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Smayya337/TJSandbox
Tjhsst logo.png
Location 6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
State FlagOfVirginia.gif Virginia
Region Mary Washington Regional
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Smayya337/TJSandbox is located in Virginia
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Information
Member of SO since 2009
Teams 3
Colors      Blue,      Red,      White
School District Fairfax County Public Schools
Results History
Best regional 1st (2011-2020)
Best state 1st (2013-2014, 2018-2019)
Best nationals 12th (2019)
Social Media
Website Team Website

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) is a Division C team that competes in Virginia's Mary Washington Regional. The school is a member of Fairfax County Public Schools. Since its establishment in 2009, the team has qualified for the National Tournament four times (in 2013, 2014, 2018, and 2019), and in 2019, they set a school and state record by placing 12th overall.

School Info

TJHSST was established in 1985 as a STEM magnet program serving Northern Virginia. It is a Virginia Governor's School currently accepting students from the following jurisdictions:

  • Fairfax County, VA
  • Loudoun County, VA
  • Prince William County, VA
  • Arlington County, VA
  • Falls Church City, VA

Team History

TJHSST Science Olympiad (also known as TJ Science Olympiad, or TJSO) was created in 2009. The team began competing in the 2009-10 season, getting 2nd place regionally and 3rd place at the state tournament. Since then, TJSO has won every regional tournament it has attended, and has never placed lower than 4th at the state level.

Results

Season Regionals State Nationals
2010 2nd (51) 3rd (109) -
2011 1st (75) 4th (119) -
2012 1st (78) 3rd (106) -
2013 1st (62) 1st (80) 25th (591)
2014 1st (51) 1st (68) 23rd (606)
2015 1st (38) 2nd (78) -
2016 1st (62) 2nd (92) -
2017 1st (88) 2nd (99) -
2018 1st (57) 1st (83) 26th (590)
2019 1st (55) 1st (49) 12th (344)
2020 1st (74) Cancelled

Invitationals

Season Battle at Valley Forge Invitational Carnegie Mellon Invitational Cornell Invitational Duke Invitational Fairfax Invitational Las Vegas Invitational Penn Invitational Tiger Invitational University of Chicago Invitational Virginia Tech Invitational
2010 - - - - - - - - - -
2011 - - - - - - - - - -
2012 - - - - - - - - - -
2013 3rd (205) - - - - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - - - - - -
2015 - - - - 2nd (151) - - 4th (223) - -
2016 - - - - - - - - - -
2017 - - - - ??? - - - - -
2018 - - - - 1st (107) - - - - 1st (58)
2019 - - 4th (194) 4th (166) - - - - - -
2020 - 4th (162) - - - - 4th (272) - - -
2021 - ??? - - - ??? ??? - ??? -

Per-Season

2010

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
3rd TJHSST received a 3rd place trophy at the 2010 Virginia State Tournament.


2011

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2011 Virginia State Tournament.


2012

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
3rd TJHSST received a 3rd place trophy at the 2012 Virginia State Tournament.


2013

3rd TJHSST received a 3rd place trophy at the 2020 Battle at Valley Forge Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2013 Virginia State Tournament.


2014

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2014 Virginia State Tournament.


2015

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
2nd TJHSST received a 2nd place trophy at the 2015 Virginia State Tournament.


2016

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
2nd TJHSST received a 2nd place trophy at the 2016 Virginia State Tournament.


2017

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.
2nd TJHSST received a 2nd place trophy at the 2017 Virginia State Tournament.


2018

1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2018 Fairfax Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2018 Virginia Tech Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2018 Charlottesville Regional.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2018 Virginia State Tournament.
26th TJHSST received a 26th place trophy at the 2018 National Tournament.


2019

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2019 Duke Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2019 Charlottesville Regional.
4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2019 Cornell Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2019 Virginia State Tournament.
12th TJHSST received a 12th place trophy at the 2019 National Tournament.


2020

4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Carnegie Mellon Invitational.
1st TJHSST received a 1st place trophy at the 2020 Mary Washington Regional.
4th TJHSST received a 4th place trophy at the 2020 Penn Invitational.


National Top 10

Season Events
2013 Technical Problem Solving (2nd)
2014 Chemistry Lab (7th), Designer Genes (3rd), Experimental Design (9th), Hydrogeology [Trial] (3rd)
2018 Codebusters [Trial] (1st), Disease Detectives (1st), Dynamic Planet (1st), Microbe Mission (7th)
2019 Astronomy (10th), Circuit Lab (1st), Codebusters (5th), Designer Genes (7th), Disease Detectives (10th), Fossils (4th), Mission Possible (6th), Mousetrap Vehicle (10th), Sounds of Music (5th), Thermodynamics (2nd), Environmental Chemistry [Trial] (3rd)

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