A Beloved Spartan Says Goodbye

June 3, 2014 by ·  

Cindy Allen has been a part of the Spartan family for eight years, but at the end of the year of she will be pursuing her dreams and saying farewell to TJ.


Cindy Allen bids farewell to her TJ family, and heads back to college for a new adventure. photo by Savannah Orth

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Mark Fabian: Spartan Parent, Para and Patron

May 20, 2014 by ·  

Mark Fabian was a stay-at-home dad for 20 years and has now worked in DPS since 2008. He is currently dedicating himself to helping TJ students with special needs by working as a para-professional in the Special Education department in the Mild to Moderate Program.


Mark Fabian works one-on-one with students to help them achieve their greatest potential.  photo by Savannah Orth

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Teacher by Day, Journalist by Night

May 13, 2014 by ·  

When he’s not supervising students in the pass room, Thomas Jefferson Teacher Phillip Emma writes articles about concerts and music festivals.
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Spartan Educator Phillip Emma has an alter ego as a pop music festival journalist. photo: Jay Wilson

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Ana the Amazing

April 14, 2014 by ·  

Tennis star and Super spartan gets ready to go off to college.


Senior Ana Beiser with her all important tennis racket. photo by Jay Wilson

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Master of a Unique Skill

March 10, 2014 by ·  

Matt Santambrogio turns a hobby into a World Championship
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Matt Santambrogio hurling (left). photo courtesy of Matt Santambrogio

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A Spartan Alum Returns

March 4, 2014 by ·  

TJ has the honor of hiring Danyelle Charles, a TJ graduate, to the take the lead of the office administrative staff.


New TJ secretary Danyelle Charles. photo by Savannah Orth

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Butera’s Journey

February 28, 2014 by ·  

Environmentalist and nature enthusiast, Brett Butera shares his passion for the great outdoors with his Spartan students.


Butera doing what he loves best: shaping young minds. photo by Savannah Orth

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Kerry Black – Trailblazing Teacher

February 24, 2014 by ·  

There are two things above all else that come to mind with people who are familiar with  Kerry Black, and that’s hard work and dedication.
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Award winning teacher Kerry Black. photo: Jay Wilson

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The TJ Community Welcomes a New Facility Manager

February 19, 2014 by ·  

Jairo Romero Andrade is behind everything that goes on at TJ.


Jairo Romero Andrade, proud new faculty manager of TJ. photo: Jay Wilson 

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The Newest Addition to Physical Fitness at TJ

February 12, 2014 by ·  

PE Teacher Brittany Penn is an advocate for fitness throughout the TJ community.


Dance teacher Brittany Penn getting her groove on with her students. photo by Savannah Orth

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