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Mighty MentorsPosted 10/12/2018 by Mia Harsh

New counselors Jillian Gleason and Maggie Kennedy come to Thomas Jefferson prepared to help students through their high school careers. The counselors at TJ are highly dedicated to students and aim to... More

Career ConnectionsPosted 10/08/2018 by Joe McComb

The DPS Career Program opened up many different opportunities for TJ students last summer. Over the summer, a group of select Spartans had the opportunity to experience life in the working world throu... More

Motown MovementPosted 10/01/2018 by Logan Cecil

After placing first in DPS, TJ’s Challenge 5280 team attended the Allied Media Conference in Detroit to learn about equity. Oftentimes the influence of modern media, defined as a means of mass commu... More

Educating for EmpowermentPosted 09/24/2018 by Ava Ward

Angell Pérez’s Women of Color class is changing the way Thomas Jefferson approaches diversity and racial equity. In an era when tensions between races, religions, genders, and ethnicities are burst... More

Spirit Week ChicPosted 09/13/2018 by Ella Stephens

TJ kicks off the new school year with a week of festivities. It is a new school year, and Spartans are getting back into the groove of things by preparing for the 2018 Homecoming Spirit Week. The lead... More

A Warm WelcomePosted 09/05/2018 by Madeleine Abram

As summer comes to a close, Spartans embark on the 2018-2019 school year and welcome the class of 2022 with open arms. As the 2018-2019 school year commences, Spartans bid their farewells to summer va... More

Registration and Important DatesPosted 05/29/2018 by Madeleine Abram

As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, TJ reflects on achievements from the past two semesters. As Spartans embark on the dawn of summer, we take with us the memories of a great school year, p... More

Aquatic RoboticsPosted 05/25/2018 by Logan Cecil

Following their recent competition, one of TJ’s advanced robotics teams qualified to go to internationals. One of the six Center for Communications Technology (CCT) courses offered at Thomas Jeffers... More

Make Your Voice HeardPosted 05/23/2018 by Baxter Stein

It’s easy to think your vote doesn’t matter in today’s world. There are millions of people who show up to the polls, so how can your single vote make a difference? The truth is that voting could... More

Juuls are for FoolsPosted 05/23/2018 by Madeleine Abram

Despite the common misconception that vaping is a healthy alternative to smoking, teens across the globe are partaking in this dangerous activity with many unknown health risks. Over the past couple o... More