The Tam News

Student-led walkout protests recent abortion restrictions

Student-led walkout protests recent abortion restrictions

By Samantha Ferro, Claire Conger, and Paige Anderson

June 10, 2019

The walkout protested recent abortion restriction across the country, including "heartbeat bills," which ban abortion six weeks into pregnancy.

Dress to impress

Dress to impress

By Samantha Ferro

April 16, 2019

In the fifth grade, most girls get their ears pierced or shop at Brandy Melville for the first time. I, on the other hand, was purchasing my first blazer. And that is where it all began.   Always looking as if I am walking into a business meeting, I’m the type of person to wear dress shirts, blazers, and ple...

Submerged

Submerged

By Logan Little

December 13, 2018

No place is immune to climate change—and sea level rise is quickly bringing its effects to Marin It was an early overcast morning on December 3, 2014 and Mill Valley was gridlocked. Following a major rain storm, flooding and traffic jams extended from Marin City to Novato. A few stray kayakers and ra...

Has Tennis become too Traditional?

Has Tennis become too Traditional?

By Samantha Ferro

October 17, 2018

Like a few other sports, tennis is considered a gentleman’s sport and gentleman’s game. However, not just gentlemen now play. When people view sports they typically imagine sports such as soccer, baseball, basketball, and American football: team-oriented sports with huge crowds and massive stadium...

Coach’s Take

Coach’s Take

By Samantha Ferro and Aaron Young

September 20, 2018

With Additional Reporting by Samantha Ferro   Girls Field Hockey “We have lofty goals of winning half of our games,” said coach Michelle Perrin-Boutwell, “but most of all, we want to learn how to lose with dignity, and how to play field hockey well.”   Varsity Football “We all shar...

Let’s Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

By Samantha Ferro

April 28, 2018

10 weeks after Nia and her partner decided to have sex for the first time, she found out that she was pregnant. Nia had only two options — have the child or have an abortion.   Nia is a current student at Tam that would like to remain anonymous. It seemed that despite completing the multip...

Race Matters Panel

By Samantha Ferro

September 22, 2017

Over the next two months, Marin County is offering a series of panels and workshops called Race Matters. The panels are about how race overlaps with topics like criminal justice, health, jobs, environment, and housing. Tam principal J.C Farr will speak at one of the upcoming panels about what the...

Chelsea Clinton Visits MVMS

Chelsea Clinton Visits MVMS

By Samantha Ferro and Samantha Ferro

May 4, 2017

Chelsea Clinton came to Mill Valley on April 19 to give a book talk to the seventh grade class of Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Clinton discussed her book, “It’s Your World,” a New York Times bestseller. Local, independent bookseller Book Passage selected MVMS for Clinton’s visit. “H...