A Project for Better Journalism chapter


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 […]

Student Council, Sun Sets on the School Year

April 17, 2018 2:50pm | Drew Van Chau

Student council is currently planning for the end of the year with an array of senior events and are already beginning to plan for the upcoming year’s Homecoming.   “Right now we’re training our new officers for next year by having them plan Homecoming and […]

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- […]

Tompkins Soccer Battles in Playoffs

April 11, 2018 2:40pm | Payton Chaisson

Tompkins girls’ and boys’ soccer participated in the first two rounds of the state playoffs. Both teams were victorious in each of their first two playoff games. The boys won 4-1 in the first round against Kempner and 2-1 in the second round against Cy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seniors’ Favorite Class

April 10, 2018 3:15pm | Maddie Fossit

  Jeremy Bravo “AP US History with Mr. Gigliotti. I didn’t like the subject so much, but Mr. Gigliotti was an awesome teacher. He was able to make a boring topic much more entertaining.” Jaerin Jeong “AP Studio Art with Mrs. Skinner has been my […]