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Author: Roxanne Wilkerson

Soccer With SafetyPosted 05/21/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Though Girls’ Soccer was approved to take place in DPS this year, there are still many changes that have been made due to COVID restrictions.  TJ Girls’ Soccer looks quite different this year. Ma... More

Bidding for BeautificationPosted 04/13/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

TJ’s fifth annual action will be held online through April 11th-15th this year.  Despite the difficulties presented by the pandemic for school-wide events, TJ’s auction committee has managed to o... More

An Oscars to RememberPosted 03/27/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

The 2021 Academy Awards will look quite different due to the pandemic. The Academy Awards, most commonly referred to as the Oscars, is an annual event of awards celebrating artistic and technical meri... More

Art Through a LensPosted 03/10/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Thomas Jefferson High School’s photography teacher Lea Wagner is one of the local artists being featured in the URBANE Photography Exhibition at BitFactory Gallery. In celebration of Denver’s Mont... More

The Show Must Go OnPosted 03/10/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

As society moves further into the pandemic, a variety of movies have resumed filming, spending great deals of money on safety precautions and sanitary materials.  When the massive outbreak of the cor... More

The Value of MeditationPosted 03/10/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Guide to Meditation is a short series on Netflix where the meditation company Headspace teaches the science behind meditation while helping the audience practice it. Over the past few months, I have f... More

A Virtual Twist to College PreparationPosted 02/19/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Due to COVID-19, a multitude of colleges have decided to stay with a virtual plan for their 2021 summer programs.  The pandemic has sprung many surprises on society over the past year, yet now, when ... More

Two Repeals for One BreedPosted 02/08/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Denver and Aurora have officially repealed the pit bull ban that has been in place for decades, yet a variety of restrictions remain.  The New Year has brought an exciting change for the animal lover... More

Navigating the Ladder to SuccessPosted 11/30/2020 by Roxanne Wilkerson

TJ has introduced a new Career and College Success Navigator to the community. At the beginning of this unusual school year, TJ welcomed a few new friendly faces into the community. Although these fac... More

COVID Diary #11Posted 11/15/2020 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Roxanne. Who knew so many hopes could be crushed in a matter of hours? I was building my way up in life, striving for success. I’d gained a powerful desire to achieve more and exceed expectations ov... More