The Tam News


SOAR wins Ruby Bridges Student Leadership and Courage Award

SOAR accepted the award at the National Summit for Courageous Conversation in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 15. (Courtesy of J.C. Farr)

By Josie Spiegelman

November 7, 2019

The TUHSD was awarded the Ruby Bridges Student Leadership and Courage Award by Pacific Educational Group, a nationwide firm dedicated to starting meaningful conversations about race in schools.

PG&E shuts off power to Marin County to minimize fire risk

Marin County firefighters put out a small fire on Fern Canyon in Mill Valley the night before the power shutoff. (Ethan Swope)

By Johanna Meezan

October 9, 2019

It is unclear how long power will be cut off to Mill Valley, Bolinas, Sausalito, and Stinson Beach.

Pedestrian bridge between Hauke and Bayfront Park closed

A barrier was set up to prevent pedestrians from crossing the bridge. (Samantha Nichols)

By Samantha Nichols

October 8, 2019

The bridge connecting Hauke and Bayfront Park was closed for repairs this September to due an unsafe support pier.

Mill Valley Seniors for Peace host climate strike with Tam students

(Photo by Saranyu Nel)

By Sam Jefferson and Saranyu Nel

October 7, 2019

The Mill Valley Seniors for Peace organized a rally with Tam students as a part of the Global Climate Strike movement.

PE department drops uniform requirement

(Logan Little)

By Katya Wasserman

September 19, 2019

The policy change, a result of recent districtwide budget cuts, requires that students provide their own athletic attire instead.

Karen Loebbaka sworn onto board of trustees

Karen Loebbaka, the president of the Redwood High School Foundation, was appointed to the district board of trustees on Tuesday, August 13.
(Keri Brenner / Marin Independent Journal)

By Logan Little

August 18, 2019

Loebbaka, the president of the Redwood High School foundation, replaced Barbara Owens, who resigned in July.

Owens resigns from TUHSD board of trustees

Barbara Owens served on the board for four years and in the district for 30. (Kara Kneafsey / The Tam News)

By Logan Little

July 8, 2019

After a three decades-long career in the TUHSD, Owens resigned from the board of trustees. She said she hopes to continue working with the district.

Administration addresses scavenger hunt at town hall

Administration addresses scavenger hunt at town hall

By Lucas Rosevear

July 6, 2019

Parents, students, and school and district staff attended, as did the Marin Youth Court director. Whether the administration will be able to effect change without a cultural shift is unclear.