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A Bald Move

A Bald Move

Olivia poses for her “before” and “after” pictures. photos courtesy of the Oss family. Eleven-year-old Olivia Oss shaved her head to raise money and awareness for childhood cancers. [Read more…]  Read More →

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Changing the Game: TJ Boys’ Volleyball

Changing the Game: TJ Boys’ Volleyball

Spartan boys are paving a new path for club sports at TJ. photo by Sabrina Kohrt TJ boys gear up for their inaugural season of volleyball. [Read more…]  Read More →

Community

Unified for One, Unified for All

Unified for One, Unified for All

Team members from left to right: Coach Pitrone, Jack Willson, Jonny Sundeen, Shi Vargas, Coach Enzminger, Dane Washington, Conner Sutton, Jazz Moore, Coach Novak (not pictured: David Johnson, Madisyn Higgins, Jaylin Johnson) TJ’s Unified Basketball team headed back to the State... [Read more...]

People

Creating History

Creating History

Sean Roberts inspires Spartans every day. photo by Sasha Mesropov Social studies teacher gives hope for a better future for students. [Read more…]  Read More →

Sports

Changing the Game: TJ Boys’ Volleyball

Changing the Game: TJ Boys’ Volleyball

Spartan boys are paving a new path for club sports at TJ. photo by Sabrina Kohrt TJ boys gear up for their inaugural season of volleyball. [Read more…]  Read More →

Living/Arts

Insurgent

Insurgent

artwork by Alex Villescas The Divergent Sequel Comes Alive in this Action Packed Film [Read more…]  Read More →

Robotics

TJ Robotics Excels at State

TJ Robotics Excels at State

The Spartan Six (L to R): sophomores Evan Wenger, Erik Stolz, Colton Hook, Natan Getschel, Kendall Richter (not pictured, #6: The Robot). TJ Robotics team “The Spartan Six” made it to the final round of the State Competition. On February 28th at the FIRST Tech Challenge... [Read more...]

Editorial

Bracket Busters

Bracket Busters

The unpredictable Madness of March NCAA March Madness. Photo courtesy of NCAA.com [Read more…]  Read More →

April 2015

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Greetings, Spartan Families!

There are many important and exciting things going on as we ramp up to the end of the year. Below are several key dates that we want families to know about, so read on for more information.Seniors- April 16th is your Senior Panoramic photo! Be here for that important day!!!

On April 28th, juniors will be taking the ACT test in the morning. All seniors in jeopardy of not having 92% attendance will be invited to attend that day for four hours (same duration as the test), and will use room 34 for study hall time. Apex seniors will be invited to come work with Ms. Spivey during that same timeframe, but no other students will be allowed in the building that day.

On May 27th from 5:30-7:30 pm we will be hosting an Orientation Night for incoming 9th graders. All students will be tested for correct math placement. Many TJ groups will be present to talk about various aspects of TJ life:
-PTO will be there to talk about volunteer opportunities
-current students will be there to talk about sports, electives and clubs
-Admininstration will talk about how to be a Spartan (daily expectations)
-Members of the Center for Communication Technology Magnet (CCTM) will be there to talk about the program

Incoming students will get schedules, get a general overview of their upcoming life as Spartans! There will also be an opportunity to sign up for 9th grade academy.

The TJ Paint Bucket Challenge is underway and making gains, but we’re still hoping for many donations from families! Please visit the library – the painting has been done and looks great, but we still need cool hip furniture for students to use while studying. Please click here to donate!

Thanks for all that you do to keep TJ moving from Good to Great!

Mrs. Suzanne Morris-Sherer
Principal

Spartan Spotlight: Evan Gould

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Evan Gould

What’s your favorite…
Food? Mozzarella Sticks, because I really like the cheese.
TV Show? That 70s Show, because I really like the relationships that form between the characters.
Band? One Direction because all their voices sound like angels.
Memory at TJ? Winning the Denver Public League last year on the basketball team. Our chemistry was really strong.
Subject? Math because I think that the world of numbers and how things work out is brilliant.
What activities are you in? Basketball and Journalism.
If you could live in any time period, what would it be? There’s no time like the present.
What are two random facts about you?
1. I’m Jewish.
2. I reached level 143 on Candy Crush.
Where do you want to go to college? Villanova University because it’s in Philadelphia and I love Philadelphia.
What’s your life philosophy? Why watch the game, when you can play the game?

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News Archives

Swinging For The Fences

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Coach Al Bleser talks with the team after a game. photo courtesy of Susie Sundeen

Hard work in the off season prepares the baseball team for the spring season.

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Destination: State

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artwork by Alex Villescas

Two of TJ’s freshmen will be competing at the Destination Imagination State competition.

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Community Archives

Creating History

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Sean Roberts inspires Spartans every day. photo by Sasha Mesropov

Social studies teacher gives hope for a better future for students.

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People Archives

Taking the Spartan Pride to India

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Kellsie Forfar-Jones and Allise Fullerton took the trip of a lifetime, complete with the chance to hold cute baby goats. photo courtesy of Kellsie Forfar-Jones

Two super Spartans travel to India on a mission to help raise awareness about gendercide.

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Big Wish, Tiny House

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Volunteer helps in building Avery Becker’s wish.

Make A Wish Foundation helps a Spartan’s dream come true. [Read more…]


Sports Archives

Swinging For The Fences

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Coach Al Bleser talks with the team after a game. photo courtesy of Susie Sundeen

Hard work in the off season prepares the baseball team for the spring season.

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Living & Arts Archives

TJ’s Black Box Brought to Life

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Palmieri poses with the new equipment. photo by Savannah Orth

TJ’s black box theatre received new equipment, creating a new experience for drama and stagecraft students.

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