Big Wish, Tiny House

Big Wish, Tiny House

Volunteer helps in building Avery Becker’s wish. Make A Wish Foundation helps a Spartan’s dream come true. [Read more...]  Read More →


Toy Story

Toy Story

Graphic by Alex Villescas. TJ hold its second annual toy drive. TJ participates in its second toy drive for Children’s Hospital. [Read more...]  Read More →


TJ Teacher Takes Students Abroad

TJ Teacher Takes Students Abroad

English teacher Jennifer Sonheim plans another trip across the ocean. Jenn Sonheim, is taking students on a trip to the UK in the coming year.  photo by Savannah Orth [Read more...]  Read More →


The Capable Cadet

The Capable Cadet

Huddleston in his costume on Halloween. photo by Anja Oss Huddleston is a TJ student who shines with the spirit of TJ. Sophomore Ian Huddleston perfectly embodies what it means to be a TJ Spartan. He is always aspiring to achieve, in and out of the classroom, despite learning... [Read more...]


Winter Sports Overview

Winter Sports Overview

Artwork by Alex Villescas With such a successful 2013-14 winter season, the 2014-15 season looks to live up to the hype entering winter. [Read more...]  Read More →


On the Wright Path

On the Wright Path

Wright helps freshman Zach Service with a stagecraft project. photo by Thomas Silverstein Senior Bryan Wright was promoted to the stage manager of TJ Theatre. [Read more...]  Read More →


Spartan Robotics Dominates Districts

Spartan Robotics Dominates Districts

The TJ Robotics teams enjoy a new level of success at the First Tech Challenge regional competition, sending three teams to the state finals. The exciting final elimination rounds found two TJ alliance teams pitted against each other. photo by Matt Spampinato [Read more...]  Read More →


Bracket Busters

Bracket Busters

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

December 2014


December 11, 2014

We are so proud of our students for continuing the hard work to finish off the semester on a strong note. We are almost there! Next week students will have final exams Monday – Wednesday. The detailed schedule is below. We hope that once exams are finished, all of our Spartan families are able to relax and enjoy their holidays together.

Thanks for your continued support!

Mrs. Suzanne Morris-Sherer

December 2014 Finals Schedule

Monday, December 15th
Study Time: 7:30 to 8:00
Period 2: 8:00 to 9:30 (Final)
Period 3: 9:40 to 11:10 (Final)
Period 4: 11:20 to 12:50 (Final)
Lunch: 12:50 to 1:50
Test make-up and teacher conferences: 1:50 – 3:00

Tuesday, December 16th
Study Time: 7:30 to 8:00
Period 6: 8:00 to 9:30 (Final)
Period 7: 9:40 to 11:10 (Final)
Lunch: 11:10 to 12:40 (Finals Make-up)
Test make-up and teacher conferences:12:40 to 3:00

Wednesday, December 17th
Study Time: 7:30 to 8:00
Period 1: 8:00 to 9:30 (Final)
Period 8: 9:40 to 11:10 (Final)
Lunch: 11:10 to 12:40
Test make-up and teacher conferences: 12:40 to 3:00 (Finals Make-up)

Test make-up and teacher grading: 7:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Test make-up and teacher grading: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Spartan Spotlight: Laine Stewart

spotlight_1What is your favorite…

Food? My favorite food would have to be Taco Bell. I have it for every meal of the day.
TV Show? My favorite show is King of the Hill.
Color? Purple is by far the best color.
Band? Definitely the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Memory at TJ? So far my favorite memory is painting the parking spots.
Subject? I really enjoy physics.
If you could live in any time period, what would it be? I would want to live in the 80s.
What are two random facts about you?
I play the ukelele and I love Costco

What’s your life philosophy? Taco Bell

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An Advocate for Her Students


Mollie Pitrone is a unifying force at TJ. photo by Sasha Mesropov

Mollie Pitrone is more than just a Special Education teacher.
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‘Tis the Season to be Crafty


Thomas Jefferson’s holiday fair returns on December 13th for its 26th year. artwork by Kathryn Lepry

A favorite festive TJ tradition brings new changes. [Read more...]

Community Archives

Community Scrambles to Support Schools

On Saturday, May 17th, four students from the TJ golf teams competed together at Wellshire Golf Course to raise money for schools in the neighborhood.


Morgan VandeRiet prepares to putt on a challenging green, while Alex Villescas plans his next shot.  photo by Laine Stewart

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People Archives

On the Wright Path


Wright helps freshman Zach Service with a stagecraft project. photo by Thomas Silverstein

Senior Bryan Wright was promoted to the stage manager of TJ Theatre. [Read more...]

Dew It Like Thomas


Biology teacher Scott Thomas in action. photo by Sasha Mesropov

For fifteen years, biology teacher Scott Thomas has inspired and impacted his students. [Read more...]

Sports Archives

Tip-Off to the Season


#10 Josh McNair goes up for a lay-up. photo by Ben Salinger

The road to the Great 8 and beyond. [Read more...]

Living & Arts Archives

Shopping and a Show


Director Tambyr Reed is spearheading the event on December 12th. photo by Anja Oss

TJ theater will perform for shoppers at Barnes and Noble to raise money for their program. [Read more...]