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Author: Carlie Quinney

My Sound of MusicPosted 05/24/2024 by Carlie Quinney

Perfect performances that make me polka by the poolside. Summer is here, and it’s time for some sunny new beats. As with holiday music, summertime brings its own, fresh category of music that stirs ... More

A Fair For The FuturePosted 05/20/2024 by Carlie Quinney

The Career Fair was a successful event that brought students one step closer to their desired future.  This year, on the 11th of April, Thomas Jefferson High School held its very first Skilled Trades... More

Casting The NettePosted 04/30/2024 by Carlie Quinney

Now in her second year as a librarian at TJ, “Ms. Nette” has done quite a bit to create a comforting space for students.  Many high school students look forward to a certain time in their school ... More

Charged With MurderPosted 02/23/2024 by Carlie Quinney

Lawsuits against Panera Bread have been racking up due to their highly caffeinated drink: the Charged Lemonade. Panera Bread, a bakery and restaurant based in St. Louis, has made a name for itself sel... More

Be My GuestPosted 12/08/2023 by Carlie Quinney

An exciting turn on vacation awakened the bookworm inside me.  When my mom and I traveled to Cabo San Lucas over the summer, our interests shifted completely. Rather than focusing on the beach and ro... More

Mosquitos Agree to Host the West Nile VirusPosted 11/12/2023 by Carlie Quinney

 Cases are rocketing in multiple parts of the United States.  In the United States, cases of the West Nile Virus (WNV) are increasing rapidly. WNV is a mosquito-borne virus that was first discovered... More

The Great White North in FlamesPosted 10/28/2023 by Carlie Quinney

The wildfire season in Canada this year was unforgettably tragic. Wildfires in Canada have been breaking records all year long and are only now starting to slow down. As fall progresses and the weathe... More

Enhancing Safety With a New Campus Safety OfficerPosted 10/01/2023 by Carlie Quinney

TJ’s new staff member reinforces safety throughout the school. Due to ongoing issues with safety in schools, it is critical that students feel safe in their daily lives at school. High Schools in DP... More