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The Mourning Hours of RomePosted 01/24/2023 by Akaash Raghunath

Pope Benedict XVI, former head of the Catholic Church,  dies at age 95. Pope Benedict XVI (sixteen), originally named Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, served as the head of the Catholic Church from 2005 un... More

Triggers, Not ToysPosted 01/23/2023 by Mattie Brightwell

The new year kicked off with another school shooting tragedy– what happens when a child as young as six shoots his own teacher? Violence statistics in America haven’t decreased recently. Nearly ev... More

A Helping Hand For The HolidaysPosted 12/12/2022 by Makayla Vasquez

The holidays come with their own obstacles – food should not be one of them.  With the holidays approaching, the need for food significantly increases for many members of the TJ community. In t... More

No Substitute for a Good TimePosted 12/12/2022 by Ravi Apte

DPS substitute teachers help keep schools open during challenging times. Substitute teachers are part of the glue that holds our schools together, allowing students to thrive and learn. These substitu... More

Reading RefreshPosted 12/12/2022 by Farah Djama

TJ Book Club makes reading fun again, one book at a time.  Thomas Jefferson High School, like many other high schools across Denver, have plenty of student-led clubs. The clubs here at TJ covers a hu... More

What’s That? It’s Balarat!Posted 12/11/2022 by Makayla Vasquez

The Balarat program provides students across Colorado with an experience they will never forget.  After three years of not utilizing high school leaders, the Balarat program is back and available for... More

Club Q MassacrePosted 12/09/2022 by Ben Hartley

A look into how the shooting unfolded and the suspect’s controversial past. On November 19, at approximately 11:56 p.m., an active shooter began raining bullets down on the patrons of Club Q, an LGB... More

Twitter TroublePosted 12/09/2022 by McKenzy Perkins

With Elon Musk as the new CEO of Twitter, issues have emerged that could potentially ruin the reputation of the company. Twitter, one of the world’s biggest social media platforms, has recently expl... More

Something’s in the AirPosted 12/02/2022 by Ben Morlan

Teens are turning to an easy-to-conceal illicit substance to achieve a dopamine high. Something’s in the air in high schools across America, and it’s not love, asbestos, or COVID. Instead, it’s ... More

Honing their Motor SkillsPosted 12/02/2022 by Mattie Brightwell

Sparta Robotica students work hard every day to prepare for competitions and individually prepare for colleges and careers in STEM. The Thomas Jefferson High School Robotics team is a part of the scho... More