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Author: Gracelyn Leonard

A Night Under the StarsPosted 09/15/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

The class of 2022’s senior sleepout was an event to remember.  Seniors at Thomas Jefferson High School gathered near the softball field the night before the first week of school, on August 22nd, 20... More

Kicking Through the SeasonPosted 05/05/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

The TJ Girls’ Swim and Dive team had a short but successful season. The 2021 TJ Girls’ Swim and Dive season was full of new challenges due to COVID-19, but the girls were able to persevere and mak... More

Newest Celeb CouplePosted 04/30/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

There are many reasons why you should consider marrying a celebrity.  Some people might think that marrying a celebrity is an absurd idea. In reality, there are so many pros that occur in your life a... More

Emerging Business LeadersPosted 04/30/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

Competing at DECA’s competitions virtually this year was challenging, but students were still able to learn lifelong skills.  Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a program that prepar... More

In School vs. Online LearningPosted 03/10/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

While in person learning and virtual learning are seemingly polarizing options, students are able to attend their classes from their preferred location. At Thomas Jefferson and other DPS schools, stud... More

Zoomin’ through the YearPosted 12/14/2020 by Gracelyn Leonard

COVID-19 has increased the use of Zoom, Google Meets, and Schoology.  The pandemic of 2020 has brought many upsets, but with the use of technology, people have been able to stay connected. Online pla... More

Indigenous People’s DayPosted 12/02/2020 by Gracelyn Leonard

A culture of people, robbed of their rights.  On October 12, we celebrate Columbus Day to commemorate the discovery of the United States. The reality is that 100 million Indigenous people had already... More

COVID Diary #1Posted 11/02/2020 by Gracelyn Leonard

Grace. The day I knew that my life would be affected by the mysterious coronavirus was March 12th. I was in my 6th period when I found out the soccer season I’d been waiting for all year was cancele... More

Recruitment On HoldPosted 10/28/2020 by Gracelyn Leonard

High school athletes’ recruitment processes change due to the global pandemic. High school athletes throughout the United States experienced gut-wrenching pain as they were told their seasons were c... More