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Got TJ Stuff? A Message to Alumni & Their Parents

Calling All Alumni and Parents of Alumni: Got TJ Stuff? Since the beginning of the renovation’s planning stages, Dr. Glazer has nurtured the vision of a special place set aside for alums to spend time steeped in TJ nostalgia. Now

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

TJ Receives Decommissioned NASA Servers

TJ Receives Decommissioned NASA Servers Thanks to TJ’s Mentorship Program, the Computer Systems (CS) Lab has a $300,000 IBM server rack, courtesy of NASA. Last year, CS Lab Director Dr. Shane Torbert (pictured with the rack) and Mentorship Director Alfred

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

TJ Community Celebrates Diwali Under the Dome

TJ Community Celebrates Diwali . . . at TJ After a year’s absence, one of the TJ community’s best parties returned on Saturday, November 5th, thanks to organizer Shikha Dixit, Parent ’20. With singers, games, henna, party favors, student dancers

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Alumni Surgeon Heals TJ’s Head of Security

TJ’s Head of Security is back doing what he loves after hip replacement at the hands of alumni surgeon who pioneered new technique.

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Student Interns, Volunteers Help Keep TJ on the Cutting Edge

Student Interns, Volunteers Help Keep TJ on the Cutting Edge Summer Interns The TJ Partnership Fund (PF) was excited to welcome its first student development interns to the PF Office this summer: Anjna Nair, TJ ’16, and Tarunikha Sriram, TJ

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Alumni Gather in Cities Across Country

A Busy Fall for Alumni Gatherings Earliest Classes Celebrate 50th Reunion Until the specialized science and technology Governor’s School known as  Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) was created in 1985, students attended Thomas Jefferson High School

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Student Researchers Study Jefferson Memorial Biofilm

Covered with an unsightly but fascinating biofilm, the Jefferson Memorial has become the latest real-world laboratory for TJ student researchers.

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Partnership Fund Ups Community Grant Awards

Eight TJ clubs and teams involved in activities ranging from rocketry to landscaping will receive funds from TJPF’s Community Grant Program.

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Renovation Enters Final Phase

Auditorium opens with 814 comfortable seats, with fewer than 100 Campaign for TJ recognition seat plaques still available.

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016

Class of 1996 Celebrates 20th Reunion

Alums from TJ’s Class of 1996 — some profiled here — enjoyed catching up at informal events over Columbus Day weekend.

Posted in Newsworthy, November 2016