A Project for Better Journalism chapter


UIL State Persuasive Speaking

May 24, 2018 8:14pm | Contributed

Congratulations to junior Bryon Xu for placing second in the state in the 6A conference for his high marks on persuasive speaking.

Tompkins Choir Announced as 2019 TMEA Convention’s Honor Choir

May 23, 2018 5:32pm | Drew Van Chau

The Tompkins Chorale Choir was selected as the 2019 TMEA Convention’s Honor Choir, effectively recognizing the choir as the best in the state. The honors choir is selected through multiple blind auditions where two years worth of recordings are submitted and reviews. Next February the […]

Anish Sriniketh: Boys’ State Tennis Singles Champion

May 21, 2018 2:38pm | Contributed

Congratulations to senior Anish Sriniketh who is the 6A Boys’ State Tennis Singles Champion. Coaches Josh Martinez and Craig Mason are extremely proud of his hard work and significant accomplishment.

2018 Congressional Art Competition

May 17, 2018 2:32pm | Contributed

Senior Mya Stalnaker placed as a first runner up for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. Her work, which is titled Sequined Sweetheart,  along with the winner will hang in Washington DC for a year. Congratulations to her for her hard work.

Echosmith with my Mom

May 9, 2018 12:38pm | Cami Geiger

Being able to attend the Echosmith concert was one of the most exciting things I have done this month. I decided to surprise my mom with the tickets as an early Mother’s Day gift because living with a family of five, we haven’t been able […]

Baseball Soars to Playoffs

May 2, 2018 3:14pm | Contributed

The Tompkins varsity baseball team program secured a district championship with a 9-0 victory over Cinco Ranch. The Falcons end district play with an overall record of 23-7 and district record of 12-2.  Both of the sub-varsity teams also won a district championship at their […]

How Journalism Affects the Community

May 2, 2018 3:03pm | Quill & Scroll Seniors

Quill & Scroll Seniors Reflect on How Journalism has Impacted Them and Their Communities Maddie Fossitt For the last three years, I have been a part of Tompkins’ newspaper The Nest and website Nestline. Being a writer has enabled me to keep students, teachers and […]

FFA Success in Recent Competitions

May 2, 2018 3:02pm | Contributed

Tompkins FFA closed out the month of April with a multitude of accomplishments. On April 27, the Agricultural Mechanics team competed against 30 teams across the state at Sam Houston State University. They placed second in the state as a team. Senior Jack Janik was […]

Science Olympiad State Results

May 1, 2018 2:41pm | Contributed

On April 20 and 21 the Tompkins Science Olympiad team placed fourth in the state competition. The team is young but talented and are coming close to a top finish in the state. The team had another freshman state champion this year. Congratulations to the […]

Tompkins Golf is State Bound

April 26, 2018 2:38pm | Contributed

Head golf coach Jeff Mudd and Assistant golf coach Chandler Simpson are proud to announce sophomore Elina Sinz qualified for the state gold tournament. In a field loaded with some of the top golfers in the state, she placed second overall. She battled extremely hard […]