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TUHSD Pursues Contract Negotiations

By Marina Furbush Mar 10, 2017

The Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT), which represents the Tamalpais Union High School District’s (TUHSD) teachers and counselors, has withdrawn a filing for impasse over contract negotiations....

District Experiences Staff and Board Turnover

District Experiences Staff and Board Turnover

By Marina Furbush Jun 5, 2015

Next school year will see a lot of turnover in district administration,.Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel and Assistant Superintendent of Education and Human Resources Michael McDowell will leave the district...

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

Curing Our Culture: A Postmortem Analysis of New Tech at Tam

By Sarah Asch & James Finn, Additional Reporting by: Marina Furbush and Hannah Chorley May 14, 2015

Ruby Scott Gym was packed with 200 parents on the evening of April 3, 2014. On that night, the Tam administration hosted a curriculum meeting to explain the benefits of hiring a professional development...

Assistant Superintendent McDowell Signs Contract with Ross District

Assistant Superintendent McDowell Signs Contract with Ross District

By Sarah Asch May 14, 2015

Assistant Superintendent of Education and Human Resources Michael McDowell was hired by the Ross School district as superintendent May 13, according to minutes from the Ross District online meeting agenda...

Redwood Teachers React to Kimbrel’s Resignation

Redwood Teachers React to Kimbrel’s Resignation

By James Finn Feb 24, 2015

Redwood High School science teacher Todd Samet read a letter signed by 64 of the 79 tenured teachers at Redwood during a January 28th meeting of the Tamalpais Union High School District’s (TUHSD’s)...

Update: Kimbrels Husband Admits to Making Offensive Online Posts

Update: Kimbrel’s Husband Admits to Making Offensive Online Posts

By Sarah Asch Feb 20, 2015

Tam parent Mitch Wortzman alleged that he was libeled online via a computer with an IP address linked to Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel’s husband Tim Olrick, in public comments Wortzman made at a February...

Board Approves Arrangement with Marin County Office of Education

Board Approves Arrangement with Marin County Office of Education

By Marina Furbush Feb 19, 2015

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees created an ad hoc advisory committee to work with the Marin County Office of Education at a special board meeting on February 12. This...

Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel Resigns Effective June 30

Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel Resigns Effective June 30

By Marina Furbush Jan 25, 2015

Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel of the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) announced in an email on January 12 that she would be leaving her position to work in another district effective June 30...

District Establishes New Advisory Board

District Establishes New Advisory Board

By Sonja Hutson Jun 12, 2013

In the wake of the March debate that ended in the continuation of the Team program, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is assembling an Alternative Programming Advisory Committee to “work...

SPEAK UP Classified Staff members display their signs as they protest pay raises and health and retirement benefits.

Classified Staff Petitions for Raises and Benefits

By Sonja Hutson May 8, 2013

Members of the TUHSD chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) held another rally regarding pay raises and increased health and retirement benefits for the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 contracts...

Soccer Moved to Winter Season

By Sonja Hutson and Sonja Hutson Apr 13, 2013

The Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) has decided to move boys’ and girls’ soccer from the fall and spring seasons, respectively, to the winter season. The change will occur no earlier than the 2014-2015...

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