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AP Angela Gramlick plans to leave Tam

AP Angela Gramlick plans to leave Tam

By Ian Duncanson December 14, 2018

Assistant principal Angela Gramlick will leave Tam on December 21, the last day of the school semester, to accept a new job as principal at Ross Elementary School. The Tam community was notified of the...

Crackdown: Admin introduces new attendance policies

Crackdown: Admin introduces new attendance policies

By Max Goldberg and Charlie Rosgen December 14, 2018

In an effort to reduce student tardiness and establish a punctual culture at Tam, the administration introduced two new tardy policies in the final months of the first semester.   The first initiative...

Push For No HW Weekends

Push For No HW Weekends

By Adam Tolson and Madeline Asch and Maddie Asch November 15, 2017

Senior and leadership member T.K. Dahlke is working on a project to designate certain days or weekends on which teachers are not allowed to assign homework. Dahlke first had the idea for this policy towards...

EDITORIAL: Change for the Better?

EDITORIAL: Change for the Better?

By Tam News Staff October 2, 2014

Last year, College and Career Center specialist Susan Gertman retired, leaving a vacancy that was filled at the start of the 2014-15 school year. Less than two weeks into this year, however, Principal...

New APs Join Tams Administration

New APs Join Tam’s Administration

By James Finn September 12, 2014

The Tamalpais Union High School District hired two new assistant principals (APs), Leah Herrera and Wendy Stratton, at Tamalpais High School prior to the start of the 2014 -2015 school year. Assistant...

Tam Hires Third Assistant Principal

Tam Hires Third Assistant Principal

By Nic Mosher May 18, 2014

After conducting multiple interviews on May 9, Tam has chosen Leah Herrera for a newly created third assistant principal (AP) position. Herrera will start work on July 1. Herrera currently works at the...

Parent Workshops Explore Project-Based Learning and New Tech

Parent Workshops Explore Project-Based Learning and New Tech

By Sarah Asch & Tandis Shoushtary May 1, 2014

The Tam administration held a series of parent workshops on the subject of New Tech and project-based learning, on April 22 and 24. During the workshops, Assistant Superintendent of Education Michael McDowell...

Pending Contract with New Tech Delayed

Pending Contract with New Tech Delayed

By Sarah Asch April 24, 2014

In an email sent to parents on April 11, the Tam administration announced that its proposed contract with the New Tech Network, that would have gone into effect next school year, will be postponed until...

Dr. Julie Synyard being introduced by Assistant Principals Kim Stiffler and Bryan Lynch. Photo by: Emma Boczek

TUHSD Board Announces New Tam Principal

By Wesley Emblidge March 28, 2013

Dr. Julie Synyard was introduced as the new principal of Tam for the 2013-2014 school year on March 27 at a Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board meeting held at Tam. Synyard’s hiring...

UPDATED: Drescher Resigns Early

UPDATED: Drescher Resigns Early

UPDATE 2: On January 29 the interim principal to replace former Principal Drescher was announced to be former San Marin High School principal Bob Vieth. TUHSD Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel sent out an...

Principal Thomas Drescher Announces Resignation

Principal Thomas Drescher Announces Resignation

By Wesley Emblidge & Justin Schmidt November 6, 2012

On November 6, current Tam principal Thomas Drescher announced that he will be resigning as of June 30, 2013. Drescher has been the principal at Tam for the past six years, but in the spring will be completing...

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