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Author: Jessica Nesbit

Mandate MadnessPosted 09/23/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

Mandate Madness Douglas County will officially leave the Tri-County Health Department after a school mask mandate was implemented.  On Wednesday, September 1st, the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD... More

A Career Head StartPosted 05/17/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

The CareerWise apprenticeship program can give students valuable work experience. With increasing costs of attending college and jobs becoming more competitive, it is only natural for students to want... More

Spartans Return to TJ for AP Testing Posted 04/30/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

After a year of hybrid learning, students have returned to the building for AP testing. When in person learning came to a halt last March, the College Board had to act quickly to ensure that the 1.21 ... More

Spicy Food, Spicy Side EffectsPosted 03/16/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

Spicy food can be a hot problem for some people. I personally love spicy food. Ever since I was little, my sister and I would eat vibrant red chips, specifically Takis, and add enough hot sauce in our... More

The Capitol Rioters of ColoradoPosted 02/12/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

Four Coloradans have been added to the growing number of those arrested for involvement in capitol riots. After a long and contested election, Congress came together on January 6th to officiate Joe Bi... More

COVID Diary #27Posted 12/11/2020 by Jessica Nesbit

Jessica.  “It’s crazy how this is actually affecting us,” I remember my friend saying. It was March 14th, her birthday. We laughed it off and walked to Starbucks, excited for our long spring br... More

The War on AddictionPosted 12/10/2020 by Jessica Nesbit

A new measure passed by Oregon sparks a new era of treating substance abuse. Now that the bulk of the election season is behind us, we now know many important measures that were passed throughout the ... More

Debate’s New LookPosted 11/12/2020 by Jessica Nesbit

 TJ’s Speech & Debate team has to adjust to social distancing.  Now that November is here, the 2020-2021 Varsity Speech and Debate season is upon us. The long tradition of arguing while wearin... More

We Need More Strawberry DressesPosted 10/15/2020 by Jessica Nesbit

Independent creators are important in a world of fast fashion. You may have seen it on Instagram; you may have seen it on Twitter; if you are truly lucky, you may have seen it on yourself—the latest... More