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Craft and Dorsett Win  Golden Bell Awards

Craft and Dorsett Win Golden Bell Awards

By Miles Rubens and Miles Rubens May 4, 2017

Budget secretary Carol Craft and counselor Evelyn Dorsett received Golden Bell Awards for classified and certificated staff, respectively, this year. The awards, given by the California School Boards Association...

Should We Be Taking More Online Courses?

Should We Be Taking More Online Courses?

February 27, 2017

The Internet is huge. For students, that means a few things: social media, gaming, porn. For a small subset of them it means something else, too — more school. Those students are taking classes online,...

Students, Staff Address Pre-Calc Drop Rate

By Maddie Asch and Alex Price November 10, 2016

Since the beginning of the school year, 22 percent of Pre-Calculus students have dropped the class. Out of the 93 students who started in pre-calculus, 20 students dropped out of the course within the...

Here But Not Heard

Here But Not Heard

While the Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA) was working to designate new, gender-neutral bathrooms, the unaffiliated Gender Alliance Club was putting up signs on school bathrooms saying that anyone...

Sophomores Continue to Opt Out of PE

Sophomores Continue to Opt Out of PE

By Marie Hogan November 5, 2015

Although a policy change this spring made it more difficult to take physical education (PE) online, students continue to forego taking PE on campus this year. Some who were not able to obtain permission...

Many Sophomores Plan to Take Old SAT Early

Many Sophomores Plan to Take Old SAT Early

By Talia Wiskind June 5, 2015

Sophomores are beginning the strenuous process of studying for the SAT’s, with many starting way earlier than expected, hoping to take the old test version this January before it is permanently replaced...

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Ruby Scott Gym was packed with 200 parents on the evening of April 3, 2014. On that night, the Tam administration hosted a curriculum meeting to explain the benefits of hiring a professional development...

Ticket to a Better Nights Sleep

Ticket to a Better Night’s Sleep

By Devon Stoeber October 23, 2014

“Nights when I can’t fall asleep typically end with me laying in bed for hours on my phone or tossing and turning,” senior Taryn Varnes said. “Every hour I’m in bed still awake I find myself...

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