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Honing their Motor SkillsPosted 12/02/2022 by Mattie Brightwell

Sparta Robotica students work hard every day to prepare for competitions and individually prepare for colleges and careers in STEM. The Thomas Jefferson High School Robotics team is a part of the scho... More

New Ocean DiscoveriesPosted 12/01/2022 by Jesse Smith

With only a month left in 2022, here are some of the exciting new creatures scientists have found this year.  Ocean takes up 71% of Earth’s surface. Being wide and vast, they support life to what s... More

Webb of the UniversePosted 12/01/2022 by Mattie Brightwell

As 2023 draws closer, humanity is exploring deeper into the universe than ever before. For science, the question still remains: what’s out there? James Webb may provide the answers. Recently, NASA... More

Little Shop of HorrorsPosted 11/28/2022 by Alexa Tsvetkov

TJ’s musical Little Shop of Horrors was a groundbreaking performance and set milestones for the future of TJ’s performing arts. The highly awaited Little Shop of Horrors TJ fall musical was a grea... More

Uncertainty to GloryPosted 11/18/2022 by Merry Shukert

After a difficult journey, Astros player Trey Mancini came back to make one of the game winning plays in the World Series. For just the second time in history, the Houston Astros have destroyed their ... More

Delayed Start – Special Schedule for Friday, November 18Posted 11/18/2022 by EADAIR

All DPS schools will be delayed two hours on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, due to severe weather. All school-related events and activities are also delayed two hours. Schedule: Period 1: 9:30 – 10:10 P... More

Justice Demanded In IranPosted 11/15/2022 by Mattie Brightwell

The murder of Mahsa Amini, a young woman in Iran, has kicked off protests all across the world, demanding a change in Iran’s government and laws.  Earlier this year, Iran began several protests and... More

Jackpot?Posted 11/14/2022 by Brady Vinlove

A ticket was sold for the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot; how much is it really worth? Many people dream of becoming billionaires, but for one lucky winner in California, that dream i... More

An Avalanche of EmotionsPosted 11/10/2022 by Akaash Raghunath

Former NHL star and Colorado Avalanche broadcaster Peter McNab dies at 70. Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1972, Peter McNab played in the National Hockey League for 15 seasons and nearly 1000 games.... More

A Nation UnderwaterPosted 11/09/2022 by Farah Djama

Recent flooding in Pakistan has both a national and international effect.  When thinking of climate change, many think of the burning of the Amazon rainforests and widespread wildfires. The increase ... More