The Tam News

Monley Plans to Open Woodshop to the Public

Monley Plans to Open Woodshop to the Public

By Francis Strietmann

June 7, 2016

        Geo Monley plans to make the woodshop available to all and dreams to see it one day “open like a library.” His vision has begun to take form since the first semester when the large “Inspiration Board” was installed in Keyser Landing.  “What I wrote on the [the inspiration board] was I want to have...

New Teachers Hired at Tam

New Teachers Hired at Tam

By Danielle Egan

September 21, 2015

This year brings 17 new staff members to Tam: 15 teachers, a new counselor, and a new college and career specialist. This influx of staff has diversified Tam’s community. “We are growing, we’re getting better and better,” Principal Julie Synyard said. A large freshman class and seven teach...

Incoming Freshmen Enrollment Increases

Incoming Freshmen Enrollment Increases

By Hannah Chorley

June 5, 2015

The size of Tam’s student body is projected to increase to 1,415 students for the 2015-2016 school year, an increase of 94 students from this year, according to combined district projections. The student body has grown since 2012 and will continue to grow through 2020, but this year’s jump is forecasted...

Science Department Re-Evaluates Integrated Science Curriculum

Science Department Re-Evaluates Integrated Science Curriculum

By Jackson Gathard

February 13, 2014

In an effort to improve the Integrated Science program at Tam, the science department took a survey of all science students to gauge how effective the current program is. Some teachers are not confident that the program is fully working. “I wonder if we need more opportunities for students who learn...