Blog Archives

LISTS! Parent, Corporate, and Alumni Donors; Volunteers

It takes hundreds of parents, grandparents, alumni, and corporate supporters to make a great school even better. Thank you TJ community!!

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

Campaign Purchases Remake TJ

Campaign Purchases Remake TJ Senior Research Lab Equipment    $1,725,500 Astronomy – console for future planetarium, high-performance computers for simulations* – $22.5K Biotechnology – bioinformatics package, training, and supplies for genome machine,* fluorescence In Situ hybridization probes, sequencing kits, DNA electrophoresis

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

Near-Olympians Who “Came for the Sports”

Alums Who “Came for the Sports” Andrew Seliskar, TJ ’15 (pictured at right, courtesy NBC), was in good company at this summer’s Omaha, Nebraska US Olympic Swim Trials. He came in seventh in the finals of the 200 Individual Medley

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

Alumni, School Take Action to Increase Diversity

Concerned for years about the low numbers of underrepresented minorities at TJ, alumni are now committed to doing something about it.

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

PF Supports Global Studies Curriculum, Awards Community Grants

Partnership Fund Supports Service Learning, Student Teams, Clubs, Activities, Projects, Speakers PF Supports Humanities: Funds Global Studies Curriculum For the second year, seniors in the AP English Language/Global Studies class — taught this year by Dr. Michelle Boswell — teamed

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

tjSTAR Symposium & Reception Highlights

Professionals from government, academia, and industry attended the symposium; at the reception we honored two exceptional educators.

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

TJ Student Wins Silver at Chem Olympiad . . . Again!

TJ is well-known as a national and international Olympiad powerhouse. Meet some of this year’s STEM “Olympians.”

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

TJ Heads Into Renovation’s Final Year

Thanks to the support of the entire community, the best school in the country will now have the facility it deserves. Our fundraising goal is in sight. You can make it happen for TJ.

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

Dr. Jones Is this Issue’s “Alum Who Never Left”

Dr. Ashley Jones: Part of TJ’s Unique Chemistry In the latest installment of our “Alums Who Never Left” series, Dr. Ashley Jones, TJ ’91, who has taught Chemistry at TJ since 2004, talks about the TJ faculty who inspired her

Posted in August 2016, Newsworthy

TJ Grad Returns as Active TJ Parent

TJ Grad Returns as Active TJ Parent As a parent, it’s fulfilling to see your children share your interests and passions — for me, it’s been particularly exciting to see my teenage daughter share my interest in the sciences, especially

Posted in June 2016, Newsworthy