The Tam News


San Francisco LovEvolution cancelled after 19 die

By Elianna Cohen

October 1, 2010

San Francisco’s LovEvolution, which was supposed to occur on October 2, was cancelled due to the nineteen deaths at Germany’s LoveFest. One million people attended the LoveFest event on June 24, 2010 in Duisburg, Germany when a mere 700,000 were supposed to show up. After police officials closed...

Welcome Back Rally a school hit

Welcome Back Rally a school hit

By Elianna Cohen

September 5, 2010

On Friday, September 3, Tam High had its first rally of the school year. It was the freshmen’s first, and yet no streakers showed up to the event. Danielle Bowen and Carrie Brandon sang Lady Gaga’s Poker Face in a custom rendition. Later, teachers and students fed on whipped cream and bubblegum. ...

Freshman orientation hellish to helpful

By Lorna McGinnis

September 1, 2010

Freshmen had mixed feelings about Tam’s orientation on Friday, August 13. Freshman Victoria Holland said, “I figuratively escaped out the window. They almost dragged me to hell; they almost dragged me into the games at the beginning of orientation.” She also mentioned a statement made by...

Vietnam veterans and alumni return to Tam

June 5, 2010

When Donald Smith, a Tam alumnus and former varsity softball coach, arrived in Vietnam to begin his duties as a soldier, showers of enemy rockets confronted him. As soon as the plane had landed, Smith was running for his life towards the safety of the base he had just seen for the first time. Read More »...

District announces budget cuts

By Brent Peters

May 5, 2010

In a meeting held on Tuesday, April 27, the Tamalpais Union High School District board proposed $2.4 million in cuts for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. The administration emphasized that the financial changes should not significantly affect academics; students in the Tam district will still attend school...

The Week In Photos: April 26-30

April 30, 2010

The week in photos: On April 29, Tam students filed onto the soccer field for a fire drill, students assembled in Gus Gym during tutorial on April 30 for the Multicultural Assembly.

Tam Beautified At A Hefty Price

April 15, 2010

For nine years now, Tamalpais High School has been constantly making changes to its campus. Between a new pool and locker room, an advanced weight room, a field house, blue tennis courts, a faster drop-off area, two new buildings and many new walkways, Tam has completely changed from the 90’s. Read More »...

Core Program Synchronizes English and Social Studies

April 15, 2010

Next year, Tamalpais High School freshman English and social studies teachers will be paired up to teach shared groups of students for two years in a row. The program, called Core, is similar to the core class at Mill Valley Middle School. English and social studies classes will be more coordinated....

Community Supports Fight Against Discrimination

April 15, 2010

When Tamalpais High School senior Sarah Schwartz heard that Constance McMillen from Fulton, MS was banned from her senior prom because she wished to bring her girlfriend and wear a tuxedo, she decided to take action of her own. Schwartz is now trying to arrange for McMillen and her girlfriend to attend...