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Black Student Union hosts meeting with Mill Valley mayor

The meeting was held in Mead Theater, and all attendees were required to wear masks and practice social distancing. (Logan Little)

By Logan Little

June 30, 2020

Attendees expressed their concerns with the mayor’s remarks and detailed their experiences with racism at Tam and in Marin. 

Administration and ASB host senior events amidst shelter in place

The class of 2020. (Courtesy of Tam administration)

By Jessie Tempero

June 2, 2020

The events include a virtual prom for juniors and seniors and a drive-through graduation ceremony for seniors and their families.

County introduces Rethinking Schools Task Force

(Samantha Nichols)

By Amelia Sandgren

May 25, 2020

The task force is considering implementing school schedules with a combination of in-person and distance learning for the 2020-2021 school year.

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong will assume the position of assistant superintendent on July 1. (Courtesy of Kimberlee Armstrong)

By Ronan Grele

May 22, 2020

The position will be filled by Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong, previously the Head of Equity and Public Relations for the Edmonds High School District in Northern Washington.

Board approves $1.4 million in programming cuts

District board members Dan Oppenheim, Cynthia Roenisch, and Kevin Saavedra. (Ethan Swope)

By Samantha Nichols

May 6, 2020

The cuts include a one-year suspension of the Team program, an indefinite suspension of the teacher leader program, and removal of several release periods, including those for Leadership, Global Studies, and journalism. 

Taupier announces new grading system for distance learning

(Ethan Swope)

By Logan Little

April 21, 2020

All students who are considered in “good standing” in their academic courses will receive an A in R5 and R6. These will be averaged with their R4 grades to determine their final semester grades.

District offers free meals during school closures

The district provided a map of the Redwood High School campus laying out how students should pick-up meals. (Tamalpais Union High School District)

By Saranyu Nel

April 11, 2020

The meal service will take place at Redwood High School between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

SMCSD presents desegregation plan

(Katharine Owen)

By Benjy Wall-Feng

April 8, 2020

The draft plan would provide pre-K, dual-language, and after-school programs, and outlines a commitment to hiring teachers of color.