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Author: Shana Saint-Phard

Checking the Right BubblePosted 05/11/2023 by Shana Saint-Phard

TJ Journal students discuss racial labels and inaccuracies.  Shana Saint-Phard and Farah Djama discuss how racial labeling is used in the United States, and the inaccuracy of grouping North African a... More

Going Nowhere SlowPosted 03/07/2023 by Shana Saint-Phard

How lunch detentions and Healthy Start Times impact tardiness.  Thomas Jefferson High School currently starts classes at 7:30 a.m.. A common clarification by teachers and administrators is that the 7... More

A Deputy’s DutyPosted 11/01/2022 by Shana Saint-Phard

New voter registration drive inspired civic engagement at Thomas Jefferson.  In the United States, enfranchisement plays a significant role in how citizens, especially younger generations, engage wit... More

New League, Who Dis Posted 10/09/2022 by Shana Saint-Phard

Thomas Jefferson’s football team enters a more competitive season as they moved from 3A to 4A this year. When Thomas Jefferson played Bear Creek at the Homecoming game, many students were seeing the... More

Fentanyl Finds Older GenerationsPosted 04/15/2022 by Shana Saint-Phard

In the fourth wave of an unending opioid epidemic, senior citizens are the new victims of addiction and overdose. For years, opioids have caused millions of deaths in the United States. According to t... More

Glued to HoldFast Posted 03/04/2022 by Shana Saint-Phard

A Colorado band is taking the state by storm.   Through perseverance and pure resilience, many people have made the best of their situations throughout the pandemic. For some, music was a way to cope... More

The Myth of Black ExcellencePosted 03/01/2022 by Shana Saint-Phard

How have different perceptions of black excellence affected the black community? The phrase “black excellence” appears to the masses as a simple form of praise. “Black excellence” has been see... More

After An InsurrectionPosted 03/01/2022 by Shana Saint-Phard

New information has been exposed after investigations about the January 6th Insurrection by the Select Committee.  For many Americans, the events of the attack on the United States Capitol on January... More

Check Out Candice FrazierPosted 11/30/2021 by Shana Saint-Phard

Thomas Jefferson is proud to introduce the newest addition to the library.  It is not uncommon for students to dread going to the library, as going to the library often has the connotation of sufferi... More