Thomas Jefferson High School Historical Preservation Society

Volunteers Needed

TJHS HPS need volunteers to help at events we hold and attend. Please send your name, phone number, and e-mail address to Dana (Goodwin) Ward at 210-392-3262 or

TJHS HPS Open House, April 11, 2015

Download flyer.

2015 Fiesta Medal Is Here!

The TJHS HPS 2015 Fiesta Medal can be purchased at:

Deco Pizzeria
1815 Fredericksburg Rd
Owner:  Jacob Valenzuela, TJHS '92
Good Time Charlie's Bar & Café
2922 Broadway St
Owners:  Millard Stetler, TJHS '69, and Eddie Ruffo, TJHS '70
Maddie Mac Boutique
2607 Vance Jackson Rd
Owner:  Maggie Ibara-Jimenez, TJHS '86

Thomas Jefferson High School
Main Office
During school hours
723 Donaldson Ave
TJHS HPS Open House
TJHS Main Hall
723 Donaldson Ave
Deco District Arts & Music Festival
Noon until 10:30 PM
1800 Block of Fredericksburg Rd.

To have medal mailed to you, contact Dana Ward @

TJHS HPS 2014 Annual Meeting

October 21,2014 - The TJHS HPS Annual Meeting was held in the Thomas Jefferson "Sub" this evening. Speakers included: 
  • Board President, Manny Ruiz - Welcome, introductions, and award presentation
  • Jefferson Principal Orlando Vera - Welcome and Jefferson traditions
  • Former Jefferson Principal, David Udovich - The beginnings of the TJHS HPS
  • Board Members, Don Moore (Final report on Monticello digitization project), David Sims (Formal announcement of memory brick project), and Phillip Campos (TJHS HPS financial status)
The Phyllis L. Schoener Foundation was presented with a certificate of appreciation for making the Monticello digitization project possible, with Foundation Board Member, Barbara Blass, accepting.

Jefferson's Librarian, Esperanza Garza-Danweber, accepted a set of the digitized Monticellos from 1932 to 2013 on behalf of the Jefferson Library where they will be made available for research.

L-R, Front: Anna Catalani, Esperanza Garza-Danweber, Barbara Blass, Manny Ruiz, Anna Campos, Cris Mediola, Phillip Campos. Rear: Dana Ward, Don Moore, and David Sims.

Memory Brick Project to Fund Fountain Restoration

Soon, engraved bricks will surround the flagpole. The proceeds from the sale of these sand-blast engraved bricks will become part of the fund to restore the fountain in the Student Council Patio [see fountain-related story].

Read the details of the Memory Brick project.

Download and print the Memory Brick Order Form.

Yearbook Digitizing Project Complete

October 21, 2014 - The Monticello digitization project is complete until the 2014 yearbook is published.

TJHS HPS presented a copy of the CDs containing the 80+ Monticellos to Jefferson Librarian, Esperanza Garza-Danweber during this year's Annual Meeting, October 21st in the Jefferson "Sub".

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