The Tam News

Girls can have Balls Too

Girls can have Balls Too

October 17, 2018

Football. That is what it is called when men play it. Powder Puff is what it’s called when women play it, because god forbid women are taken seriously enough to play a sport that is technically co-ed. First, as a female athlete, as a teenager, and as a student at this school, I find it completely i...

How to Become a Woman

How to Become a Woman

By Emily Pavis, Mary Overton

May 4, 2017

Prom is the one high school dance that marks the transition of a young girl into what it means to be a woman. This year, prom will be on May 20th, but in order to meet the necessary expectations of this remarkable evening, girls, we should start preparing a year in advance. It’s never too early! We...

WorldWideWomens Girl’s Festival

WorldWideWomens Girl's Festival

By Maddie Asch

October 14, 2016

The WorldWideWomen Girls Festival will take place at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco on October 15. The Festival features over 100 activities for girls, including academic competitions, exhibitors, dance, music, and fashion shows, and a sports arena. Also available are workshops that focus on empower...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

By Blake Villanueva and Blake Villanueva

January 13, 2016

The girls’ varsity basketball team picked up a close 45-43 win against Drake’s Pirates on January 7, bringing their overall record to 12-1 and MCAL record to 3-0. Tam’s Amari Allison started off the game by winning the jump ball, putting Tam on the attack. However, Drake was the first to score, l...

The Fault in Our Fiction

graphic by: johanna wong

By Camille Morgan

October 2, 2014

It often seems like I can’t browse the aisles of any bookstore or “Young Adult” reading section without cringing. The magenta spines and cerulean blue covers seem to scream, “I have no substance!” These books are titled using a rather limited word bank, often using solely an adjecti...

VIDEO: Tam Girls Soccer Vs. International

VIDEO: Tam Girls Soccer Vs. International

By Randy Shapiro

May 28, 2013

BRIEFLY: Teen Girl Conference

GIRL POWER: Sophomore ambassodors Mixon, Shavers, and Polk (5th, 8th and 9th in the back row, left to right) helped plan the conference. 
					        Photo courtesy of: Marin Women’s Commission

March 12, 2013

The third annual Marin Teen Girl Conference drew middle and high school girls from all over Marin to the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Rafael on March 2. Presented by the Marin Women’s Commission and exclusive to teenage girls in Marin, the conference featured workshops, jazzercise and a sponsored fa...

Horrible, Hideous, and Horrendous Hats

By Veronica Russell

March 6, 2013

During a brisk wintry February, one of the best ways to stay warm is to keep your head covered. Boys have it easy. Their choices consist of two main options: beanies and baseball caps. Girls, however, must tread wisely when deciding which headdress to wear. Many provide no warmth or are the ugliest things...

Girls Lacrosse falls short to Stevenson

By Kenny Rosenberg

April 19, 2012

Saturday, March 24th, the Tam girls lacrosse team faced Stevenson High, from Pebble Beach. The hawks could not come away with the victory, losing 7-8. Freshman Shea Drake ran the ball well and had a few assists along with a few goals. Senior goalie and captain Baylin Vreeland played very well defensively. “We...

Girls Soccer Wins MCALs

Girls Soccer Wins MCALs

By Katharine Hirata & Joe Laland

June 11, 2011

League–leading scorer Storie Ledger came through in the clutch again as the girl’s varsity soccer team beat Drake 3-0 to win the MCAL championship at home on May 13. After a scoreless first half, Ledger a senior, struck a penalty kick into the corner of the net. Shortly after senior Danielle Torm...

Tam volleyball says goodbye to senior players

November 16, 2010

In an emotional match on, October 22, Tam girls volleyball lost to Drake 20-25, 15-25, and 15-25, in their final home competition of the season. Read More »...