Thinking Like A Computer
September 29, 2023
The AI program at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is one example of FCPS’s effort to meet its strategic plan goals, specifically Goal #5, Leading for Tomorrow’s Innovation, which seeks to push students to innovate and prepare for the future.
TJHSST Students Use Coding and Creativity to Communicate with Non-Verbal Elementary Students
January 19, 2022
As the day winds down at Freedom Hill Elementary in Vienna, students across the building are antsy and ready to head home. But in one classroom for students with intellectual disabilities, Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. is the highlight of the week. It’s the time they get to Zoom with their ‘buddies’ from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
TJHSST Partners with Engineering Tomorrow and Mr. William Woodburn to Provide STEM labs for Students
January 11, 2021
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology partnered with Engineering Tomorrow, a national STEM nonprofit, to bring one of Engineering Tomorrow’s free real-world, hands-on STEM labs on Phototherapy into their classroom
Dr. Bonitatibus Named FCPS 2020 Region 2 Outstanding Principal
January 04, 2021
Congratulations to Principal Ann Bonitatibus who was recognized as the FCPS 2020 Region 2 Outstanding Principal!
Catching Up with Brian Tubergen ('09) - Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree
January 04, 2021
Forbes magazine recently released its annual 30 under 30 lists, which honor people under 30 years of age for impressive accomplishments in their various fields. Two TJ graduates were among the honorees, including Brian Tubergen (’09), who was honored in the finance category. Tubergen has become heavily involved in the emerging cryptocurrency world. He founded his company CoinList, which is an investment platform that allows people to track and invest in different types of cryptocurrencies. He was kind of enough to give his thoughts on his time at TJ and how it helped prepare him for his current life.
Catching Up with Peter Andringa ('16) - TJ's Newest Rhodes Scholar
December 07, 2020
A Q-and-A interview with TJHSST graduate Peter Andringa ('16) after he was named a Rhodes Scholar. He will be heading to Oxford in the Fall of 2021 to study Social Science of the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute.
tjTODAY Earns Prestigious Pacemaker Award
November 24, 2020
The NSPA and the JEA announced the winners of their most prestigious honor, the Pacemaker Award. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s student-run newspaper, tjTODAY, was named a winner in the newspaper/newsmagazine category.
TJ Named a First Amendment Press Freedom Award Winner
February 27, 2020
TJ one of nine schools named a First Amendment Press Freedom Award winner
Erinn Harris Named CSPA 2020 Journalism Teacher of the Year
February 14, 2020
Erinn Harris, who has served as a journalism teacher and adviser at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) since 2009, has been named the 2020 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA)