Thomas Jefferson

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Author: Lucy Peterson

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

Off To the RacesPosted 10/25/2016 by Lucy Peterson

DTC Rotary hosts their inaugural Water Toy Races at Chatfield Reservoir to raise money for the DTC Rotary Scholarship Fund. On Saturday October 1st, students and community members gathered at Chatfiel... More

Weaving the Community TogetherPosted 09/19/2016 by Lucy Peterson

Thomas Jefferson High School is launching a new public and interactive art project to demonstrate that we are more united than we are divided. The UNITY project is a nationwide public art exhibit that... More

Destined for GreatnessPosted 05/26/2016 by Lucy Peterson

The Thomas Jefferson/George Washington Destination Imagination team makes their way to Globals. Destination Imagination (DI) is a volunteer-led educational organization that teaches 21st century skill... More

At a CrossroadsPosted 05/03/2016 by Lucy Peterson

Club volleyball is a program for athletes who are looking to take their volleyball skills to the next level. When high school athletes across the nation finish up their school volleyball seasons in No... More

Bringing Down the HammelPosted 04/14/2016 by Lucy Peterson

Assistant Principal Paula Hammel brings order and discipline to Thomas Jefferson. Paula Hammel, a member of TJ’s administration and a fairly new face to TJ, is helping teachers and students around t... More

Goodbye ACT, Hello SATPosted 02/18/2016 by Lucy Peterson

Colorado has switched from an ACT state to an SAT state, requiring juniors to take the SAT instead. For 15 years, high school juniors in Colorado have been required to take the ACT as an entrance exam... More

Spartan SpiritPosted 01/15/2016 by Lucy Peterson

Spartans ring in the new year with a spirit week and pep rally to rekindle school spirit and to celebrate winter sports. Thomas Jefferson’s Leadership class is putting together a pep assembly to hon... More

Opening a DoorPosted 12/13/2015 by Lucy Peterson

GSA is opening a door for the community, and is providing a safe place for students. The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is a student-run club that allows students to support each other and work to end ho... More