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Six feet apart

By Kara Kneafsey April 23, 2020
This feature illustrates a snapshot of what California’s shelter in place order has entailed, outlining the experiences members of the Tam community are going through.
Bolinas residents protest tourists at the intersection of Mesa Road and Olema Bolinas Road.  (Courtesy of Lucian Patton)

Bolinas residents protest visitors during coronavirus pandemic

By Kara Kneafsey April 2, 2020
Unusually high numbers of outside visitors came to Stinson Beach and Bolinas according to the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services following the shelter-in-place order announced by the state on March 19.
Coach Morgan delivers a high five to senior Tyler Reed. (Courtesy of Tyler Reed)

Morgan steps down as basketball coach

By Kara Kneafsey March 23, 2020
After six years of leading the boys' basketball program, social studies teacher Tim Morgan has resigned to spend more time with his family.
(Photos from Tam News archives)

100 years in retrospect

By Kara Kneafsey December 20, 2019
2019 was the 100th anniversary of The Tamalpais News. Since 1919, journalism students have been covering popular culture, historic events, and day-to-day life at Tam. The following are excerpts from archival issues of The Tam News, with quotes from alumni to help bring them to life.
“Our hockey team is coming together and really sorting out playing as a team to score goals (9 against Drake last week) and play some great defense.  While we have six new players on the team, I think we will hold our opponents to less scoring against us and perhaps win a few more games!” —Michelle Perrin

(Photo: Claire Conger)

Gallery: Fall sports preview

By Kara Kneafsey, Claire Conger, and Tenaya Tremp September 18, 2019
Volleyball, field hockey, tennis, water polo, football, and golf coaches on the ongoing seasons.
2019-2020 ASB election results announced

2019-2020 ASB election results announced

By Samantha Nichols May 28, 2019
Johnnel Peterson, Rachel Sulciner, and Emmet Kneafsey will be next year's senior, junior, and sophomore class presidents.
Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

By Kara Kneafsey April 9, 2019

Ranked 16th in the Nation last year, and now racing at the pro level, senior Clodagh Mellet is taking Tam High Mountain Biking by storm. Mellet is one of the few girls on the team this year, however, this...

Barbara Owens: We owe it to Owens

Barbara Owens: We owe it to Owens

By Kara Kneafsey March 14, 2019

Most students like to brag about the fact that Tupac Shakur went to school here, but we don’t gloat about the accomplishments our staff has achieved over the years. Many don’t know that Tam was the...

Counselor Brian Napolitano's office is left empty after his resignation.

Counselor Napolitano resigns

By Niulan Wright February 11, 2019

Counselor Brian Napolitano resigned effective December 21, the last day of the fall semester due to health issues. Interim counselors Evelyn Dorsett and Sue Chelini are covering his responsibilities until...

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...

Coach's Take

Coach’s Take

By Samantha Ferro and Aaron Young September 20, 2018

With Additional Reporting by Samantha Ferro   Girls Field Hockey “We have lofty goals of winning half of our games,” said coach Michelle Perrin-Boutwell, “but most of all, we want to...

2018-19 back to school dance

2018-19 back to school dance

By Summer Solomon September 20, 2018

This year’s back to school dance took place on Friday, August 24 from 7:30 p.m to 10:30 p.m in the student center. Students paid $10 or received a free entrance by having an ASB card, which allows students...

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