The Tam News

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Livingston

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Livingston

By Blake Killingsworth and Blake Killingsworth

December 6, 2015

The girls varsity basketball team maintained a comfortable lead throughout Friday night’s home game on December 4 and defeated Livingston by a 26-point margin, winning 71-45. Tam shot the ball well and punished the opposition by forcing turnovers and converting on fast breaks. The leading scorer for ...

Varsity Girls Tennis Wins MCAL

Varsity Girls Tennis Wins MCAL

By Jackson Gathard and Jackson Gathard

November 28, 2015

The varsity girls’ tennis team beat Redwood 5-4 to claim the MCAL team title on October 28. The two teams’ third encounter of the season took five and a half hours and two locations to finish. In the semi-finals, third-seeded Tam overcame second-seeded Branson, another MCAL powerhouse, 5-4. Having j...

Intramural Sports at Lunch Start Up

Intramural Sports at Lunch Start Up

By Miles Rubens & Lucky Shulman and Miles Rubens & Lucky Shulman

November 28, 2015

Physical Education teacher Erin Lawley has taken the lead in starting an intramural sports program on campus. The first intramural sports lunch took place on October 20. Erin Lawley encouraged all students to participate in the program. “[Intramural sports] are open to anyone and everyone,” she ...

The Q & A: Jackson Hettler (Tam Water Polo Record Holder)

The Q & A: Jackson Hettler (Tam Water Polo Record Holder)

By Franny Kiles and Franny Kiles

November 27, 2015

Senior Jackson Hettler has been playing varsity water polo since his freshman year. He hopes to continue pursuing water polo in college. Q: How does the water polo team is compared to last year? I think we’ve improved tremendously because we have a lot more kids for one, and a lot more depth. [We ...

Tam Swimmers Commit to College

Tam Swimmers Commit to College

By James Finn & Hannah Chorley and James Finn & Hannah Chorley

November 27, 2015

MIKI DAHLKE Competing in a sport at the collegiate level is a dream for many high school athletes. Senior Miki Dahlke will begin to live that dream next fall when she commences her time at Harvard University as a Division I swimmer. Dahlke, who recently chose Harvard over UCLA and Northwestern Univers...

Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 21, 2015

The varsity football team beat San Rafael 54-6 for their seniors’ day game on October 31. For seniors Davon Cunningham, Treyvon Cunningham, Kimo Karp, Riley Walls, (a Tam News reporter) Wanya Williams, Brett Quai Hoi, Trenten Francis, Brian Rivas, and Sasha Damore, it was their last regular season h...

Lifestyles: Oy Boys

Lifestyles: Oy Boys

October 1, 2015

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Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

By Sarah Asch & James Finn, Additional Reporting by: Marina Furbush and Hannah Chorley

May 14, 2015

Ruby Scott Gym was packed with 200 parents on the evening of April 3, 2014. On that night, the Tam administration hosted a curriculum meeting to explain the benefits of hiring a professional development company that most people had only just heard of: New Tech Network. The atmosphere in the room grew...

Video: Marine Science ROV Launch Day

Video: Marine Science ROV Launch Day

By Randy Shapiro

November 6, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lAAm44TnpE During the week of October 27, the Marine Science classes launched the Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) they had been building since October 1. The Tam High administration allowed the ROVs to be piloted in the Tam pool through an engaging obstacle course.

Team students return to Tam

By Elizabeth Archer

October 26, 2012

Seven Team students returned to Tam this fall after a junior year spent participating in backpacking trips, community service and wilderness medicine education. The students volunteered and took three wilderness backpacking trips to the Sierras, Joshua Tree and the Lost Coast. Seniors Emily Rostek,...

Italian Exchange Students Travel to Tam

Italian Exchange Students Travel to Tam

By Emma Boczek

September 26, 2012

Italian exchange students Chiara Messetti and Veronica Vanin are adjusting to an unfamiliar lifestyle, settling in for their 10-month stay with their host families. They represent one of several nations with exchange students getting a first taste of the U.S. at Tam, surrounded by unfamiliar people,...