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Online TransitionPosted 05/14/2020 by Chase Bellomo

Students and teachers alike at Thomas Jefferson are continuing to adapt to online learning. The Coronavirus has thrown a wrench in the lives of Americans across the country, as well as individuals all... More

A Life Saving OthersPosted 05/13/2020 by Nakya Castille

A security guard has to put his life on the line in order to provide for his family and try to save others. COVID-19 seems to be the only topic being talked about in the last few months, whether that ... More

COVID from the FrontlinesPosted 05/13/2020 by Tess Ware

COVID affects every family differently; here is one TJ family’s experience. My mother, Eden Hankins, has been an OBGYN Nurse Practitioner for 25 years. With COVID-19 in full swing, she states, “I ... More

An Unexpected EndingPosted 05/11/2020 by Amelia Carpenter

With the sudden changes to the school year due to COVID-19, seniors try to make the best out of their circumstances.  Just as the Thomas Jefferson graduating class of 2020 was preparing to celebrate ... More

Sources of StrengthPosted 05/10/2020 by Savignon Swimmer

Students work to cultivate a welcoming and open culture around mental health at TJ. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 3.2 percent (1.9 million) of adolescents have been ... More

Equal Rights for All?Posted 05/09/2020 by Tess Ware

The Equal Rights Amendment was a proposed amendment for women to be treated equally.  The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that was designed to guarantee... More

Snacking at HomePosted 05/08/2020 by Amelia Carpenter

Get creative with these simple and easy recipes to help pass the time while staying at home.  With boredom setting in as the stay at home order continues, it can be hard to find activities to occupy ... More

Resilience is In StockPosted 05/08/2020 by Ava Ward

As the world grapples with the effects of the coronavirus, grocery store employees are diligently working to provide their communities with essential resources. On the afternoon of Friday, March 13th,... More

Weekends in the WoodsPosted 05/06/2020 by Atlas Zaina

It can be scary going up to the mountains with a group of fifth-graders, but everything will be okay. Being a citizen of Colorado gives many the opportunity to fall in love with the mountains and the ... More

Lockers Full of PridePosted 05/01/2020 by Ryan Moe

The new locker room boosts the morale of many Spartan athletes. Thomas Jefferson High School made another grand new addition to the already reconstructed school, but this one has flown under the radar... More