The Tam News

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

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

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.

Board approves $1.4 million in programming cuts

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

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. 

Editorial: Save The Tam News

(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.

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.

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.

By Summer Solomon

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 on February 12. The decision to approve the budget came after a combination of rising enrollme...

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

By Benjy Wall-Feng

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 contains a proposed $2.8 million in annual districtwide cuts, is a revision of the draft recommendation whi...

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

By Editorial Staff

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 Resources (BACR) funding. BACR provides free counseling and therapy services for roughly 300 students at T...

Editorial: District in Decay

Editorial: District in Decay

By Editorial Staff

February 7, 2019

Beginning in 2016, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) saw a precipitous drop in the General Fund, a reserve of past surpluses saved for the prospect of a district-wide crisis.The debacle is frustrating for two distinct reasons. With the passage of Measure J, the district adds a projected $...

District approves early retirement plan

Budget Secretary Carol Craft poses with her wall of mementos.

By Logan Little

February 6, 2019

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees passed the Public Agency Retirement Services’ (PARS) supplementary retirement plan (SRP) in an effort to reduce district expenses on Tuesday, January 29. The retirement plan, offered to both certificated and classified staff, will allot those who choo...