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Here Comes the Sun…Do Do Do DoPosted 04/11/2022 by David Lopez-Vences

The U.S. Senate approved the Sunshine Protection Act, which may put an end to Daylight Savings. Most of the United States is familiar with having to change the clocks twice a year. Besides Hawaii and ... More

Ya Like Jazz?Posted 03/03/2022 by David Lopez-Vences

Students who are looking for a fun environment to improve their musical skills can do so with Thomas Jefferson’s Jazz Band.  Jazz Band has been around for many years. The after-school club allows s... More

Everlasting Energy Posted 03/01/2022 by David Lopez-Vences

European scientists break records in their journey towards obtaining practical nuclear fusion.  In February of 2022, members of the Joint European Torus (JET) Laboratory made much-needed progress tow... More

Swinging Super SpiderPosted 01/27/2022 by David Lopez-Vences

The latest rendition of Spider-Man has Peter Parker’s life turned upside down.  *SPOILER WARNING* Spider-Man: No Way Home blows the mind of old and new fans of the character. With the introduction ... More

Yours to Keep Album ReviewPosted 12/08/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr’s first solo album is one for the ages. Albert Hammond Jr. and his first standalone album, Yours to Keep, which was released in 2006, follows him through ... More

Freaky Fun FridaysPosted 12/08/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

A new TJ event that occurs every first Friday of the month has students and staff winning prizes, listening to music, and enjoying free food. November marked the start of First Fridays at TJ which con... More

TJ Pupils Practice ProtocolsPosted 11/17/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

The 2021-2022 school year has students reuniting in person after a year-long hiatus with new protocols in place.  It’s no secret that the pandemic shut down everything in an instant. School activit... More

Music with MallaneyPosted 10/25/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

A new program has students becoming acquainted with everything audio.  Over the years TJ has offered many different pathways for students. With an already diverse selection of classes, there is a fit... More

Dreams to Make WondersPosted 05/11/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

Spartan Charlie Koupal has signed with a record label and released a song. When the first year of high school is mentioned, most seem to think of a confusing period of time. It is a time in most peopl... More

From a Pawn to a QueenPosted 04/23/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

A new Netflix series all about chess reveals how amazing and interesting it can be. Growing up, I always heard of chess but never got around to ever learning it. I was more of a checkers guy. The idea... More