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Haight Wins Coach of the Year

Haight Wins Coach of the Year

Miles Rubens and Miles Rubens

June 11, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Girls golf coach John Haight was awarded this year’s Coach of the Year award by the Tam Administration. Haight, who has coached the team for ten  seasons, was given the award for his leadership, positive attitude, and sportsmanship. Haight first learned he had received the award  in a letter fr...

Local Lifestyles

Local Lifestyles

Jacob Swergold

March 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

When I look back at my childhood, my best memories were created outdoors. At a young age, I remember biking around Mill Valley in search of adventure. From stick ball games at Boyle Park to exploring the creek with my friends, the environment in which I grew up provided me with endless access to the o...

Tam Students Take On Mavericks

Tam Students Take On Mavericks

Ava Finn, Ava Finn, Ava Finn, and Ava Finn

February 2, 2018


Filed under News

Three Tam students surfed Mavericks, the notorious 25- to 30-foot break located north of Half Moon Bay, on January 11. Junior Mac Castaneda, junior River Galland, and senior and Tam News reporter Jacob Swergold trained for years before heading down to Mavericks. Even though January 11 was one of...

Surfing for Sanity

Surfing for Sanity

Jacob Swergold

March 31, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

I’m an addict and I’m not ashamed to admit it. The first thing I do every morning is check surfline.com’s Ocean Beach Cam. For most of the year Ocean Beach is inconsistent at best, with infrequent swells and unfavorable winds. During the winter however, it comes alive. The cold air inland of...

Breakthrough Day: 50 Year Anniversary

Jacob Swergold

February 26, 2017


Filed under News

On February 27, 1967 Tam Students participated in a teach-in on race relations known as Operation Breakthrough . The teach-in was an attempt to alleviate racial tensions. At the time race relations were so poor that they even escalated to a race riot. As former staff member Jewel Barrow told the Tam News ...

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