A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Games of Today? Mr.Rhodes Games in Class

September 27, 2018 2:49pm | Ella Hummeldorf

A classroom filled with 20 or so students fills the hallway with laughter, even through a closed door. Matthew Rhodes’s class has been dubbed the ‘party central’ of the math hallway. Students look forward to hearing about the new game that they will be playing […]

NAHS Paints the Principal

September 27, 2018 2:38pm | Olivia Garrett

On Friday Sept. 28, the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) will be doing something it has never  before. In order to drum up more school spirit for the Seven Lakes game that night, the members of NAHS have creatively come up with an innovative way […]

The New Teen Driven Romantic Comedy Film: “Sierra Burgess is a Loser”

September 27, 2018 2:34pm | Vanessa Caceres

With everyone binge watching their favorite shows and everyone obsessing over romantic films, why not watch the new Netflix movie “Sierra Burgess is a Loser”. The movie “Sierra Burgess is a Loser”, written by Lindsey Beer, follows in a romantic-comedy genre particularly for young adults […]

Students Plan for Homecoming

September 27, 2018 2:28pm | Samyuta Rajagopalan

Students can be seen in the hallways, excitedly talking with one another about their plans for Homecoming. Those who plan to attend use their time to figure out their look for the event while organizers finish last minute tweaks to make this the perfect night. […]

The Nestline Concert Ticket Winners

September 20, 2018 3:30pm | The Nestline

Congratulations to Rhea Bhat for winning Ed Sheeran tickets. Congratulations to Abbey Bacher for winning In Real Life tickets.  

Floral by Design

September 17, 2018 2:30pm | Brooke Lorenzo

Floral design is the art of using flowers and other compositions to build a floral arrangement that is pleasing to the eye. As it is said, the beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Students at Tompkins High School have perfected floral design to […]

OTHS Debate Competition Results

September 17, 2018 2:28pm | Tyler Olmo

Foreign Extemp: 1st – Siddhant Puranik 3rd – Anagha Tirumalai Domestic Extemp: 2nd – Rehan Rupawalla **TFA State Qualified** 3rd – Saanika Halapeti Oratory: 2nd – Elysia Wu Informative Speaking: 3rd – Nicholas Khami Dramatic Interpretation: 6th – Monica Nag Public Forum Debate: 3rd – […]

Choir Coffee House Auditions: A Piece of Coffee Cake?

September 11, 2018 3:05pm | Ella Hummeldorf

An excited yet quiet buzz fills the main cafeteria, the first Coffee House of the year is about to start. Christin Reinartz, the head Choir Director, walks onto the stage and declares the start of Coffee House 2018. A girl in a black sparkly dress […]

Stay Organized During the School Year

September 11, 2018 3:01pm | Samyuta Rajagopalan

The sound of paper wrinkling reverberates throughout the classroom as students hurriedly attempt to clean up their desk space after the bell rings. While in a rush to get to their next class, they cram assignments and notes into the open space of their backpack. […]

New Teachers Hop Into Action

September 11, 2018 3:00pm | Tyler Olmo

As the new year starts, students set in to the routine of adjusting to their new classes, teachers and peers. However, what often goes unnoticed by students is that their new teachers are often facing these very same issues. Teachers are tasked with learning hundreds […]