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La La Landing Itself a RecordPosted 02/10/2017 by Baxter Stein

The musical La La Land breaks Golden Globe Record for most awards. It’s not often that a musical finds success in Hollywood – in fact, many might call the musical a dying art form. Released to... More

Netflix – The Defending ChampionsPosted 12/16/2016 by Baxter Stein

Trailers for Marvel’s new Netflix series inspire speculation and controversy. At San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Marvel Studios and Netflix debuted multiple trailers for upcoming collaborations between th... More

Bouncing Back to TJPosted 12/14/2016 by Cecelia Allen

Grant Laman brings tradition, Spartan pride, and coaching to the TJ community. Teacher, alumnus, and coach Grant Laman has been teaching at TJ for almost sixteen years. Laman has been at TJ his entire... More

Athletically InclinedPosted 10/31/2016 by Maddox Moran

TJ’s new athletic director is enthusiastic about joining the Spartan team. The Spartan community is happy to welcome Anne Rice as its new athletic director this year. This position became avai... More

Nichols is Kiln ItPosted 10/17/2016 by Reagan Tucker

By intertwining creativity and knowledge, ceramics teacher Lacye Nichols brings the classroom to life. Pablo Picasso once stated, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist on... More

Falling for ColoradoPosted 10/14/2016 by Andrew Seidenstat

Various locations in Colorado show off fall’s beauty. In Colorado, there is beautiful scenery that allows people to fully experience fall. Many locations from the mountains to just outside Denver pr... More

Shaping SciencePosted 05/27/2016 by Sean McNearney

Butera combines his love of nature and teaching to get students excited about protecting their planet. The science department at Thomas Jefferson High School has been providing students with unique op... More

Something Unfortunate Is ComingPosted 05/18/2016 by Thomas Silverstein

Orphans! Murder! Disappearance! And more: A Series of Unfortunate Events is becoming a TV series. Seventeen years after its publication began, children’s book series A Series of Unfortunate Events (... More

Almond Takes on AP LiteraturePosted 05/11/2016 by Caroline Cech

English teacher takes a big step in his career by teaching an AP Literature class for the first time. Jeffrey Almond is one of the AP Literature and American Literature and Composition teachers at TJ... More

Eye-Catching Shows  Posted 05/03/2016 by Olivia Fullerton

Ten television shows that will change your life. All students battle boredom at times, and many are constantly searching for something to do. Fortunately, binge-watching can provide a glorious solutio... More