Ellen Kan

Ellen Kan, Print Editor-in-Chief

A senior at Jefferson, Ellen is in her fourth year of working on the newspaper staff. As Print Editor-in-Chief, she oversees the operations of the print paper by managing the distribution of labor among staff members and guest writers, in addition to providing support to section editors in their content and design decisions. In the past, Ellen has served as Managing Editor.


Ellen joined tjTODAY because of her love for writing, which she wanted to retain even while pursuing a STEM education at Jefferson. Through her work, Ellen hopes to foster the development of a well-informed, supportive and candid school community.

Outside of journalism, Ellen is a co-director of Kids Are Scientists Too (KAST), a STEM outreach program at local elementary schools. She is also a restorative justice facilitator for Jefferson’s Honor Council and a member of Spanish Honor Society. In her free time, Ellen enjoys running on Jefferson’s cross country and track team and taking pictures as she travels the world. After high school, Ellen would like to study engineering and translate her dedication to education into a career in academia.

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Homecoming Week: Friday

Homecoming Week: Friday

September 28, 2014
The sophomores show their spirit by raising a banner during roll call.

Homecoming Week: Thursday

September 25, 2014
Sophomores Patty Vitsupakorn and Tim Cho work on the Class of 2017s Back in the Day banner.

Homecoming Week: Wednesday

September 24, 2014
Assistant Principal Scott Campbell spends a day as a Jefferson student and takes a selfie with the Class of 2017.

Homecoming Week: Tuesday

September 23, 2014
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