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

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)
November 21, 2020
Loebbaka and Harlander will keep their seats on the board until 2024.

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.

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.

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...

District approves early retirement plan

Budget Secretary Carol Craft poses with her wall of mementos.
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...

Proposed cuts to counseling service met with community backlash

Proposed cuts to counseling service met with community backlash
February 6, 2019

The proposed $3 million budget reduction plan for the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) included, among other cuts, a reduction of Bay Area Community Resource (BACR) services by 50 percent in...

Taupier and Elsen discuss budget, potential cuts at community forum

Taupier and Elsen discuss budget, potential cuts at community forum
January 27, 2019

In a community forum at Tam on Wednesday, January 22, district superintendent Tara Taupier and chief financial officer Corbett Elsen presented the current Fiscal Advisory Draft Recommendation to a crowd...

Roenisch, Oppenheim, Saavedra elected to TUHSD board of trustees

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

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