The Tam News

Tarp’s end of an era

Tarp’s end of an era

By Lucas Rosevear

June 24, 2019

After 27 years, English teacher David Tarpinian — who was involved in the founding of Academic Workshop, Peer Resource, and AIM — is retiring from Tam.

AIM Student Wins National Award

By Dahlia Zail

December 12, 2017

Tam senior Keldon Duane-McGlashan won the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Award for Best Student Editor in the United States, for the 2016-2017 school year. The piece submitted was a personal statement, something he worked on in school as an assignment from AIM. According to AIM teac...

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

By Sarah Asch & James Finn, Additional Reporting by: Marina Furbush and Hannah Chorley

May 14, 2015

Ruby Scott Gym was packed with 200 parents on the evening of April 3, 2014. On that night, the Tam administration hosted a curriculum meeting to explain the benefits of hiring a professional development company that most people had only just heard of: New Tech Network. The atmosphere in the room grew...

EDITORIAL: Tam Diversified

EDITORIAL: Tam Diversified

By Tam News Staff

December 23, 2014

Tam’s administration is implementing a “Big Brother/Sister” program that pairs graduated students with ninth and tenth grade students who are struggling in school and have problems with attendance. This program aims to help students attend school more frequently, and also direct them towards programs...

Month in Review: November

Month in Review: November

By TBN and TBN

December 3, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWHqHKk5_Gc Welcome to TBN's November edition of Month in Review, the show where we keep you up to date with the latest news at Tam. With Zach Thomas, Riley Kuffner, sports with Asher Wenig and Jessica Hudson, and lifestyles with Raqshan Kahn. In this episode: Sports...

AIM Receives New Mac Pros

AIM Receives New Mac Pros

By Camille Morgan

November 18, 2014

The Academy of Integrated Humanities and New Media (AIM) program recently received more than 20 of the latest Mac Pro computers. The computers were installed November 7 and will provide students with access to the latest and most functional technology. The new computers have a longer lifespan and higher...

Lavezzo Joins AIM Program

Lavezzo Joins AIM Program

By Jordan Blackburn

October 2, 2014

English teacher Michael Lavezzo has replaced David Tarpinian as English teacher for the Academy of Integrated Humanities and New Media (AIM). Lavezzo will teach the AP Literature and Composition class in addition to the AP Language and Compositon class as part of AIM’s two-year cycle. “I’m not...

Emmanuella Zachariou: Music Video Success

Emmanuella Zachariou: Music Video Success

By Anna Vandergriff

October 22, 2013

After less than a year of directing, filming, and conceptualizing music videos, senior Emmanuella Zachariou has already achieved a level of success that many people can only hope to attain in a lifetime. Her most recent music video for the up-and-coming Swedish band The Holograms recently premiered...