The Tam News

Confident Hemmeter Makes Hawks Even Scarier

Confident Hemmeter Makes Hawks Even Scarier

By Jack Loder

January 16, 2018

Senior Ryan Hemmeter turned and pumped his fist, letting out a roar as he watched his third three pointer in as many possessions splash through the hoop during the third quarter of last week’s dramatic win at Marin Catholic. The 6’2” shooting guard poured in all 16 of his points in the second half,...

Why You Shouldn’t Take Things Personally

Why You Shouldn’t Take Things Personally

By Josh Love and Josh Love

December 18, 2017

Have you ever been in a class discussion and all of a sudden found yourself defending something that you said while the class berates you tirelessly? Even the teacher questions you and you feel small and defenseless, at the mercy of everyone else. Well, perhaps you were taking things a little too pers...

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

By Jack Loder

November 9, 2017

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are beginning to fall, and Tam High is humming with anticipation. Winter is coming and it’s basketball season folks. This means it’s time for another three month hoops binge where I spend a ridiculous amount of time, money, and emotional investment in the...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Loses to Redwood in First Three Sets

Girls Varsity Volleyball Loses to Redwood in First Three Sets

By Josh Love

October 1, 2017

The girls varsity volleyball team lost to Redwood on Wednesday, September 27, in just three sets: 25-14, 25-13, and 25-16. The Hawks only had the lead once the entire game, but lost it immediately after starting off the third set 2-0. Neither of the first two sets were very competitive as the Giants ...

Anti-Semitic and Affirmative Consent Lessons

Anti-Semitic and Affirmative Consent Lessons

By Josh Love and Josh Love

June 3, 2017

On April 24 the social science department held a staff meeting after school to discuss two new California laws on affirmative consent, as well as parental concern about anti-Semitism in the community. The laws, SB 695 and SB 967, went into effect on January 1, 2016 and require that high school studen...

Moreau Catholic Wins NCS Championship vs Tam

Moreau Catholic Wins NCS Championship vs Tam

By Adam Tolson, Adam Tolson, Adam Tolson, Adam Tolson, Adam Tolson, and Adam Tolson

March 8, 2017

Photos by Ethan Swope Tam and Moreau Catholic squared off in the North Coast Section Championship on Saturday, March 4th.  Before the game even started, all eyes were on MC freshman phenom Kyree Walker, one of the top freshmen in the country.  He was greeted by the Tam student section with chants...

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Boys’ Varsity Basketball

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Boys’ Varsity Basketball

By Jack Loder

December 15, 2016

By Jack Loder The turning of the calendar means one thing: varsity boys’ basketball season. For years Tam students have yelled, stomped, and even shed blood for their beloved Red Tailed Hawks, ultimately to be let down at the end of the season. This year, however, there are high hopes. “We’re a...

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

By Josh Love and Josh Love

November 9, 2016

Most people consider golf to be a sport designated for old, wealthy men who socialize more than exercise and drive around the golf course in their Polo T-shirts and slacks. Well, that’s not the case for Ben Soicher, an eighth grade student at Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Soicher picked up hi...

Sausage Party is not a Weiner

Sausage Party is not a Weiner

By Josh Love

October 2, 2016

"Sausage Party," directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, will reel you in with actors Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, and James Franco, but will end up being a waste of 90 minutes and the cost of a movie ticket, unless you happen to be into watching animated food pornography. The audience is introdu...

Bridge the Gap College Prep Moves to Tam Campus

Bridge the Gap College Prep Moves to Tam Campus

By Josh Love

October 16, 2015

Bridge the Gap College Prep (BTGCP), an educational and college preparation organization, has finally arrived at Tam. Bridge the Gap began meeting on campus at the beginning of the school year in an attempt to improve services for students who went to Bridge the Gap in Marin City, providing them addi...