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More Than Just A Rainy DayPosted 01/27/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

California’s precipitation levels heavily exceed historical measurements, but will this bring the state out of a drought? After a dreadfully dry year, the state of California has concluded that they... More

The News Spreading Across the NationPosted 01/27/2022 by Eleanor Benson

As we enter a new year, a new COVID-19 variant looms over the world. As if the serial killer has come back to life at the end of a horror movie, during a time when the world felt as if it had slowly s... More

365 Days of BidenPosted 01/27/2022 by Lucy Adlen

Biden’s first year in office started with a global pandemic, a capitol insurrection, and a divided nation. The year 2021 began with quite a frenzied, unforgettable bang. On January 1st, as the world... More

She Kills Monsters Takes Over the StagePosted 01/20/2022 by Lucy Adlen

Thomas Jefferson High School’s Theater Department is ready for the opening night of their production, She Kills Monsters.  After being out of commission for a year and a half, TJ Theater is finally... More

Tennessee’s Thoughtful TrainingPosted 01/18/2022 by Aviva Freedberg

Tennessee beauty professionals are now required to take one hour of domestic violence training to know the signs that a client is being abused.  One in four women and one in nine men in the United St... More

A Twisted CatastrophePosted 01/18/2022 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Many of the southern and central states of the U.S. have been demolished by violent thunderstorms and nearly 70 tornadoes. On December 10th, 2021, life-threatening thunderstorms and tornadoes began to... More

Back in BusinessPosted 12/08/2021 by Sara Eyassu

The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Districts competition commenced in-person for the first time in two years. Each year, members of the Thomas Jefferson High School DECA chapter comple... More

Freaky Fun FridaysPosted 12/08/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

A new TJ event that occurs every first Friday of the month has students and staff winning prizes, listening to music, and enjoying free food. November marked the start of First Fridays at TJ which con... More

Clothing the CommunityPosted 12/07/2021 by Adam McPherson

Fellowship of Christian Athletes is giving out warm clothes for the winter after school returns from break. A club that is a result of the tweets of a student-athlete, Fellowship of Christian Athletes... More

One Girl, One MatchPosted 12/07/2021 by Deqa Muse

Applying to colleges through the QuestBridge National College Match has been a journey to say the least. From watching those college decision videos on YouTube to having late-night conversations with ... More