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Iron Flame Sets Readers on Fire Posted 12/08/2023 by Jesse Smith

The biggest book of 2023, Fourth Wing, has finally gained a sequel, Iron Flame, does it live up to the hype of the original?  In the summer of 2023, Fourth Wing went viral on social media, and reader... More

The Streaming Wars Rage OnPosted 12/08/2023 by Ravi Apte

In a rapidly digitizing world, streaming services of all kinds are vying for your dollar.  Netflix was founded in 1997 and went on to revolutionize the entertainment industry, forever changing the wa... More

Baker Brings The BreadPosted 12/08/2023 by Makayla Vasquez

A spotlight on Alyssa Baker, TJ’s newest addition to the Future Center.  Alyssa Baker is feeling the TJ spirit after joining the staff last year as a paraprofessional, as TJ has been more than welc... More

76 DaysPosted 12/08/2023 by Magnolia McLain

Over the summer, I spent 76 days in 10 different countries with my parents and my three siblings. This summer, my parents took me and my siblings on the greatest trip of our lives. The trip lasted 76 ... More

Planting Seeds of ChangePosted 12/08/2023 by Sophia Nicholson

TJ’s Sustainability Club is taking the next steps in helping the environment. TJ’s Sustainability Club is dedicated to work on helping educate the TJ community about ways to become more environmen... More

The Queen of Rock and RollPosted 12/08/2023 by Amelia Mendoza-Stancer

Everyone has wanted to marry their celebrity crush at some point, but Priscilla Presley lived the “dream” when she married Elvis. From the ‘50s until his death in the ‘70s, Elvis Presley was a... More

Scouting Out The WingsPosted 12/08/2023 by Mattie Brightwell

Vince Mattei worked hard for months to earn his Eagle Scout badge, in turn helping out the TJ Theatre department. While it often goes unnoticed by many, community service projects provide huge support... More

The Mystery Behind McDonald’s SpritePosted 12/08/2023 by Ben Scherer

Many believe that the Sprite at McDonald’s tastes incredible. But why? Sprite is Sprite, right? No, wrong! Not all Sprite is created equal. Sprite, a sugary, carbonated beverage that has a hint of l... More

The DECA ExperiencePosted 12/08/2023 by Nate Bolinske

TJ’s long-reigning DECA domination has been a big part of school culture for many years.  Thomas Jefferson High School’s CCT program offers a range of fun and exciting classes that teach life ski... More

AirplanesPosted 12/04/2023 by Sophia Nicholson

The pressures of junior year make it a difficult time to navigate.   “What do you want to be when you grow up?” said my kindergarten teacher, “An actress!” said six-year-old me, “A pilo... More