News and Happenings

Read about SGA initiatives, goals, and progress from SGA officers, as well as from other student leaders, students, and student organizations.

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Who We Are

Learn about your representatives, and how they're working to advance the common agenda that SGA has set to improve your experience at TJ.

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Any questions or concerns? Have an idea for how SGA could be doing more to advocate for students? Want to get involved? Contact Us!

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Recent News

Challenge Success

Last month, a team of students, parents, teachers, and administrators visited the Challenge Success program conference at Stanford to find out more about how we can think about making TJ a healthier learning environment. As part of the conference, the lead team participated in two coaching sessions and then each team member was able to attend three workshop sessions of their choice. Session topics included grading improvement strategies, student advocacy, peer support, and workload balancing.

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October 17th, 2018

Money Wars Amendments

Three weeks ago, the sponsors of student leadership raised concerns over the annual Money Wars competition that takes place during homecoming week. Many expressed the sentiment that language used to fundraise has become more misleading in recent years, which could tarnish the school reputation if someone who donated feels misled. In addition, they were worried that online fundraising and other tactics are not well regulated or restricted in any way to keep students safe and comply with FCPS regulations. We were told that the event would not proceed without significant changes to the structure of the competition.

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September 16th, 2018

Welcome to the new SGA Website

Welcome to the new TJHSST Student Government Association Website, where you can find information encompassing all aspects of the TJSGA! Every year, four new SGA officers are elected: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. On the new site you can read a brief background on your student representatives, and find a list of the people serving on the Executive Committee and Class Council.

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August 6th, 2018

“We envision a school where the brightest minds can come together to research, create, and explore, stretching beyond the limits of the classroom in expressing diverse cultures, fostering a sense of community, and creating social impact.”

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