The Tam News

Susan Gertman Offers Guidance in the College and Career Center

Susan Gertman Offers Guidance in the College and Career Center

By Emma Sandrolini

June 10, 2013

Susan Gertman, the head of the college and career center, has been serving students at Tam for nine years. She gives guidance on college, financial aid, internships, and sends out emails about every other day to make sure seniors are on the right track. She provides the information they need to succ...

Tam Senior Skis Her Way to Junior Olympics

Tam Senior Skis Her Way to Junior Olympics

By Emma Sandrolini

March 30, 2013

This year, senior Maddy Kwasny qualified for the Junior Olympics for Nordic (cross-country) skiing, which took place March 11 to 16. To qualify as a Nordic skier, a racer has to qualify in one skate race, one classic race, and race in at least four races, qualifying in four. This year’s Junior Olympics were held in Fairbanks, Alaska, and athletes ar...

Lack of Extra Credit May Limit Food Drive

Lack of Extra Credit May Limit Food Drive

By Emma Sandrolini

November 19, 2012

The annual canned food drive, running from November 5 to 20, may be affected by a change in the math department’s incentives for donation of non-perishable canned food. In years past, some math teachers gave extra credit to students who brought in canned and other non-perishable foods. This policy is...

Student Center Undergoes Renovation

Student Center Undergoes Renovation

By Emma Sandrolini

September 21, 2012

Over the summer, the Student Center was renovated and equipped with new leather chairs and tables, a marble floor, and an additional vending machine. When students walked into the Student Center upon returning to school their reactions were mostly positive, despite the fact that the renovations are ...

Spanish exchange students visit Tam

By Emma Sandrolini

September 26, 2011

Spanish exchange students arrived on August 27, as part of a new exchange program. French teacher Brian Zailian put together the program, which also sends Spanish teacher Cheryl Mochalski to Pamplona, Spain, in the spring. “It occurred to me that there should be a Spanish exchange program, since...