The Tam News

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Holly Parkin

June 11, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Most students, no matter what grade, have probably met Tam librarian Mary Crowe at some point in their high school career. Whether helping a student with a project, suggesting a fun new book, or even telling kids not eat their lunch in the library during a last minute study session, Crowe has alwa...

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Emma Boczek and Emma Talkoff

June 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Profiles

Jane Hall’s time at Tam has been anything but conventional. Over her 16-year career here as a special education teacher, Hall has built homes with her students through Habitat for Humanity and driven her students to the jobs and internships she helped them obtain through the career program she...

¡Que Viva La Vida! The life of Señor Cruz

¡Que Viva La Vida! The life of Señor Cruz

Emma Talkoff

May 10, 2012


Filed under Features

Almost half a century ago, a young man and his family received a massive stroke of luck: despite limited English, they were granted visas into the United States. On the edge of one of the biggest transitions in his life, the Bogotá, Colombia native sought financial stability, a chance at a higher education, and, he said, “like ev...

New teachers Severin, Pender and Lawley bring their own philosophies to Tam

New teachers Severin, Pender and Lawley bring their own philosophies to Tam

Sophie McGuinness

November 2, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Nate Severin PE Teacher Teaching Philosophy: “First and foremost is my relationship with my students. If I know who they are and what they like, then I can teach them better. When students know I care about them, then a mutual respect is formed.” When Mr. Severin was in high school: “One ti...