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Students wait in line to see their counselors. (Katharine Owen)

The budget aftermath

By Johanna Meezan, Marco Steineke, and Logan Little September 27, 2019
Last year’s cuts have dramatically increased class sizes and worsened errors in student schedules.
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.

Board approves $3 million in budget cuts

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...

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...

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...

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...

Budget Secretary Carol Craft poses with her wall of mementos.

District approves early retirement plan

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...

Proposed cuts to counseling service met with community backlash

Proposed cuts to counseling service met with community backlash

By Jissell Kruse 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...

Marin County Local District Election

By Cal Mitchell December 18, 2017

A countywide election was held to determine various positions in each local district across Marin County, on November 7, 2017. Townships across the county opened their polls for both individual candidates,...

Board Hires New Superintendent

June 28, 2015

  The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Education announced the hiring of Dr. David Yoshihara as the new TUHSD superintendent on Tuesday, June 23. Yoshihara, who has served...

District Experiences Staff and Board Turnover

District Experiences Staff and Board Turnover

By Marina Furbush June 5, 2015

Next school year will see a lot of turnover in district administration,.Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel and Assistant Superintendent of Education and Human Resources Michael McDowell will leave the district...

EDITORIAL: Change for the Better?

EDITORIAL: Change for the Better?

By Tam News Staff October 2, 2014

Last year, College and Career Center specialist Susan Gertman retired, leaving a vacancy that was filled at the start of the 2014-15 school year. Less than two weeks into this year, however, Principal...

Curriculum Informational Meeting Full Video

Curriculum Informational Meeting Full Video

April 8, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyNasW-bFCo Video: The Tam administration held an informational meeting for parents on April 3 in Ruby Scott Gym as a “Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Overview,”...

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