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Author: Tess Ware

Working Around SenioritisPosted 02/24/2021 by Tess Ware

Seniors offer advice to the Class of 2022. For 12th graders, combating senioritis is never easy, but with many students completing their final year of high school online, the chronic lack of motivatio... More

Roll Tide vs. BuckeyesPosted 02/12/2021 by Tess Ware

The University of Alabama played against Ohio State in the College Football National Championship.  The 2021 College National Championship was played on January 11, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Florida. T... More

Bump, Set, COVID SpikePosted 12/08/2020 by Tess Ware

Despite the major differences between club and high school volleyball, neither of the sport’s formats have been immune to the major changes caused by COVID-19. Volleyball started in Holyoke, Massach... More

COVID Diary #6Posted 11/10/2020 by Tess Ware

Tess. When COVID-19 first started in China and had not reached the US yet, my friends and I were watching memes about what was going on. Little did we know, two months later we would be right there wi... More

Softball in Full SwingPosted 11/09/2020 by Tess Ware

Softball takes on the season even with COVID-19 circumstances.  This year’s season was different because of the circumstances with COVID-19, but the softball team made it the best they could. T... More

Softball in Full SwingPosted 11/04/2020 by Tess Ware

Softball takes on the season even with COVID-19 circumstances.  This year’s season was different because of the circumstances with COVID-19, but the softball team made it the best they could. T... More

Molding TJ CeramicsPosted 10/30/2020 by Tess Ware

The TJ community welcomes a new ceramics teacher during this unfamiliar time.  At the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Thomas Jefferson added some new teachers to our community, one being the new ... More

COVID from the FrontlinesPosted 05/13/2020 by Tess Ware

COVID affects every family differently; here is one TJ family’s experience. My mother, Eden Hankins, has been an OBGYN Nurse Practitioner for 25 years. With COVID-19 in full swing, she states, “I ... More

Equal Rights for All?Posted 05/09/2020 by Tess Ware

The Equal Rights Amendment was a proposed amendment for women to be treated equally.  The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that was designed to guarantee... More

Powder ParadisePosted 02/24/2020 by Tess Ware

Snow-body can resist these slopes. Skiing became popular back in the 1800s, when people would ski for recreational activity in snow-covered regions. Norway, who invented skiing, used it first for hunt... More