The Tam News

Girls Soccer Takes NCS

Girls Soccer Takes NCS

By Nic Mosher

June 12, 2014

Much like their MCAL championship victory in the previous week, the girls’ varsity soccer team came from behind to defeat Marin Catholic in penalty kicks, on May 23 at Terra Linda. Marin Catholic struck first in the 30th minute after a foul was called in the 18-yard box, awarding Marin Catholic senior...

Tam Hires Third Assistant Principal

Tam Hires Third Assistant Principal

By Nic Mosher

May 18, 2014

After conducting multiple interviews on May 9, Tam has chosen Leah Herrera for a newly created third assistant principal (AP) position. Herrera will start work on July 1. Herrera currently works at the Arise Charter School in Oakland. Her work has included being a math teacher, math department teacher...

Whooping Cough Virus Infiltrates Tam

Whooping Cough Virus Infiltrates Tam

By Nic Mosher

April 20, 2014

Multiple cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been recorded in the past few months at Tam, despite emails and letters from the Tamalpais Union High School District mandating that all students receive a vaccination prior to the school year. Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial...

Season Preview: Boys’ Swimming Looks to Reclaim MCAL Title

Season Preview: Boys’ Swimming Looks to Reclaim MCAL Title

By Nic Mosher

March 29, 2014

After a strong second place finish in MCALs last year, the boys' swim team is looking to reestablish their title as the best team in the league, a title they have won four consecutive times in the previous four years. Despite losing two Division One swimmers (Elliot Ordway to UCLA water polo, and Mi...

Famous Faces of Tam

Famous Faces of Tam

By Nic Mosher

March 25, 2014

It’s no secret that our school is the home of many talented, creative, and unique individuals. While every Tam student is special, there are some alumni who are so exceptional that they have gained mass recognition from the outside world. Here are a few alumni who have excelled in acting and/or music. ...

High School Lunches Done Right

High School Lunches Done Right

By Nic Mosher

December 12, 2013

I have always cherished lunchtime. My true love for lunch came my freshman year following the introduction of off-campus lunch. So many choices, so much freedom, and so much room for error. I made many mistakes that year, but I also obtained a lot of valuable information. It became my mission to have...

Tam Rallies to Beat Justin Sienna in Second Half

Tam Rallies to Beat Justin Sienna in Second Half

By Nic Mosher

October 10, 2013

Tam varsity football rallied late in the game on October 4 to defeat Justin Sienna 27-24, thanks to an outstanding defensive effort in the second half. Justin Sienna had control early, leading the game 24-14 at half. In the fourth quarter the game’s momentum shifted completely when Justin Sienna fumbl...

Form Over Function: iPhone 5

Form Over Function: iPhone 5

June 10, 2013

It’s finally here. The phone you have been waiting for, Apple’s “most revolutionary product” ever: the iPhone 5. While thousands of people around the world stood in outrageous lines outside Apple stores, I wondered to myself if this phone is all it’s hyped up to be? Although Apple advertises...