Out With the Old, In With the New

April 9, 2014 by ·  

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


(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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