The Tam News

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

By Editorial Staff

March 13, 2019

In the summer of 2017, two former Tam students spray painted a racial epithet on the side of Wood Hall, directed at our principal J.C. Farr. While this hate crime was egregious and despicable, it provided the us with an opportunity to openly discuss the racial inequality and prejudice that exists withi...

Editorial: We Can Do Better

Editorial: We Can Do Better

By Staff

September 20, 2018

(Above) The Faces of Willow Creek is a magazine produced by Willow Creek Academy 8th graders with the help of The Tam News, in an effort to recruit a more diverse staff. The Tam News needs to do better. Our school is filled with students from interesting backgrounds with unique perspectives, and despite pu...

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

By Shane Lavezzo

April 3, 2018

Tam varsity baseball fell to Redwood 2-0 on Tuesday, March 27 during a game full of excellent pitching and high emotions. “Our mental focus and bats weren’t there that game.” Tam senior David Fineman said. “We didn’t focus on ourselves, instead we focused on Redwood and their chirping an...

Lucky Shulman: Brining Tam Lax to LA

By Sophia Venables

May 3, 2017

Senior and Tam News design and photo editor, Lucky Shulman, will be fulfilling her longtime goal of playing midfield for the UCLA lacrosse team next year. Growing up mainly on the East Coast, Shulman was surrounded by an intensely competitive lacrosse community since the age of seven. “[In New Ham...

Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Loses to Las Lomas

By Jack Loder

March 28, 2017

The boys’ varsity Lacrosse team came up short against Las Lomas on March 24 at Tam. A close and competitive game throughout, Las Lomas ultimately pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning by a score of 15-10. The loss drops Tam to 4-3 overall. (2-2 in MCAL) “I’m encouraged to see how we battled ou...

Art Ex

By Megan Butt

March 18, 2017

In many ways, joining the Tam News as a freshman has been both a blessing and a curse: it has been an opportunity to strengthen my writing skills, in addition to my regular English classes, as well as a place to meet new people with whom I share a common interest. However, my choice has more blatantly...

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

By Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, and Calvin Rosevear

November 3, 2016

        photos by Ethan Swope The varsity football team beat Justin Siena 50-21 on October 22 in a game that sparked a brawl in the fourth quarter, resulting in the ejections and one game suspensions of senior Tre’chaun Berkley and junior Tristan Mitchell and no Justin Siena p...

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

By Connor Dargan

September 28, 2016

The varsity football team suffered a crushing 56-0 defeat at Marin Catholic on September 24.  Although the game seemed relatively even in the first half, Tam turned the ball over five times, the most ever under head coach Jon Black. The most notable factor in this loss occurred when senior Tre...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

By Kendall Lafranchi

September 27, 2016

The girls’ varsity water polo team lost to Novato 10-7 on September 14. The Hornets (1-0) and Hawks (0-1) were neck in neck through the first two quarters with Novato leading 6-5. The third quarter was low scoring with Novato and Tam only scoring in the four minutes and two minutes to go, respecti...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

By Emily Pavis

September 27, 2016

The girls' varsity water polo lost to the Saint Ignatius Wildcats by a mere one point on September 14. The Hawks started in control, leading by 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks scored an additional two goals in the second quarter,  yet let in four, losing momentum. By the final quarter,...

New Volleyball Coach Hired

New Volleyball Coach Hired

By Calvin Rosevear

September 14, 2016

Ray Karter, the new girls’ varsity volleyball coach, only started playing volleyball in college at UC Berkeley after growing up in Hawaii and moving to Marin to attend Drake High School. “I was a water polo player in high school, and I coached water polo before I coached volleyball... But water...