The Tam News

Vietnam veterans and alumni return to Tam

June 5, 2010


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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

Brent Peters

May 5, 2010


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...