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Tam College Counselor Resigns

Tam College Counselor Resigns

By Zoe Wynn

September 23, 2017

College and career counselor Elizabeth Stoner has left Tam to to take a job at Marin Promise. Stoner began working at Tam at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year and resigned shortly before the beginning of this school year. Tam was quick to find interim replacement, Susan Gertman, who worked at...

COM Offers Free Classes to High School Students

COM Offers Free Classes to High School Students

December 23, 2014

The College of Marin (COM) is offering up to 11 credit hours of classes for free this spring semester to high school students with its new program, “Jumpstart.” “I think this new program is pretty awesome because it just makes everything a lot more accessible to [students],” sophomore Misbah...

Roberts Brings Experience to Counseling Program

Roberts Brings Experience to Counseling Program

By Ethan Lawrence

November 21, 2014

Leslie Roberts, former college counselor at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, a public high school in San Francisco, was hired as Tam’s new college and career counselor on October 21. Roberts has experience teaching language arts and history as well as helping kids of all ages with reading and writing. She...

EDITORIAL: Change for the Better?

EDITORIAL: Change for the Better?

By Tam News Staff

October 2, 2014

Last year, College and Career Center specialist Susan Gertman retired, leaving a vacancy that was filled at the start of the 2014-15 school year. Less than two weeks into this year, however, Principal Julie Synyard sent an email to parents announcing that the position was once again vacant. As of press...

Bidding Farewell to Susan Gertman

Bidding Farewell to Susan Gertman

By Cassie Jeong

June 11, 2014

You know her from her workshops on everything from financial aid to college essays, conducting class-wide surveys on Naviance, or sending out informational emails on upcoming events and scholarships. Her lookout perches on the busiest part of campus — the intersection of the two Keyser buildings —...