The Tam News

Prom Has Record Sales

Prom Has Record Sales

Elissa Asch

June 7, 2018


Filed under News

Tam’s 2018 prom was held on May 26 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Though prom planning included all of the basics — DJ, photo booth, food — there were three things about this prom that stood out, according to student, teacher planners and attendees. One was the venue. Event coordinator and sen...

Unified Sports Track Event

Unified Sports Track Event

Elissa Asch

May 22, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Both special and general education students competed side by side at the Unified Track Sports event at Tam on April 18. The event was the latest of multiple unified basketball games and track meets held this year at Tam and other schools in Marin County. “Our program combines general ed students ...

Mock Trial wins County

Samuel Schnee

March 13, 2018


Filed under News

Tam’s mock trial team narrowly beat Marin Academy (MA) to win the county for the 23rd consecutive year. Tam had gone undefeated in the rest of the county competition and had already beaten MA once. “The five rounds of competition that this team did were some of the best I’ve ever seen,” al...

Rally MC’s Announced

Elissa Asch

December 18, 2017


Filed under News

Seniors Jack Loder and Liam Shore were announced as our Rally MC’s for this school year on September 14. After an initial audition and callback, a panel of leadership students and advisors decided on the duo. “Everyone we auditioned was great, Jack and Liam just add a certain energy that we really...

American Vandal Review

American Vandal Review

Elissa Asch

November 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Hanover High School Senior Dylan Maxwell has been expelled for a crime he may have committed, and student documentarian Peter Maldonado and his best friend Sam set out to prove his innocence or ensure his guilt.  This comedic Netflix original centers around Peter’s documentary American Vandal whi...

Second School Shooting Threat at Redwood

Elissa Asch

October 30, 2017


Filed under News

Students at Redwood High School reported graffiti that threatened a school shooting on Tuesday, October 31. This is the second school shooting threat at Redwood this month. According to an email sent out today by Principal David Sondheim, this threat will affect Redwoods's Halloween plans. "In...

Rally MC’s Announced

Elissa Asch

September 22, 2017


Filed under News

Seniors Jack Loder and Liam Shore were announced as rally MC’s for this school year on September 14. After an initial audition and callback, a panel of leadership students and advisors decided on the duo. “Everyone we auditioned was great, Loder and Shore just add a certain energy that we really...

Redwood Receives Bomb Threat

Redwood Receives Bomb Threat

Elissa Asch & Milo Levine

September 22, 2017


Filed under News

Redwood High School received a bomb threat, which was promptly followed by a schoolwide lockdown and evacuation, on the morning of September 19. Redwood principal David Sondheim sent an email to the Redwood community at 9:17 a.m. “RHS being evacuated due to bomb threat. Details will be posted soon...

Redwood Evacuated Due to Potential Bomb Threat

Elissa Asch and Elissa Asch

September 19, 2017


Filed under News

Today, September 19, Redwood High School is being evacuated due to a potential bomb threat. Redwood principal David Sondheim sent out an email to all those in the Redwood community at 9:17 this morning. "RHS being evacuated due to bomb threat. Details will be posted soon as possible. Do not call school...

Marin Business’ Support Hurricane Harvey Victims

Marin Business’ Support Hurricane Harvey Victims

Elissa Asch

September 6, 2017


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The Mill Valley Fire Department and the Mill Valley Chamber collaborated to plan Shop, Dine and Donate, an event that will take place on September 7. All shops and restaurants that have committed to participating will donate five percent of their proceeds from the day to victims of Hurricane Harvey through...

Tam Unity Chalk Project

Tam Unity Chalk Project

Elissa Asch

August 30, 2017


Filed under News

    During the afternoon of August 17, members of the Tam community gathered to celebrate diversity and love at Tam in the form of chalk drawings around campus. The event was organized by Tam Unity, a committee created this year by members of Tam leadership to build the culture and community at Ta...

Hate Speech at MVMS

Elissa Asch

June 4, 2017


Filed under News

    Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS) experienced an outbreak of anti-semitic and racist actions among a small group of students in the eighth grade class On March 1. “They drew swastikas, TRUMP, KKK, or White Power on [other kid’s] cheeks or hands, wrists, arms,” according to a letter sent out ...

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Elissa Asch