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’04 Alum Brings Investing to the People

One of the hottest start-ups in Silicon Valley is an alumni-founded company with an app that aims to shake up Wall Street. It’s name says it all: Robinhood.

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Community Celebrates Dome Opening

TJ Partnership Fund’s well-attended Dome Celebration featured tours of just-opened spaces and a Research Lab open house. Also read about another PF-sponsored community celebration that has become an annual tradition and view a list of our most recent donors.

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Partnership Fund Hosts School’s First Internship Fair

Partnership Fund Hosts TJ’s First Internship Fair Representatives from two dozen businesses met with TJ students during TJ’s first ever Internship Fair, held January 20th and hosted by the TJ Partnership Fund and TJ’s College & Career Center. Tables filled

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Alums Roll Out Music Promotion App

Alums’ App Links Musicians with Listeners Two Virginia Tech students, Dennis Lysenko, TJ ’13, (left) and Andriy Katkov, TJ ‘13, (right) along with a Virginia Tech grad, Drew Meeks, have created a powerful platform with an intuitive user interface that

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Partnership Fund Awards Grants to TJ Teams, Clubs

Partnership Fund Announces Recipients of First Annual TJ Community Grants In January, the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Partnership Fund, Inc. (PF) announced the five recipients of its first TJ Community Grants, given to TJ’s clubs, organizations,

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Alum Who Never Left: Greg Myers, School Psychologist

Alum Who Never Left: Greg Myers, School Psychologist The “Alums Who Never Left” series introduces us to individuals who have a unique relationship to the school: All are TJ alums who are currently serving the school community. Greg Myers, TJ

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

’01 Alum Wins Seat on School Board

Meet Dalia Palchik, TJ ’01, Providence District’s new representative to the FCPS School Board, and Laura Chu, TJ ’17, the Board’s next Student Representative.

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Senior, Recent Grad Author Physics Book

A TJ senior and a 2015 grad wrote a comprehensive, 650-page book on Mechanics that includes over 250 figures and over 200 challenging problems.

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Alumni Reunions & Events

Alumni Reunions & Events Alumni Day: Bringing All Classes Back to TJ With over 250 attendees, Alumni Day 2015, held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, was the most successful Alumni Day ever. Alums from the classes holding their 5th, 10th

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy

Visits Strengthen International Partnerships

Visits Strengthen TJ’s International Partnerships Building on its established role as a STEM education leader, TJ aims to serve as a global incubator for STEM education. Through new relationships with educational institutions seeking to improve and expand STEM educational opportunities,

Posted in March 2016, Newsworthy