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  • On Diversifying tjTODAY’s Coverage

    On Diversifying tjTODAY’s Coverage

    February 23, 2017

    On Feb. 19, tjTODAY received criticism via TJ Vents regarding our objectivity in covering politics. Specifically, this post expressed concerns about a liberal-leaning bias in political coverage over the last few months. tjTODAY’s mission is to serve as a vehicle for student expression and be an...

  • 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

Jefferson debate teams triumph at the 43rd Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament

Jefferson debate teams triumph at the 43rd Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament

Grace Mak, Staff Writer

Students sat together in a circle, frantically typing on their laptops and flipping through case studies in preparation for their upcoming debates. Some of the Jefferson Policy...

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Image Courtesy of A. Gray-Mendes

The Boys team prepares to make a rebound on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

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Alexander Howe, Staff Writer

The boys and girls varsity basketball teams will play tonight at 5:45 for third in the Capital Conference, and for a spot in the regional competition at Edison and Marsh...

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From left to right: Hugo Stevenson, Sai Chodavarapu, Curtis Nichols, and Aishani Pal. Students partake in the Ancient Roman tradition of Lupercalia in Magistras Lister and Conklin’s classroom.

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