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Q&A with Tam band Satellites Don’t Blink

Q&A with Tam band Satellites Don’t Blink

By Trevor Perelson

November 23, 2011

Aggressive jazz funk and moshable acid jams are some of the ingredients that should be thrown into the description of one of Tam High's hidden musical treasures, Satellites Don’t Blink. This compilation of Mill Valleys finest odd bugs has merged together to create the unique sound that creeps from our va...

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

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

By Sophie McGuinness

November 2, 2011

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...

Jon Hartquist Strives to Inspire Students

By Billie Mandelbaum

June 6, 2011

Gathered in Room 152 is a group of twenty-five high-school students listening to their teacher Jon Hartquist. This morning, the history class is discussing the world’s population crisis. Every student is participating. Not a single teenager has the all too familiar blank and bored expression found on you...

A style of her own

A style of her own

By Ivy Panapacker

May 26, 2011

After spending long days as a child drawing at hundreds of different restaurants, junior Charlotte Passot discovered her passion for visual art. “I would have to sit for three hours at my parents restaurants, so they always had me bring coloring supplies,” said Passot. “That’s how my talent started.” Passot...