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Aspiring ArtistsPosted 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 conceptual art principles and self-reflective, i... More

Let Me See Your Jazz BandsPosted 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 sponsored by TJ’s instrumental music teac... More

What Fear Looks LikePosted 05/25/2018 by Halle Bristow

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A Last-Second Article for Last-Second ReadersPosted 05/25/2018 by Baxter Stein

I started this article with less than an hour to publication, because I’m lazy. For as long as I have been able to remember, I’ve been prone to procrastination of the most extreme kind. I’m one... More

Stone Cold SuccessPosted 05/25/2018 by Baxter Stein

Grunge band Stone Temple Pilots finds success with a new singer. The Stone Temple Pilots (STP for short) are an American rock band formed in 1989 in southern California. The band’s music is similar ... 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

Neymar’s Massive Summer TransferPosted 05/21/2018 by Malek Abusnina

Record breaking deal for the young player from Barcelona to Paris makes him the most expensive player of all time. Neymar da Silva Santos Junior showed great promise as an emerging player in the world... More

An Incredible(s) MoviePosted 05/18/2018 by Andrew Villescas

The Incredibles 2: Coming soon to theaters near you. In 2004, our hearts were stolen by a family of superheroes who went through a relocation program to hide their secret identities. In the film, Bob ... More

Chillin’ with Starbuck(s)Posted 05/18/2018 by Maggie Foos

Dana Starbuck brings joy to the TJ community. Math teacher Dana Starbuck is loved by both faculty and students alike. This year is her 22nd year of teaching; her first job in education was at Henry Mi... More

Almond Brings Joy to the TJ communityPosted 05/17/2018 by Jay Iyema

English teacher challenges young minds.                  Teachers are a very important part of every child’s education. They help shape who the individual becomes and can have a... More