The Tam News

Tam Students Compete in Special Olympics

Tam Students Compete in Special Olympics

Raqshan Khan

June 2, 2016


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Students participated for the first time in the Special Olympics United Track meet, hosted at Sir Francis Drake High School On Thursday, April 28. The track teams from Drake, Redwood, and Tam all participated in the Special Olympics United. Michael Lovejoy, special education teacher said, “The meet was f...

Student Art to be Publicly Displayed

Student Art to be Publicly Displayed

Megan Butt

June 2, 2016


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During the week of May 30, art teacher Zach Gilmour’s fifth period mixed levels drawing and painting class will be displaying their artwork in locations on and off campus. The project is meant to educate students about the different steps of visual art. “The point [of this project] is to show th...

Maker Class Creates Animatronic City

Maker Class Creates Animatronic City

Hannah Chorley

May 25, 2016


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Students in Geo Monley’s Computer Applications class, known as the “Maker” class,  created a miniature animatronic city and presented it at the Marinnovators Faire, a youth maker faire sponsored by the Marin County Office of Education, on April 30. The students named their model city Makersfiel...

Girl Up Club Prepares for Fundraiser

Girl Up Club Prepares for Fundraiser

Kennedy Cook

May 2, 2016


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The Tam High Girl Up Club will be selling flowers on campus to raise money and awareness for girls’ education on May 6th, the Friday before Mother's day. “Our newest fundraiser is going to be both a fundraiser and an awareness raiser,” sophomore and co-president Natalie Gooden said. “We will ...

Stoner Continues Career Speaker Series

Stoner Continues Career Speaker Series

James Finn

May 2, 2016


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The College and Career Center (CCC) has been hosting a Career Speaker Series, consisting of a succession of professionals from an array of fields speaking to student audiences at lunch about their professions. The series began on February 25 with a presentation by Kurt Jordan, an engineer for Oracle Ra...

Strawberry Protests Branson’s Relocation

Strawberry Protests Branson’s Relocation

Vincent Boot

May 2, 2016


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Signs on the lawns and decks of hundreds of Strawberry homes read “No Branson,” particularly ones in close proximity to the Seminary.  The Seminary is a 101-acre neighborhood on the southern end of Strawberry in Mill Valley. In September, the Seminary was bought by North Coast Land Holdings, a real es...

Jacari Cook Remembered

Jacari Cook Remembered

Raqshan Khan and Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016


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Former Tam student Jacari Cook passed away on Sunday, February 7 at 29 years old. He and his father-in-law, both Marin City residents, were shot in Marin City during a confrontation with a neighbor. According to news reports, Cook and his father-in-law were coming to the aid of a relative who had suppo...

Reid for JSA State Governor

Reid for JSA State Governor

Franny Kiles

April 8, 2016


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Junior Ashley Reid, the President of Tam’s Junior Statesman of America (JSA) club, is currently running for governor of the Northern California State of JSA (the organization divides California into two “states”). JSA is one of the largest student-run organizations in the country and the North...

Girl Up Candy Gram Fundraiser

Girl Up Candy Gram Fundraiser

Kennedy Cook

March 15, 2016


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The Tam High Girl Up Club will be selling candy grams on March 14, 15, and 16th for $1 in order to raise money for girls’ education. Girl Up is a thriving club at Tam, lead by sophomores Mohini Bryant-Ekstrand and Natalie Gooden. “Girl Up is a club run through the United Nations that works to get ...