2018-2019 Staff

Logan Foust

Logan Cleghorn Foust enjoys writing, reading, and tending to plants. You can often find him crouching in a corner, devouring sizable quantities of hummus. Do not ask him about Marxian theory, for you will quickly find that he...

Dennis Kean

Dennis has been at TJ since kindergarten, enjoys movies, TV and reading and hopes to study film at UNC Chapel Hill. At face value, Dennis appears to be quiet and contemplative, but Ms. Conner thinks otherwise. There is always...

Christian Horton

Christian is typically found in her room, often lost in a book while listening to music or hanging out somewhere with friends. She loves all forms of art, can play the ukulele, and even a bit of guitar! She became a student at...

Cassie Hamrick

Cassie Hamrick is a senior here at the J, and much like a senior citizen, she is trying to navigate life without accidentally running someone over. She is a true Southerner, which is evident in her hospitality and the way she...

Emma Carter

Emma Carter is currently completing her twelfth year at TJCA-CFA. She is an unwavering enthusiast of a hot cup of tea and wants to protect Mama Earth. She is a varsity volleyball player and something of an artist sometimes. She...

Dylan Emory

Dylan is a Senior who has been at TJCA since eighth grade. Dylan loves music and aspires to study music in college. Dylan’s worst fear is screwing up so bad he can not be forgiven, even though he is so charming and friendly...

Ansley Tallent

Ansley Tallent has been at TJ since 6th grade and is currently a senior. Ansley enjoys dance, reading and writing. She is an avid lover of iced coffee, old movies and 80s music. Her life is more put-together than it seems some...

Alexis Blanton

Some people say that Alexis is both quiet and shy, but that is rarely the case around people that she knows very well. Get her around her friends and she will be the most outgoing person in the room. If you get to know her you...

Ariel Akuneme

Ariel Akuneme is a 17 year old senior who enjoys reading, writing, making up stories and other hobbies. Ariel is a black-belt in Karate and plays the piano. Her Hogwarts House is Ravenclaw, and she hopes to be a Criminal Defense...

Hunter Gowan

Hunter is the Opinions Editor for the Talon Newspaper. He is a huge nerd and geek and TJCA Lifer (since first grade, when the Grammar School opened); he loves Doctor Who, movies and superhero comics , as well as math and computer...

Celeste Garner

Celeste Garner is a senior who has been at TJ since 8th grade. She enjoys running track, and she was a competitive gymnast for 9 years. She tends to spill the tea a little too hot sometimes, and her hair is rarely brushed. Her...

Keshav Italia

Keshav Italia is an articulate, young adult whose passion for truth is next to none. He serves as Photography Editor and Lead Senior Tech Editor and Consultant for the TJCA Talon Newspaper, among other made-up positions in the...

Kim Conner

Kim Conner is the TJCA's American Literature and AP Language and Composition teacher. This is her first year as the advisor for the newly-founded online TJ Talon, but it is not her first media rodeo. Ms. Conner served three ye...

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