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WASC Accreditation Body Visits Tam

WASC Accreditation Body Visits Tam

By Jessica Hudson

May 3, 2015

The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) visited Tam April 21-24 to review the school. WASC’s accreditation “assures the educational community, the general public, and other organizations and agencies that the institution has clearly defined objectives...

Does News Stop When Interest Stops?

Does News Stop When Interest Stops?

By Jessica Hudson

February 7, 2015

The nature of social media allows news to be transmitted almost instantly. From across the globe, millions of people feel like they can weigh in on the problems that led to a factory collapse, a military advancement, a political protest, or the aftermath of a natural disaster. The news is so important...

Month in Review: December

Month in Review: December

By TBN

December 19, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zERvgo8h7k&feature=youtu.be Welcome to TBN's December edition of Month in Review, the show where we keep you up to date with the latest news at Tam. With Zach Thomas, Riley Kuffner, sports with Asher Wenig and Jessica Hudson, and lifestyles with Raqshan Khan.  In...

Month in Review: November

Month in Review: November

By TBN and TBN

December 3, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWHqHKk5_Gc Welcome to TBN's November edition of Month in Review, the show where we keep you up to date with the latest news at Tam. With Zach Thomas, Riley Kuffner, sports with Asher Wenig and Jessica Hudson, and lifestyles with Raqshan Kahn. In this episode: Sports...

The Best of Halloween 2014

The Best of Halloween 2014

By Jessica Hudson and Jessica Hudson

November 10, 2014

While many students went to the San Francisco Giant's Parade on Halloween, others celebrated the holiday in full costume here at Tam. Take a look at the colorful and creative costumes we were able to capture on camera. ...

Varsity Football Beats Terra Linda In Away Game

Varsity Football Beats Terra Linda In Away Game

By Jessica Hudson

October 24, 2014

The varsity football team defeated Terra Linda 54-19 on the road Saturday, September 27. Sophomore quarterback Jack Harris led the attack by ending the day 11 for 17 with 293 passing yards and five touchdowns. “On offense we were moving the ball very well both through the air and on the ground,”...

Brandt Takes On Tam Football

Brandt Takes On Tam Football

By Jessica Hudson

October 24, 2014

Learning a new sport is challenging enough. Learning an entirely new sport you haven’t seen before in a new country is something entirely different. Senior Eric Brandt is an exchange student from Sweden who arrived in Marin about a week before school started this year. Brandt had no intention of...

Varsity Football Defeats San Rafael

Varsity Football Defeats San Rafael

By Jessica Hudson

October 7, 2014

Tam varsity football faced off against San Rafael in an away match up on Thursday, October 2 where their offense overwhelmed the Bulldogs 56-0.Only one touchdown was scored in the first quarter on a nine yard run by senior halfback Daverick Smith, but then team followed by scoring five more touchdown...

Varsity Football vs. Hercules: Full Broadcast

Varsity Football vs. Hercules: Full Broadcast

By TBN and Jessica Hudson and Ben Harris

September 8, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97s1JZNwvp0 Riley Kuffner and Asher Wenig provide commentary as Tam varsity football takes on Hercules in their 2014 season home opener. The varsity football team defeated Hercules 33-8 behind junior wide receiver Kimo Karp’s two catches for 112 yards and two touc...

College Board Announces Changes to SAT

College Board Announces Changes to SAT

By Isabella Schloss

May 19, 2014

The College Board announced in late March its plan to redesign the SAT test, making it more connected to schoolwork and applicable to future education. Starting in spring 2016, the Board will make the essay portion optional, shrink the total score from 2400 to 1600 and eliminate vocabulary that College...