tjTODAY

Grace Mak
SiSpinning flags in “middle of nowhere”, Pennsylvania. That’s where Grace Mak was for a good part of the summer, working with the TJMC. Mak, a junior at Jefferson, enjoys baking, and in her free time, used to read classic books like “Pride and Prejudice”.

“But now, I don't get time to read,” Mak said.

Mak also enjoys listening to all sorts of music, and dances as well. Mak has five years of journalistic experience, three of which she has spent working with TJ Media. She started volunteering for the middle school journalism club, and when she first came to Jefferson, she worked as a member of tjTODAY’s 8th-period staff.

As for Mak’s future, “I'm hoping to someday go into the medical field, specifically as a pediatrician or family doctor,” she said. “I've always really loved working with kids."

Mak also hopes to one day take a trip with some of her friends. Mak shared that she was put in a position in which she almost didn’t work for TJ Media, however, her passion for journalism kept her close to TJ Media.

“Unfortunately my schedule didn't work out so I got put into Ancient Civ,” Mak said of her freshman schedule. “So to kinda still be in journalism, I started working as 8th-period staff for tjTODAY and then I was able to sign up for Journalism 2 the next year. This would be my third consecutive year on the tjTODAY staff.”

Grace Mak, Team Leader

Oct 31, 2018
The BASIC Pumpkin Spice (Story/Media)
Oct 31, 2018
The Art of Emotional Expression (Story/Media)
Oct 15, 2018
Putting the Cool Back in School (Media)
Oct 04, 2018
Small Campus, Big Heart (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Stuck on the sidelines (Story)
Sep 01, 2018
Rolling gradebook rolls into Jefferson with improved accuracy and stress-reducing benefits (Story/Media)
Jun 10, 2018
Snapchat Story: JDAY 2018 (Story)
May 29, 2018
A Poet In Us All (Story/Media)
May 19, 2018
BTS showcases their versatility in “Love Yourself: Tear” (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Administration Reverses Decision to Eliminate Level One World Language Classes (Story)
Apr 20, 2018
Winner lives up to their name with “EVERYD4Y” (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Atlantis Global Shadowing Programs discusses medical opportunities abroad (Story/Media)
Apr 04, 2018
Dr. Brian Kennedy Receives Conant Award From the American Chemical Society (Story)
Mar 18, 2018
Yale’s Ballroom Dance Team showcases college-level ballroom dance routines (Story/Media)
Mar 16, 2018
Notes Heard ‘Round The World (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Wrestling with Male Dominance (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Varsity wrestling sees victories at district championships (Media)
Jan 04, 2018
Top 7 of 2017: K-Pop Songs (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Varsity volleyball defeats Lee Lancers during senior night (Story/Media)
Oct 20, 2017
Volleyball Senior Night games against Lee Lancers photo gallery (Story/Media)
Apr 10, 2017
Screenagers searches for a healthy balance with screen time (Story)
Mar 26, 2017
Jefferson Drama’s “Les Misérables” explores complexities of human morality (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
Diversity Week unites the Jefferson Community before iNite (Story)
Feb 23, 2017
Jefferson debate teams triumph at the 43rd Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Jefferson Science Fair projects increase enthusiasm in the community (Story/Media)
Jan 13, 2017
Gymnastics team gives a spirited performance at Mt. Vernon meet despite not having all members present (Story)
Jan 02, 2017
Gifts for teachers: a kind gesture or just flattery? (Story)
Dec 03, 2016
She’s the First’s bake sale sells out within minutes (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
Jefferson theater brings The Diary of Anne Frank to life (Story/Media)
Nov 06, 2016
Band’s first concert of the year brings down the gym with a variety of music and deafening applause (Story/Media)
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