The Tam News

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

By Coline Tricault

June 5, 2017

Coucou! Je m’appelle Coline Tricault et je suis une terminale à Tam High. Je ne fait pas une échange avec mon école et Tam, ma famille et moi avons déménagé aux États-Unis il y a trois ans en provenance de la France. Ils sont partis l’année dernière, mais j’ai décidé de rester pour ...

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

By Giacomo Bassi

June 5, 2017

Ciao! Mi chiamo Giacomo Bassi e sono un exchange student a Tam dall’Italia. Ho quasi diciotto anni e frequento la quarta liceo, ma non sono all’ultimo anno di scuola! Presentarsi in una scuola dove l’anno di frequenza conta e non appartenere veramente a nessuno e’ stata una prima difficolt...

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

By Diana Sosa and Translation by Maddie Asch

June 5, 2017

Hola, yo soy Diana, una de las tantas estudiantes de Tam. Tengo 16 años. Yo vengo de Oaxaca, México. Mi idioma es el español. Yo estoy cursando el segundo medio de Tam. Vine aquí para estudiar y aprender el inglés ya que yo soy nacida aquí y me gustaría saber este idioma. Llevo viviendo aquí...

LoRayne Ortega Moves Up From MVMS

LoRayne Ortega Moves Up From MVMS

By Daniel Zwiebach

September 12, 2014

LoRayne Ortega moved from Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS) across the street to Tam this year to teach English 1/2 and AP Comp. Ortega has taught middle school and junior high for 12 years, but says that she has always wanted to teach high school level students. Ortega has a daughter at Tam, senior ...

Briefly: Sophomores Attend Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Briefly: Sophomores Attend Oregon Shakespeare Festival

By Elizabeth Archer

June 3, 2013

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...

Core program completes first two-year cycle

By Natasha Harvey

September 29, 2012

After concluding the first two years of the Core program, students and faculty have differing opinions on its progress. The Core program, which began in 2010, is an integrated program for freshman and sophomores, in which students have the same English and social studies teachers for both years. The tea...

English and Social Studies Core program continues

By Sophia Ellingson

October 24, 2011

This fall marks the second year of Tam’s Core Program for freshmen and sophomores. Core is a system that teams up one English teacher and one Social Studies teacher for two consecutive years. The objective is to decrease stress and increase learning by connecting the two subjects and teachers. Although...