TJ Minds Matter holds annual Mental Wellness Week

Aryaan Hussain

Tanya Kurnootala, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

On the week of Jan. 9-13, TJ Minds Matter hosted its annual Mental Wellness Week. Consisting of a week-long campaign to promote mental health in the Jefferson community, the club organized many activities from Pajama Day to a banner signing that students could participate in. By allowing students t...

Debating the purpose of Mental Wellness Week

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) came to Jefferson last year to discuss the importance of mental health. During eighth period, speaker Taylor Johnson discusses her personal story of mental illness and how she got through it.

Ashley Huang

January 16, 2017

The buses driving to school are normally bursting with sleepy students dressed in hoodie and jeans, but on Jan. 10, everyone trailed out of the bus one-by-one with onesies, fuzzy socks and baggy t-shirts. That Wednesday was Pajama Day, and to emphasize the importance of a good night’s rest, the TJ M...

Active Minds holds Mental Wellness Week for students

Students took the Active Minds's

Ankit Agrawal, Team Leader

February 28, 2016

Yoga sessions, "Just Dance," Pajama Day - all activities that were held by Active Minds throughout the week of Feb. 22 for students in honor of Mental Wellness Week at Jefferson. With immensely stressful schedules and workloads for students, the club arranged school-wide events for everyone to relax,...

Let’s Talk About Mental Wellness

Katherine Du, Staff Writer

August 22, 2015

As the 2015-2016 school year is beginning, here are problems present at TJ regarding mental wellness and what can be done to help.

Students “Just Dance” for Mental Wellness Week


Alexis Williams, Design Editor

February 17, 2015

As catchy pop tunes play, a large circle of supporters forms around the four students bopping along to the beat. This was part of the Xbox Kinect JustDance tournament held throughout the Jefferson Active Minds club’s annual Mental Wellness Week. The tournament was started in order to raise awareness...

Top 13 of 2013: What Mentally Strong Students Avoid

Top 13 of 2013: What Mentally Strong Students Avoid

Ellen Kan and Tommy Lunn

December 29, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, winter break ushers in the halfway point for the school year. Students of every grade have faced difficulties throughout the year, whether it is the freshman learning to adapt to Jefferson’s rigorous curriculum, the sophomore tackling Advanced Placement (AP) courses for th...

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