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Author: Maggie Foos

Spartans Save LivesPosted 04/05/2018 by Maggie Foos

The lifeguarding class at TJ gives students an avenue to become certified lifeguards. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, the definition of lifeguard is “a usually expert swimmer employed a... More

Hardworking SpartansPosted 02/18/2018 by Maggie Foos

Working a job while enrolled in high school can be beneficial to students’ lives after graduation. While many high school students focus solely on their academics, some also add to their h... More

Leading the LegacyPosted 12/10/2017 by Maggie Foos

Thomas Jefferson’s Leadership Class allows the student body to engage in fun extra activities.  Author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek once said, “Leadership is not about the next election, ... More

Garden Level ShenanigansPosted 12/06/2017 by Maggie Foos

A new addition to Thomas Jefferson’s teaching staff brings aid and joy to students. Amy Kalinchuk has joined the TJ community this year for her 26th year of teaching. Her desire to move on from a mi... More

Jammin’ Out at TJPosted 10/31/2017 by Maggie Foos

Students and faculty brought back a former tradition to reward students for their hard work. On October 6, 2017, Thomas Jefferson High School’s Leadership class brought back an old tradition, the Ja... More