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Longing For KnowledgePosted 02/27/2024 by Laine Gaherty

“Ancient History is a lot cooler than US History with Mr. Klimczak because you don’t have to listen to Mr. Klimczak.” – Mr. Long   At a young age, Nic Long’s grandma gifted him a ne... More

Charged With MurderPosted 02/23/2024 by Carlie Quinney

Lawsuits against Panera Bread have been racking up due to their highly caffeinated drink: the Charged Lemonade. Panera Bread, a bakery and restaurant based in St. Louis, has made a name for itself sel... More

The Zombie DrugPosted 02/20/2024 by Ben Hartley

The fentanyl crisis in the U.S. is being exacerbated by xylazine, a potent sedative used in veterinary medicine.  In Kensington, Philadelphia, a neighborhood known for its rampant drug use, the cheap... More

Lady Literature Posted 02/15/2024 by Emanuel Morales-Gomez

Many people truly don’t know just how much Amber Wilson does to help students get the education they need. For the past 24 years, Amber Wilson has been working to develop the minds of the future thr... More

Rise of the Stanley Empire – CorrectionPosted 02/11/2024 by Amaris Medina

From 10-year-olds to social studies teachers and 40-something moms, the Stanley tumbler is taking over the country. *Due to a recent complaint the reporter is issuing an apology and a correction for t... More

Dancing for DisneyPosted 02/08/2024 by Riley Rimkus

On February 10th, TJ will host a winter dance to support a nine year-old girl’s dream to go to Disney world. To kick off the new year, Thomas Jefferson will host a winter dance based around the ... More

Sensational SaltburnPosted 02/02/2024 by Amelia Mendoza-Stancer

This movie has gained popularity on social media for capturing the beauty and craziness of young adulthood, though it may not be the type of crazy that comes to mind. The movie Saltburn has taken the ... More

Japan’s Disaster On and Off LandPosted 02/01/2024 by Jesse Smith

The earthquake in Japan left immense damages to cities and even indirectly provoked an airplane crash. For Japan, the new year started with terror. On January 1, 2024, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit t... More

Making Dreams Come TruePosted 01/31/2024 by Campbell Mahoney

TJ’s Leadership students are working hard to fulfill a little girl’s dream.  For the entirety of its existence at Thomas Jefferson High School, the Leadership class has worked tirelessly to inspi... More

Migrating MonarchsPosted 01/31/2024 by Laine Gaherty

Scientists predict that the butterflies’ famous white spots may help the species travel longer distances.   In 1976, after 40 years of searching, Fred Urquhart discovered the specific location... More