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Marin Horizon to Open New School in Marin City

Kendall Lafranchi

April 3, 2017


Filed under News

Marin Horizon is set to open a Pre-K school for two-year-old children in Marin City in the fall of 2017. The school will be in partnership with Community Action Marin (CAM) and will move into the two-acre lot where CAM’s Manzanita Children’s Center currently resides. Marin Horizon has two current locatio...

Moana: a Modern Mentor

Moana: a Modern Mentor

Kendall Lafranchi

December 21, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a Disney princess movie, but "Moana" picks up perfectly where I left off. Joining the iconic princess ranks of Snow White, Belle, and Ariel, Moana, voiced by Auli’i Cravalho, is the daughter of a Polynesian tribal chief. The film follows her treacherous quest across ...

We asked Tam and Redwood students how they would vote in the election. Here are the results.

We asked Tam and Redwood students how they would vote in the election. Here are the results.

Kendall Lafranchi

November 6, 2016


Filed under News

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Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Kendall Lafranchi

September 27, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls’ varsity water polo team lost to Novato 10-7 on September 14. The Hornets (1-0) and Hawks (0-1) were neck in neck through the first two quarters with Novato leading 6-5. The third quarter was low scoring with Novato and Tam only scoring in the four minutes and two minutes to go, respecti...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Elsie Allen 72-3 for Second Season Win

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Elsie Allen 72-3 for Second Season Win

Kendall Lafranchi, Kendall Lafranchi, and Kendall Lafranchi

December 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls varsity basketball team beat the Elsie Allen Mexican Wolves, 72-3, on December 1 for their second game of the season bringing their record to 2-0. The contest looked very promising from the start with the Hawks shutting out the Wolves 48-0 just in the first half. The Wolves single three-point b...

“The Dairy of a Teenage Girl” Strays from Cliché Teen Film Standards

“The Dairy of a Teenage Girl” Strays from Cliché Teen Film Standards

Kendall Lafranchi

September 21, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

With a title like “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”, some might deem the film innocent or trivial-- call it an overdone concept before even watching it-- but all of those disappear within the first few seconds. The film premiered in various theaters on August 7 and is based on the semi-autobiographical...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

May 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

VARSITY SOFTBALL SUFFERS LOSS TO RIVAL REDWOOD The varsity softball team lost to Redwood 14-1 on May 4, bringing their MCAL league record to 5-5. Sophomore Kendall Lafranchi, sophomore Anna Reichenbach, and senior Chloe Jacobs contributed the only four hits of the game in the loss.   VARSITY GOLF TEAM...

Tam Softball Battles San Marin

Tam Softball Battles San Marin

Kira Goeking

April 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

The varsity softball team (6-3) lost a game to the San Marin Mustangs (6-2) on Monday, March 23 with a score of 6-0.  Tam kept the game even at 0-0 until the top of the fourth inning. In the fourth, Tam’s third baseman sophomore Jonny Sekula fielded a ground ball and tossed it to second base, but...

Feeding Marin: Exploring the Bay Area’s Hunger Crisis

Feeding Marin: Exploring the Bay Area’s Hunger Crisis

Kendall Lafranchi

December 23, 2014


Filed under Features

Thanksgiving is a holiday defined by food. Traditionally, families are seated around a table of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce, piling more than enough food onto their plates. As normal as this may seem for some, for others this tradition couldn’t be further from reality. In San Francisco an...