• Opinion

    Reopening Schools: How do Parents and Students Feel?

    Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) reopened schools for hybrid learning to all students on March 16. The days students are attending in-person school depend on their last name. If their last name starts with A-M, they come in on Tuesday and Wednesday; those with last names starting with N-Z go in on Thursday and Friday.

  • News,  Opinion

    Student Opinions on Returning to School

    After almost a year of online learning T.C. students are finally returning to the building. It won’t be the same as last year, with students only going in two days a week, hardly anyone in the classrooms and of course, mask wearing. But it's a step in the right direction.

  • Opinion

    A Painful National Women’s History Month

    March is National Women’s History Month, a time that is meant to be set aside to honor the contributions women have made throughout American history, and recognize the hardships women face. However, the first weeks of March have been filled with pain, grief, and anger around the world.

  • Feature,  News,  Uncategorized

    Student Opinions: Raising the Minimum Wage

    Ethan Gotsch On March 5, seven Democratic senators and one independent senator joined Senate Republicans to squash an effort to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour by the year 2025. While this increase didn’t make it into the final version of the most recent COVID-19 relief bill, it continues to be debated by Congress and state legislatures across the country. Theogony reached out to students, many of whom are part of the workforce or have parents whose jobs are affected by the minimum wage, to hear their opinion on the matter. Many expressed strong support for the increase. “With an increasingly competitive economy, anything less…

  • Feature,  Sports

    Fall Sports Make a Return

    Titan athletes dominate despite a quick start Hunter Langley After a year of chaos, anxiety and disappointment, a sense of normalcy has returned for Titan student-athletes. With the winter sports season cancelled and other districts beginning workouts for fall sports, it looked like the ball wasn’t going to bounce the Titan’s way again. But with great surprise the athletic department, led by James Parker, came up with a detailed plan to help get athletes back doing what they love.  Titan athletics are back for the fall sports season, however things look a little different this year. Athletes are required to wear masks at all times, which was proven a difficult…

  • News

    Checking in with TC Alumni, Justice Jones!

    Justice Jones has been quite busy since graduating from T.C Williams 10 years ago. Jones attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln campus, where he started out in Broadcast Journalism, then switched majors to Advertising and Public Relations. During his time at the University of Nebraska, Jones interned with Adidas, worked for the campus newspaper, The Daily Nebraskan, started the official student section organization for the athletic department with friends, and did film production for the athletic department. Following graduation from Nebraska, Jones moved back to DC to work for a multi-company sales and marketing firm, then transferred to a tech company where he has been working for the past three…

  • News

    Return to School and Stadium News

    On March 3, T.C. Principal Peter Balas hosted his monthly Principal’s Chat. His primary topic of discussion was what the return to school will look like for students who opted to transition to a hybrid schedule. Mark Eisenhour, Lead Administrator for Operations and Facilities, was also on the Zoom and gave updates on construction of Parker-Gray Stadium.

  • Opinion

    How Is T.C. Actually Handling 504s and IEPs?

    Due to the spread of COVID-19, schools across America have been forced to adapt to a virtual or hybrid program to keep staff, students, and their families safe. Changing from an in-person classroom environment to one through a screen has been difficult for many families; however, this transition can be particularly challenging for students with 504s and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).