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Author: Sara Eyassu

Anotha OnePosted 01/27/2022 by Sara Eyassu

The Bachelor returns after a year, staying true to its roots with a white bachelor courting 30 women. About a year ago, the second semester of junior year did not call my name as the SAT crept upon me... More

Back in BusinessPosted 12/08/2021 by Sara Eyassu

The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Districts competition commenced in-person for the first time in two years. Each year, members of the Thomas Jefferson High School DECA chapter comple... More

Tis Trunk or Treat TimePosted 11/12/2021 by Sara Eyassu

Trunk or Treat Street brought in the fall season at Thomas Jefferson High School with candy and games in a post-quarantine world. Trick or Treat Street has been an annual tradition at Thomas Jefferson... More

Punting into the New SeasonPosted 10/08/2021 by Sara Eyassu

Spartan football makes a comeback to defend their 2021 state championship title while defining their new team. May 14th, 2021 presented a movie defining image, as students decked in yellow and brown s... More

Golfing for GoodPosted 05/11/2021 by Sara Eyassu

The All For One Golf Tournament is the epitome of community engagement, as the day of golf raises funds for four neighborhood schools, including Thomas Jefferson High School. A beaming sun with no clo... More

Diversity DiscrepancyPosted 04/15/2021 by Sara Eyassu

Thomas Jefferson High School’s diverse demographics are not represented in club officer positions. The array of student organizations at TJ attracted me as I shook the jitters off after my freshman ... More

Ms. Chase Defining the Math BasePosted 03/08/2021 by Sara Eyassu

There is a new addition to the TJ faculty serving as a special education math support. Thomas Jefferson High School is recognized for its challenging academic courses, formative student-run clubs, and... More

Tigray in TurmoilPosted 02/12/2021 by Sara Eyassu

The Tigray region of Ethiopia is currently suffering from a genocide initiated by the government. Ethiopia is a country in Africa that has garnered worldwide recognition for its food, music, and biodi... More

COVID Diary #21Posted 12/04/2020 by Sara Eyassu

Sara. The following dated entries are from my personal journal in the midst of COVID-19. March 27, 2020 Your girl’s living through a pandemic. Coronavirus swept through so quickly that the U.S. has ... More

Breaking Black BordersPosted 12/02/2020 by Sara Eyassu

The College Board launched the virtual “Real Talk” series to connect Black students with admissions representatives from universities across the country. Historically, it’s no secret that the Bl... More