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UIL Accolades

April 23, 2018 2:36pm | Contributed

All of the Tompkins orchestras performed at the UIL contest and sight reading contest, earning superior ratings from all judges. This means that all six periods of orchestra won the coveted Sweepstakes Award. Congratulations to the philharmonia, lyrica, sinfonietta, sinfonia and both cambiata orchestras.

A New Addition to the Library

April 19, 2018 2:22pm | Contributed

The library is often thought of as a place to exercise the mind by utilizing the resources available, such as the computer and thousands of book, but now the Tompkins library has taken on a new addition that redefines the term of exercising in the […]

FFA Mechanics Area Results

April 18, 2018 2:29pm | Contributed

The Tompkins FFA Ag Mechanics team competed in the area competition at Sam Houston State University on April 17. Out of the 26 teams at the contest, they placed first as a team to advance to the state competition on April 27.  Junior Colton Dieringer placed […]

UIL Academics Results

April 16, 2018 3:07pm | Contributed

Tompkins was honored to send 11 students to Cy Woods High School to compete in the 6A Region 3 UIL Academics Meet.  Our students competed in a wide variety of events including Journalism, Ready Writing, Current Issues, Speech and Debate, Science, and Social Studies.  They […]

Girls Track’s Strong Showing at District Meet

April 16, 2018 3:02pm | Contributed

The following girls advanced to the area meet as a part of the varsity team by placing in the top four.  Alyssa Balandran- 800 meter and 1600 meter Hayden Gold- 3200 meter with a new personal record of 11:17 Ryan Little- District Chmapion in the […]

Tompkins Athletes Signing for the Future

April 11, 2018 2:54pm | Contributed

Congratulations to the following athletes who signed their letter of intent for the colleges they will be representing in the fall of 2018. From left to right the athletes are: Zach Visser- Southwestern Christian University (Baseball) Wilson Ehrhardt- Hill Jr. College (Baseball) Jorge Daniel Vargas- […]

FFA Land Judging Results

April 11, 2018 2:36pm | Contributed

At the Area 3 CDE contest the Tompkins FFA Land Judging team placed first in the area and earned a stop at the state competition that will be held April 26.  Their first place score also means that they were first in District Seven. The […]

The Psychology of London: Discovering the Mysteries of the City

April 10, 2018 3:07pm | Rachel DeGroot

Tugging along heavy suitcases packed full of necessities for the next eight days, a group of six students and Psychology teacher Amanda Sandlin buzz with excitement as they file to their gate at the airport. Coordinating with EF Educational Tours, Sandlin was able to bring […]

UIL District Academic Meet Results

March 26, 2018 3:03pm | Contributed

Throughout the past week and weekend, UIL Academic teams participated in the district academic meet at Katy High School. The Tompkins team finished second overall in the district with many students who received medals and many who will be advancing to the regional meet on […]

Tompkins Takes on Another Academic UIL Event

March 23, 2018 3:01pm | Tyler Olmo

Tompkins High School will be attending their district Academic UIL event between March 20 and 24. Students will be competing in a wide range of events for several subjects, and they will be presented with the opportunity to place within our district. UIL represents a […]