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Author: Merry Shukert

CharlieWonder-StruckPosted 04/08/2024 by Merry Shukert

Just a few years after releasing his first song, one TJ senior producer has gained lots of popularity and is quickly taking the country by storm.  Recently, Thomas Jefferson High School senior Charli... More

Sky High SwitcharooPosted 01/10/2024 by Merry Shukert

Two unaccompanied minors boarded the wrong flights during the 2023 holiday rush season, ending up with an impromptu vacation. In what seems like the real life version of the 1990 Christmas film Home A... More

Rationalizing the IrrationalPosted 12/11/2023 by Merry Shukert

Gen Z’s newest obsession revolves around an outlandish way of rationalizing decisions in a girl’s life. Spending a $15 Starbucks gift card means that you get $15 worth of drinks for free. Wearing ... More

Brain POWerPosted 12/06/2023 by Merry Shukert

A beloved tradition has taken root at Thomas Jefferson High School; one that seeks to captivate both students and staff with mind-bending math questions. Shown in the Spartan Edition multiple times th... More

Mile-High EuphoriaPosted 09/15/2023 by Merry Shukert

The Denver Nuggets won their first ever championship during the 2022-23 season, and it’s one that Colorado sports fans are sure to never forget. Seconds after the final buzzer sounded on June 12th, ... More

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