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The Great, Math-ological GriffinPosted 05/15/2024 by Ravi Apte

TJ’s math teacher is looking to make a big splash in her new community. Abigail Griffin began her teaching career here at Thomas Jefferson High School two years ago, and has since become a beloved m... More

Lunch LingoPosted 05/15/2024 by Ben Hartley

Considering next year’s schedule changes at TJ, off campus lunch will become a privilege reserved for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.  With so many restaurants near TJ, deciding where to go during lu... More

TJ’s Environment is ChangingPosted 05/15/2024 by Jesse Smith

Mr. Butera, science teacher at TJ, is going half-time, meaning APES classes will be taking a hit.  AP Environmental Science, also known as APES, is one of the many Advanced Placement (AP) classes off... More

Making the Right ChoicePosted 05/15/2024 by Riley Rimkus

Thomas Jefferson High School is the perfect choice for young adults with various interests, as the community works to support every student. While each high school in the area comes with much to offer... More

Social SpotlightPosted 05/14/2024 by Farah Djama

Everyday, Ms. Berg and Ms. Davis work with students to ensure students have the resources they need to succeed in their academic and personal lives.  Social workers are an essential part of every com... More

Commitment QuandariesPosted 05/14/2024 by Merry Shukert

Choosing the right fit for your post-high school education is not as easy as it may seem; here’s my experience. There are countless factors to consider when deciding which college to attend, includi... More

How To Walk In the HallwaysPosted 05/13/2024 by Jesse Smith

A guide for freshmen coming into the hallways of TJ for the 24-25 school year. The hallways of high school can be scary for incoming freshmen. Between upperclassmen, embarrassing incidents, finding yo... More

A Modern ProposalPosted 05/13/2024 by Max Feierstein

A satirical and contemporary economic take on “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift. Inflation has become a normalcy in the United States. The housing market has seen increases no one could imagin... More

How to Survive Senior YearPosted 05/13/2024 by Alexa Tsvetkov

It is easy to feel overwhelmed entering your senior year, but don’t fear, the 2024 senior newspaper staff is here to guide you into having the most fulfilling and successful year possible.  As the ... More

The Great North American EclipsePosted 05/13/2024 by Cora Grabel

The next total solar eclipse to pass through the US won’t occur until 2044. In August of 2017, I traveled to Illinois to see the total solar eclipse. I was amazed, and, like many, made hypothetical ... More