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Marin residents attend Black Lives Matter protest in Marin City

By Ruby Rose Amezcua June 5, 2020
The protest was in response to George Floyd's death, and is one of many recent nationwide protests as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.
(Saranyu Nel)

New law requires California high schools to start no earlier that 8:30 a.m.

By Tenaya Tremp November 15, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on October 13 that requires most middle and high schools to push back their start times by the start of the 2022 school year. This was passed as a result of research that show that teen's natural sleep cycle clashes with early start times.
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By Milo Levine June 6, 2019
Public school is for everyone. Tam’s academic programs may not be.
District considers consolidating, cutting electives

District considers consolidating, cutting electives

By Benjy Wall-Feng December 14, 2018

Administrators, teachers, and students across the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) are discussing the potential proposal of a number of cost-cutting changes to scheduling policies next year,...

Crackdown: Admin introduces new attendance policies

Crackdown: Admin introduces new attendance policies

By Max Goldberg and Charlie Rosgen December 14, 2018

In an effort to reduce student tardiness and establish a punctual culture at Tam, the administration introduced two new tardy policies in the final months of the first semester.   The first initiative...

Aftermath: sexual harrassment training

By Benjy Wall-Feng and Benjy Wall-Feng September 25, 2018

An email sent by Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) superintendent Tara Taupier to members of the community on September 11 discussed the district’s “ongoing response to the issues of sexual...

Tam implements new phone policy

Tam implements new phone policy

By Lola Leuterio September 21, 2018

Administration has implemented a new cell phone policy for this school year which requires students to turn off their devices and place them in a classroom caddy for the duration of the period. According...

Another Breakthrough Day in the Works

By Eddie Schultz February 8, 2018

Another Breakthrough Day, a discussion-based event aimed at addressing racial issues in the Tam community, is currently being arranged by the Tam Unity Committee. It is tentatively scheduled...

Administration Prepares for Enrollment Growth

Administration Prepares for Enrollment Growth

By Benjy Wall-Feng February 8, 2018

Two new portable classrooms will likely be added to Tam’s back parking lot in the fall as part of a short-term effort to accommodate enrollment growth, according to principal J.C. Farr. Those...

Inaugural Tam Unity Day

By Samantha Locke & Maddie Asch December 7, 2017

Tam had its first Unity Day on Friday, October 27. Lunch was extended by ten minutes and four different categories of activities were spread out around campus: food trucks and music were in front of the...

Farr Calls Attention to Substance Abuse

Farr Calls Attention to Substance Abuse

By Megan Butt December 7, 2017

Principal J.C. Farr sent an email to Tam parents and students on October 19,  requesting support for better drug and alcohol prevention in the community. He cited the 20 drug and alcohol-related suspensions...

Push For No HW Weekends

Push For No HW Weekends

By Adam Tolson and Madeline Asch and Maddie Asch November 15, 2017

Senior and leadership member T.K. Dahlke is working on a project to designate certain days or weekends on which teachers are not allowed to assign homework. Dahlke first had the idea for this policy towards...

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