A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Governance Club Welcomes New Students

October 1, 2020 3:27pm | Raegan Ervin

 The Governance Club at Tompkins High School provides students with opportunities to learn more about different types of government and how they work. They host different activities like simulations, where students play the part of a politician and have ‘fight to the death’ debates, and […]

Small Business

September 28, 2020 3:28pm | Ella Ray

A slight frown appeared on sophomore Elsa Joy’s face as she realized how much trouble younger students were having suffering with learning their material online, so she decided to create a small business, Project Scholar, that would help students during COVID-19. Joy’s biggest inspiration to […]

IOS 14’s New Features Fascinate

September 28, 2020 3:25pm | Mahee Bhatt

Apple has been teasing users with the release of IOS 14 for months now. While the original release date was on Sept. 16, many users were able to experience these features beforehand through the Beta Software. Now widely available, IOS 14 is compatible with any […]

Katy Teen Experiences Covid-19

September 14, 2020 6:04pm | Alkhatab Mizyed

 Everyone can agree that Covid-19 impacted everyone, literally. Whether they got the virus, or someone they know has gotten it. Some high schoolers did not get to finish out their senior year.       There have been 25.3 million Covid-19 cases, and 848k total deaths worldwide, and […]

Katy Students Advocates for Black Lives Matter

September 12, 2020 10:02pm | Vanessa Caceres

As the day begins to end, the sun starts to set along the horizon. The sound of feet hit the ground, as the streets of old Katy are engulfed by a sea of unique posters. Chants and speeches were made to advocate and spread the […]

KVA and In Person Learning Divides Tompkins

September 10, 2020 2:38pm | Rachel Bregnard

In the wake of COVID-19, educational institutions throughout the country are tasked with a difficult decision: online or in person instruction. Tompkins High School, like the majority of schools within the district, are providing students with the choice to attend Katy Virtual School or return […]

FFA Provides Opportunities for Students

September 10, 2020 2:25pm | Raegan Ervin

FFA is an organization that helps students interested in a wide variety of career paths like Agriculture Mechanics, Vet Science, AgriBusiness, Animal Science, Horticulture & Crop Production, Biotechnology and many more. Being a part of FFA teaches students important life skills, and provides them with […]

Political convention viewers and their opinions on the upcoming election

September 10, 2020 2:21pm | Tristan Beach

As election day nears, candidates need that final push to pull as many people to their side as possible. With both the RNC and DNC raking in millions of viewers and three times the money, it’s virtually impossible to predict which convention gave which candidate […]

It’s a Great Day to be a Falcon: Senior Top 10 Journey the Top

May 11, 2020 6:45pm | Caroline Hoffmann

The date is August of 2016, and students new to the high school scene scatter around the hallways of Tompkins’ Freshman Center, their bubbling excitement bursting with all the various possibilities of what the next four years of school could bring. Yet, just like binge-watching a […]

Navigate the Checkout and Return Process of Items

May 7, 2020 7:06pm | Nicole Ruopp

Governor Abbott issued an executive order on April 17 effectively closing all Texas schools for the remainder of the year. Many students, especially seniors, are wondering how they will regain their property that still sits at the school. Also, where will seniors get their cords, […]