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Why the Campaign for TJ Is Raising Funds for Turf Fields

Got Turf? Why the Campaign for TJ Is Raising Funds for Turf Fields Q: Why does TJ need turf fields? A: Unlike fragile grass fields, turf allows for play in most weather conditions. Installing turf at TJ will ensure that

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

Start-Up Brothers Got Their Start at TJ

Brothers who graduated from TJ nine years apart both became successful Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

2004 Reunion, Alumni Day Bring Them Back

Reunion News 2004 Reunion Wrap-Up Reunion chairs Carly Rush and Jackie Bello, daughter of retired English teacher Judy Bello, organized two amazing events to coincide with Alumni Day and Thanksgiving weekend. The Class kicked off the weekend with a get-together

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

Bay Area Meet-Up Draws Over 100 Alums

Bay Area Meet-Up Draws Over 100 Alums Alums from all over the Bay Area and representing virtually all classes converged on the San Francisco offices of Thumbtack, a successful Internet-based start-up co-founded by Sander Daniels, TJ ’01 (pictured, see May

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

Alum’s DC-Area Start-Up Has Arrived

Two TJ classmates started three companies together over the last 20 years, the latest of which is a hot local business.

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

MIT Professor Is Making a “3-D Printer” for Biologic Medicines

Alum straddles scientific and technological realms as he sets out to revolutionize drug manufacturing.

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

Your Donations at Work: Biotechnology & Robotics

YOUR DONATIONS AT WORK: Biotechnology & Life Sciences Lab Dr. Andrea Cobb, Biotechnology Lab Director, explains why her lab is the most sophisticated high school biotechnology lab in the country:   “Thanks to generous private donations over the years, our

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

Student Thinks Up New Ways to Break Down STEM Barriers

TJ junior’s non-profit will host a hackathon for 5th -7th graders as its first major outreach event.

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

Principal Delivers STEM Symposium Keynote

Principal Delivers STEM Symposium Keynote On Saturday, March 7th, media and events company WashingtonExec, with Presenting Sponsor Leidos and Platinum Sponsor Vencore, held its second annual K-12 STEM Symposium. The free, all-day event, which took place at Herndon’s Nysmith School,

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy

TJ Develops International Partnerships

TJ Develops International Partnerships Tsinghua Faculty Learns the TJ Way   In February, five educators from the main campus of Beijing’s Tsinghua University High School (THS) and one from Tsinghua University visited TJ for an intensive introduction to our unique

Posted in March 2015, Newsworthy