Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

Jackson Gathard

May 27, 2015


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Junior Connor Barr found his passion for photography upon arriving at Tam. “I really started having a serious interest for it in the past few years. I started learning how to take photos and how to properly use a camera in my first year at Tam, and I really owe everything I’ve accomplished up unti...

Our Graduating Class of 2015(16?)

Our Graduating Class of 2015(16?)

Hannah Chorley

April 23, 2015


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What grade are you in? A seemingly simple question with four simple possible answers: 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. Yet, for Avi Cahn — originally a member of the class of 2016 — this question takes a lot longer to explain. Is she a junior? Well, if she was a part of the class of 2016, that would...

Subversive Gang Gains Local Recognition

Subversive Gang Gains Local Recognition

James Finn

April 23, 2015


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Rap has long played a significant role in the musical culture of the Bay Area. Artists ranging from the beloved Tam alum 2Pac to the more recent phenoms like Lil’ B and HBK Gang have not only emerged as influential figures in the realm of Bay Area rap, but across the country and around the world. Southern...

Artist of the Issue: Audrey Romjue

Artist of the Issue: Audrey Romjue

Jackson Gathard

March 24, 2015


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Junior Audrey Romjue found her love for photography at an early age. “I got a small Sony Cybershot camera for Christmas one year, and I began taking photos and videos of my friends at home, at school, and at parties. The photos I took then were mainly just for fun; the only place they went was Face...

A Sign From Above

A Sign From Above

Sarah Asch

March 24, 2015


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Five years ago, a sign appeared on the sidewalk in front of the Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church, located between Mill Valley Middle School and Tam. Unbeknownst to the majority of the Mill Valley citizens who drove past the sign every day, its installation was the direct work of Pastor Kim Smith,...

Artist of the Issue: Paden McNiff

Artist of the Issue: Paden McNiff

Claire Donohue

October 24, 2014


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  Junior Paden McNiff discovered her interest in photography at the start of high school. “I had a lot of friends that had nice cameras and liked taking pictures, so I saved up to buy my own and became more and more interested in [photography],” McNiff said.   McNiff’s eye for ...

Lowry Makes a Splash at the Marine Center

Lowry Makes a Splash at the Marine Center

Devon Stoeber

October 2, 2014


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Junior Colette Lowry spent her summer vacation in a different way than one might expect. Rather than sleeping in until 12 or 1 in the afternoon, Lowry began her Sunday and Monday mornings at 6:30 a.m. by heading over to the Marine Mammal Center, where she interned at a summer program called Youth Crew,...

Profile: Bella Amyx

Profile: Bella Amyx

Caroline Frost

June 12, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Sports

Soccer player Bella Amyx is currently being recruited by University of Pacific, Sonoma State and Portland State. Amyx started playing soccer at the age of six and has been playing at Tam since she was a freshmen. Her goal when she started high school has always been to play three sports all four years. Now ...

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Holly Parkin

June 11, 2014


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Most students, no matter what grade, have probably met Tam librarian Mary Crowe at some point in their high school career. Whether helping a student with a project, suggesting a fun new book, or even telling kids not eat their lunch in the library during a last minute study session, Crowe has alwa...

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Emma Boczek and Emma Talkoff

June 11, 2014


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Jane Hall’s time at Tam has been anything but conventional. Over her 16-year career here as a special education teacher, Hall has built homes with her students through Habitat for Humanity and driven her students to the jobs and internships she helped them obtain through the career program she...

Bidding Farewell to Susan Gertman

Bidding Farewell to Susan Gertman

Cassie Jeong

June 11, 2014


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You know her from her workshops on everything from financial aid to college essays, conducting class-wide surveys on Naviance, or sending out informational emails on upcoming events and scholarships. Her lookout perches on the busiest part of campus — the intersection of the two Keyser buildings —...

The Jetsonettes: Merging Feminism and Music

The Jetsonettes: Merging Feminism and Music

Holly Parkin

May 18, 2014


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Juniors Nichole Cochary and Daisy Meisler have found a way to bring two of their passions together, combining feminism and music through their band, the Jetsonettes. Founded in mid-2013, the Jetsonettes already have a growing set of original songs written and performed by Cochary and Meisler, who play guitar and bass, respectively. The two are a good ...

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