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  • Lunar New Year Celebration photo gallery

    Lunar New Year Celebration photo gallery

    Angel Kim and Rena Cai

    February 15, 2017

    The Jefferson Lunar New Year event, organized by Chinese parents, was held to raise money for the TJ Partnership Fund held on Feb. 11.  

    Programs are available to visitors.

    Angel Kim

  • TJTV News, Episode 15: Feb. 13, 2017

    TJTV News, Episode 15: Feb. 13, 2017

    Alexa Nguonly, Sharon Kim, Lynn Nguyen, and Mark Kurapatti

    February 13, 2017

    Here’s more information regarding some of this morning’s announcements: TJ Minds Matter will be hosting a Just Dance Party in the IBET Commons during lunch and JLC today. Come groove, jive or break it down with TJ Minds Matter. If you would like to take an AP exam and you are currently not ...

  • In Defense of NGRD’s Youth Scientist Program

    In Defense of NGRD’s Youth Scientist Program

    Christine Zhao and MiJin Cho

    February 9, 2017

    For the November print issue, I wrote an opinion piece that explored different sides of my personal experience regarding organizations with tuition-based research programs. Although I contributed to the following article, I contributed objectively and without bias. Our adviser worked meticulously to hel...

    Dr. Glazer forwarded the matter to the Siemens Foundation when he heard about NGRD. "After looking into the matter, they [the Siemens Foundation] assured me all student awardees went through a high level of scruitiny to ensure their work was original," Glazer said. We reached out to the Siemens Foundation for comment. “Unfortunately, we are not at liberty to share perspectives on ‘outcomes’ of the Siemens Competition based on students experiences in internships and research experiences," Elizabeth Cho from the Siemens Foundation said. "Siemens Competition students’ experiences are varied and diverse as is reflected in the different backgrounds and research paths of the various winners.”

    Christine

  • Passion for podcasts: experience public radio listeners’ favorite episodes

    Passion for podcasts: experience public radio listeners’ favorite episodes

    Bayliss Wagner, Team Leader

    February 9, 2017

    Note: an abridged version of this article is published in the February 2017 issue of tjTODAY. All over America, the term “NPR babies” describes kids whose parents first expose them to public radio and who then grow up to listen to it on their own. Senior Nora Thompson is one of those people. ...

    The colorful logos of podcast and radio shows beloved by the featured students in this article.

    Design by Bayliss Wagner

  • Students speak up about trigger warnings

    Students speak up about trigger warnings

    Bayliss Wagner, Team Leader

    February 9, 2017

    We regularly hear about suicide, sexual assault, death, and discriminatory crimes on the news and on social media. Last year, we witnessed mass violence like the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando and those on police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. Scrolling through Facebook, one sees st...

    According to the New York Times, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, the student government recommended that professors provide trigger warnings for sensitive topics. Creative Commons photo courtesy of Flickr user John Morgan.

TJTV News, Episode 15: Feb. 13, 2017

TJTV News, Episode 15: Feb. 13, 2017

Alexa Nguonly, Sharon Kim, Lynn Nguyen, and Mark Kurapatti

Here’s more information regarding some of this morning’s announcements: TJ Minds Matter will be hosting a Just Dance Party in the IBET Commons during lunch and JLC t...

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The student news site of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
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