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FCMAT Reports Sausalito District Bias

FCMAT Reports Sausalito District Bias

Maddie Asch and Danielle Egan

December 15, 2016


Filed under News

The Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team (FCMAT), a state resource team that advises school agencies about their fiscal and management responsibilities, released a report on August 10 concluding that the Sausalito Marin City School District Board (SMCSD) is favoring charter school, Willow Creek ...

Here But Not Heard

Here But Not Heard

Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, and Danielle Egan

May 16, 2016


Filed under Features

While the Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA) was working to designate new, gender-neutral bathrooms, the unaffiliated Gender Alliance Club was putting up signs on school bathrooms saying that anyone who identified as female could use the female bathrooms, and anyone who identified as male could...

Leadership Teachers Step Down

Leadership Teachers Step Down

Danielle Egan

March 7, 2016


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Jessica Variz and Tim Morgan plan to step down from their positions as leadership teachers at the end of this school year. Variz has taught Leadership for three years in addition to her core English classes. Morgan has taught Leadership for two years in addition to his core social studies classes and...

Restoring Justice at Tam

Restoring Justice at Tam

Megan Butt

March 7, 2016


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Tam students have been working to integrate a Restorative Justice program within the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD). The program will allow students who have admitted to school offenses to participate in a restorative circle. The restorative circle will consist of trained students that...

Committee Designs Wellness Center

Committee Designs Wellness Center

Danielle Egan

March 7, 2016


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With the goal of tailoring a counseling plan to the needs of the student body, the Health and Wellness Center Committee is hard at work assessing student concerns and designing a plan that suits them, having had its third meeting on Wednesday, February 24 during 5th period. Whether or not there will be a Wellness...

Hawk Dirty to Me

Hawk Dirty to Me

Danielle Egan

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. For many, this means bitterly mocking the few happy couples and binging on discounted chocolate. But for those of you who haven’t yet given up on love, here are some foolproof lines to help you get up the nerve to hawk to your crush.   Hey (girl/boy...

Young Entrepreneurs Prize Offered to Students

Young Entrepreneurs Prize Offered to Students

Danielle Egan

December 14, 2015


Filed under News

Submissions for the annual Young Entrepreneurs Prize (YEP), which recognizes the business ideas of high school students, will be due on January 11. Any student with an entrepreneurial idea can enter. Junior Miranda Church, Tam News editor-in-chief and junior Raqshan Khan, and Tam News reporter and senio...

Private vs. Public School: It Isn’t What You Think

Private vs. Public School: It Isn’t What You Think

Danielle Egan

November 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Whenever someone hears that I used to attend San Francisco University High, a private and exceedingly rigorous school, the first thing they ask is why I left. Or, to put it in colloquial teenager terms: “So... what happened?” The answer isn’t as simple as the question. It wasn’t because of...

Ginnie Chu Profile

Ginnie Chu Profile

Danielle Egan

September 28, 2015


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Integrated Science 1-2 and 3-4 teacher Ginnie Chu has been struck by the unique and creative nature of Tam students. “I’ve never taught at a school that’s this big, and so I feel that there are many pockets of different things happening all at the same time. In general, I’d say it’s a very progres...

New Teachers Hired at Tam

New Teachers Hired at Tam

Danielle Egan

September 21, 2015


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This year brings 17 new staff members to Tam: 15 teachers, a new counselor, and a new college and career specialist. This influx of staff has diversified Tam’s community. “We are growing, we’re getting better and better,” Principal Julie Synyard said. A large freshman class and seven teach...