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  • Did Homecoming hit a homerun?

    Did Homecoming hit a homerun?

    Sean Nguyen and Pratika Katiyar

    October 18, 2017

    As freshmen ascended onto the gym floor, their initial pep rally, they paused in awe as a display of contentment and animation lit up on each student’s face. Banners, balloons, and streamers crowded the room as enthusiasts celebrated and presented an array of inventiveness and enthusiasm into their...

    Unleashing his spirit in the pep rally cheer, Freshman Arul Nigam celebrated fervidly alongside his fellow freshmen as Class of 2021 strived to be the most spirited class on class color day. During the final pep rally on Oct. 13, the freshman endeavored to maintain their lead over the sophomores by displaying spirited and exuberant roars with balloons and banners drifting high above the freshmen’s passionate chants.

    Ankit Agrawal

  • TJTV News, Episode 33: Oct. 16, 2017

    TJTV News, Episode 33: Oct. 16, 2017

    Alexa Nguonly, Lynn Nguyen, Ashley Huang, Clayton Reppert, and Ankit Agrawal

    October 16, 2017

    Here's some more information regarding some of this morning's announcements: Want to learn about great summer research opportunities? Come to today’s JLC info session to learn about a number of different summer internship programs available for this coming summer. The session will be held in th...

  • Decision to end DACA was a poor decision

    Decision to end DACA was a poor decision

    Amitesh Kotwal, Guest Writer

    October 10, 2017

    In June of 2012, the Obama administration passed an executive order known as DACA (the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program). DACA has been allowing minors who entered the country illegally to remain in the United States and apply for a work permit. These “Dreamers” don’t receive legal status-ra...

    Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Times. Carlos Esteban, a nursing student from Woodbridge, Va., protests with a group of people outside of the White House in support of DACA.

  • Scared, sweaty senior’s first hike at Great Falls Park

    Scared, sweaty senior’s first hike at Great Falls Park

    Christine Zhao, Editor-in-Chief Investigations

    October 9, 2017

    To preface, 400 people have been injured on this trail. Big breaths here. Breathe in, breathe out. When we arrived at the emerald green wooden doors that led into the Visitor's Center, I'd never heard of the Billy Goat Trail and had certainly never been anywhere more dangerous than the short patch...

  • “Blade Runner 2049” is thought provoking and visually stunning

    “Blade Runner 2049” is thought provoking and visually stunning

    Angel Kim, Editor-in-Chief

    October 8, 2017

    Note: “Blade Runner 2049” is rated R by the MPAA. This is a spoiler free review. What is real? “Blade Runner 2049” blurs the line between authenticity and artificiality. K (Ryan Gosling) is a Blade Runner, someone tasked with “retiring” old models of Replicants, androids who were ban...

    K confronts a hologram of Joi. Released on Oct. 8, this film takes place 30 years after 1982 cyberpunk film “Blade Runner.”

    photo courtesy of imdb.com

Did Homecoming hit a homerun?

Did Homecoming hit a homerun?

Sean Nguyen and Pratika Katiyar

As freshmen ascended onto the gym floor, their initial pep rally, they paused in awe as a display of contentment and animation lit up on each student’s face. Banners, balloons,...

October 18, 2017

Homecoming Banner Time Lapse

Homecoming Banner Time Lapse

MiJin Cho, Sci-Tech Editor

After weeks of drafting and collecting art supplies, each class competed in the annual Homecoming Banner Painting on Oct. 6th. Within the designated two 8th period blocs on...

October 8, 2017

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TJTV News, Episode 33: Oct. 16, 2017

TJTV News, Episode 33: Oct. 16, 2017

Alexa Nguonly, Lynn Nguyen, Ashley Huang, Clayton Reppert, and Ankit Agrawal

Here's some more information regarding some of this morning's announcements: Want to learn about great summer research opportunities? Come to today’s JLC info session ...

October 16, 2017No Comments

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Junior Varsity field hockey team loses to Wakefield

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Jefferson's Junior Varsity team discusses tactics before the second half of the game.

Junior Varsity field hockey team loses to Wakefield

Irina Lee, Staff Writer

Jefferson’s Junior Varsity field hockey team lost 1 - 0 to Wakefield High School in their final match before the District Tournament. The game coincided with senior night, and t...

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Senior Victoria Chuah fists bump one of the referees prior to the start of the game.

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Ankit Agrawal, Editor-in-Chief

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