The Tam News

Technology graduation requirement suspended for the 2012-2013 school year

Billy Butler

May 9, 2012


Filed under News

Last night the Tam District Board of Trustees removed the technology graduation requirement for the 2012-2013 school year, exempting the class of 2013. According to a release sent out by district Superintendent Dr. Laurie Kimbrel, "the recommendation to suspend the requirement was based on the recognition...

Exclusive Interview: Zombie Squad

Exclusive Interview: Zombie Squad

Billy Butler

May 17, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

How was Zombie Squad founded? The official story involves a group of friends returning home from a movie one night and discussing how they would survive better than any of the characters in the film. From there the idea grew into a group of people who thought it would be fun to gain the skills necessary to actually survive a scenario where s...

Surviving the Zombiepocalypse: Your Guide to Defeating the Living Dead

Surviving the Zombiepocalypse: Your Guide to Defeating the Living Dead

Billy Butler, Chris Long & Benjy Elkind

May 17, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Packing Your Emergency Bag: When the zombiepocalypse comes, you will need to be self-sufficient. Expect government agencies to be slow in their response because of the large scope of the inherent problem that goes along with the dead rising up to walk the earth. Zombie Squad says, “We can't simply r...

Some janky slang definitions for ya’ll uncultured peeps

Some janky slang definitions for ya’ll uncultured peeps

March 10, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

It must be tough to be the parent of a teenager nowadays. When kids don’t have their faces pressed up against an illuminated screen and instead actually take the time to talk to their parents, it seems like they’re speaking  in a whole new language. It’s the language of school hallways and ha...

Galapagos experience meets school

Billy Butler

January 9, 2011


Filed under News

Science teacher Lyanne Abreu returned from a two week trip to the Galapagos Islands on December 4. Abreu was selected by the Toyota International Teacher Program with the help of community recommendations. The program focused on increasing environmental care by having teachers from different countries...