The Tam News

School House Rock

School House Rock

By Josie Spiegelman, Niulan Wright, Zoe Cowan, and Leah Fullerton

April 5, 2019

Ciara Rooke What inspires you to make music? Nothing really inspires me, I just kind of have to do it. Like [I] always go to the piano once a day. Whenever I take breaks from my homework I’ll go to the piano, or whenever I have any free time I’ll just play music or listen to music. Why do...

Of a Different Breed

Of a Different Breed

By Lucas Rosevear

March 4, 2019

Hidden away in Tam’s mass of students is a small, a very small, but distinct subset of students (and an alumnus) linked by a common, somewhat taboo, artistic interest; anthropomorphic animals. Yet, being part of the small community is often difficult, as those who count themselves as part of it are...

Counselor Napolitano resigns

Counselor Napolitano resigns

By Niulan Wright

February 11, 2019

Counselor Brian Napolitano resigned effective December 21, the last day of the fall semester due to health issues. Interim counselors Evelyn Dorsett and Sue Chelini are covering his responsibilities until another permanent counselor can be found. Chelini is handling general counseling functions, and Dorse...

A Master at Her Craft

A Master at Her Craft

By Niulan Wright

February 7, 2019

You may know her as the woman who sold you your yearbook and your third pair of P.E. shorts, or as the woman who wears a small tiara when selling homecoming tickets. Others may know her as a campus supervisor, classroom aide, office manager, or budget secretary. However, those who really know her proba...

Winter rally postponed until January

Winter rally postponed until January

By Stevi Dunn

December 16, 2018

The winter rally scheduled for Friday, December 7 was rescheduled by leadership and Tam administration for January 18. The change of date for the event was ultimately due to scheduling and organizational concerns. Considering the events of the homecoming rally on September 28, where some student per...

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Rachel Dimon

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Rachel Dimon

By Niulan Wright

September 18, 2018

Rachel Dimon is a new Outreach Specialist in the Wellness Center. Before coming to Tam, she worked in the North Bay as a mental health counselor with teens that struggle with behavioral and emotional issues. At Tam, Dimon is situated in the Wellness Center and works as the first line of help for the...

Microaggressions: Not so Small

Microaggressions: Not so Small

By Niulan Wright

September 17, 2018

An Asian, Mexican, and an African-American sit in a boat. Suddenly the boat springs a leak and the three start to drown. Who wins? America. I am Asian American. When I was in the sixth grade I performed in the musical West Side Story in downtown Mill Valley. One day during rehearsals I was tol...

ASB Election Results

By Niulan Wright

May 22, 2018

The Associated Student Body (ASB) elections were held from April 26 to April 27, and the newly elected officers are junior Natalie Bricker, president; junior Dollan Clahan, vice president; sophomore Theodore Koffman, treasurer; and sophomore Kara Kneafsey, secretary. Other students who ran included junio...

ASB Election Results for 2018-2019

By Niulan Wright

May 3, 2018

The Associated Student Body (ASB) elections ended April 27. The  newly appointed officers are president Natalie Bricker, vice president Dollan Clahan, treasurer Theodore Koffman, and secretary Kara Kneafsey. Koffman reflected on the campaign. “Everyone that ran this year was amazing. We have som...