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Unofficial attendance policy violates California Education Code

Unofficial attendance policy violates California Education Code
June 24, 2019
The policy limits adult students to 10 self-excused absences, after which they must be excused by a parent or guardian. This is inconsistent with California Education Code 46012.

Humans of Tam: I Didn’t Want Anyone to Treat Me Differently

Humans of Tam: I Didn’t Want Anyone to Treat Me Differently
April 23, 2019

Humans of Tam features anonymous students and snippets of their voices and experiences. My doctor was like eh, if you want to. But my mom would never [pass up the X-ray]. She is one of those really...

Humans of Tam: It’s not like I’m reassured

Humans of Tam: It’s not like I’m reassured
April 18, 2019

Humans of Tam features anonymous students and snippets of their voices and experiences. "I definitely think that if I didn’t smoke weed I would do more homework, and be more motivated to have good...

Marin County Sheriff’s Dept. discovers weapons, drugs in abandoned vehicle

Marin County Sheriff's Dept. discovers weapons, drugs in abandoned vehicle
March 6, 2019

On the morning of Tuesday, February 26, the Marin County Sheriff's Department arrested Frank Deedywoo Garcia-Calloway, 20, of San Pablo after a car investigation in unincorporated Mill Valley revealed...

Petition to close county schools due to smoke gains 80,000 signatures

Petition to close county schools due to smoke gains 80,000 signatures
November 14, 2018

In response to heavy smoke and an air quality index rating of 174 (considered “unhealthy”) from the Camp Fire in Butte County, concerned parents, students, and teachers hoped for school to be cancelled...

Former Tam student arrested in San Rafael drug bust

Former Tam student arrested in San Rafael drug bust
October 26, 2018

Investigators arrested former Tam student Michael Wong, 18, in his San Rafael home on the evening of October 23. They seized various narcotics, a stun gun, and a handgun that was reported stolen last year...

Teens Take on Fall Arts Festival

Teens Take on Fall Arts Festival
September 27, 2018

Additional Reporting by Kennedy Cook The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (MVFAF) was held on September 15th and 16th in Old Mill Park. The festival has historically been a community event that “reflects...

Humans of Tam: She Just Didn’t Believe Me

Humans of Tam: She Just Didn't Believe Me
June 10, 2018

I’m not close with my mom at all and it’s really hard for me to open up to people. I have such an issue with that, even my friends. I bottle things up and then I get really stressed and I have breakdowns...

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row, Row, Row Your Boat
June 6, 2018

Despite her doctor’s warnings, she played on. To senior Alexis Travers, basketball was everything. Her first time playing on a basketball team was in fifth grade. “When I was little, I wasn’t...

Featured Photos: April is Sexual Harassment Awareness Month

Featured Photos: April is Sexual Harassment Awareness Month
April 25, 2018

Peer Resource raised awareness for sexual harassment awareness month by chalking simple messages across campus. Some messages include: "If it's unwanted, it's harassment," "April is sexual...

Fire Hydrant Causes Flooding on Shoreline

Fire Hydrant Causes Flooding on Shoreline
December 12, 2017

At around 4:30 pm on December 12, a commuter bus hit a fire hydrant on Shoreline Highway in front of The Proof Lab. “The bus was straightening out and the tail end swung into the fire hydrant,”...

Featured Photo: Stall Art

Featured Photo: Stall Art
November 6, 2017

On November 6, 2017 this graffiti art was found on the stall of the student center's woman's bathroom. This art will most likely be removed by custodial staff,  so, for posterity, our very own Kennedy...

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