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A Guide To Freshman Finals

A Guide To Freshman Finals

By Kara Kneafsey

December 11, 2018

Dear class of 2022,   Congratulations on being almost halfway through freshman year. I hope you can now tell your buildings apart and have figured out your favorite lunch spots. You're almost a real high schooler, there is just one more thing you have left to complete your initiation: Fina...

Artist of the Issue: Annie Blackadar


By Megan Butt

November 5, 2015

At the age of three, freshman Annie Blackadar entered the monumental world of music after observing a violin class. “There was a beginner’s violin course after my [beginner’s music] class  and I would stay and watch them,” Blackadar said. “I asked my parents if I could play violin.” He...

Rising Freshman: Lily Gilbert

Freshman Lily Gilbert had a successful season on Girls’ Varsity Waterpolo despite her young age. Gilbert, a leftie (hence the nickname South Paw) scored 16 goals this year for Tam.        
                                                                            Photo courtesy of: Lily Gilbert

By Claire Donohue

December 10, 2014

Earlier this season, freshman Lily Gilbert left junior varsity girls water Polo team and moved up to Varsity, becoming the first freshman player in over a number of years. “I wanted to be on Varsity so bad as a Freshman, like that’s all I wanted to do. So I just trained really really hard,” Gilbert...

The First Day: Comparing Senior and Freshman Perspectives

Freshman Tommy Searle

By Sophie Newman, Sophie Newman, Sophie Newman, and Sophie Newman

September 30, 2012

As the class of 2013 strode through the school with whistles perched between their lips and cowbells in their hands, the freshmen cowered below the stairs as looks of terror forming on their faces. Students described the first day as “frightening,” “confusing,” “crackin,” “different,”...

Tam students deck the halls for homecoming

Tam students deck the halls for homecoming

By Emma Talkoff and Emma Talkoff

September 29, 2012

Organized by ASB Leadership, Tam students decorated the hallways, using themes from this year's homecoming.

Shadowing dropped district-wide

December 14, 2010

Due to budget cuts, the Tam High School District has eliminated the shadowing program for incoming freshman and replaced it with tours for parents and eighth graders. Read More »...