The Tam News

Seven Tam Teachers Apply to Transfer to Drake

Seven Tam Teachers Apply to Transfer to Drake

By Sarah Asch, James Finn, Marina Furbush, Wanya Williams

May 18, 2015

Seven current teachers will transfer to Drake High School at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. English teacher LoRayne Ortega, social studies teacher Michael Rawlins, science teachers Erin Ashley and Cody Bartrug, physical education teacher Nate Severin, Spanish teacher Jose Anchordoqui and math...

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

By Sarah Asch & James Finn, Additional Reporting by: Marina Furbush and Hannah Chorley

May 14, 2015

Ruby Scott Gym was packed with 200 parents on the evening of April 3, 2014. On that night, the Tam administration hosted a curriculum meeting to explain the benefits of hiring a professional development company that most people had only just heard of: New Tech Network. The atmosphere in the room grew...

Hawk Talk: New Year’s Resolutions

Hawk Talk: New Year’s Resolutions

By Caroline Frost

December 23, 2014

2015 is just around the corner. For many at Tam, the new year brings a new wave of ambitions and goals. We asked a few members of the Tam community to reflect on their own hopes for next year.                             ...

Science Department Re-Evaluates Integrated Science Curriculum

Science Department Re-Evaluates Integrated Science Curriculum

By Jackson Gathard

February 13, 2014

In an effort to improve the Integrated Science program at Tam, the science department took a survey of all science students to gauge how effective the current program is. Some teachers are not confident that the program is fully working. “I wonder if we need more opportunities for students who learn...