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Left: TUHSD Board or Trustees member Karen Loebbaka. Right: Board of Trustees President Leslie Harlander.  (Courtesy of the Tamalpais Union High School District Board of Trustees)

Board of Trustees members Harlander, Loebbaka re-elected for second term

By Amelia Sandgren November 21, 2020
Loebbaka and Harlander will keep their seats on the board until 2024.
Image has been edited for artistic affect. (Henry Hoelter)

Drake Site Leadership Council moves to implement name change

By Paige Anderson September 27, 2020
The new name is expected to be finalized by December. In the meantime, the high school has been temporarily renamed High School 1327.
Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong will assume the position of assistant superintendent on July 1. (Courtesy of Kimberlee Armstrong)

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

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

Board approves $1.4 million in programming cuts

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. 
District CFO Corbett Elsen presents the district's second interim budget report, which proposes cuts to Team, the Global Studies program, and journalism. (Ethan Swope)

Measure B fails, plunging district into $3 million deficit

By Benjy Wall-Feng March 15, 2020
At least 200 students, teachers, and parents attended the board meeting on March 10, where the board of trustees discussed the $1.4 million in proposed cuts.
(The Tam News)

Editorial: Save The Tam News

By Editorial Staff March 8, 2020
The district’s proposed cuts would eliminate the print edition and crater the publication’s quality.
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)

Karen Loebbaka sworn onto board of trustees

By Logan Little August 18, 2019
Loebbaka, the president of the Redwood High School foundation, replaced Barbara Owens, who resigned in July.
TUHSD board of trustees candidates Barbara McVeigh, Dan Oppenheim, Cynthia Roenisch, and Kevin Saavedra at a panel in October. (Ethan Swope)

Roenisch, Oppenheim, Saavedra elected to TUHSD board of trustees

By Benjy Wall-Feng December 17, 2018

Cynthia Roenisch, Dan Oppenheim and Kevin Saavedra were elected to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees on Election Day, November 6. The board will be responsible for navigating...

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

By Milo Levine and Skye Schoenhoeft November 28, 2018

Measure J passed with 74 percent of the vote on Election Day, November 6. According to the official Marin County website, this measure “protects high quality education with local funding that cannot...

TUHSD board of trustees candidates Barbara McVeigh, Dan Oppenheim, Cynthia Roenisch, and Kevin Saavedra at a panel in October. (Ethan Swope)

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

By Leah Fullerton October 17, 2018

An election for three open positions on the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees will take place on November 6, national Election Day. Current members Laura Anderson, Chuck Ford,...

Superintendent Yoshihara to Resign June 30

Superintendent Yoshihara to Resign June 30

By Milo Levine and Milo Levine June 23, 2018

In an email sent to members of the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) community, immediately following a closed session board of trustees meeting on June 21, board of trustees president Leslie...

Substitutes Seek Better Pay

Substitutes Seek Better Pay

By Marina Furbush, Marina Furbush, and Marina Furbush December 15, 2016

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) will not be raising substitute teacher salaries, after a group of substitutes requested the district to consider the matter. According to Assistant Superintendent...

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