The Tam News

Girls Soccer Takes NCS

Girls Soccer Takes NCS

Nic Mosher

June 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

Much like their MCAL championship victory in the previous week, the girls’ varsity soccer team came from behind to defeat Marin Catholic in penalty kicks, on May 23 at Terra Linda. Marin Catholic struck first in the 30th minute after a foul was called in the 18-yard box, awarding Marin Catholic senior...

Girls’ Soccer Claims MCAL Title

Girls’ Soccer Claims MCAL Title

Riley Kuffner

May 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

The girls’ varsity soccer team secured the MCAL championship title for the first time since 2011 in a heated matchup against the Marin Catholic (MC) Wildcats on May 9. Tam entered with a record of 15-4-2, while the Wildcats stood at 15-1-5. The two teams had tied in a previous game with a final...

Girls Varsity Soccer Advances to MCAL Championship

Girls Varsity Soccer Advances to MCAL Championship

Randy Shapiro and Randy Shapiro

May 8, 2014


Filed under Featured, Sports

The Varsity Tam Girls’ Soccer team faced off against the Drake Pirates in a MCAL semifinal match up on Wednesday, May 7th. Tam came right out of the gate with a goal in the fifth minute scored by  junior, Isabella Amyx. Then later on in the first half, Amyx struck again, this time in the seventee...

The Early Bird Catches the Dress

The Early Bird Catches the Dress

Elizabeth Archer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Bing. I look to the top right of my Facebook page, squinting my eyes to see the infamous red number icon that indicates a notification. It’s early March, which for me, marks the beginning of soccer season—or in other words—the time of year of sunburned cheeks, and purple, jammed fingers in goalie...

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

Elizabeth Archer

March 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

It wasn’t until his junior year that things started to heat up for senior Sean Haechler, one of Tam’s fastest swimmers. Breaking four records on Tam’s current swim team—the 200 yard medley relay, the 400 free relay, the 200 individual medley, and the 100 fly—Haechler is expected to help lead...

Ashley Baker: Behind the Scenes

Ashley Baker: Behind the Scenes

Elizabeth Archer

November 13, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Juggling classes at Tamiscal High School, directing and acting in Tam’s drama program, and classes at ACT (American Conservatory Theatre), junior Ashley Baker has found a sense of independence both on and off stage. Baker’s interest in theater began as a summer activity, but quickly morphed into...

Briefly: Sophomores Attend Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Briefly: Sophomores Attend Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Elizabeth Archer

June 3, 2013


Filed under News

Twenty-four sophomore students from social studies teacher Jon Hartquist and English teacher Mike Levinson’s Core classes traveled to Ashland, Oregon for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on May 3-6. The students attended three plays: “My Fair Lady,” “The Unfortunates” and “Taming of the...

The Price of Pets

The Price of Pets

Liz Archer

November 10, 2012


Filed under Opinion

It was storming the day I sprinted up my front porch steps to the sound of wailing fire engines, two trucks parked outside our house. To my surprise, I didn’t hear the screams from broken bones or see the splatter of bloodstains, but instead smelled the aroma of spaghetti and meatballs cooking on the...

Team students return to Tam

Elizabeth Archer

October 26, 2012


Filed under News

Seven Team students returned to Tam this fall after a junior year spent participating in backpacking trips, community service and wilderness medicine education. The students volunteered and took three wilderness backpacking trips to the Sierras, Joshua Tree and the Lost Coast. Seniors Emily Rostek,...