The Tam News

Roenisch, Oppenheim, Saavedra elected to TUHSD board of trustees

Roenisch, Oppenheim, Saavedra elected to TUHSD board of trustees

By Benjy Wall-Feng

December 17, 2018

Cynthia Roenisch, Dan Oppenheim and Kevin Saavedra were elected to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees on Election Day, November 6. The board will be responsible for navigating the district’s current budget crisis, and as a result financial experience was a major focus of the candidates’ campaigns, as...

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

By Milo Levine and Skye Schoenhoeft

November 28, 2018

Measure J passed with 74 percent of the vote on Election Day, November 6. According to the official Marin County website, this measure “protects high quality education with local funding that cannot be taken by the state” by implementing a levy of an additional $149 per parcel for four years, on t...

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

By Leah Fullerton

October 17, 2018

An election for three open positions on the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees will take place on November 6, national Election Day. Current members Laura Anderson, Chuck Ford, and Michael Futterman declined reelection following the end of their four-year terms this year. Cand...

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....

Substitutes Seek Better Pay

Substitutes Seek Better Pay

By Marina Furbush, Marina Furbush, and Marina Furbush

December 15, 2016

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) will not be raising substitute teacher salaries, after a group of substitutes requested the district to consider the matter. According to Assistant Superintendent Lars Christensen, the district is currently negotiating wages with its own employees an...

District Experiences Staff and Board Turnover

District Experiences Staff and Board Turnover

By Marina Furbush

June 5, 2015

Next school year will see a lot of turnover in district administration,.Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel and Assistant Superintendent of Education and Human Resources Michael McDowell will leave the district June 30, and Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Facilities Lori Parrish also retired April...

Cosca Group Searches for Superintendent

Cosca Group Searches for Superintendent

By James Finn & Marina Furbush

March 18, 2015

Dr. Steve Goldstone, a representative of the search firm The Cosca Group, spoke at a Tamalpais Union High School (TUHSD) Board of Trustees meeting on March 3 to outline the process of selecting a new superintendent. On a February 24 meeting the Board hired the Cosca Group to conduct the search for a...

Board Approves Arrangement with Marin County Office of Education

Board Approves Arrangement with Marin County Office of Education

By Marina Furbush

February 19, 2015

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees created an ad hoc advisory committee to work with the Marin County Office of Education at a special board meeting on February 12. This decision came in the wake of the resignation of Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel and the retirement of...

Technology graduation requirement suspended for the 2012-2013 school year

By Billy Butler

May 9, 2012

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...