The Tam News

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

By Griffin Chen

June 3, 2017

The mountain bike team’s season culminated with a second place finish in the state finals, which took place at the Five Springs Farm in Petaluma, on Sunday, May 14. Students came from all across California to race, for the challenging race. “[The race] was gnarly,” Sophomore Kevin Satake said. ...

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

By Samantha Locke and Samantha Locke

June 3, 2017

We so often only see administrators and teachers as their positions or subjects, but  they are so much more. To bring this to light, The Tam News asked bizarre hypothetical questions to show that our staff members are people too. Q: If You Were A Vegetable, What Vegetable Would You Be And Why? SUPERINTENDENT...

The Teacher Club

The Teacher Club

By Emily Spears

March 29, 2017

When we think of cliques, we think about high school students. But what about high school teachers? Many students at Tam are caught up in their own lives, oblivious to the social web created by the adults on campus. Students may be surprised to hear that the very same people who map out the periodic...

Jon Hartquist Strives to Inspire Students

By Billie Mandelbaum

June 6, 2011

Gathered in Room 152 is a group of twenty-five high-school students listening to their teacher Jon Hartquist. This morning, the history class is discussing the world’s population crisis. Every student is participating. Not a single teenager has the all too familiar blank and bored expression found on you...