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Author: Merry Shukert

A New Era of AthleticsPosted 04/26/2023 by Merry Shukert

The new competitive boys’ volleyball team at TJ is the first step towards creating more co-ed athletics opportunities. It’s very common to find both men and women playing volleyball for fun, thoug... More

Dream Out LoudPosted 04/04/2023 by Merry Shukert

Dana Starbuck’s retirement after 28 years in the teaching field is hitting students hard. Math may not be everyone’s favorite subject, but Dana Starbuck has a reputation for making it enjoyable an... More

Lenient and LethalPosted 03/06/2023 by Merry Shukert

The United States’ easygoing gun control laws are causing innocent people to fear for their lives.  A mere two months into 2023, gun violence rates in the United States tower over those of every ot... More

Preparing for PressurePosted 02/09/2023 by Merry Shukert

TJ’s staff begins to coach juniors in order to better prepare them for the SAT on April 12th. The Earth has made yet another rotation around the sun, and while the Thomas Jefferson 2022-2023 school ... More

The Sinister Grin of the CenturyPosted 12/12/2022 by Merry Shukert

The new movie Smile put a unique spin on cinematic advertising. The new horror movie Smile was released on September 30th, just in time for Halloween, and has viewers trembling with fear and at the ed... More

Animal JackpotPosted 12/07/2022 by Merry Shukert

After lots of experience with different pets, my family foster failed a terrier mix puppy, and she’s the perfect fit. From a young age, I was raised to be a very passionate animal lover, just like m... More

Uncertainty to GloryPosted 11/18/2022 by Merry Shukert

After a difficult journey, Astros player Trey Mancini came back to make one of the game winning plays in the World Series. For just the second time in history, the Houston Astros have destroyed their ... More

Hitting it out of the ParkPosted 10/19/2022 by Merry Shukert

The Thomas Jefferson Softball team use their strength and skill to fight their way to the top.  The Thomas Jefferson High School Softball team concluded a very successful regular season, with an impr... More