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GALLERY: Mill Valley Film Festival Opens with “On the Road”

GALLERY: Mill Valley Film Festival Opens with “On the Road”

October 4, 2012


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The 35th annual Mill Valley Film Festival opened October 4th with "On the Road" at the Rafael theater and "The Silver Linings Playbook" at CineArts Sequoia. Producer of "On the Road" Rebecca Yeldham was at the San Rafael opening to introduce the film. ...

35th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival Starts Today

35th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival Starts Today

October 4, 2012


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Today, October 4, is the first day of the local Mill Valley Film Festival, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a wide range of high profile films and guests. With 11 days of films, over 40,000 tickets sold and more than 200 films shown each October, the MVFF is certainly the biggest event of the month....

Core program completes first two-year cycle

Natasha Harvey

September 29, 2012


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After concluding the first two years of the Core program, students and faculty have differing opinions on its progress. The Core program, which began in 2010, is an integrated program for freshman and sophomores, in which students have the same English and social studies teachers for both years. The tea...

GALLERY: Homecoming Rally 2012

GALLERY: Homecoming Rally 2012

Julia Kligman and Chris Yip

September 28, 2012


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The 2012 homecoming rally was held at tutorial on September 28. Below is a gallery of the events.

Lovejoy’s Students Welcomed to Orientation

Wenlock Nau

September 26, 2012


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Orientation is a milestone in a high school student’s life, in which they get to know the school meet their classmates, make new friends, and form relationships that will last them throughout high school. Over the course of Tam history, freshmen have been welcomed to the school with this lively day...

Student Center Undergoes Renovation

Student Center Undergoes Renovation

Emma Sandrolini

September 21, 2012


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Over the summer, the Student Center was renovated and equipped with new leather chairs and tables, a marble floor, and an additional vending machine. When students walked into the Student Center upon returning to school their reactions were mostly positive, despite the fact that the renovations are ...

GALLERY: Welcome back rally 2012

GALLERY: Welcome back rally 2012

Cody Duane-McGlashan

September 11, 2012


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On September 7, Tam held its 2012 "Welcome Back" rally. Events included the senior entrance, the dance team performance, and more. Here is a collection of photos from the event.  

Welcome Back Rally Features Student Performers

September 6, 2012


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The Welcome Back Rally kicked off the year on Friday September 5. The rally started traditionally with the senior class' running entrance and the introduction of this year's emcees, Senior Ryan O'Boyle and Sophomore Gabe Renneison, dressed as Batman and Robin respectively. The rumors that a large police...

Photos: Edna construction moves along

Photos: Edna construction moves along

Chris Henn

September 1, 2012


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The 18-month reconstruction of Edna Maguire Elementary School is well underway. The initial plan to reconstruct the school was met with some opposition at first, but is now on track to be completed by January, 2014. Portable classrooms are also being installed for the 2012-2013 school year, which starts...

Spring Concert bids farewell to seniors

Spring Concert bids farewell to seniors

William Choulos & Chris Yip and William Choulos & Chris Yip

August 3, 2012


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The Tam High Music Program came together for their last concert of the year, the Spring Concert, on May 31. Orchestra, jazz band, advanced band, and chorus all performed in Ruby Scott gym before an audience of parents and students. “Students performed to the top of their ability and it was fun,” said...

Bike Camping: A more exciting way to backpack

Bike Camping: A more exciting way to backpack

Trever Perelson

July 15, 2012


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Bike camping, bike touring, bike packing, or just getting lost on your bike with a sleeping bag and no destination. Regardless of what you call it, this activity is a guaranteed experience to satisfy your craving for adventure without emptying your entire piggy bank or harming the environment. You would b...

ASB officers face skepticism

Sophie McGuinness

June 9, 2012


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“I expect nothing from next year’s ASB officers because they have no power and never will,” said junior Jake Zwiebach of next year’s Associated Student Body (ASB) officers. “I want them to get me a girlfriend - can they do that?” Zwiebach’s opinion reflected numerous students’ pessimism...