TUHSD Board and Schools Respond to Parkland Shooting

TUHSD Board and Schools Respond to Parkland Shooting

Shane Lavezzo

March 13, 2018


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During the February 27 Tamalpais Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting, members of the Tam community discussed the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Tam High student representative Jacob Renneisen commented on the school’s response. “Tam High had a vigil after the shoo...

Breaking News: Generator Fire at Safeway

Breaking News: Generator Fire at Safeway

Maddie Wall and Celia Francis

March 9, 2018


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A small generator fire broke out on the roof of the Miller Avenue Safeway on Friday, March 9, at around 6:40pm, causing a temporary evacuation and store closure. According to store worker John Roberts, Safeway was immediately evacuated and no one was hurt. “It was at the very forefront of the store...

Vigil for Parkland shooting victims held at Tam

Vigil for Parkland shooting victims held at Tam

Ethan Swope

February 18, 2018


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu2v1snyD_A&t=1s Filmed and edited by Ethan Swope Interview by Kara Kneafsey  

Holocaust Survivor Speaks At Tam

Holocaust Survivor Speaks At Tam

Kara Kneafsey

February 14, 2018


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The Jewish Student Association hosted Holocaust survivor Lori in room 2020 at lunch on February 1. She spoke about her life to a crowd of around 70 students, showing them various personal items, and then answered questions. Lori is a part of The Next Chapter, a program run by the Jewish Family and ...

Another Breakthrough Day in the Works

Eddie Schultz

February 8, 2018


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Another Breakthrough Day, a discussion-based event aimed at addressing racial issues in the Tam community, is currently being arranged by the Tam Unity Committee. It is tentatively scheduled for the week of February 26. Last year’s 50-year anniversary of the original Breakthrough Day recei...

Administration Prepares for Enrollment Growth

Administration Prepares for Enrollment Growth

Benjy Wall-Feng

February 8, 2018


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Two new portable classrooms will likely be added to Tam’s back parking lot in the fall as part of a short-term effort to accommodate enrollment growth, according to principal J.C. Farr. Those portables will join the two which were added prior to the beginning of this year, also as a resul...

Teacher Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment in TUHSD

Teacher Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment in TUHSD

Madeline Asch and Marie Hogan

February 6, 2018


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Tam teacher Eva Rieder spoke at the February 6 Tamalpais Union High School District [TUHSD] board meeting following allegations voiced by Redwood math teacher Jessica Crabtree at the January 23 TUHSD board meeting that TUHSD has a pattern of dismissing cases of sexual harassment perpetrated by mal...

Tam Students Take On Mavericks

Tam Students Take On Mavericks

Ava Finn, Ava Finn, Ava Finn, and Ava Finn

February 2, 2018


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Three Tam students surfed Mavericks, the notorious 25- to 30-foot break located north of Half Moon Bay, on January 11. Junior Mac Castaneda, junior River Galland, and senior and Tam News reporter Jacob Swergold trained for years before heading down to Mavericks. Even though January 11 was one of...

Unity Poster Winners Announced

Unity Poster Winners Announced

Johanna Meezan

January 24, 2018


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Art students in Drawing and Painting classes competed in a Tam High PTSA-sponsored poster contest in late December to promote Tam unity with the phrase “We Are One.” Several students, parents, grandparents, PTSA members, teachers, counselors, Tam administrators, and Mill Valley community leaders j...

Spectators’ Behavior Criticized by Admin

Spectators’ Behavior Criticized by Admin

Ravi Joshi-Wander

January 19, 2018


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Principal J.C. Farr held a town hall-style meeting in Gus Gymnasium to address the behavior of students at recent boys varsity basketball games, played at Marin Catholic High School and Redwood High School, on Thursday, January 18. Speaking to a small crowd, Farr admonished students for chanting “Bulls*...

Board Considers Parcel Tax Increase

Samantha Locke

January 12, 2018


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The Tamalpais Union High School Board of Trustees will vote on whether or not to propose an increase in parcel taxes, if they can garner enough community support, according to an announcement made at the November 14 board meeting. Parcel taxes are localized property taxes that are frequently used to fund ...

New Field Trips Approved in 2018

Shane Lavezzo

December 18, 2017


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Amid concerns about student equity, the Tamalpais Unified High School District Board of Trustees approved field trips to Hungary/Serbia, Belize, and London in 2018, at the board meeting on November 15. As the field trips were being motioned for approval, Board of Trustees member Michael Futterman brou...

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