The Tam News

Mock Trial Takes Fifth at State Competition

Mock Trial Takes Fifth at State Competition

By Camille Morgan

April 10, 2015

The mock trial team took fifth place in this year’s Mock Trial State Championship competition in Riverside, California. The competition followed the team’s 20th consecutive win at county and was met with a great deal of excitement. “I couldn’t be more proud of the way the team performed at...

Mock Trial Wins County for 20th Year in a Row

Mock Trial Wins County for 20th Year in a Row

By Sarah Asch

February 24, 2015

The Mock Trial team secured another county championship, their twentieth in a row on February 7th at the Marin County Civic Center. “This year’s mock trial team has shown itself to be one of the closest knit families that I’ve had the privilege to be a part of,” co-captain and senior Russell...

Krause Leaves Mock Trial

Krause Leaves Mock Trial

By Jackson Gathard

October 2, 2014

As the mock trial team enters its season seeking a 20th consecutive county championship, the team will have new coaches for the first time in nine years. English teacher Michael Krause will not resume his previous advisorship. He will be replaced by two new advisors, English teacher LoRayne Ortega and...

Mock Trial Wraps Up Season at State

Mock Trial Wraps Up Season at State

By James Finn

April 22, 2014

Mock Trial traveled to San Jose to participate in the annual California State Mock Trial Finals on March 21. Although the team failed to place in the competition, juniors Sam Allen, Tam News reporter Hannah Chorley and senior captain Peter Swanson took home several individual awards. “We didn’t...

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

By Sam Allen

June 9, 2013

Ever since she was a little girl, sophomore Taylor Bratton has had a fascination with the ocean and the magical creatures that dwell below its surface, especially sharks. Bratton has been actively trying to spread awareness of the current decline of shark populations due to overfishing. “From age seven,...