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

tjTODAY

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

tjTODAY

Students in German class feature arrays of traditional German foods and lively music, constructing a memorable experience as the end of the school year approaches. Attendees experience a festive atmosphere filled with laughter, learning and delicious foods. “My favorite part of the grill fest was definitely the food because I really enjoyed the sausage, pretzels and doughnuts,” sophomore Darwin Goldstein said. “I was also amused by the interesting music that we listened to.”
German students celebrate culture with food, music and awards
Sophia Reed, Staff Writer • June 6, 2024

On Friday, May 31, Jefferson students taking German attended an after-school class event, intending to celebrate the achievements of students. The Grillfest...

Freshman Cera Kamdar excuses her excessive shopping spree using girl math. For my birthday my aunt and my friend both gave me amazon gift cards so I just added a bunch of stuff to my cart, because since its a gift card its basically free, Kamdar said.
Math girls on ‘Girl Math’
Raiyan Dar, Staff Writer • May 24, 2024

The term "girl math" has gained popularity, with millions of TikTok users paying attention to one of the least factually based trends yet. Girl math is...

Gesturing towards their project, senior Alec Riso describes the mechanisms of the group’s QKD system alongside senior Karthik Thyagarajan. “This laser generates a stream of photons. We lined it up with a collimated lens, [which] focuses the laser into an optical fiber,” senior Connor Whiting said. “The optical fibers [preserve or maintain] are how you measure the polarization state of the photon, which lets us do the encryption protocol.”
Under lock & key
May 17, 2024
The game of Strands on June 3, where fermented foods was the theme, was somewhat challenging yet still enjoyable.
Greatest games of all Times
Alicia Yee, Staff Writer • June 7, 2024

HANDS. MARACA. POLAROID. SNOWGLOBE.  At first glance, these words seem to have nothing in common, but there is a hard-to-find similarity between them:...

Working together, Chloe Hong and Caroline Chu collaborate on math. By working together, they are able to find the solution to problems quickly, and they also like using this strategy on group tests. “I flip through until I come across a question I’m not confident on, and then I’ll consult the other group, since we don’t want to waste the time given to us,” Hong said.
Group test des-pair
Aliana Yee, Staff Writer • June 11, 2024
The Lost APs
The Lost APs
May 17, 2024
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Jefferson wins the Team Districts Title. One of the players, freshman Arnav Talreja, played #1 singles during Team Districts and eventually went on to win the title with Jeffersons team. “It really shows that when we win something, the whole team wins, not just one of us,” Talreja said.
Freshman Arnav Talreja secures Regional Singles tennis title
David Sloan, Staff Writer • June 11, 2024
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