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Author: Lucy Peterson

High School SurvivalPosted 05/15/2018 by Lucy Peterson

A step-by-step guide on how to survive high school, from a girl who’s already survived it. Entering high school is often a very frightening thing to do; high school comes with a new sense a freedom,... More

Making Home Runs With a New Head CoachPosted 05/08/2018 by Lucy Peterson

A familiar face in TJ baseball steps up to a head coaching position. Graham Baughn, a familiar face to Thomas Jefferson High School’s baseball team, has recently assumed the position of head coach, ... More

Dancing KingPosted 04/19/2018 by Lucy Peterson

TJ’s beloved tradition returns with a new twist to the classic show. On Friday, April 13th, which happens to also be Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, Thomas Jefferson High School hosted their annual M... More

Students Are On a RollPosted 01/30/2018 by Lucy Peterson

New changes made to the biannual Honor Roll Assembly allow for a new way to reward students. The Honor Roll Assembly is a longstanding tradition at Thomas Jefferson High School where students are cele... More

Into the Music BoxPosted 12/07/2017 by Lucy Peterson

A new tragically relatable musical takes Broadway, and the world, by storm. Oscar Award-Winning composers and singer-songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul wrote the score to accompany a storyline tha... More

Amine in the AuditoriumPosted 11/14/2017 by Lucy Peterson

A local radio station brought rapper Amine to Thomas Jefferson High School after students won a contest. On Tuesday, October 10, KS 107.5, a local radio station in Denver, brought one of their radio s... More

Pooling Our ResourcesPosted 10/06/2017 by Lucy Peterson

Social Studies teacher turns to a new role as Thomas Jefferson’s Principal Intern. After working as a social studies teacher at TJ for 14 years, Jon Poole has changed his course to work as a Princip... More

An Enchanted EveningPosted 09/08/2017 by Lucy Peterson

Spartans gear up for another homecoming week filled with school spirit followed by an enchanted evening. With school shifting into high gear, students are preparing for the annual homecoming football ... More

Summer SalutationsPosted 06/01/2017 by Lucy Peterson

As another successful school year comes to a close, students prepare for an exciting summer break. The 2016-2017 school year held an abundance of accomplishments for TJ, both academically and in athle... More

Mr. TJ Through Fresh EyesPosted 04/26/2017 by Lucy Peterson

The annual Mr. TJ pageant returned with new men ready to impress the judges. On Friday April 14th, a group of spartan men and their escorts took the stage to compete for the title of Mr. TJ, Mr. Talen... More