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District parcel tax renewal, Measure M, on November ballot

(Henry Hoelter)
October 19, 2020
The measure would extend current parcel tax funding to maintain fiscal solvency in the district.

Editorial: Use Your Voice and Vote

(Jessica Bukowski)
September 23, 2020
We implore you to vote for both local and national measures.

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

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

Measure B fails, plunging district into $3 million deficit

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)
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.

Editorial: Save our schools

(Tenaya Tremp)
Measure B failed, and our district is facing drastic cuts. We can't let that happen again.
March 12, 2020
Measure B failed, and our district is facing drastic cuts. We can't let that happen again.

Editorial: Save The Tam News

(The Tam News)
The district’s proposed cuts would eliminate the print edition and crater the publication’s quality.
March 8, 2020
The district’s proposed cuts would eliminate the print edition and crater the publication’s quality.

The budget aftermath

Students wait in line to see their counselors. (Katharine Owen)
Last year’s cuts have dramatically increased class sizes and worsened errors in student schedules.
September 27, 2019
Last year’s cuts have dramatically increased class sizes and worsened errors in student schedules.

PE department drops uniform requirement

(Logan Little)
September 19, 2019
The policy change, a result of recent districtwide budget cuts, requires that students provide their own athletic attire instead.

Board approves $3 million in budget cuts

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees voted to approve a two-year contract agreement between the district and the Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT) union on  on Tuesday, February 26.
March 6, 2019

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees unanimously voted on Tuesday, February 26 to approve the budget cut recommendations that superintendent Tara Taupier proposed to the board...

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR
February 13, 2019

Superintendent Tara Taupier presented her final budget reduction recommendation to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees on Tuesday, February 12. The recommendation, which...

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

Editorial: BACR Must Stay
February 7, 2019

In light of the proposed budget cuts for the 2019-2020 school year, Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) administration received significant pushback on their plan to cut 50% of Bay Area Community...

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