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Author: Roxanne Wilkerson

Lady Spartan StrikersPosted 05/06/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

TJ’s Girls’ Spring 2022 Soccer team kicks off with enthusiasm and resilience to lead one another to excellence. After competing through the past two years of uncertainty, due to the COVID-19 pande... More

Magnificent Moments of MusicPosted 04/29/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

The 64th annual Grammy Awards ceremony was a momentous occasion that recognized aspiring artists of today’s developing music industry. Although our world has been transformed by the uncertainty of p... More

Roxanne’s Original Reviews: tick, tick… BOOM!Posted 03/14/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

This film portrayed the honest story of the promising playwright, Jonathan Larson, who faced the overwhelming hardships of his work, love, and friendship.  The Netflix Original known as tick, tick…... More

More Than Just A Rainy DayPosted 01/27/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

California’s precipitation levels heavily exceed historical measurements, but will this bring the state out of a drought? After a dreadfully dry year, the state of California has concluded that they... More

A Twisted CatastrophePosted 01/18/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Many of the southern and central states of the U.S. have been demolished by violent thunderstorms and nearly 70 tornadoes. On December 10th, 2021, life-threatening thunderstorms and tornadoes began to... More

Roxanne’s Original Reviews: Fever DreamPosted 11/17/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

A film that entrances its audience in a complexly twisted story, raising awareness for environmental issues. WARNING: Spoiler Alert On October 13th, 2021, Fever Dream, a Spanish physiological thriller... More

An Ocean of OilPosted 10/25/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

An oil pipeline leak caused a major spill off the coast of southern California, harming nearby wildlife and coastal communities. On October 2nd, 2021, an oil pipeline leaked over 100,000 gallons of cr... More

A Digital Shift in the Education SystemPosted 10/12/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

After returning to in-person learning, teachers have continued a digital learning plan, reducing the use of paper. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant change in how school work is distribut... More

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