The Tam News

New Tam High Principal

By Raqshan Khan

June 28, 2016

On June 22, the Governing Board of the Tamalpais Union High School District approved the recommendation of the selection committee to hire JC Farr as the new Principal of Tamalpais High School after an extensive search. “We are confident that Mr. Farr will bring professional experience, strong intellectual...

Students Take PSAT and Workshops on Minimum Day

Students Take PSAT and Workshops on Minimum Day

By Hannah Chorley

October 13, 2015

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT)  will be administered to sophomores and juniors during school on Wednesday, October 14th. The test is optional for sophomores and mandatory for juniors. While these students are taking the test, freshmen will meet in Gus Gym for Link Crew activities, h...

Update: Corkrey Elaborates on Her Reasons for Leaving Tam

Update: Corkrey Elaborates on Her Reasons for Leaving Tam

By Sarah Asch

November 3, 2014

A letter signed by former science teacher Lara Corkrey, in which she gives “insight into [her] decision to leave Tam High,” was distributed via email to “parents, students, and fellow teachers” by a parent group called the “Friends of Tam District” on October 16. In the email, Corkrey...

Pending Contract with New Tech Delayed

Pending Contract with New Tech Delayed

By Sarah Asch

April 24, 2014

In an email sent to parents on April 11, the Tam administration announced that its proposed contract with the New Tech Network, that would have gone into effect next school year, will be postponed until at least spring of 2015. New Tech is a professional development company that would give teachers who...

Curriculum Informational Meeting Full Video

Curriculum Informational Meeting Full Video

April 8, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyNasW-bFCo Video: The Tam administration held an informational meeting for parents on April 3 in Ruby Scott Gym as a “Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Overview,” including discussion of a proposed contract with the New Tech Network. Approximately 200 parents,...

Admin Hosts Informational Meeting on Project-Based Learning and New Tech

Admin Hosts Informational Meeting on Project-Based Learning and New Tech

By Sarah Asch & Emma Boczek

April 4, 2014

The Tam administration held an informational meeting for parents on April 3 in Ruby Scott Gym as a “Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Overview,” including discussion of a proposed contract with the New Tech Network. Approximately 200 parents, students, and teachers attended, as well as the district...

Updated: Three Math Teachers Will Not Be Asked to Return in Fall

Updated: Three Math Teachers Will Not Be Asked to Return in Fall

By Sarah Asch, Emma Boczek, & Markita Schulman

March 4, 2014

Three math teachers, Anders Fairbanks, Ryan Fedoroff and Juan Vidal, were notified on February 28 of their designation as non-reelect, meaning that they will not be invited back to teach at Tam in the fall semester of next year. This decision, made by Principal Julie Synyard, was upheld at a March 12...