The Tam News

School House Rock

School House Rock

Josie Spiegelman, Niulan Wright, Zoe Cowan, and Leah Fullerton

April 5, 2019


Filed under Features

Ciara Rooke What inspires you to make music? Nothing really inspires me, I just kind of have to do it. Like [I] always go to the piano once a day. Whenever I take breaks from my homework I’ll go to the piano, or whenever I have any free time I’ll just play music or listen to music. Why do...

From Missing to Marking

From Missing to Marking

Zoe Cowan

February 7, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Attendance Clerk Barbara Burroso has come full circle since being a chronically late student at Tam High in the 1960s. “When I first got the job, I went home to my husband and I said ‘I got the job. It’s permanent. The girl who could never get to class on time is now managing attendance.’”...

Flores: A Taste of Mexico

Flores: A Taste of Mexico

Zoe Cowan, Feature Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, Reviews

Opened in late 2018 in the space previously occupied by P.F. Changs, Flores is a welcome addition to the Corte Madera Town Center. The Mexican restaurant’s second location boasts a similar menu to their first in San Francisco, highlighting cuisine that honors Mexican tradition. The restaurant enc...

I’m Vegan, But…

I’m Vegan, But…

December 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

I’m vegan, but I’m not protein deficient, I’m not going to judge you for eating a cheeseburger, and I’m not going to shame you for eating animal products. I’m vegan, but I’m not doing it because it’s a trend. I’m vegan, but I don’t just eat leaves, despite what a surprisingly large amoun...

District adopts new science standards

District adopts new science standards

Zoe Cowan

September 21, 2018


Filed under News

Starting this school year, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) has begun phasing out the Integrated Science program. The new program, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), complies with new California science standards that were adopted in 2013. The NGSS program is not a curriculum, but r...

We Chose the Tech Life

We Chose the Tech Life

Zoe Cowan

January 26, 2018


Filed under Features

Junior Kelly Borgstrom has no cell phone, computer, or internet in her home, and likes it that way. She does research using books from the library, and hand writes all of her assignments. If a teacher insists it must be typed, she will use her typewriter. Having and using technology constantly inside an...