The Tam News

Bernstein Wins Coach of the Year

Bernstein Wins Coach of the Year

By Ava Finn

June 5, 2019

"I’d like to think I won not just because of winning the championship this year because I do try really hard to instill positive values in the kids."

Too Many Private Tutors?

Too Many Private Tutors?

October 16, 2018

We live in a community where being the best is less of an option and rather a requirement, a mindset. Conversations can be overheard of parents normalizing the use of unprescribed adderall or students discussing their formalized resumes. The push for success can partly be blamed on our environment. ...

Walls to the Balls

Walls to the Balls

By Ava Finn

September 20, 2018

Junior Casey Walls has been playing for the U.S. Soccer Under-16 Boys’ National Team since last November and playing competitively since he was two years old. “I have been kicking a ball since I could walk,” Walls said. Walls, who was born in England, owes his interest of soccer to the cultural a...

MVMS Skate Park Renovations

MVMS Skate Park Renovations

By Ava Finn

October 26, 2017

On September 23, local surf and skate shop Proof Lab hosted a fundraiser in conjunction with the Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS) 8th graders, Good Earth, Equator Coffee, and State Room Brewery. Families and friends gathered to celebrate and raise money for a new MVMS skate park. New ramps, railings...

Featured Experience: Out of Fashion

Featured Experience: Out of Fashion

By Ava Finn

September 23, 2017

I am a 16-year-old high school student, and I spent almost half of my summer living alone in the biggest city in the United States. New York City was filled with people who had places to be, and as I stood in front of the Parsons School of Design building, I realized that I did, too. Living alone requires...

Art in The Photo Room

Art in The Photo Room

By Ava Finn

March 6, 2017

Art students at Tam have always had the freedom to express themselves. Of course there are lines that must be drawn to outline the definition of what art can be to a high school student for school, and those lines or boundaries must be drawn over both girls and boys. All students, whether boy or girl h...

Clown Hysteria Strikes the Bay Area

By Ava Finn

October 30, 2016

KRON4 has broadcasted news of “creepy” clowns targeting schools and children in the Bay Area. On October 4, in Concord, California, KRON4 documented the aftershock of a young girl attacked by a clown at a bus pad on Willow Pass Road in Contra Costa County. Though specific threats tweeted by clowns have ...