The Tam News

Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming Defeated in MCAL Championship

Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming Defeated in MCAL Championship

Sander Lutz

June 6, 2013


Filed under Sports

On Friday, May 10th, and Saturday, May 11th, Tam’s Varsity swim teams both entered the MCAL Championships with heavy burdens lying on their shoulders: the girls were looking to, with a particularly competitive team, finally dethrone rival Redwood from a nine-year consecutive victory streak, while the...

Briefly: Holocaust Survivor Speaks to History Classes

Sander Lutz

May 3, 2013


Filed under News

Herbert Heller, an 84-year-old survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi Poland, visited students in Claire Ernst’s World History classes on May 1. Heller shared the story of his childhood in Prague, marred by German occupation in 1941, and the horrors he encountered over the subsequent...

Students Reach Playwright’s Festival Finals

Meg Weissleberg & Sander Lutz and Meg Weissleberg & Sander Lutz

February 13, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

The eight finalists of the Marin Young Playwright’s Festival were announced online on January 14. Among them were Tam sophomores Tessa King and Abby Bordin. The festival, produced annually by the Marin Theatre Company (MTC) in Mill Valley, encourages high school students to submit their own ten-minute,...

Four Years of Varsity Volleyball: Co-captain Shoshana Herzog Finishes Final Season at Tam

Four Years of Varsity Volleyball: Co-captain Shoshana Herzog Finishes Final Season at Tam

Sander Lutz and Sander Lutz

December 24, 2012


Filed under Sports

For most high school students who dominate competitive athletics, their success results from early years of practice and private coaching encouraged by parents. This was not the case for senior Shoshana Herzog. Herzog started her athletic career on the Mill Valley Middle School girls’ volleybal...

The airplane risk equation

Sander Lutz

November 17, 2010


Filed under Opinion

It has come to my attention, hopefully to the great concern of each and every one of you, that I may have a slight “issue” with neuroticism. Beginning with my childhood, an eye-opening period of running from hypothetical white sound-proof kidnapper vans (to the point of taking a different route home...