Esther Kim
A senior at Jefferson, Esther is in her fourth year of working on the newsmagazine staff. As one of the Editor-In-Chiefs, Esther oversees the production of tjTODAY and hopes to bring out the unique voice of the Jefferson community. In the past, Esther has served as the Opinion, Features and Sports Editor. Esther joined tjTODAY because of her lifelong love of reading newspapers and newsmagazines. During her free time, she enjoys reading "The New Yorker" to learn more about the world around her. Outside of journalism, Esther serves as the Business and Public Relations Editor of Threshold, Jefferson’s literary magazine, and is a member of the TJ Policy Debate team and French Honor Society. After high school, Esther would like to pursue a career in business or law.

Esther Kim, Editor-in-Chief

Apr 18, 2016
Neo Culture Technology introduces the new wave of k-pop (Story)
Apr 10, 2016
Homage to Miyazaki: The world in the sounds of Joe Hisaishi (Story)
Apr 09, 2016
iNite: A Night to Remember (Story/Media)
Mar 13, 2016
Homage to Miyazaki & Beyond: 5 Centimeters Per Second (Story)
Mar 13, 2016
Homage to Miyazaki: The Secret World of Arrietty (Story)
Mar 06, 2016
EXOlu’Xion concert introduces k-pop band, EXO, to North America (Story/Media)
Feb 03, 2016
From Virtual Reality to Space: Modern films integrate emotion with science (Story)
Jan 30, 2016
Homage to Miyazaki: My Neighbor Totoro (Story)
Jan 29, 2016
Snowzilla with a film (or two) (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Superintendent Garza’s “no cuts” budget proposal raises eyebrows from Jefferson community (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
Finalists perform at school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
Tunes From South Korea: K-pop band BTS releases new album (Story)
Nov 30, 2015
South Korea’s annual college entrance exam should serve as reevaluation of standardized curriculum (Story)
Nov 25, 2015
Afterthoughts on the Viennese Ball (Story/Media)
Oct 28, 2015
Homecoming Week 2015: Friday Oct. 23 (Story/Media)
Oct 24, 2015
Homecoming Week 2015: MEX performances (Story/Media)
Oct 20, 2015
A look into Jefferson orchestra’s fall concert program (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2015
Administrative assistant Lisa Moore passes away (Story)
Sep 27, 2015
Everything you need to know about using the new Budget Tool (Story/Media)
Sep 20, 2015
“Veteran” offers an entertaining summer ride with a piercing look into society (Story)
Aug 22, 2015
The Wonder of WordPress: Blogging is the new venue of expression (Story)
Aug 18, 2015
Homage to Miyazaki & Beyond: Summer Wars (Story)
Aug 09, 2015
Homage to Miyazaki & Beyond: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Story)
Jul 10, 2015
Homage to Miyazaki & Beyond: The Cat Returns (Story)
Jul 07, 2015
Ultimate Frisbee team prepares for renewed spirit over the summer (Story)
Jun 16, 2015
Spring Sports Review: Varsity softball team pitchers end spring season with improvements (Story/Media)
Jun 16, 2015
Debate Profile: Girish and Ramani finish successful season of Public Forum debate (Story/Media)
Jun 13, 2015
tjSTAR culminates yearlong student research (Story/Media)
May 31, 2015
A Report from an iPhone Latecomer: How my daily life changed with a smartphone (Story)
May 31, 2015
Music in Motion: How soundtracks fuse music and film into one (Story)
Apr 19, 2015
Remembering 4.16: One year after Sewol ferry sinking, what we should not forget (Story)
Mar 11, 2015
Class of 2011 graduate passes away (Story)
Feb 28, 2015
Scholastic Journalism Week: How I get my inspiration for tjTODAY (Story)
Feb 22, 2015
Cartoons on Computer Screens: South Korea’s webtoons fuse cartoons with Internet (Story)
Feb 15, 2015
Why learning about art is necessary in education (Story)
Feb 07, 2015
Jefferson Science and Engineering Fair presents wide variety of student STEM projects (Story)
Jan 28, 2015
Inaugural Mobile and Web App Development Lab broadens Jefferson computer science program (Story)
Jan 27, 2015
Winter sports overview: Girls’ basketball (Story)
Jan 25, 2015
TJTED kicks off foreign ambassadors project with Ambassador of Liechtenstein (Story)
Jan 19, 2015
TJSO returns with successful records in Fairfax invitational tournament (Story)
Jan 13, 2015
Policy debate competes in annual GMU tournament (Story)
Jan 04, 2015
Top 14 of 2014: Hashtags that sparked conversations (Story)
Dec 09, 2014
KAST emphasizes STEM education for younger students (Story)
Dec 08, 2014
What two years of debate experience taught me (Story)
Nov 19, 2014
“Interstellar” brings cinematic revolution in SF genre (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Jessie Ware’s sophomore album offers soulful vibe into music (Story)
Oct 27, 2014
School-provided resources should be given more attention (Story)
Oct 04, 2014
BigSibs begin JLC orientation series (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2014
Volleyball team aims higher after early season competitions (Story/Media)
Sep 20, 2014
Debate teams compete in Wake Forest National Earlybird tournament (Story)
Sep 19, 2014
Homecoming Asking Week 2014: Friday (Story)
Sep 18, 2014
Homecoming Asking Week 2014: Thursday (Story)
Sep 11, 2014
Classes rehearse to perfect MEX performances (Story)
Sep 01, 2014
Homage to Miyazaki: Howl’s Moving Castle (Story)
Sep 01, 2014
Homage to Miyazaki: Spirited Away (Story)
Aug 19, 2014
Homage to Miyazaki: Kiki’s Delivery Service (Story)
Aug 14, 2014
THinK begins new writing workshop (Story)
Jun 15, 2014
RHS holds truffle-making event (Story)
Jun 14, 2014
Eighth period program ends for the year (Story)
Jun 14, 2014
Threshold selects new editorial board (Story)
Jun 05, 2014
Sophomores run for class council and honor council elections (Story)
Jun 04, 2014
WISE selects new officers for next year (Story)
May 25, 2014
CPP hopes to assist student success (Story)
May 25, 2014
FHS welcomes new members (Story)
May 06, 2014
FHS welcomes new officers for next year (Story)
May 04, 2014
WISE celebrates last meeting with ice cream social (Story)
Apr 28, 2014
Daffron introduces Jill’s House to UNICEF (Story)
Apr 12, 2014
WISE promotes STEM education in women (Story)
Apr 11, 2014
Threshold nears the end of production (Story)
Apr 06, 2014
Science Olympiad aims for successful national tournament performance (Story)
Apr 06, 2014
SGA interest meeting garners attention (Story)
Mar 23, 2014
UNICEF holds Jill’s House drive (Story)
Mar 23, 2014
Students prepare for SAT subject tests (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
Japanese students showcase traditional culture (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
Ku discusses realities of North Korea at HANK (Story)
Mar 09, 2014
Economics Challenge prepares for upcoming competition (Story)
Mar 09, 2014
Science Olympiad continues successful run (Story)
Mar 02, 2014
Policy debate team competes in Metro Finals tournament (Story)
Feb 28, 2014
Final I-Nite ticket sale garners attention (Story)
Feb 18, 2014
FEAT aims to integrate social media into solving global issues (Story)
Feb 17, 2014
Girls’ basketball team ends season on a high note (Story)
Feb 16, 2014
Non-enrolled students register for AP exams (Story)
Feb 06, 2014
THinK cultivates creative writing skills in young students (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
Synthetic Biology Society organizes first Mini-Jamboree (Story)
Jan 26, 2014
Policy debate team succeeds in WACFL (Story)
Jan 23, 2014
French Honor Society practices for I-Nite (Story)
Jan 18, 2014
UNICEF signs petitions to stop human trafficking (Story)
Jan 08, 2014
Polar vortex impacts the Jefferson community (Story)
Jan 05, 2014
Top 13 of 2013: People (Story)
Dec 17, 2013
Li elected to lead local Toastmasters club (Story)
Dec 15, 2013
Debate teams compete in WACFL 3 (Story)
Dec 06, 2013
Students enhance artistic expression in Art Club (Story)
Dec 05, 2013
ASL spreads awareness of sign language in preparation for I-Nite (Story)
Dec 02, 2013
Lohr and Passacantando lead Scuba Diving Interest (Story)
Dec 01, 2013
Japanese National Honor Society prepares for Oshogatsu Festival (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Upperclassmen vie for victory in Powderpuff game (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Jefferson Orchestra hosts annual Viennese Ball (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Ballroom Dance Club begins preparation for I-Nite (Media)
Nov 17, 2013
WISE engages in the first experiment of the year (Story)
Nov 03, 2013
UNICEF hosts annual Hunger Banquet (Story)
Nov 03, 2013
Threshold begins literary selection for the upcoming magazine (Story)
Nov 03, 2013
Relay For Life groups hold various fundraising events (Story)
Oct 27, 2013
Teknos prepares for the upcoming issue (Story)
Oct 27, 2013
Ramani and Girish succeed in Public Forum debate (Story)
Oct 20, 2013
Little Sunshine Project creates crafts for foreign students (Story)
Oct 20, 2013
UNICEF prepares for the Hunger Banquet (Story)
Oct 13, 2013
Science Olympiad team introduces new application process (Story)
Sep 23, 2013
Assistant Principal Mary Ann Bosley retires (Story)
Sep 20, 2013
Students collaborate on painting homecoming banners (Story)
Sep 13, 2013
tjSTAR begins its preparation for the new year (Story)
Sep 06, 2013
New lunch spots garner students’ attention (Story)
Aug 30, 2013
Volleyball team looks forward to an outstanding season (Story)
Aug 27, 2013
Students conclude summer internships with a presentation (Story)
Apr 26, 2013
Let’s recognize texting’s downside (Story)
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