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Special Announcement from AdministrationPosted 04/29/2016 by EADAIR

Dear Thomas Jefferson Parents: Your child may come home this evening with questions about an incident that occurred after a Spring League basketball game last night away from campus. Because the inci... More

Shakespearean ShowcasePosted 04/28/2016 by Annie McAninch

The Denver Public Schools community has come together to perform Shakespeare plays for over 32 years. This year, over 5,000 students, teachers, and parents will perform and celebrate at the Shakespear... More

Riding to Further EducationPosted 04/28/2016 by Olivia Fullerton

The new CTE bus allows for career shadowing for CCT students. TJ’s new Career and Technical Education (CTE) bus is shaking up the Center for Communication Technology (CCT) Magnet program, as student... More

Student Journalist Selected for National Media EventPosted 04/17/2016 by Sean McNearney

Lucy Peterson takes her love for journalism to new heights as she attends a nationwide conference. TJ sophomore Lucy Peterson has been nominated to represent her school and city at the 2016 Washington... More

Advocating Academics with AVIDPosted 04/15/2016 by Maggie Fairfield

Colorado students were selected to meet at the Capitol to discuss the AVID program with lawmakers. On Wednesday, February 3rd, several high school and middle school students involved in AVID were chos... More

Bringing Down the HammelPosted 04/14/2016 by Lucy Peterson

Assistant Principal Paula Hammel brings order and discipline to Thomas Jefferson. Paula Hammel, a member of TJ’s administration and a fairly new face to TJ, is helping teachers and students around t... More

A Submersive ExperiencePosted 04/07/2016 by Jordan Prochnow

TJ’s robotics students prepare for the upcoming SeaPerch competition. Students in TJ’s advanced robotics classes are currently preparing for their first shot at the sixth annual National SeaPerch ... More

Swing into the SeasonPosted 04/04/2016 by Michael Katsman

The girls’ tennis team gets back into the swing of things with the new 2016 season. Spring sports have officially begun their seasons, and the girls’ tennis team is ready to rev up their c... More

Cutting Edge ArtPosted 03/28/2016 by Jordan Prochnow

The Denver Art Museum’s new samurai exhibit arrives to inspire museum patrons. On March 3, 2016, several reporters from the TJ Journal staff were able to attend a special media preview for Samurai: ... More

Hard-Wired to SucceedPosted 03/22/2016 by Jordan Prochnow

TJ’s robotics team, Sparta Robotica, will compete in a regional robotics competition before Spring Break. From March 24th until March 26th, TJ’s robotics team, Sparta Robotica, will compete in a r... More