The Tam News

Maren Curtis Artist and Entreprenuer

Maren Curtis Artist and Entreprenuer

Kennedy Cook

October 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

The same everyday events you and I experience are transformed into pieces of wearable art by junior Maren Curtis. From kindergarten on, Curtis’s world has revolved around art, whether it be watercolor, pencil drawings, or her favorite: ink drawings. “I love using ink to draw everyday events and...

Max Goldberg: A Peruvian and Ecuadorian Perspective

Max Goldberg: A Peruvian and Ecuadorian Perspective

Max Goldberg

September 23, 2017


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My name is Max Goldberg. I’m a junior, and this is my perspective. Let’s get one thing straight: I’m not Peruvian, nor am I Ecuadorian, but I’ve spent more than half of my 16 years of life living in South America. I can understand why that’s hard for people to wrap their heads around. When ...

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

Coline Tricault

June 5, 2017


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Coucou! Je m’appelle Coline Tricault et je suis une terminale à Tam High. Je ne fait pas une échange avec mon école et Tam, ma famille et moi avons déménagé aux États-Unis il y a trois ans en provenance de la France. Ils sont partis l’année dernière, mais j’ai décidé de rester pour ...

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

Giacomo Bassi

June 5, 2017


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Ciao! Mi chiamo Giacomo Bassi e sono un exchange student a Tam dall’Italia. Ho quasi diciotto anni e frequento la quarta liceo, ma non sono all’ultimo anno di scuola! Presentarsi in una scuola dove l’anno di frequenza conta e non appartenere veramente a nessuno e’ stata una prima difficolt...

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

Diana Sosa and Translation by Maddie Asch

June 5, 2017


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Hola, yo soy Diana, una de las tantas estudiantes de Tam. Tengo 16 años. Yo vengo de Oaxaca, México. Mi idioma es el español. Yo estoy cursando el segundo medio de Tam. Vine aquí para estudiar y aprender el inglés ya que yo soy nacida aquí y me gustaría saber este idioma. Llevo viviendo aquí...

Josh Pilcher’s Throckapella Experience (Web Exclusive)

Gigi Pemberton and Gigi Pemberton

June 3, 2017


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Junior Josh Pilcher has a hidden talent: a capella singing. For four years now, Pilcher has been singing as part of Throckapella, an a capella group based out of the Throckmorton Theater and led by director Tim Silva. “When I was a wee young lad I would sing, and then my parents were like ‘hey, Jo...

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Samantha Locke and Samantha Locke

June 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

We so often only see administrators and teachers as their positions or subjects, but  they are so much more. To bring this to light, The Tam News asked bizarre hypothetical questions to show that our staff members are people too. Q: If You Were A Vegetable, What Vegetable Would You Be And Why? SUPERINTENDENT...

Cris Martinez

Sophia Venables

May 3, 2017


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A freshman at Tam and student in Mr. Lovejoy’s class, Cris Martinez enjoys using his imagination to create ink drawings, mostly inspired by his love of superheros. According to Lovejoy, “[Cris] loves movie premiers. He’s the guy that will let the whole class know when one is coming.” Tam draw...

Artist of the Issue: Amelia Einhorn

Artist of the Issue: Amelia Einhorn

Mackenzie Bell

May 3, 2017


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Her eyes close, her mouth opens, and the crowd goes silent on the edge of their seats. It takes a lot of guts to sing in front of a room full of your peers, but for sophomore Amelia Einhorn it’s just another milestone on her road to fame. “My proudest moment was singing in front of the entire ...

Fashion that Addresses Identity

Fashion that Addresses Identity

Josh Love

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Reviews

Most people think of fashion as regarding simply aesthetics, but for Paloma Tenorio, fashion is a way to “play with” and “navigate” identity. In early April, Tenorio, and her mother Lisa Tenorio opened their own clothing store, Baba Yaga, located at 510 Caledonia Street in Sausalito. Tenorio, ...

Artist of the Issue: Fiona Bransgrove

Artist of the Issue: Fiona Bransgrove

Marina Furbush

March 31, 2017


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Senior Fiona Bransgrove is one of the many talented artists in the department. This year, she won Best in Show in the Youth in Arts Rising Stars’ Art Show, an art competition open to high school students in Marin. Her winning piece, “Cityscape and Men,” was constructed using palette knives and...

Recollections of a Kenyan Sisterhood

Recollections of a Kenyan Sisterhood

Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

January 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Senior Lucy Mutunga considered herself part of a sisterhood in Kericho, a county in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. Mutunga looks back on the days where she would join the other girls in hanging up their collared uniforms to dry, and teach them the dances of her home. Deprived of luminous h...