If you are trying to decide what to read next, consider a memoir or biography. Memoirs and biographies offer insight into other people’s lives/experiences and in turn help us to reflect and evaluate our own lives.
AP Language students are currently studying a variety of memoirs/biographies in class. One of these memoirs will be self-selected and can be checked out through the library.
Check out these memoirs/biographies on some of the most influential and memorable people. Stop by the library and get your copy today!
Move over Percy Jackson, there is a new character in town and his name is Magnus Chase!
Author Rick Riordan will be visiting Morton Ranch HS on Sunday, October 11th at 3:00pm to promote his new Norse mythology series. His last visit to Katy was a highlight of the year for me! His presentation was engaging and so interesting. Not to mention he is just the nicest guy ever!
If you would like to be part of this event, contact the Blue Willow Bookshop and purchase MAGNUS CHASE to receive your admission ticket, which will admit one person. For more information, click HERE.
Here are a couple of updates that will make searching, reading, and listening to our books easier!
1. An easy way to log on to the Tompkins HS Library catalog is through www.gofollett.com. Simply choose Texas from the drop down box, type in “Tompkins,” and select our school name. Then select “go.” You can now do a universal search for our books, ebooks, and audiobooks!
2. The Brytewave app is now easier than ever to sign into and use! Simply download the FREE app, enter your KISD username/password, and begin reading/listening to our ebooks/audiobooks! Want more information about how to use Brytewave? Click HERE!
All OTHS academic and Pre-AP/AP classes have required reading books that students will be reading during the school year. To make back-to-school shopping easier, the Tompkins Library will be selling these books until Friday, August 31st. Stop by when you pick up your schedules or anytime during the 1st week of school to purchase your copies. Supplies are limited.
Tompkins High School has hired over 70 new staff members for the 2015-2016 school year. Yes, you read that correctly! This is our first year with grades 9-12 and we can’t wait to work with all these faculty/staff and students!