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Author: Sara Eyassu

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

DECA Takes Virtual Competitions to the Next LevelPosted 11/15/2020 by Sara Eyassu

TJ students are preparing for virtual competitions that have become this year’s reality due to COVID-19. DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is a career and technical organization that ... More

Voice Your VotePosted 10/31/2020 by Sara Eyassu

Eighteen-year-olds across the country are beginning to participate in their first national election amidst the unconventional year of 2020. This year has been nothing short of a whirlwind, now with th... More