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American Heart Month Arrives

January 24, 2020 3:59pm | Jack Simpson

With February coming it’s time to get ready for American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart health and learn how to prevent heart disease. About 647,000 Americans die from heart disease each year and this month the National Heart, Lung and Blood […]

Jump into Finals Week

December 3, 2019 3:36pm | Vanessa Caceres

As the race for first semester is coming to an end, quizzes, tests and final projects are being assigned to level out the final averages. Time and dedication will only tell that students put in their school. The spirit of finals are creeping upon us […]

Take A Trip To The Renaissance

November 12, 2019 3:45pm | Jack Simpson

The Renaissance Festival has been in Texas for years, children have grown up with an experience they can never forget. A land brought back from a forgotten time for all to enjoy, filled with shops, eateries, and performers to take you back to the good […]

Save the Day: One School Lunch at a Time

October 25, 2019 2:57pm | Ella Hummeldorf

Usually when people think of superheroes the first thing to come to mind is Superman or Ironman. But during National School Lunch Week (NSLW), students at Tompkins could see their own teacher superheroes helping to serve lunch during the week of Oct. 14-18. The staff […]

Apple releases latest iPhone

September 26, 2019 3:26pm | Diego Martin

It’s been over a year since Apple has released their latest phone and they’ve come back with new ways to compete with other companies. The iPhone 11 was announced on Sept.13 and it has caught the attention of many people with new features like a […]

Managing Life on the Clock

September 26, 2019 2:42pm | Vanessa Caceres

Every day is a new day of seven class periods and different subjects to learn from. Once the day ends, stacks of study guides, homework and projects are on the desk ready to be worked on. The time is ticking while stress levels are on […]

Speech and Debate Results

September 16, 2019 2:45pm | Nicole Ruopp

The Tompkins Speech and Debate Team competed in the Early College Swing Tournament at Alief Elsik with multiple individual accomplishments and the team placing 3rd. The results are shown below.   ELSIK RESULTS FX Sheev Dave – 3rd Place Anagha Tirumalai – 5th Place   […]

Girls Track Qualifies for TTFCA Meet of Champions

May 16, 2019 3:01pm | Samyuta Rajagopalan

As the ten second countdown before the meet begins, the runners are hit with a rush of adrenaline. Nervousness empowers them to stay motivated and focused. In the end, they trust that they have done everything possible to prepare for this moment. The fourth annual […]

Poetry Contest Results

April 30, 2019 2:39pm | Contributed

Here is the list of the 2019 Poetry Contest winners.  

Varsity Golf District Tournament Results

April 18, 2019 2:34pm | Contributed

Last week, the Falcon Varsity Golf teams just wrapped up play at the district tournament. The boys and girls teams both finished in 3rd place. Individually, the girls were led by Junior Elina Sinz shooting a 73-68 (-3 total) winning the district individual championship by three […]