The Tam News

Seven Tam Teachers Apply to Transfer to Drake

Seven Tam Teachers Apply to Transfer to Drake

By Sarah Asch, James Finn, Marina Furbush, Wanya Williams

May 18, 2015

Seven current teachers will transfer to Drake High School at the start of the 2015-2016 school year. English teacher LoRayne Ortega, social studies teacher Michael Rawlins, science teachers Erin Ashley and Cody Bartrug, physical education teacher Nate Severin, Spanish teacher Jose Anchordoqui and math...

Model UN Club Expands

Model UN Club Expands

By Glo Robinson

November 18, 2014

Tam’s Model UN club has doubled in size from 13 students last year to 26 students in just its second year. Model UN is a club where students are assigned to represent various countries in a mock conference involving other schools where they collaborate to confront world issues. “Model UN is a...

Krause Leaves Mock Trial

Krause Leaves Mock Trial

By Jackson Gathard

October 2, 2014

As the mock trial team enters its season seeking a 20th consecutive county championship, the team will have new coaches for the first time in nine years. English teacher Michael Krause will not resume his previous advisorship. He will be replaced by two new advisors, English teacher LoRayne Ortega and...

New Staff Profiles

New Staff Profiles

September 12, 2014

Tam hired 11 new teachers for the 2014-15 school year. Click on the links below to read individual profiles of each new staff member. Drama From Guest Artist to Teacher: Heather Basarab Fine Arts Double Life: Gabrielle Gamboa is a Teacher by Day, Graphic Novelist by Night Languages J...

Michael Rawlins Brings Environmental Awareness to Tam

Michael Rawlins Brings Environmental Awareness to Tam

By Marina Furbush

September 11, 2014

Michael Rawlins was hired as a Social Studies teacher, currently teaching freshman core, at Tam this year. Previously he taught at Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington. "Tam I think is a fantastic school for me, a great fit because of the community involvement here and the freedom it gives its t...