The Tam News

Senior Season

Senior Season

By Charlie Rosgen

June 24, 2019

I was warned about the stress that comes along with writing deep personal narratives for a panel of college admissions employees to judge, but there were plenty of aspects to senior year that I was not prepared for.

Crackdown: Admin introduces new attendance policies

Crackdown: Admin introduces new attendance policies

By Max Goldberg and Charlie Rosgen

December 14, 2018

In an effort to reduce student tardiness and establish a punctual culture at Tam, the administration introduced two new tardy policies in the final months of the first semester.   The first initiative was announced on December 5 via the administrative newsletter. If a student is late to the same ...

Girls can have Balls Too

Girls can have Balls Too

October 17, 2018

Football. That is what it is called when men play it. Powder Puff is what it’s called when women play it, because god forbid women are taken seriously enough to play a sport that is technically co-ed. First, as a female athlete, as a teenager, and as a student at this school, I find it completely i...

Going Clubbin’

By Charlie Rosgen

September 23, 2017

If you play a sport at Tam, you are spirited and proud of your school. As a Tam athlete you support the school, you represent it, and teachers know that. However, if you are like me and play a club sport outside of Tam, many members of the community have different expectations and views of you as a ath...

Featured Experience: Expiration Date

By Charlie Rosgen and Charlie Rosgen

September 23, 2017

This past summer, after traveling around Europe, and on my way back into the United States, I was greeted, not by a “Welcome to SFO” sign, but by a threat to be sent back to Germany. I am currently on a visa which grants me full and legal entry to the U.S. until 2019. For the past two years, I...

Rise in Mill Valley Mail Theft

Rise in Mill Valley Mail Theft

By Kennedy Cook and Charlie Rosgen

October 14, 2016

Over the past month there has been a series of mail thefts around Strawberry and Tam Valley. The alarm has spread throughout the social media site, Nextdoor, which is popular among adults in local neighborhoods. There are high and low points of activity, and this year seems like mail thieves are a b...

What Americans Do Wrong, From a Brit

What Americans Do Wrong, From a Brit

By Charlie Rosgen

March 3, 2016

Five months ago I was in  a British international school in Hong Kong filled with people who sounded like me, people who spelled like me, people who understand the concept of sarcasm. Now every single time I open my mouth someone has to mention that I am from “across the pond” or that I’m not f...