The Tam News

Dress to Oppress

Graphic by Johanna Wong

By Markita Schulman

April 22, 2014

The Tamalpais Union High School District’s “dress and grooming” policy, available in the student planner and online, reads, in part, that “appropriate dress and grooming contribute to a productive learning environment. Students have the right to make individual choices from a wide range of clothing...

Dress Code and New Absence Policy Enforced

HALL MONITOR: A new district policy proposes that unexcused absences can no longer lower students' grades. Photo by: Sophia Ellingson

By Sammy Herdman & Emily Long

October 23, 2013

The administration has instituted new policies this school year, including a new unexcused absence policy and stricter enforcement of the dress code. The unexcused absence policy states that after one unexcused absence, parents will be contacted and the student will meet with a campus staff assistant....