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Inspiring Students With the Magical Wonders of MathPosted 11/03/2023 by Ben Scherer

One TJ teacher has ventured back into the world of AP Calculus after years of teaching other courses. Brock Strickland, who is a well-known and well-loved teacher has been teaching TJ mathematics for ... More

The Swift EffectPosted 11/03/2023 by Alexa Tsvetkov

Speculations have arisen that Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end, Travis Kelce, and Taylor Swift are dating.  Since March of 2022, Taylor Swift has been traveling the U.S. on her Eras tour. She has perf... More

Aspirations for an ArtistPosted 10/30/2023 by Laine Gaherty

TJ’s newest art teacher shares her past and ideas regarding her passion for drawing and painting.  In 2022, Timi Biermann entered the artistic halls of Thomas Jefferson High School with plenty of s... More

The New Teacher On The BlockPosted 10/25/2023 by Emanuel Morales-Gomez

The man, the myth, the legend: Patrick Sasser, the new Computer Science teacher joins the Spartan family. After beloved teacher Stacey Fornstrom retired from TJ, a hero came along to rescue students f... More

The Dependable DeanPosted 10/25/2023 by Magnolia McLain

Leslie Hillen is new to TJ as the Dean of Instruction and already has plans to maintain a supportive role and make the school more inclusive. With years of experience around the world and throughout C... More

Barbie vs Oppenheimer – Battle of the BlockbustersPosted 10/23/2023 by Riley Rimkus

Two recent movies with unique messages sparked conversations about their lessons in the wider world. On July 21, 2023, two movies took theaters around the world by storm: Barbie and Oppenheimer. Diffe... More

What’s the Matter with Mikey?Posted 10/15/2023 by Ben Hartley

High school basketball sensation, Mikey Williams, could potentially face up to 28 years in prison. High school basketball prodigy Mikey Williams has conjured global attention for the past five years a... More

Climbing the RanksPosted 05/19/2023 by Alexa Tsvetkov

Up-and-coming author Colleen Hoover has left her mark on the world of young adult literature.  Colleen Hoover is on her way to becoming one of the most popular romantic fiction authors of our time. H... More

Name Claim to FamePosted 05/15/2023 by Ravi Apte

Amidst discourse from native tribes, Colorado’s Mount Evans could be facing a name change in the near future. During March of last year, the process of changing Mount Evans’ name officially began.... More

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