Johnnie Daniel LaBarre: Beyond the attendance office

Johnnie Daniel LaBarre: Beyond the attendance office

Julia Kligman

June 17, 2012


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“Johnnie is my full [first] name. I was actually drafted in 1967 because they thought I was a boy. My father sent in a letter with a birth certificate attached to prove that I was a girl, but I still had to go to the induction center. I was the only girl there,” said attendance clerk and self-id...

New teachers Goto, Corkrey and Federoff bring their own styles to Tam

New teachers Goto, Corkrey and Federoff bring their own styles to Tam

Sophie McGuinness

March 26, 2012


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Hans Goto: Library Specialist Goto before the library: Goto worked in the district before coming to Tam. “I was in the food service at Drake for about four years, and two years before this I was at Redwood.” When Goto was in high school: “I was the junior class president at my high school in Watsonville. One ...

Yellow lab assists varsity baseball

Yellow lab assists varsity baseball

Joe Laland

March 7, 2012


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Baseball managers have often been labeled as very passionate. Tam’s manager Mike Terry is no different, but he also brings something unique to the table: his best friend and trustworthy assistant, Coach Schmidty. The unique thing about Coach Schmidty is that he isn’t actually a person. He’s ...

Q&A with Tam band Satellites Don’t Blink

Q&A with Tam band Satellites Don’t Blink

Trevor Perelson

November 23, 2011


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Aggressive jazz funk and moshable acid jams are some of the ingredients that should be thrown into the description of one of Tam High's hidden musical treasures, Satellites Don’t Blink. This compilation of Mill Valleys finest odd bugs has merged together to create the unique sound that creeps from our va...

New teachers Severin, Pender and Lawley bring their own philosophies to Tam

New teachers Severin, Pender and Lawley bring their own philosophies to Tam

Sophie McGuinness

November 2, 2011


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Nate Severin PE Teacher Teaching Philosophy: “First and foremost is my relationship with my students. If I know who they are and what they like, then I can teach them better. When students know I care about them, then a mutual respect is formed.” When Mr. Severin was in high school: “One ti...

Jon Hartquist Strives to Inspire Students

Billie Mandelbaum

June 6, 2011


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Gathered in Room 152 is a group of twenty-five high-school students listening to their teacher Jon Hartquist. This morning, the history class is discussing the world’s population crisis. Every student is participating. Not a single teenager has the all too familiar blank and bored expression found on you...

A style of her own

A style of her own

Ivy Panapacker

May 26, 2011


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After spending long days as a child drawing at hundreds of different restaurants, junior Charlotte Passot discovered her passion for visual art. “I would have to sit for three hours at my parents restaurants, so they always had me bring coloring supplies,” said Passot. “That’s how my talent started.” Passot...

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