The Tam News

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

By Misha Krivoruchko and Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015

It has only been a few weeks since junior Jaiana Harris transferred to Tam from Redwood, and she is already having an effect on school culture. She is a captain of the girls varsity basketball team and a rising rap star. “My mom wanted me to go to Tam freshman year, but I wanted a new start,” Ha...

New Wrestling Coaches

New Wrestling Coaches

By Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015

Head coach Luke Jones, and assistant coaches Nick Proctor and Joe Rizquallah have been hired to lead the wrestling team this year. Jones and Proctor have been wrestling for most of their lives and want to continue their wrestling careers through coaching at Tam. They wrestled for and graduated from...

Varsity Football Loses to Marin Catholic

Varsity Football Loses to Marin Catholic

By Misha Krivoruchko and Misha Krivoruchko

October 16, 2015

Tam’s Varsity football team squared off against Marin Catholic on Saturday October 10, in a game that turned out to be one of the most disheartening losses of the season so far for the Hawks. Three minutes into the first quarter, the Hawks were down 21-0 and already had two turnovers. The game end...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

By Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

September 27, 2015

BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT SAN RAFAEL The boys varsity water polo team won 17-6 at San Rafael on September 15 for their first MCAL game of the season, bringing their overall record to 6-2. Senior Jackson Hettler, junior Kevin McDougal, and junior Nate Gelbach each scored three times in the win. ...

Q+A: Varsity Quarterback Jack Harris

Q+A: Varsity Quarterback Jack Harris

By Misha Krivoruchko

September 27, 2015

Junior Jack Harris has been playing football since Pop Warner and is now quarterback of the Varsity football team. Since being promoted to varsity quarterback as a sophomore, he has grown significantly as a player and a leader and hopes to improve the Varsity team’s winning record from last year. We...

Juniors Take Smarter Balance Tests

Juniors Take Smarter Balance Tests

By Jordan Blackburn & Misha Krivoruchko

May 18, 2015

Tam juniors took the new Smarter Balanced tests April 28 through May 1. The Smarter Balanced Assessment System “utilizes computer-adaptive tests and performance tasks that allow students to show what they know and are able to do,” according to the California Department of Education website. The test...

Students Sell Photos at Fall Art Festival

Students Sell Photos at Fall Art Festival

By Misha Krivoruchko

October 24, 2014

Art students junior Lisa Mallet and junior Tam News reporter Jackson Gathard recently sold their photographs at the Mill Valley Fall Art Festival. All of the students in Mallet and Gathard’s class chose one piece to show at the Fall Art Festival. Their artwork was shown at a community display booth...