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Baxter Reviews: TrenchPosted 12/12/2018 by Baxter Stein

The highly anticipated Trench makes waves in the modern rock scene – but is it good? Twenty One Pilots, a two-piece American alternative band, released their highly anticipated album Trench on O... More

New Science Teacher Makes Waves at TJPosted 12/11/2018 by Skye Cline

 TJ welcomes Angela Jacobson to the science department. In this year’s new wave of freshmen, new teachers in all core departments were introduced as well. Angela Jacobson has been welcomed into the... More

Living the Best of Both WorldsPosted 12/11/2018 by Ella Stephens

Helpful tips on how to balance school with extracurricular activities. Many of students struggle with balancing academics and extracurriculars. As childhood icon Hannah Montana put it, “Livin’ two... More

Should We Give the Boot to Reboots?Posted 12/11/2018 by Michela Puni-Nimako

Disney plans to remake at least 15 classic films into live-action movies. Although Disney has been rebooting their classics since the 90s, audience backlash has increased in light of the growing amou... More

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