Thomas Jefferson

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Spartan Legacies Live OnPosted 10/16/2018 by Ava Ward

Thomas Jefferson graduates reflect on where they’ve been and where they’re going. On the cusp of freshman year, one’s high school career is daunting. Four... More

Mighty MentorsPosted 10/12/2018 by Mia Harsh

New counselors Jillian Gleason and Maggie Kennedy come to Thomas Jefferson prepared to help students through their high school careers. The counselors at TJ are highly dedicated to students and aim to... More

Career ConnectionsPosted 10/08/2018 by Joe McComb

The DPS Career Program opened up many different opportunities for TJ students last summer. Over the summer, a group of select Spartans had the opportunity to experience life in the working world throu... More

Motown MovementPosted 10/01/2018 by Logan Cecil

After placing first in DPS, TJ’s Challenge 5280 team attended the Allied Media Conference in Detroit to learn about equity. Oftentimes the influence of modern media, defined as a means of mass commu... More
TJ Journal Feature

Aspiring Artists

Posted 10/18/2018 by Michela Puni-Nimako

Creative students participate and express themselves in AP Studio Art. Thomas Jefferson’s Advanced Placement Studio Art class is a mixture of complex conceptu... More
TJ Journal Feature

Let Me See Your Jazz Bands

Posted 10/09/2018 by Erin Maloof

Anyone looking for something fun, funky, and fresh should look no further than Thomas Jefferson High School’s Jazz Band. Jazz Band is an after school club spo... More

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All Day Start October 24, 2018 - 2:14 pm End October 24, 2018 - 2:55 pm All teachers host office hours at this time, and all students are encouraged to visit teachers for extra instruction, clarification for assignments, making up quizzes, etc. School is still in session during office hours.>Office Hours
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All Day Start October 24, 2018 - 3:00 pm End October 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm Teachers are occupied in professional development activities during this time.>TJ Teacher PD time
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All Day Start October 25, 2018 - 10:00 am End October 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm >FAFSA Workshop
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All Day Start October 29, 2018 - 6:00 pm End October 29, 2018 - 7:00 pm >Boo Fire
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All Day Start October 30, 2018 - 6:00 pm End October 30, 2018 - 9:00 pm >Scary Movie Night/Scary Hallway
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All Day Start October 31, 2018 - 2:14 pm End October 31, 2018 - 2:55 pm All teachers host office hours at this time, and all students are encouraged to visit teachers for extra instruction, clarification for assignments, making up quizzes, etc. School is still in session during office hours.>Office Hours
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All Day Start October 31, 2018 - 3:00 pm End October 31, 2018 - 4:00 pm Teachers are occupied in professional development activities during this time.>TJ Teacher PD time
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All Day Start October 31, 2018 - 4:00 pm End October 31, 2018 - 6:00 pm >Trick-or-Treat Street
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All Day Start November 1, 2018 - 11:08 am End November 1, 2018 - 12:00 pm In the gym!>Dodgeball: Zombies v. Vampires
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All Day <a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZkBOxwcMD7vz0Z2oblXzo0fveIdHDTJBBCR7rHFGJ_g/edit?usp=sharing">Click here</a> for yearbook information.>LAST DAY to order a yearbook for $50! (Price goes up tomorrow)
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Start November 2, 2018 End November 3, 2018 >City-Wide Choir
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All Day Start November 3, 2018 - 8:00 am End November 3, 2018 - 11:00 am Doors close at 8:10, so please be prompt.>Saturday School
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All Day Start November 7, 2018 - 10:30 am End November 7, 2018 - 11:00 am >Jostens Senior Assembly
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All Day Start November 7, 2018 - 2:14 pm End November 7, 2018 - 2:55 pm All teachers host office hours at this time, and all students are encouraged to visit teachers for extra instruction, clarification for assignments, making up quizzes, etc. School is still in session during office hours.>Office Hours
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All Day Start November 7, 2018 - 3:00 pm End November 7, 2018 - 4:00 pm Teachers are occupied in professional development activities during this time.>TJ Teacher PD time
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All Day Start November 8, 2018 - 5:00 pm End November 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm >TJ Open House
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All Day Start November 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm End November 8, 2018 - 9:00 pm >Fall Musical -- Spamalot!
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All Day Start November 9, 2018 - 7:00 pm End November 9, 2018 - 9:00 pm >Fall Musical -- Spamalot!