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Author: Lucy Peterson

Students Are On a RollPosted 01/30/2018 by Lucy Peterson

New changes made to the biannual Honor Roll Assembly allow for a new way to reward students. The Honor Roll Assembly is a longstanding tradition at Thomas Jefferson High School where students are cele... More

Into the Music BoxPosted 12/07/2017 by Lucy Peterson

A new tragically relatable musical takes Broadway, and the world, by storm. Oscar Award-Winning composers and singer-songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul wrote the score to accompany a storyline tha... More

Amine in the AuditoriumPosted 11/14/2017 by Lucy Peterson

A local radio station brought rapper Amine to Thomas Jefferson High School after students won a contest. On Tuesday, October 10, KS 107.5, a local radio station in Denver, brought one of their radio s... More

Pooling Our ResourcesPosted 10/06/2017 by Lucy Peterson

Social Studies teacher turns to a new role as Thomas Jefferson’s Principal Intern. After working as a social studies teacher at TJ for 14 years, Jon Poole has changed his course to work as a Princip... More

An Enchanted EveningPosted 09/08/2017 by Lucy Peterson

Spartans gear up for another homecoming week filled with school spirit followed by an enchanted evening. With school shifting into high gear, students are preparing for the annual homecoming football ... More

Summer SalutationsPosted 06/01/2017 by Lucy Peterson

As another successful school year comes to a close, students prepare for an exciting summer break. The 2016-2017 school year held an abundance of accomplishments for TJ, both academically and in athle... More

Mr. TJ Through Fresh EyesPosted 04/26/2017 by Lucy Peterson

The annual Mr. TJ pageant returned with new men ready to impress the judges. On Friday April 14th, a group of spartan men and their escorts took the stage to compete for the title of Mr. TJ, Mr. Talen... More

TJ’s New TreasurePosted 04/05/2017 by Lucy Peterson

Thomas Jefferson parent has graced the treasurer’s office to aid students and faculty. Colorado native Carla Allen, a new face to TJ, has joined the community as the new treasurer. After the departu... More

Not Your Momma’s ShakespearePosted 03/01/2017 by Lucy Peterson

Experience Shakespeare’s notorious Macbeth in a 21st century setting. After five years, drama teacher and former TJ theatre director Michael Palmieri is reviving his 21st century spin-off of Shakesp... More

A Palatial DinnerPosted 11/30/2016 by Lucy Peterson

CTE Partnership Coordinator Danny Showers hosted a dinner at Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel to give back to his students and honor DTC Rotary President Anne Wilcox. Danny Showers, CTE Partnership Coord... More