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¨Class of 2025¨Posted 05/08/2024 by Sophia Nicholson

The revelations of the class of 2025. It’s only a year and change away “No way” is all we could say. It still feels like I’m in elementary school  Creating Valentines boxes, Decoratin... More

ChatGPT vs. GooglePosted 05/06/2024 by Ravi Apte

AI engines may be developing the potential to be even more useful to students than well known tools such as Google.  Artificial intelligence (AI) has been one of the hottest topics of this decade. In... More

Satire: Procrastination is WonderfulPosted 05/06/2024 by Ben Scherer

You know what they say: “push things to the last minute, and they only take a minute to do.” According to an American Psychological Association article, 80-95% of college students procrastinate. F... More

Shooting Stars to Classroom StarsPosted 05/03/2024 by Sophia Nicholson

Jill Griffin has had an inspirational journey while taking the steps to help students learn and be challenged. Nestled within the bustling hallways of Thomas Jefferson High School, Jill Griffin stands... More

Lloyd is LegitPosted 05/03/2024 by Nate Bolinske

Leading Arizona Men’s Basketball with pride, Tommy Lloyd envisions a long and successful career with the Wildcats. The University of Arizona men’s basketball team has recently struggled wi... More

One Day At A TimePosted 05/02/2024 by Makayla Vasquez

The latest fictional love story on Netflix is a tear jerker for Internet users.  *This article contains some spoilers related to the show* Netflix’s One Day is one of the newest obsessions on the i... More

Coach CalvinPosted 05/02/2024 by Ben Hartley

This spring, assistant boys’ tennis coach Calvin Alexander joined the girls’ tennis program as head coach.  The TJ Girls’ Tennis team has had a positive first half of their season with five win... More

Casting The NettePosted 04/30/2024 by Carlie Quinney

Now in her second year as a librarian at TJ, “Ms. Nette” has done quite a bit to create a comforting space for students.  Many high school students look forward to a certain time in their school ... More

Making a MarkPosted 04/30/2024 by Amelia Mendoza-Stancer

Campbell Mahoney works hard behind the scenes to help create a positive environment at Thomas Jefferson High School. Campbell Mahoney is a vivacious senior at TJ who participates in various ways acros... More

How to Train a Movie DirectorPosted 04/26/2024 by Laine Gaherty

Making a live action How To Train Your Dragon was quite possibly the worst decision to be made in the history of humankind.  How To Train Your Dragon (HTTYD) is a prime example of a cinematic masterp... More