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TUHSD Board Announces New Tam Principal

TUHSD Board Announces New Tam Principal

By Wesley Emblidge

March 28, 2013

Dr. Julie Synyard was introduced as the new principal of Tam for the 2013-2014 school year on March 27 at a Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board meeting held at Tam. Synyard’s hiring follows the departure of Thomas Drescher, who suddenly resigned as principal on January 28. Interim principal Dr. Robert Vieth will continue to pre...

EDITORIAL: Tam’s Next Principal

EDITORIAL: Tam’s Next Principal

By The Tam News Staff

February 14, 2013

Following the immediate resignation of Principal Thomas Drescher on January 28, many students have reflected on what qualities in a new principal would benefit Tam. One important quality is visibility. Getting out and talking to kids helps our principal have a stronger connection with the students...

Principal Drescher Resigns Early; Dr. Robert Vieth Hired as Interim Principal

Principal Drescher Resigns Early; Dr. Robert Vieth Hired as Interim Principal

By News Staff

February 11, 2013

Principal Thomas Drescher announced his immediate resignation on January 28, a sudden change from his previously planned resignation date of June 30. Drescher sent an email to staff during the day and another to community members later that evening, citing “a recent change in personal circumstance”...

UPDATED: Drescher Resigns Early

UPDATED: Drescher Resigns Early

By Emma Boczek, Sophia Ellingson & Chris Henn

January 28, 2013

UPDATE 2: On January 29 the interim principal to replace former Principal Drescher was announced to be former San Marin High School principal Bob Vieth. TUHSD Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel sent out an email to the Tam community saying that “Dr. Vieth comes to us with a wealth of teaching and leadership e...

Principal Thomas Drescher Announces Resignation

Principal Thomas Drescher Announces Resignation

By Wesley Emblidge & Justin Schmidt

November 6, 2012

On November 6, current Tam principal Thomas Drescher announced that he will be resigning as of June 30, 2013. Drescher has been the principal at Tam for the past six years, but in the spring will be completing his doctorate for education and plans to continue further with his career. "I [have] had the...