Out With the Old, In With the New

April 9, 2014 by ·  

TJ classes continue to grow and change in the upcoming school year.

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Jon Poole and the Social Studies Department will offer three new classes next year. photo by Savannah Orth 

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TCAP’s Are Done: Time For Fun

March 24, 2014 by ·  

As we wrap up the week of TCAP testing Thomas Jefferson’s faculty decides to reward the school with a carnival filled with games, dodge ball, beverages and snacks.

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Members of the teachers dodgeball team from left to right, Kyler Jackson, Robert Selb, and Matt Santambrogio.

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Soaring to the Highest Heights

March 14, 2014 by ·  

The TJ drama department gears up for the fantastic musical: In the Heights.

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Cast for the upcoming musical, In the Heights, during rehearsal. photo by Molly O’Neil.

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Get Pumped for TCAPs

March 6, 2014 by ·  

 Thomas Jefferson High School prepares for the annual TCAP assessment test, which will be administered to all Spartan freshmen and sophomores on March 11, 12, and 13.

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TJ students are striving to ace the TCAP. photo by Laine Stewart

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Spartan Robotics Dominates Districts

February 10, 2014 by ·  

The TJ Robotics teams enjoy a new level of success at the First Tech Challenge regional competition, sending three teams to the state finals.

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The exciting final elimination rounds found two TJ alliance teams pitted against each other. photo by Matt Spampinato

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Rules Recap

January 30, 2014 by ·  

TJ Principal reminds students How To Be A Spartan: CLICK HERE to listen to Podcast!

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Principal Morris-Sherer shows off the S.P.A.R.T.A.N expectations. photo by Caitlin Rogers

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Increase in Enrollment Allows for Increase in Faculty

January 16, 2014 by ·  

After experiencing a higher influx of students than expected, Thomas Jefferson administrators decide to use allocated funds to hire more teachers.

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Assistant Principal Scott Lessard discusses increased enrollment with Senior Ethan Wenger. photo by Savanah Orth

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TJ’s SkillsUSA Elects New Leaders for Club

December 29, 2013 by ·  

After a round of elections, six new Skills USA officers were elected to lead the Skills USA Chapter at Thomas Jefferson for the remainder of the school year.

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Skills USA Vice President Jacob Neumann works on a project with sponsor Jerry Esparza.  Photo by Jay Wilson

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Smart is Cool

December 18, 2013 by ·  

Being Gifted Has Never Felt So Good.

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Brian Weaver, GT Specialist, is hard at work providing support for gifted and talented students. photo by Savannah Orth

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Securing Spartan Halls

December 11, 2013 by ·  

 TJ has revamped, retooled, and redesigned its security plan, and this new team means business.

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(from left) Evan Landry, Heather Hunter, and Woody Bonner make up TJ’s top notch security crew. photo by Jay Wilson

 

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