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Thomas Jefferson Middle School Volleyball Ends Season with 7-4 Record

2014-TJ-Volleyball-Team-GroupThe Thomas Jefferson Middle School 8th grade volleyball team ended the season with a 7-4 record, coached by Kandel Baxter, German teacher at TJMS and BFMS. A highlight for the team was their 4th place finish at the Dunes Middle School Invitational. On Tuesday, October 21st the girls celebrated their victorious season with a banquet for the team and their families. The following players were given awards at the banquet; Maya Pathaga for most improved, Rachel Vendl for mental attitude and Jacklyn Bontrager for most valuable player. Vendl led the team in assists, Cami Clark and Jacklyn Bontrager led the team in passing and defense and Bontrager with kills, blocks and aces. Overall TJMS had a great season and are looking forward to playing in together in the future.

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Ben Franklin Takes on Thomas Jefferson for Football

BF-vs-TJ-2014 1On a crisp fall evening, a tradition was upheld in Valparaiso. Two teams, Benjamin Franklin Middle School and Thomas Jefferson Middle School faced off for a special football game. The cross town rivalry between BF and TJ is well-known, so this made for a lively and memorable game.

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JP Garza Scores Game Winner in Purdue Calumet's 3-1 Victory at Calumet College

PUC-PeregrinsJP Garza’s goal in 79th minute broke a halftime tie to help lift the Purdue University Calumet men’s soccer team to a thrilling 3-1 league victory over rival Calumet College of St. Joseph Wednesday at East Chicago Central High School.

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Grade School "Meet the Vikes" Night Set for September 19

vhs-fball-meetthevikes-2011-(73)Friday, September 19 will be "MEET THE VIKES NIGHTS" for Valparaiso Community School Students K- 5th grade. Each student must have the "Meet the Vikes" flyer to be admitted free to the game on Friday night. The Flyers were distributed through the Valparaiso Community Elementary Schools this week. The Varsity Football game between the Valparaiso Vikings and the Chesterton Trojans will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets to VHS sporting events are $6 each, Kindergarten and up (Cash only)

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Fall Sports To Begin Soon at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Thomas-Jefferson-Middle-SchoolThomas Jefferson Middle School will start their fall sports programs very soon! ALL student athletes MUST have turned in a current physical and concussion acknowledgement form BEFORE than can participate in any practices.

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6th Grade Ginter Reality Hornets Finish Undefeated, April 2014

ginter-hornetsThe 6th grade Ginter Reality Hornets finished undefeated (4-0) at the University of Michigan Big House Champions Hoopla. By winning this tournament Ginter now qualifies for the Boo Williams National tournament in Virginia Beach in August.

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School Wins B Tourney in Overtime

Thomas Jefferson Middle School wins B To-1Valparaiso's Thomas Jefferson Lady Vikings won the annual Thomas Jefferson B tournament on Saturday March 15. The final score of the championship game was 25-23 vs. Chesterton in Overtime.

Schools participating were Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Chesterton, and Col. Wheeler.

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