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Author: Ella Stephens

When in Doubt, Coach it OutPosted 05/15/2020 by Ella Stephens

Girls’ Soccer Coach Beth Hinz continues to motivate her players even after the season has been canceled due to COVID-19. COVID-19 has impacted everyone around the world at a very intense level, incl... More

Future FearsPosted 05/15/2020 by Ella Stephens

The transition to college is a very big change in students’ lives, and it can generate many fears and insecurities.  When I was in 8th grade, my middle school class went to a career fair. For the e... More

Future ForcesPosted 03/04/2020 by Ella Stephens

Houston Hood and Geronimo Romero-Campbell both received the honor of being nominated for the Armed Forces Academies. Being nominated for the Armed Forces Academy is difficult to accomplish. The applic... More

Hit the Snooze on Start TimesPosted 12/12/2019 by Ella Stephens

Schools all over the country start at very early times, causing controversy between the students and the administration. For many years, students have been fighting to be able to set their alarms a co... More

Caffeine CravingsPosted 10/31/2019 by Ella Stephens

Thanks to the help of the Special Education program, teachers have the opportunity to buy coffee from the new coffee cart at TJ. The Special Education program has recently set up a refreshing coffee c... More

The Winningest WomenPosted 10/07/2019 by Ella Stephens

The United States Women’s National Team made history once again this summer in Russia, after winning their second World Cup in a row. On July 7th, 2019, the United States National Team (USWNT) earne... More

A Night in the SpotlightPosted 05/24/2019 by Ella Stephens

The graduating class of 2019 celebrate their accomplishments during the Senior Awards Night. As the school year comes to a close, a select group of seniors are invited to an awards banquet in order to... More

A Striking SeasonPosted 05/24/2019 by Ella Stephens

As the spring season comes to a close, the girls’ soccer team concluded with a solid record. With a 12-3 record last season, the girls’ soccer team faced high expectations as they entered the 2019... More

Anxiety Inducing SocietyPosted 04/16/2019 by Ella Stephens

Youth anxiety is increasing in teens as the world around them changes. Adolescents are becoming more likely to have anxiety as because the world is changing to form harsh expectations about themselves... More

Kicking it with the Tricking ClubPosted 04/15/2019 by Ella Stephens

Tricking Club is a fun new club at TJ where students have the opportunity to learn new skills. Imagine three groups in a park. On the left, there is a group of people practicing martial arts, on the r... More