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A Man Outstanding in His FieldPosted 03/06/2008 by Christina Danek

Gordon Heaton carries lessons from his childhood on a farm to his teaching. by Christina Danek     While growing up on a farm in rural Illinois, Gordon Heaton never imagined that he wou... More

Library TutoringPosted 03/05/2008 by Ben Gilliland

Tutors offer students several options to improve their grades. by Ben Gilliland     Thomas Jefferson High School has several different tutoring options designed to help students, the bi... More

Building ChicagoPosted 03/04/2008 by Sinjin Jones

A look at the technical aspect of TJ Drama’s upcoming production, Chicago. by Sinjin Jones      A number of dynamics go into creating a successful stage musical: tech, music,... More

The Dream ContinuesPosted 03/03/2008 by Scott Bruskin

Boys’ basketball defeats Windsor 52-50 in the first round of the 4A state playoffs. by Scott Bruskin     The boys’ basketball team won a very competitive game on F... More

Fantasy Fliers: Lord of the RingsPosted 03/03/2008 by Sinjin Jones

The popularity and importance of this classic novel is reviewed. by Sinjin Jones Predating science fiction writing by centuries, the fable genre is literature that has long been adored by millions. It... More

CSAP On Its WayPosted 03/03/2008 by Vince Crespin

CSAP testing begins for TJ freshmen and sophomores on Tuesday.   by Vince Crespin     The state-mandated, standardized test, CSAP (Colorado Student Assessment Program) has bee... More

Hall Sweeps UpdatePosted 03/02/2008 by Ben Gilliland

The sweeps have proven to be effective in reducing both absences and tardies. by Ben Gilliland     For the past week Thomas Jefferson High School has been conducting hall sweeps, a... More

A MacBook Aboard 815: The ConstantPosted 03/01/2008 by Manny Perez

A LOST addict types really, really fast between commercials. CAUTION [If you didn’t see last night’s episode STOP! Spoilers Ahead!] by Manny Perez 8:10 – OK, Desmond is crazy. He kee... More

Playoff Woes for the Lady SpartansPosted 02/28/2008 by Keenan Moore

TJ girls’ basketball isn’t able to continue win streak against Fossil Ridge. By Keenan Moore The girls basketball team played their first playoff game, and they were not able to pull ... More

Mr. TJ 2008, Rescheduled For April 3Posted 02/28/2008 by Julia Harrington

Date postponed so every contestant can participate. by Julia Harrington     Each high school is defined by its traditions and character. Thomas Jefferson High School seniors combin... More