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Release Party For OnePosted 10/28/2020 by Sara Medina

How one local artist created and released an EP, during a global pandemic.  Traditionally, new music would be released on a Friday, followed by a series of promotion events, whether that be an interv... More

Molding TJ CeramicsPosted 10/26/2020 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

Black Lives Matter Movement Impacted Sports GloballyPosted 10/26/2020 by Eliana Channell

Athletes of all different sports all over the world have joined the Black Lives Matter movement to fight injustice.  Seven years ago, on July 13th, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) was founded by Alicia ... More

More Than A Beauty BrandPosted 10/19/2020 by Aviva Freedberg

A brand new makeup line with good intentions is now on the market. Twenty-eight-year-old Selena Gomez, known for her role on Wizards of Waverly Place, as well as for her singing and producing career, ... More

We Need More Strawberry DressesPosted 10/15/2020 by Jessica Nesbit

Independent creators are important in a world of fast fashion. You may have seen it on Instagram; you may have seen it on Twitter; if you are truly lucky, you may have seen it on yourself—the latest... More

Live From “The Green House”Posted 10/09/2020 by Georgia Hartley

One band is adapting to the challenges presented by COVID-19 by finding new ways to perform.  Tours and live performances are a crucial part of any band’s career. From playing local bars and sm... More

The Danger of AgeismPosted 05/19/2020 by Jack Ciulla

Ageism is an alarming factor that could drive a feud between generations.  Ageism is the prejudice of one age group holding a grudge between another, usually from an older generation’s standpoi... More

Future FearsPosted 05/15/2020 by Ella Stephens

The transition to college is a very big change in students’ lives, and it can generate many fears and insecurities.  When I was in 8th grade, my middle school class went to a career fair. For the e... More

In Her ElementPosted 05/14/2020 by Caitlin Beery

Ms. Teeter leaves her mark on her students. Science classes are all unique and interesting in their own way, but there is something special about the chemistry classes at TJ. Chemistry and biology tea... More

Hobbies GalorePosted 05/14/2020 by Kaylee Held

With everyone drowning in free time, why not pick up a new skill? Though online school is occurring four days a week, many students find themselves with little to do all day. Screen time on the phone ... More