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Special Education and Drama Create One Act

Special Education and Drama Create One Act

Sammy Herdman

June 5, 2015


Filed under News

The most recent set of Conservatory Theatre Ensemble’s (CTE) one acts, on May 28, brought a performance that stood out from the rest. Special education teacher Michael Lovejoy’s class performed a one act they’ve been working on since the start of the semester, and their work was rewarded with a...

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Sammy Herdman

March 24, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

On weekend mornings the prospect of brunch can make the difference between waking up at 10 a.m. or staying in bed until the late afternoon, so picking a place to eat quickly is critical. However, many students may not know of good breakfast options beyond small coffee shops and The Depot, so, for the...

What are Your Plans for Valentine’s Day?

What are Your Plans for Valentine’s Day?

Sammy Herdman

February 14, 2015


Filed under Featured, Lifestyles

Giancarlo Lobo (Junior) -  The past two years I’ve had some success on Valentine’s day...this year I’ll find a lucky bird that I can bring to my nest. Olivia Phillips (Sophomore): I’m going to go up to Tahoe and ski. Julienne Worring (Senior): I might go see a really aweso...

Leadership Plans Winter Formal

Leadership Plans Winter Formal

Sammy Herdman

December 23, 2014


Filed under News

Leadership plans on hosting a winter formal dance on February 7 at the Mill Valley Community Center. The dance will replace the unsuccessful spring dance that Leadership has attempted to organize in past years, and is already expected to be much more popular with students. “I’m very excited about...

Month in Review: December

Month in Review: December

TBN

December 19, 2014


Filed under News, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zERvgo8h7k&feature=youtu.be Welcome to TBN's December edition of Month in Review, the show where we keep you up to date with the latest news at Tam. With Zach Thomas, Riley Kuffner, sports with Asher Wenig and Jessica Hudson, and lifestyles with Raqshan Khan.  In...

Girls’ Waterpolo Beats Redwood

Girls’ Waterpolo Beats Redwood

Sammy Herdman

October 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

The girls’ varsity water polo team defeated Redwood 8-2 on October 9 at Tam. The team (3-2) played very consistently, scoring two goals each quarter. The goals were all scored by different players. Senior Olivia Forshan scored two goals in the first and fourth quarters. “We have been working on...

Seriously Slacking Sustainability

Seriously Slacking Sustainability

Sammy Herdman

October 2, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles

Marin’s well-preserved county parks, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 15,420 litres each year, and initiatives to support electric vehicles suggest that Marin has high standards for ecological protection. When considering this, it seems odd that Tam lacks one of the most basic ways to promote...

Melissa Bowman Brings People and Information Together

Melissa Bowman Brings People and Information Together

Sammy Herdman

September 11, 2014


Filed under News

Melissa Bowman is Tam High’s new librarian after Mary Crowe retired last year. Bowman worked at Martin Luther King Jr. middle school in San Francisco for a year before transferring to Tam. Before that, Bowman worked as a school librarian in Texas for a decade. “I love bringing people and info...

Students Create Holocaust Museum

Students Create Holocaust Museum

Sammy Herdman

May 22, 2014


Filed under News

The Holocaust Museum, a project by history teacher Tim Morgan and English teacher Kate Lorch’s sophomore core classes, was displayed in the staff lounge room May 6 to May 8. Exhibits, which were put up around the room by students, focused on different aspects of the Holocaust, including survivors’ st...

Battle of the Music Players

Battle of the Music Players

Sammy Herdman

February 13, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles

Fifty years ago, records and live performances were the only way to listen to popular music. Today, with so many applications available to download and stream music, it can be hard to know which to use. The most obvious option is iTunes. I was an avid iTunes user until I realized that my stash of iTunes...

Ocean Conservation Club Combats Seal Hunt

Ocean Conservation Club Combats Seal Hunt

Sammy Herdman

February 13, 2014


Filed under News

The Ocean Conservation Club is currently focussing on ending the Canadian seal hunt. Junior Taylor Bratton, club president and organizer, hosts meetings in April Tucker’s marine science classroom to spread awareness about issues involving the ocean, share ideas and inspire club members to help protect...

Dress Code and New Absence Policy Enforced

Dress Code and New Absence Policy Enforced

Sammy Herdman & Emily Long

October 23, 2013


Filed under News

The administration has instituted new policies this school year, including a new unexcused absence policy and stricter enforcement of the dress code. The unexcused absence policy states that after one unexcused absence, parents will be contacted and the student will meet with a campus staff assistant....

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