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Black History MonthPosted 03/03/2021 by Olivia Oss

After several months of social media, news, and political coverage on the Black Lives Matter movement, Black History Month has more attention than ever.   The curricula in schools that cover Black H... More

Cool to be a CounselorPosted 02/28/2021 by Eliana Channell

Counselor Appreciation Week is a week to honor the counselors that do so much for our TJ community; they received little celebrations, gifts, and symbols of appreciation.  The first week of February ... More

Texas Needs Our HelpPosted 02/28/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

As a result of the cold weather, a Texas power outage affected millions of people. After a winter storm, Texas was in a state of emergency. Officials in the Lone Star State shut down the power because... More

Nothing to Hate but Hatred ItselfPosted 02/26/2021 by Ava Ward

The Anti-Defamation League delivered messages of inclusion, kindness, and positivity to Thomas Jefferson High School students in the No Place for Hate Virtual Assembly. Though anti-bullying campaigns ... More

COVID-19 Vaccine TypesPosted 02/26/2021 by Isabella Castillo-Sequera-Delgado

There are many differences between the various COVID-19 vaccines. Throughout this past year, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the lives of everyone around the world. The most common qu... More

Biden Brings the U.S. Back in the GamePosted 02/25/2021 by Aviva Freedberg

President Joe Biden rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement, an effort to tackle climate change. The Paris Climate Agreement is widely known as an effort to fight against climate change that was adopted b... More

California COVID CatastrophePosted 02/25/2021 by Nicholas Neuhalfen

Since the start of the pandemic, one in every twelve Californians have tested positive for COVID-19, and although cases have been at a steady decline, California is a prime example of how catastrophic... More

Snow Delay Schedule for Thursday, 2/25Posted 02/25/2021 by EADAIR

We are on a delayed schedule today! Today (2.25.21) will be a fully remote/synchronous day and there will be a 2 hour delay to start the day. THIS WILL BE OUR SCHEDULE: ADVISEMENT: 9:30-9:55 PERIOD 2:... More

The Disney EffectPosted 02/22/2021 by Adam McPherson

Seek the comfort of familiar Disney wisdom through the brand’s beloved characters’ most profound quotes.In anything in life, there is some sort of message that is delivered through the experience.... More

A Virtual Twist to College PreparationPosted 02/19/2021 by Roxanne Wilkerson

Due to COVID-19, a multitude of colleges have decided to stay with a virtual plan for their 2021 summer programs.  The pandemic has sprung many surprises on society over the past year, yet now, when ... More