The Tam News

Boys Varsity Basketball Makes the Pirates Walk the Plank

Boys Varsity Basketball Makes the Pirates Walk the Plank

By Milo Levine and Rocky Brown

January 11, 2019

  The boys varsity basketball team defeated the Sir Francis Drake Pirates in a lopsided victory, with a final score of 46-28. The Hawks were led by senior forward Devon Dyer, who scored 14-points in the game and silenced the Drake student section with a hard two-handed slam in the fourth quarter, fol...

Frugoli becomes Marin County district attorney

Frugoli becomes Marin County district attorney

By Logan Little

December 14, 2018

Lori Frugoli narrowly beat out Anna Pletcher for Marin County district attorney by a margin of 386 votes, determined on November 30 after more than three weeks of vote counting. Pletcher still has the option to file for a recount, although it is unclear at this time whether or not a recount will take pla...

An Ode to Passing Periods

An Ode to Passing Periods

December 14, 2018

As the period commences The masses are filled with glee. Oh how fun passing period is Of course, unless you’re me.   I try to take a leak, But all the Juulers harsh my mellow. What is that on the bathroom floor? It looks kind of wet and yellow.   So I decide...

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

By Milo Levine and Skye Schoenhoeft

November 28, 2018

Measure J passed with 74 percent of the vote on Election Day, November 6. According to the official Marin County website, this measure “protects high quality education with local funding that cannot be taken by the state” by implementing a levy of an additional $149 per parcel for four years, on t...

A Walk Down Memory Lane

A Walk Down Memory Lane

October 18, 2018

I’ve always thought of myself as someone who has bad luck. Maybe it’s just my pessimistic attitude. Maybe I’m cursed. Judge for yourself.   I ordered a turkey sandwich at a supermarket and the guy at the deli forgot to put turkey on it. It was literally bread with some lettuce, tom...

The Giant Kiwi

The Giant Kiwi

By Rocky Brown and Milo Levine

September 20, 2018

  Last season, the boys’ varsity basketball team made it to the MCAL Championship for the first time in 19 years. The team was lead by Tam’s all-time leading scorer, Jack Duboff, and a talented group of experienced varsity players. Unfortunately, Duboff graduated, and so did the rest of the star...

Assistant Principal David Rice Leaves Tam

Assistant Principal David Rice Leaves Tam

By Ethan Swope

August 11, 2018

Assistant Principal David Rice has accepted the position of Interim Middle School Principal at the Ross School, and will not be returning to Tam. Principal J.C. Farr sent out an email addressed to students and parents regarding his departure. Rice was a teacher and assistant principal with the Tam Union H...

Superintendent Yoshihara to Resign June 30

Superintendent Yoshihara to Resign June 30

By Milo Levine and Milo Levine

June 23, 2018

In an email sent to members of the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) community, immediately following a closed session board of trustees meeting on June 21, board of trustees president Leslie Lundgren Harlander announced that superintendent David Yoshihara would step down from his position....

Satire: Much Ado About Nuttin’

Satire: Much Ado About Nuttin’

By Milo Levine

May 22, 2018

In an email sent out to parents and students on May 1, the administration stated their concern with the recent rise of student masturbation on campus. This email comes as the CDC has declared a national Porn Induced Masturbation Addiction (PIMA) crisis. This condition has struck high school communities e...

District Pivots From Proposed Layoffs

District Pivots From Proposed Layoffs

By Milo Levine

April 30, 2018

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees approved a proposal to reduce the budget for the 2018-2019 school year by roughly $2.8 million, in response to substantial debt brought on by growing enrollment and increasing pension costs, on April 17. The proposal, made by superintenden...

Mill Valley Market: An Underrated Lunch Destination

Mill Valley Market: An Underrated Lunch Destination

By Milo Levine

December 10, 2017

During the school week, Tam students are given 40 minutes of freedom a day: lunch. School would be infinitely more bleak if we weren’t given a certain amount of time to do whatever we wanted. Off-campus lunch is pretty much a blessing from the administration. It’s kind of like the string that guards...