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  • Jefferson football may be disbanded next year

    Jefferson football may be disbanded next year

    Rose Du and Sarah Wang, Staff Writers

    October 21, 2018

    For years, Jefferson football has been a tradition sacred to Jefferson culture. Yet, there is a possibility that the football team may be playing its very last games. It has been rumored that Jefferson football may not exist next year, likely due to the shortage of people willing to play. “It’s ...

    Defensive end player sophomore Niko Economos on field during the Homecoming football game.

    Photo courtesy of Antonio Martin

  • Waiting for the world to wake up

    Waiting for the world to wake up

    Stuti Gupta, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2018

    Respect. The word is thrown at us like a baseball, a pitcher to a batter. ‘Respect others, respect our learning environment, respect women.’ As students, we joke among ourselves, satirically pointing out each other’s clothing, calling them ‘distracting’. But what are we really saying? Why ...

    Ryan McElveen tweets his thoughts on the FCPS dress code

    Photo Courtesy of Twitter

  • What to know about the upcoming PISA test

    What to know about the upcoming PISA test

    Vikram Achuthan, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2018

    In early November, 85 students, mostly sophomores, will be randomly selected to participate in the OECD Test for Schools, which is based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). This test is used to provide school-level results that can be compared to schools both nationally and ...

    On November 9th, 85 students at Jefferson will be chosen to take the PISA test. Here, Vasav Nair, a 10th Grader at Jefferson, is seen taking a standardized assessment.

  • Working hard towards goals

    Working hard towards goals

    Jennifer Abraham, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2018

    Far before many of us were awake on the last Tuesday of July, a scene right out of the Wizard of Oz came to life. A tornado touched down near the softball field destroying both the softball sports shed and the field hockey goals. Most of the equipment was broken and the softball batting cage was in ruins....

    Listening intently, the JV field hockey team huddles around the coach, Allie Ivener, before a game.

    Photo courtesy of LifeTouch

  • Colonials Win Homecoming Football Game in Double Overtime

    Colonials Win Homecoming Football Game in Double Overtime

    Anuj Khemka, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2018

    The Thomas Jefferson Colonials football team beat the Paul Public Charter High School Pirates 32-36 in double overtime Friday night. The match was TJ’s annual Homecoming football game. The game, one of the most highly attended matches of the year, was the Colonials’ first win of the season and ...

    The Colonials score the winning touchdown in double overtime

    Antonio Martin

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