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The Teacher Club

The Teacher Club

By Emily Spears

March 29, 2017

When we think of cliques, we think about high school students. But what about high school teachers? Many students at Tam are caught up in their own lives, oblivious to the social web created by the adults on campus. Students may be surprised to hear that the very same people who map out the periodic...

Attendance Team Tackles Absences

Attendance Team Tackles Absences

By Samantha Locke and Elissa Asch

March 7, 2016

Assistant Principal Wendy Stratton and  a group of teachers assembled on February 26 to discuss the issue of recurring absences at Tam. “[We] established the attendance passes...the design and the funding,” Stratton said. Throughout this meeting the attendance team, which has been gathering since November,...

Laura Valentine Profile

Laura Valentine Profile

October 1, 2015

Laura Valentine became interested in teaching when she was in college. “I was a teacher assistant for a couple of classes and I enjoyed that experience. So that made me think more about the idea of teaching,” she said. Valentine, a new Tam Integrated Science 3/4 teacher, caries experience of teachin...