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Where Are They Now?Posted 03/16/2018 by Kathryn Schroeck

TJ Spartans move on to new chapters and continue to impress. Thomas Jefferson High School works to prepare students for their futures every year. As the success rate of former Spartans increases, the ... More

In the Heat of the MomentPosted 03/07/2018 by Logan Cecil

When it comes to climate change, many believers and skeptics are losing sight of the reason for the debate: the pain that changing weather is inflicting on people around the world. Whether or not you ... More

Concrete and Golden RecordsPosted 12/19/2017 by Baxter Stein

Foo Fighters’ ninth studio album smashes sales and expectations The Foo Fighters are an American rock band formed in 1994 by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, who created a new post-grunge genre and usher... More

Making History at TJPosted 12/19/2017 by Madeleine Abram

New staff member Matthew McHenry concluded his first semester as a social studies teacher here at TJ. After a number of years at different schools, social studies teacher Matthew McHenry has found a n... More

Behling: Going Down in HistoryPosted 12/19/2017 by Bianca Escobar

Social Studies teacher and girls’ soccer coach, works to create an involved class for his students. A passion for educating is what every great teacher needs. Social Studies teacher Garien Behling n... More

She’s Our Pal-ekPosted 12/19/2017 by Maia Freedberg

Lauren Palek is an important part of the Spartan community. TJ has been blessed with an outstanding staff. Lauren Palek stands out amongst her peers and is an asset to the English department at Thomas... More

Familiarizing the Community With FrydmanPosted 12/19/2017 by Amelia Carpenter

TJ’s Biology teacher Carlie Frydman teaches students to enjoy science. Nevada native Carlie Frydman is a biology teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School. Frydman lived in Boston, where she taught at... More

Tay-king a StandPosted 12/10/2017 by Logan Cecil

In a hard fought loss, TJ alumni Tay Anderson recently ran for DPS Board of Education at nineteen years-old. Never underestimate young people. This message is a powerful one, and it sums up the ideals... 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

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