The Tam News

Aiming Towards the Future

Aiming Towards the Future

By Eddie Schultz

May 22, 2018

Freshman Sam Smith had an immediate impact in her first season on varsity lacrosse, helping the girls’ team to a 5-3 MCAL start (as of May 7). “I was really nervous my first game, I remember I was about to take the draw and I was just freaking out and shaking,” she said. Smith started lacross...

DAMN.

DAMN.

By Emily Pavis

May 3, 2017

When I heard that Kendrick Lamar had dropped an album after a year-long hiatus, I immediately begged my mom for a Spotify subscription. After listening to his latest album, I have concluded that I will happily pay $9.99/month myself for a subscription just to listen to his album on repeat.     ...

Prom is Overrated

Prom is Overrated

By Emily Pavis

April 20, 2017

Ever since I was little, it seemed like prom was supposed to be the most significant social event of my high school career. It would grant my wish to be an elegant princess and I would be swept off my feet in a ball gown by my worthy prince. Prom would represent my transition from a little princess i...

FUTURE and HNDRXX: So Close in Time but So Far Apart

FUTURE and HNDRXX: So Close in Time but So Far Apart

By Emily Pavis, Maxwell Williams

April 18, 2017

FUTURE  By Emily Pavis From Atlanta, “street banger” rapper, Future grew up with the nickname “The Future of Rap” due to his musical talent in his youth. This sobriquet wasn’t too far off considering that this trap artist was the number one on the Artist 100 Billboard in 2015, 15 of h...

Mock Trial Wins County for 22nd Consecutive Year

Mock Trial Wins County for 22nd Consecutive Year

By Emily Pavis

February 27, 2017

Tam High Mock Trial won the Marin County Mock Trial Competition for the 22nd year in a row at the Marin County Superior Court on Saturday, February 4. Tam competed against San Rafael, Marin Academy, Terra Linda, San Marin, and Marin Catholic high school in the final round, to secure the win. The team,...

Student Brings Airsoft Gun on Redwood Campus

January 20, 2017

A Redwood High school student was falsely reported to be carrying a firearm on campus on Thursday, January 19. According to an email sent by Redwood’s principal David Sondheim, The Central Marin Police Authority was contacted promptly. The police investigation concluded that the student had been in...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

By Emily Pavis

September 27, 2016

The girls' varsity water polo lost to the Saint Ignatius Wildcats by a mere one point on September 14. The Hawks started in control, leading by 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks scored an additional two goals in the second quarter,  yet let in four, losing momentum. By the final quarter,...

How Frank Ocean Single Handedly Destroyed Every “Norm” in the Music Industry

How Frank Ocean Single Handedly Destroyed Every “Norm” in the Music Industry

By Emily Pavis

September 5, 2016

Following 4 long years of silence after the success of his shockingly honest portrayal of the 21st century teenager in “Channel ORANGE,” 28 year old artist Frank Ocean has given his fans what they’ve been waiting for, and so much more. Not only has Ocean released a follow up album to “Channel...

Science Teacher Lara Corkrey Resigns

Science Teacher Lara Corkrey Resigns

By Sarah Asch and Emily Pavis

October 12, 2014

Science teacher Lara Corkrey sent an email to the parents of her current students on October 2 announcing her resignation. “Despite my best efforts, the strain that has been placed on me is unmanageable,” Corkrey wrote. “These last few years of teaching have found me in impossible teaching posit...