The Tam News

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

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

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

May 14, 2015

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...

Womyn’s Club Raises Awareness About Feminism

Womyn’s Club Raises Awareness About Feminism

By Kyle Kearney

April 20, 2014

Seniors Helen Gallagher and Emily Tull founded the Womyn’s Club this year to bring together students who are interested in discussing women’s rights issues. “Our goal is to break the stigma behind what it means to be a feminist. Being a feminist means to promote basic equality among females and...

Teachers Pilot New Haiku Online Gradebook

Teachers Pilot New Haiku Online Gradebook

By Avi Cahn

March 25, 2014

This semester a group of teachers have begun using Haiku, a website created to input grades on a four-point scale. The website, offered by the district for teachers to pilot, is a way to implement the “standards based grading” system put in place to support the Common Core curriculum, which divides...