The Tam News

Bay Area counties impose stay-at-home order amid rising COVID-19 cases

(Samantha Nichols)
By Logan Little December 7, 2020
The new restrictions become effective Dec. 8 in Marin and require residents to remain at home as much as possible.

MCAL announces dual-sport option for 2020-2021

(Emily Stull)
By Logan Little November 13, 2020
The dual-sport program will ensure smaller sports like golf, who would otherwise not have enough athletes, can compete given NCS’s new guidelines.

County introduces Race Equity Planning Committee

County introduces Race Equity Planning Committee
By Logan Little October 10, 2020
The committee's 15-20 members will be tasked with revising the county's 2017 Race Equity Plan.

Golden Gate Village files lawsuit against Marin Housing Authority in midst of renovation controversy

(Mikyla Williams)
By Logan Little August 15, 2020
GGV is accusing the authority of deliberate negligence designed to push out Black and low-income residents.

Black Student Union hosts meeting with Mill Valley mayor

The meeting was held in Mead Theater, and all attendees were required to wear masks and practice social distancing. (Logan Little)
By Logan Little June 30, 2020
Attendees expressed their concerns with the mayor’s remarks and detailed their experiences with racism at Tam and in Marin. 

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong will assume the position of assistant superintendent on July 1. (Courtesy of Kimberlee Armstrong)
By Ronan Grele May 22, 2020
The position will be filled by Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong, previously the Head of Equity and Public Relations for the Edmonds High School District in Northern Washington.

Taupier announces new grading system for distance learning

(Ethan Swope)
By Logan Little April 21, 2020
All students who are considered in “good standing” in their academic courses will receive an A in R5 and R6. These will be averaged with their R4 grades to determine their final semester grades.

Tam tackles distance learning

(Johanna Meezan)
By Logan Little and Lauren Terry April 16, 2020
Staff and students are facing a variety of challenges adjusting to remote learning.

District extends school closures through end of school year

(Ethan Swope)
By Logan Little April 7, 2020
The Tamalpais Union High School District will provide more information on how grades, graduation, transcripts, scholarships, and distance learning will be handled in the near future.

County announces shelter-in-place, lengthening school shutdowns

Shoppers collect toilet paper and paper towels to prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak, leaving store shelves empty. (Ethan Swope)
By Logan Little March 16, 2020
Students and staff will now return to schools on April 12.

Measure B fails, plunging district into $3 million deficit

District CFO Corbett Elsen presents the district's second interim budget report, which proposes cuts to Team, the Global Studies program, and journalism. (Ethan Swope)
By Benjy Wall-Feng March 15, 2020
At least 200 students, teachers, and parents attended the board meeting on March 10, where the board of trustees discussed the $1.4 million in proposed cuts.

Tennis coach turmoil continues

Former girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer poses with the girls' tennis team after a tournament victory last season. (Courtesy of Tenaya Tremp)
By Logan Little March 15, 2020
Longtime girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer was dismissed without explanation in December. Now his replacement has abruptly left the position.
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