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Cleaning Up My ActPosted 03/11/2019 by Erin Maloof

Inspired by the new Netflix show, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” I decided to embark on my own tidying journey following the KonMari Method in order to spark more joy in my life. Marie Kondo is a... More

Carpe DiemPosted 03/11/2019 by Halle Bristow

Omnes Graecorum quid est verum et iustam sciunt, sed Spartani solum id factitant! “All the Greeks know what is right and fair, but the Spartans alone practice it!” –TJ Classical Lea... More

Party GrasPosted 03/04/2019 by Michela Puni-Nimako

The Leadership team has planned a Mardi Gras dance for TJ students. In continuation of a new tradition, a second dance for the entire school to enjoy will be held on March 9th. After realizing that TJ... More

Sustainable is the New BlackPosted 03/01/2019 by Gracey Jarecke

As environmental awareness becomes more essential in our ever-changing world, consumers should examine a commonly overlooked area: their closets. The fashion industry is notorious for its lack of resp... More

Get A JobPosted 02/28/2019 by Amelia Carpenter

Having a job while in high school can be challenging, but also deeply rewarding. It is no secret that high school is stressful. Students are constantly juggling their school work, sports, extracurricu... More

Tech TournamentPosted 02/28/2019 by Skye Cline

The robotics team makes headway to the First Robotics Competition. TJ robotics teacher Matt Santambrogio and the robotics team are headed to the First Robotics Competition (FRC) yet again. Despite bei... More

Alternative LearnagePosted 02/28/2019 by Logan Cecil

The Credit Recovery class at TJ makes strides in helping students achieve their goals and succeed in their educational careers. School is hard. Sometimes no matter the effort put into a subject, it is... More

Allstate All-StarsPosted 02/28/2019 by AJ Domagala

Thomas Jefferson’s choral aptitude is recognized at the state level. Thomas Jefferson’s choir department sent three seniors, Samuel Chappell, Madeleine Abram, and Nicholas VanWagner to the Col... More

Board Games for Bored BrainsPosted 02/28/2019 by Kaleb Pittman

The newest addition to TJ’s variety of clubs is an entertaining contribution to the school’s selection of activities. Board Game Club is now in session! Anyone who is interested can visit the newe... More

A NICU NewbornPosted 02/28/2019 by Halle Bristow

Miracles can be found anywhere; mine came from a pair of bright blue eyes of a newborn I met in the hospital. I had initially signed up to work at the Swedish Medical Center to fulfill the community s... More