The Tam News

Running for Change Runs Pre-Super Bowl Race

Running for Change Runs Pre-Super Bowl Race

By James Finn, James Finn, and James Finn

February 11, 2016

The Running for Change Program, led by humanities teacher Isaias Franco, began the year by completing the Road to the Super Bowl 10k race at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on January 10. All seven Running for Change students crossed the finish line in front of a loud, engaged audience, according to...

Running for Change Holds “Month of Inspiration”

Running for Change Holds “Month of Inspiration”

By James Finn

May 18, 2015

Humanities teacher Isaias Franco’s Running for Change program conducted their “30 Days of Inspiration” campaign, meant to empower Tam students, beginning after spring break and concluding with their “Night of Inspiration” banquet on May 15. According to an email sent by Franco to members of...

Running for Change Receives Grant

Running for Change Receives Grant

By James Finn

February 24, 2015

Humanities teacher Isaias Franco’s Running for Change program recently received a $2,500 grant from the Marin Leadership Foundation, a local non-profit organization. Franco said that the money for the grant will be used to help fund the program’s planned trip to England this June, during which students...

On Your Marks: How Running for Change Connects Tam Students

On Your Marks: How Running for Change Connects Tam Students

By Hannah Chorley and James Finn

November 1, 2014

As seventh period ends on a Wednesday afternoon, hordes of students crowd the halls, heading to their cars, sports practice, or to be picked up. Instead of rushing for an exit, junior Cece Haynesworth pushes against the crowd and hurries to change, put on her running shoes, and head to humanities teacher...

EDITORIAL: Beyond Fractions

EDITORIAL: Beyond Fractions

By Tam News Staff

November 1, 2014

As portrayed in this month’s feature, Tam’s Running for Change program aims to assist kids that are struggling either academically or in life, and help them use running as a tool to better themselves. It is rare to see a high school program with such an overwhelming impact on students’ lives both...