The Tam News

Leadership transitions to block period class in an effort to increase diversity

(Ethan Swope)
September 19, 2020
Despite efforts to make the program more accessible, minority and lowerclassmen enrollment rates have dropped.

ASB election results announced

ASB election results announced
September 16, 2020
This year's ASB president is Sol Tolson. Quinn Rothwell was elected vice president and Abby Brooks is this year's ASB treasurer.

Editorial: Disunity

(Isabella Faillace)
November 21, 2019
Tam Unity Day succeeded, but it revealed a student trait that is both valuable and possibly destructive.

Breakthrough Day is worth doing well

(Samantha Ferro)
June 24, 2019
The disorganized nature of the event inhibited its ability to start a constructive conversation, and may have actually dissuaded people from listening further.

Exclusive

Exclusive
Public school is for everyone. Tam’s academic programs may not be.
June 6, 2019
Public school is for everyone. Tam’s academic programs may not be.

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through
March 13, 2019

In the summer of 2017, two former Tam students spray painted a racial epithet on the side of Wood Hall, directed at our principal J.C. Farr. While this hate crime was egregious and despicable, it provided...

Taupier and Elsen discuss budget, potential cuts at community forum

Taupier and Elsen discuss budget, potential cuts at community forum
January 27, 2019

In a community forum at Tam on Wednesday, January 22, district superintendent Tara Taupier and chief financial officer Corbett Elsen presented the current Fiscal Advisory Draft Recommendation to a crowd...

Winter rally postponed until January

Winter rally postponed until January
December 16, 2018

The winter rally scheduled for Friday, December 7 was rescheduled by leadership and Tam administration for January 18. The change of date for the event was ultimately due to scheduling and organizational...

Homecoming rally erupts in controversy

Homecoming rally erupts in controversy
October 11, 2018

The homecoming rally on September 28 received backlash from some students and staff for a number of questionable moments, some of which contained racist behavior. The events in question included juniors...

Leadership plans ambitious homecoming

Leadership plans ambitious homecoming
September 24, 2018

“You know what your title should be,” junior Theo Koffman said of my article. “Tam High School: The Best Homecoming Yet.” While the anticipated homecoming is still a few weeks away from its September...

2018-19 back to school dance

2018-19 back to school dance
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...

Prom Has Record Sales

Prom Has Record Sales
June 7, 2018

Tam’s 2018 prom was held on May 26 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Though prom planning included all of the basics — DJ, photo booth, food — there were three things about this prom that...

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