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Author: Juanita Hurtado

Dress Code Free!Posted 11/18/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Students celebrate TJ’s changes to dress code policies. Over the years, the school’s dress code policies have been faced with controversial reactions: arguments appealing to the freedom of express... More

Come One, Come All, DenverArt is On!Posted 11/12/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Denver’s largest mural brings new insight into the city’s street art history. After a global pandemic and every day seeming like the one before, Denver’s streets are as crowded as ever. From nat... More

A Proud HeritagePosted 10/29/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

The U-Pick season has begun and TJ’s students are invited to participate. Colorado is a proud state, one not lacking traits to be proud of such as the opportunity to ski every year and still bask in... More

A Step Closer to the FuturePosted 05/04/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

For students on the lookout for opportunities, DPS internships are here! During the COVID-19 era, many things have been shoved to the back of students’ minds. Between struggling with school, mental ... More

Girls’ Got Moxie!Posted 04/30/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Moxie turns “controversial” into “never-ending learning.” Feminism has always been a controversial issue. As with any injustice, the mistreatment of women is hard to understand until it happen... More

An Allegory of HumankindPosted 03/26/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

It is time to join the creative writing club! “Storytelling is embedded in our species down to the very core of the neurons in our brains. . .Writing and storytelling, in my opinion, are what make u... More

A New Take on the Revelry ParadePosted 02/19/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Since America’s very first Mardi Gras in 1703, the festival has celebrated ‘Fat Tuesday’ with beautiful parades throughout the streets of New Orleans. The streets are decorated with beads, a... More

A Constant Spark Of HopePosted 12/11/2020 by Juanita Hurtado

In a world turned upside down by a pandemic, everyone’s question is: when will we get a vaccine? In late 2019, COVID-19 was identified in Wuhan, China. It spread overseas, and by April 2020 it h... More

Peaking with DonationsPosted 11/30/2020 by Juanita Hurtado

Thomas Jefferson’s Leadership Class organized a donation drop-off for Urban Peak. On October 10th, the Leadership Class held a donation drop-off for Urban Peak. Urban Peak is a non-profit shelter fo... More

TJ’s Bet on a Culture of ConsentPosted 11/04/2020 by Juanita Hurtado

Thomas Jefferson High School responds to the protests against sexual misconduct. After East High School students were accused of rape and sexual assault on popular social media platforms like Instagra... More