The Tam News

Three Students Hospitalized Due to Effects of Coricidin

Three Students Hospitalized Due to Effects of Coricidin

By James Finn

October 21, 2015

Between October 12 and 19, three students were removed from school and hospitalized after misusing the over-the-counter prescription drug Coricidin (also known as cough syrup, “Triple C,” or “Skittles”) according to an email sent from Principal Julie Synyard to Tam students, parents, and staff...

Every Fifteen Minutes Program Discontinued

Every Fifteen Minutes Program Discontinued

By James Finn

November 21, 2014

The “Every Fifteen Minutes” program, traditionally conducted at Tam every four years, will not take place this year. The program, which involves a single realistic enactment of a car accident caused by drug or alcohol use and is meant to combat the effects of teenage drinking and drugs use on driving,...

Learning Goes Social: The New Age of Teacher-Student Communication

Learning Goes Social: The New Age of Teacher-Student Communication

By Devon Stoeber

May 31, 2013

One school night, sophomore Madelyn Lunder gets ready to begin her homework by checking her planner. After she realizes she forgot to write some assignments down she logs on to her Facebook. Lunder is a member of her sophomore English and social studies Core class Facebook group where she can ask fellow...