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Summer for the SpartansPosted 05/27/2021 by Avery LoJacono

While the end of the longest school year comes to an end, TJ is thankful for the lessons and opportunities that have come from COVID-19.  After ending last year online, Thomas Jefferson had high hope... More

Tassles to the LeftPosted 05/19/2021 by Sara Medina

The day that all seniors have been looking forward to is almost here. A majority of seniors have spent 12 years of their lives in the school system, whether that was at a public or private school. Stu... More

A Career Head StartPosted 05/17/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

The CareerWise apprenticeship program can give students valuable work experience. With increasing costs of attending college and jobs becoming more competitive, it is only natural for students to want... More

Golfing for GoodPosted 05/11/2021 by Sara Eyassu

The All For One Golf Tournament is the epitome of community engagement, as the day of golf raises funds for four neighborhood schools, including Thomas Jefferson High School. A beaming sun with no clo... More

Crypto: Is It Worth It?Posted 05/11/2021 by Jael Iyema

Digital currency is on the rise, here is a guide to understanding the origins of the most popular cryptocurrencies.  Cryptocurrency is decentralized digital or virtual money that is secured by crypto... More

An Enchanted NightPosted 05/10/2021 by Caitlin Beery

After not having prom last year, Thomas Jefferson High School hosted prom for the Class of 2021 in the school’s garden. After TJ prom 2020 was canceled, the class of 2021 waited anxiously for news a... More

Super Senior ShowcasePosted 05/10/2021 by Chase Bellomo

This year, Thomas Jefferson High School rolled out a new senior talent show that allowed all seniors to participate and show off their skills. The Senior Showcase is a new tradition which is a revampe... More

Crisis at the BorderPosted 05/10/2021 by Nicholas Neuhalfen

Last month the U.S saw more immigrants crossing the U.S-Mexico border than any month before, but what is behind this border surge, and should it be considered a “crisis”? The United States has alw... More

She Brought Justice, Now She gets PeacePosted 05/07/2021 by Jael Iyema

American politician Stacey Abrams becomes a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize Stacey Abrams. Say her name as many times as humanly possible until you never forget it. Abrams is a voting rights activis... More

International Women’s DayPosted 05/07/2021 by Deqa Muse

Although International Women’s Day has passed, it is still relevant and important to recognize some of the amazing female teachers who make up Thomas Jefferson High School’s staff. Michelle Obama,... More