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Author: Kaylee Held

Never-Ending TalentPosted 05/20/2020 by Kaylee Held

Though the last three months of school were canceled, the after school activities continue to live on through students’ passions. One of TJ’s most beloved end-of-the-year events will always be the... More

Hobbies GalorePosted 05/14/2020 by Kaylee Held

With everyone drowning in free time, why not pick up a new skill? Though online school is occurring four days a week, many students find themselves with little to do all day. Screen time on the phone ... More

Seize the ClayPosted 04/20/2020 by Kaylee Held

Take a look into the bizarre life of a seemingly ordinary ceramics teacher, with everything from pet ducks to a haunted house. It would be hard to predict Lacye Pannell’s backstory. One would most l... More

The Classic American Sport Returns to TJPosted 02/18/2020 by Kaylee Held

Baseball tryouts are swiftly approaching as the warmth of spring sets in, and possible future players are preparing for the tryouts that loom mere days away. Spring sports have returned, bringing with... More

 Sparta Robotica Advances to RegionalsPosted 12/05/2019 by Kaylee Held

Thomas Jefferson’s Robotics Team qualifies for Regionals after taking fourth place in the Rocky Mountain BEST, earning the coveted Game Award. On October 26th, TJ’s Robotics Team placed fourth in ... More

Nooses Off: The Autumn PlayPosted 11/11/2019 by Kaylee Held

Thomas Jefferson High School’s Theater Club is busy preparing themselves for their first big play of the 2019-2020 school year, with a murder-mystery/comedy taking the stage. Tambyr Reed, Thomas Jef... More

2019 School Board ElectionsPosted 11/03/2019 by Kaylee Held

With the bitter cold months descending upon Denver, the autumn school board elections are underway as three open seats hover between nine candidates. Every year, the Denver Public Schools District hol... More

Remembering The Great Chicago FirePosted 10/08/2019 by Kaylee Held

148 years ago, at nine o’clock at night, a flame sparked from a fallen lantern in a small barn. It caused as many as 300 deaths, destroyed 2,000 acres of land, and cost the city $222 million in prop... More