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Superintendent Yoshihara to Resign June 30

Superintendent Yoshihara to Resign June 30

By Milo Levine and Milo Levine

June 23, 2018

In an email sent to members of the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) community, immediately following a closed session board of trustees meeting on June 21, board of trustees president Leslie Lundgren Harlander announced that superintendent David Yoshihara would step down from his position....

Fire in Downtown Sausalito

Fire in Downtown Sausalito

By Rocky Brown, Rocky Brown, and Rocky Brown

June 11, 2018

At 6:25 p.m., on the corner of Princess and Bridgeway in Sausalito, a fire erupted in the alley between Starbucks and Sausalito Jewelers. Within five minutes of the ignition, the fire quickly engulfed the alley, sending a plume of smoke into the air. “The cause of the fire is yet to be determ...

Sausalito Continues Waterfront Cleanup

Sausalito Continues Waterfront Cleanup

By Calvin Rosevear

June 10, 2018

Sausalito police and city employees continue to engage in a city council-sponsored cleanup of marine debris in the Sausalito waterfront area. The cleanup focuses on the anchor-outs, a handful of boats anchored in the Sausalito waterfront used as housing for a slim minority. Many of the boats are currently...

Students Win Rube Goldberg Competition

Students Win Rube Goldberg Competition

By Hana Curphey

June 10, 2018

Mill Valley students representing Tam were informed that they had won the International Online Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, High School Division, on May 16. The team consisted of sophomores Rebecca Preis, Maddie Cope, Hannah Khan, Theo Koffman, Ben St. John, and Hayden Yearout, as well as sophomore O...

Nygaard Steps Down as Golf Coach

Nygaard Steps Down as Golf Coach

By Benjy Wall-Feng

June 10, 2018

P.E. teacher Dustin Nygaard ended his tenure as boys golf coach following the conclusion of the spring 2018 season. “I just stepped down from the position, and I’m going to be an assistant coach working with Shane [Kennedy] on the girls varsity soccer team next season,” Nygaard said. Nyga...

Prom Has Record Sales

Prom Has Record Sales

By Elissa Asch

June 7, 2018

Tam’s 2018 prom was held on May 26 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Though prom planning included all of the basics — DJ, photo booth, food — there were three things about this prom that stood out, according to student, teacher planners and attendees. One was the venue. Event coordinator and sen...

Women’s Dipsea Hike

By Jissell Kruse

May 22, 2018

Over 500 women participated in the 100-year anniversary of the Women’s Dipsea Hike, on April 21. The event celebrated the nation’s first all-women’s cross country race, which took place in 1918. At the time, it was a protest against rules that banned women from participating in competitive distance race...

Link Olympics

By Griffin Barry

May 22, 2018

Link Crew held its second annual Freshman Advisory Olympics on April 25. According to English teacher Abigail Levine, who runs it, Link Crew is designed to build a welcoming environment for freshmen. “Our goal is, in a way, to solidify or reaffirm, or even make visible the sense of community that’s...

ASB Election Results

By Niulan Wright

May 22, 2018

The Associated Student Body (ASB) elections were held from April 26 to April 27, and the newly elected officers are junior Natalie Bricker, president; junior Dollan Clahan, vice president; sophomore Theodore Koffman, treasurer; and sophomore Kara Kneafsey, secretary. Other students who ran included junio...

Gun Violence Sparks Walkout

Gun Violence Sparks Walkout

By Ian Duncanson

May 22, 2018

Members of the Students Against Gun Violence club held a walkout to protest gun violence in schools, on April 20. The walkout, which took place on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, began at Tam and continued at the depot in the Mill Valley town square. Approximately 50 students p...