The Tam News

Athlete Q&A with Annie Whalen (Girls’ Varsity Swimmer)

Athlete Q&A with Annie Whalen (Girls’ Varsity Swimmer)

By Jackson Gathard

May 2, 2016

Senior Annie Whalen is on the girls’ varsity swimming team, and has been a part of various leagues throughout her swimming experience. I asked her a few questions about her past in the sport and her plans to continue. Q: How long have you been swimming (how did you get started)? I’ve been swimmi...

Varsity Girls Tennis Wins MCAL

Varsity Girls Tennis Wins MCAL

By Jackson Gathard and Jackson Gathard

November 28, 2015

The varsity girls’ tennis team beat Redwood 5-4 to claim the MCAL team title on October 28. The two teams’ third encounter of the season took five and a half hours and two locations to finish. In the semi-finals, third-seeded Tam overcame second-seeded Branson, another MCAL powerhouse, 5-4. Having j...

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

By Jackson Gathard

November 16, 2015

Artisan coffee shops are a staple of the San Francisco food scene. Some are just meant for a great Instagram opp, while others take their coffee  and food more seriously--here are some of the best places to grab a cup of joe in San Francisco.   Jane This cute coffee shop on Fillmore st...

Best Dressed for Theme Day

Best Dressed for Theme Day

By Cam Vernali and Jackson Gathard and Cam Vernali

October 13, 2015

 Spirit week is a time when students here at Tam can really express themselves. Whether it's a solo dress-up or a group get-together, people can really go all-out in the name of school spirit. This year, our theme was “levels” - which meant outer space for seniors, the beach for juniors, under th...

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

By Jackson Gathard

May 27, 2015

Junior Connor Barr found his passion for photography upon arriving at Tam. “I really started having a serious interest for it in the past few years. I started learning how to take photos and how to properly use a camera in my first year at Tam, and I really owe everything I’ve accomplished up unti...

Artist of the Issue: Audrey Romjue

Artist of the Issue: Audrey Romjue

By Jackson Gathard

March 24, 2015

Junior Audrey Romjue found her love for photography at an early age. “I got a small Sony Cybershot camera for Christmas one year, and I began taking photos and videos of my friends at home, at school, and at parties. The photos I took then were mainly just for fun; the only place they went was Face...

Artist of the Issue: Claire Hallett

Artist of the Issue: Claire Hallett

By Jackson Gathard

February 24, 2015

Senior Claire Hallett found her love for art at an early age in her hometown in Ohio, before moving to Marin. “I went to visual and performing arts school. I originally went for performing in a choir, but then over time, I realized I was way more interested in art,” Hallett said. Hallett...

Artist of the Issue: Natanya Glatt

Artist of the Issue: Natanya Glatt

By Jackson Gathard

November 24, 2014

Senior Natanya Glatt didn’t find her love for art until she reached high school. “I have never really been interested in art,” said Glatt. “My sophomore year I took my first art class and at the end of the year we did a stencil project and I realized I was actually pretty good at it.” Gla...

Thoughts on the iPhone 6

Thoughts on the iPhone 6

By Jackson Gathard

November 23, 2014

Going into the summer of 2014, there was a lot of hype about the release of the rumored iPhone 6. On September 9, Apple hosted a release event for the iPhone 6, and its bigger brother the iPhone 6 plus. Apple announced that the two new phones, offered in three colors (gold, silver, and space grey) would ...

Students Sell Photos at Fall Art Festival

Students Sell Photos at Fall Art Festival

By Misha Krivoruchko

October 24, 2014

Art students junior Lisa Mallet and junior Tam News reporter Jackson Gathard recently sold their photographs at the Mill Valley Fall Art Festival. All of the students in Mallet and Gathard’s class chose one piece to show at the Fall Art Festival. Their artwork was shown at a community display booth...