroom filled with 20 or so students fills the hallway with laughter, even through a closed door. Matthew Rhodes’s class has been dubbed the ‘party central’ of the math hallway. Students look forward to hearing about the new game that they will be playing […]