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Author: Amelia Carpenter

Protect Your Mother (Earth)Posted 04/16/2019 by Amelia Carpenter

This Earth Day remember to save the whales, save the bees, save the birds, and save the trees. With Earth Day quickly approaching, it is important to take part in a few simple ways to go green. Earth ... More

DECA Gets Down to BusinessPosted 04/16/2019 by Amelia Carpenter

Thomas Jefferson students competed at DECA state this March. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a club at TJ that prepares students for a career in business. Club members prepared for t... More

The Power of a VoicePosted 03/01/2019 by Amelia Carpenter

Teenagers can change the world with the power of their voice. With the world in seemingly constant division, today’s teens are fighting to make their voices heard. The current generation is seeing t... More

Get A JobPosted 02/28/2019 by Amelia Carpenter

Having a job while in high school can be challenging, but also deeply rewarding. It is no secret that high school is stressful. Students are constantly juggling their school work, sports, extracurricu... More

Showcasing SpARTansPosted 12/11/2018 by Amelia Carpenter

Thomas Jefferson’s annual Art Show highlights Spartan talent by providing a place to admire student artwork. At Thomas Jefferson High School, students are commended for their academic, athletic, and... More

Art and SoulPosted 12/03/2018 by Amelia Carpenter

Thomas Jefferson High School honors a 30 year tradition by once again hosting the ArtFest this December. For the past three decades, Thomas Jefferson has held an arts and crafts fair that showcases lo... More

TJ’s New AdditionsPosted 11/06/2018 by Amelia Carpenter

Thomas Jefferson introduces five new faculty members into the math department. The fall semester is in full swing, and with it there are many new faces at Thomas Jefferson High School. This year, TJ h... More

Smith Makes His MarkPosted 05/21/2018 by Amelia Carpenter

Social Studies teacher Mark Smith leaves his legacy at TJ. Mark Smith has been teaching for 27 years and has been a social studies teacher at TJ for the past 18 years. Smith teaches Civics and United ... More

Los Espartanos CompitenPosted 05/10/2018 by Amelia Carpenter

Thomas Jefferson Spartans participated in an annual Spanish Competition. The World Language program at Thomas Jefferson High School offers Spanish classes in levels one through four, as well as Advanc... More

Transition to TJPosted 05/04/2018 by Amelia Carpenter

Thomas Jefferson creates a welcoming environment for all students. The transition into high school can be a nerve-wracking experience, but it can be mitigated if a student attends a school he/she feel... More