The Tam News

Hearing in Color

Hearing in Color

Franny Kiles and Blake Villanueva, Franny Kiles and Blake Villanueva, and Franny Kiles and Blake Villanueva

March 28, 2016


Filed under Features

For Tam News reporter Morgan Pinney, the number three is green and adventurous. When paired with the wholesome, genuine number eight, it becomes 38, which has a distinct personality within her mind. Pinney, along with senior Elodie Townsend and sophomore Lexi Stern, have synesthesia,  a neurological ...

Featured Images: JSA’s Fight Apathy Assembly

Featured Images: JSA’s Fight Apathy Assembly

Marina Furbush

March 23, 2016


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On March 12, members of Tam's Junior State of America club (JSA) held an assembly for Fight Apathy--a JSA campaign that aims to raise awareness about political issues among students. Both California Senator Mike McGuire and California Assemblymember Marc Levine spoke at the assembly with the opportunity...

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

February 28, 2016


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At the Winter Rally on January 29, held in Gus Gym, the dance team and cheer squad performed, along with the Music Together program, a teacher dance team, and members of the boys' and girls' varsity basketball and soccer teams. Below are a selection of images from the rally. ...

Waldork

Waldork

James Finn

February 11, 2016


Filed under Featured, Features

Until I was 16 years old, I didn’t watch TV - my family didn’t own one. I’ve never played a video game. I didn’t know what “WiFi” was until I began high school, and I just created an Instagram account last fall as a senior. Until the end of eighth grade I attended a Waldorf school in San...

Homecoming Rally 2015-2016

Homecoming Rally 2015-2016

Features Staff

October 28, 2015


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On October 2 Tam High held their annual homecoming rally at Mead Theatre. The events included lip syncs from each grade level, performances from dance team and cheer team, and games. Photo Courtesy of Tam Yearbook... // Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution.Homecoming Rally 2015-2...

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Sarah Asch & James Finn, Additional Reporting by: Marina Furbush and Hannah Chorley

May 14, 2015


Filed under Features

Ruby Scott Gym was packed with 200 parents on the evening of April 3, 2014. On that night, the Tam administration hosted a curriculum meeting to explain the benefits of hiring a professional development company that most people had only just heard of: New Tech Network. The atmosphere in the room grew...

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Emma Boczek and Emma Talkoff

June 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Profiles

Jane Hall’s time at Tam has been anything but conventional. Over her 16-year career here as a special education teacher, Hall has built homes with her students through Habitat for Humanity and driven her students to the jobs and internships she helped them obtain through the career program she...

Fatal Rescue Attempts

Fatal Rescue Attempts

Dominic Quaranta

June 1, 2013


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On November 24, the Kuljian family decided to spend one morning at Big Lagoon Beach in Humboldt County. Howard Kuljian and his wife Mary took their kids Gregory, 16, and Olivia, 18, as well as their beloved dog, Fran. When the Kuljians arrived, there were ten-foot waves crashing just several feet away...

Letting the Indian Go: The Evolution of the Tam Mascot

Letting the Indian Go: The Evolution of the Tam Mascot

Mae Puckett

April 22, 2013


Filed under Features

Though it has been over 20 years since Tam decided to phase out the Tam High Indian in favor of the Red-Tailed Hawk, the mascot change continues to stir controversy among some in the Marin community. The Tam News examines the collision between nostalgia for a bygone era and modern cultural awareness. When...