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Taking a Stand Posted 03/06/2023 by Campbell Mahoney

In the wake of the shooting and death of Luis Garcia, East High School students are holding Denver Public Schools accountable for change.  This year, there have already been 80 mass shootings. Mass s... More

The Many Lives of KindlePosted 02/28/2023 by Kira Kennedy

Kathryn Kindle retires after 40 years of coaching at TJ. When talking about the Lady Spartan basketball program, one can’t help but bring up Kathryn Kindle, known as “Coach K” to her players... More

Nursing NightmarePosted 02/28/2023 by Ben Hartley

Several schools in South Florida have been discovered selling fake nursing degrees. It is not often that people lend their trust to strangers. At the very least, most take reassurance in knowing our m... More

AI’s on the PrizePosted 02/23/2023 by Ravi Apte

Open AI released their revolutionary software Chat GPT last November. Open AI (Artificial Intelligence) released its learning language model AI, ChatGPT (generative pre-trained transformer)  in Novem... More

Delayed Start – Thursday, February 23Posted 02/23/2023 by EADAIR

Due to severe weather, DPS will be on a 2-hour delay on Thursday, Feb. 23. Stay warm and get here safely, Spartans! Period 1: 9:30 – 10:10 Period 2: 10:14 – 10:49 Period 3: 10:53 – 11:28 Lun... More

Troubles Off CampusPosted 02/22/2023 by Mattie Brightwell

In the past few years, businesses have dealt with unruly behavior from students in several schools across Colorado – including TJ. One of the many added benefits of being a high schooler is the ... More

College Cost ConundrumPosted 02/17/2023 by Ben Morlan

The costs of colleges across the country are prohibitively high for some. In 2023, good grades, a high GPA, and an average SAT or ACT score may not be the biggest concern among high school students ap... More

Chemicals in the CrashPosted 02/14/2023 by McKenzy Perkins

Due to a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, the beginning of the 2023 year has been a rocky ride for residents.  In East Palestine, Ohio, a Norfolk Southern freight train carrying 38 cars dera... More

Varied Histories of Valentine’s DayPosted 02/13/2023 by Farah Djama

This modern holiday of Valentine’s Day has a unique and ancient history.   Often associated with love letters, chocolates, and red and pink decorations, Valentine’s Day is a day celebrated by mi... More

Spartan SpiritPosted 02/10/2023 by Kira Kennedy

Students get creative with a fun week of events for the whole community. The Thomas Jefferson High School spirit week will be full of events and fun spirit days, along with Challenge Day for juniors a... More