The Tam News

Body and Mind: Understanding Eating Disorders

Body and Mind: Understanding Eating Disorders

Bridget Lowry & Mae Puckett

May 27, 2014


Filed under Features

“The first time my mom realized that something was wrong was when I came home from school and I fainted on the porch. She was like, ‘Okay, let’s take you to the doctor.’ So that’s how it all started,” Jenna said. “I [would get] up really early, [and have] breakfast by myself. I didn’t...

Waning GSA Club to Attempt Revival

Waning GSA Club to Attempt Revival

Emma Boczek

March 29, 2014


Filed under News

The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) ceased meetings this semester due to a lack of demonstrated interest and poor attendance in the fall. The club may experience a resurgence in the coming months with the help of junior Lucas Stephens and senior and Tam News editor Mae Puckett. According to senior and...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Preview

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Preview

Mae Puckett & Max Bayer

December 19, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

Boys’ varsity basketball opened the season with a road win against Ygnacio Valley 75-47 and now they will travel to San Luis Obispo to play in the annual Morro Bay Harding Invitational Tournament as they to improve upon their successful season last year in which they went 16-11. The team believes a s...

Artist Highlight: Starr Ingram

Artist Highlight: Starr Ingram

Mae Puckett

October 27, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Junior Starr Ingram displayed her drawings and paintings at the Mill Valley art and garden store Illumnigarden as part of the Mill Valley Tuesday Art Walk on October 1. Many family friends and high school students, mainly from Ingram’s art class, came to see the work displayed. The Art Walk, which...

The Wrong Kind of Ally

The Wrong Kind of Ally

Mae Puckett

June 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing any queer teenager wants, it is support. We are coming out in a world dominated by straight people, and the last thing we want is to be alienated and isolated in a world that was not built for people like us. This is why we, as the LGBTQQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...

A Word on Referees

A Word on Referees

Mae Puckett, Jackson Twilling & Chris Yip

June 7, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Sports

We’ve all been there. The score is tied with seconds left to play. Your teammate is about to score when a sharp whistle screeches across the field. The referee has called a penalty, ending the scoring opportunity. In this kind of situation, it’s normal to feel disappointed, cheated out of the...

Mountain Bike Team Has New Attitude, Co-Coach

Mountain Bike Team Has New Attitude, Co-Coach

Billie Mandelbaum

April 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

After a 13th place finish at last year’s state championship race, the mountain bike team seeks to build upon its past success as it begins the 2013 season. With a roster double the size of last year’s, including many new to the sport, the team has had strong showings so far at the season’s fi...

Letting the Indian Go: The Evolution of the Tam Mascot

Letting the Indian Go: The Evolution of the Tam Mascot

Mae Puckett

April 22, 2013


Filed under Features

Though it has been over 20 years since Tam decided to phase out the Tam High Indian in favor of the Red-Tailed Hawk, the mascot change continues to stir controversy among some in the Marin community. The Tam News examines the collision between nostalgia for a bygone era and modern cultural awareness. When...

Rock Climbing Mounts in Popularity

Rock Climbing Mounts in Popularity

Mae Puckett

December 6, 2012


Filed under Sports

A sport once enjoyed only by REI employees, extreme sports enthusiasts and granola eaters, rock climbing has recently risen in popularity among Tam students. In the last year, many students have flocked to climbing gyms and campgrounds to participate in the sport. At rock climbing gyms - such a...

GALLERY: Tam Halloween Costumes 2012

GALLERY: Tam Halloween Costumes 2012

Mae Puckett

November 1, 2012


Filed under Features, Lifestyles

This Halloween Tam students and teachers showcased a wide variety of creative costumes to show their Halloween spirit. Below is a selection of some of the great creatures out walking the school grounds on the holiday this year.

Senior prom at the Redwoods

Senior prom at the Redwoods

Mae Puckett

April 5, 2012


Filed under Lifestyles

  As I walked into the 20th Annual Redwoods Senior Prom at the Redwoods Retirement Center, I was astounded by the scene. I was greeted by leadership students who checked everyone in, handing out name tags and fragrant corsages. Residents of the Redwoods happily socialized with Tam High students from the leadership class, wh...