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Author: Madelyn Staples

Spartan National A. Ward WinnerPosted 05/14/2021 by Madelyn Staples

One of TJ’s most esteemed students, Ava Ward, has received the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing National award.  Anyone who knows senior Ava W... More

The Final Rose for Chris HarrisonPosted 04/15/2021 by Madelyn Staples

After a controversial season and a questionable interview, Chris Harrison retires from the Bachelor. This season of the Bachelor had many twists and turns. Spoiler alert! Contestant Rachel Kirkconnell... More

Closing Time for Athletic ProgramsPosted 12/07/2020 by Madelyn Staples

Across the country, colleges and universities have shut down certain athletic programs after years in the running. Gymnastics, swimming, and diving programs across the United States have made the diff... More

Spartan Edition is Still RollingPosted 11/30/2020 by Madelyn Staples

 In face of all the curveballs the coronavirus has thrown, the Spartan Edition team has found a way to still produce the show for the TJ community Spartans have taken on a new challenge in the 2020-2... More

COVID Diary #7Posted 11/11/2020 by Madelyn Staples

Madelyn. I knew COVID was serious when I was sitting in first period, AP Lang, and I saw the unease on Mr. Silvers’ face as he told us we had this “extended” spring break. That’s when all of m... More

Virtual HonorPosted 05/18/2020 by Madelyn Staples

Graduating seniors were celebrated for their accomplishments.  As the high school experience comes to an end for seniors, select students are invited to an awards ceremony to celebrate their successe... More

Working Out the StressPosted 05/15/2020 by Madelyn Staples

During this troubling and unsettling time, several people have taken this extended break to begin or continue their fitness journey. Thousands of athletes have had their seasons, games, and training c... More

Setting in the SunPosted 05/08/2020 by Madelyn Staples

Digging deeper into outdoor volleyball The 2020 outdoor volleyball season is approaching. Outdoor volleyball includes playing on both sand and grass courts. Outdoor challenges the characteristics of a... More

Rounding Up FansPosted 02/13/2020 by Madelyn Staples

The new year was kicked off by the Denver tradition of hosting the National Western Stock Show. The middle of January is such a celebrated time for many, as it starts off the new year welcomes the Nat... More

It’s not a big deal.Posted 12/13/2019 by Madelyn Staples

The real feeling of stress. Shakingcryinghysterical. Can’t overcome this, trying, but as it breaks backs and stands on shoulders  pushing legs deeper into the quicksand of failure, relaxation canno... More