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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

A Step Closer to the FuturePosted 05/04/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

For students on the lookout for opportunities, DPS internships are here! During the COVID-19 era, many things have been shoved to the back of students’ minds. Between struggling with school, mental ... More

Spartans Return to TJ for AP Testing Posted 04/30/2021 by Jessica Nesbit

After a year of hybrid learning, students have returned to the building for AP testing. When in person learning came to a halt last March, the College Board had to act quickly to ensure that the 1.21 ... More

COVID Leads to Another Housing Market CrashPosted 04/30/2021 by Tess Ware

The housing market took a huge hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. The housing market has been affected in more ways than one, and David Ware, a homebuilder here in Denver, was a great resource in findi... More

Emerging Business LeadersPosted 04/30/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

Competing at DECA’s competitions virtually this year was challenging, but students were still able to learn lifelong skills.  Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a program that prepar... More

Hungry to Help OthersPosted 04/21/2021 by Ben Abram

SkillsUSA officers at Thomas Jefferson High School volunteered on March 1st to create bagged lunches for women in homeless shelters in Denver TJ’s SkillsUSA chapter has not taken this unique year of... More

Dr. Seuss Books Gone WrongPosted 04/20/2021 by Trinity Doublin

Dr. Seuss has created books that readers see “portray people in ways that are wrong.” Theodor Seuss Geisel also known as Dr. Seuss is one of the most known book creators to make children’... More