The Tam News

District Attorney Elections

By Maddie Asch & Connor Dargan

November 5, 2017

With current Marin County District Attorney Edward Berberian not seeking re-election in 2018, the race for District Attorney (DA) is wide open. The DA, a four-year position, represents the state government in prosecuting crimes while also serving as a legal advisor to Grand Jurors, who decide whethe...

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

By Diana Sosa and Translation by Maddie Asch

June 5, 2017

Hola, yo soy Diana, una de las tantas estudiantes de Tam. Tengo 16 años. Yo vengo de Oaxaca, México. Mi idioma es el español. Yo estoy cursando el segundo medio de Tam. Vine aquí para estudiar y aprender el inglés ya que yo soy nacida aquí y me gustaría saber este idioma. Llevo viviendo aquí...

Tam Wins Golden Ribbon Award

By Maddie Asch

June 4, 2017

Tamalpais High school was awarded the Gold Ribbon award by the California Department of Education (CDE) on April 18. “The [award] seeks to recognize outstanding educational programs and practices,” according to the CDE. According to Principal JC Farr, Tam received this award because of its core Prog...

Stay Off Our Tail(pipes)

Stay Off Our Tail(pipes)

By Maddie Asch

March 31, 2017

Mentioning the lack of parking in the Back Parking Lot (BPL) at Tam is sure to spark heated conversation. And if seniors hear that a junior is parking in the BPL, watch out, you’ve got yourself a fire. Yes, I get that it is a tradition that seniors park in the BPL. It’s a school rule; a right o...

It Happens Here: Rape at Tam

It Happens Here: Rape at Tam

By Elissa Asch, Maddie Asch, and Kennedy Cook

March 9, 2017

When junior Barbara woke up, she had no memory of having had sex during a party the night before. “It wasn't even anybody who I wouldn't have [hooked up] with sober… [But] it was...uncomfortable to know that they were comfortable going through with it,” Barbara said. “...I must have been like...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Captain Injured in Game Collision

Girls' Varsity Soccer Captain Injured in Game Collision

By Maddie Asch and Ethan Swope

February 1, 2017

Senior girls’ varsity soccer captain Izzy Reeves collided with a player from Justin Siena, sustaining a head injury during a game on February 1. According to senior Addy Ball, a close friend and teammate of Reeves, who witnessed the collision, Reeves was taken to the emergency room at Marin General...

Bomb Threat at Osher Marin JCC

By Maddie Asch

January 27, 2017

A bomb threat was called into the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center (JCC) in San Rafael on Tuesday, January 17. It was one of 27 bomb threats to various JCC’s across the nation. According to Iris Lax, director of marketing and strategic projects at the JCC, all the buildings on the campus qui...

A Fantastic Film is Unleashed

A Fantastic Film is Unleashed

By Maddie Asch

December 21, 2016

Once again, the magical world of Harry Potter has been opened to the masses with yet another film in a series of nine.  “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” derived from a fictional Hogwarts textbook, is JK Rowling's first screenplay and introduces the American wizarding community of the 1...

FCMAT Reports Sausalito District Bias

FCMAT Reports Sausalito District Bias

By Maddie Asch and Danielle Egan

December 15, 2016

The Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team (FCMAT), a state resource team that advises school agencies about their fiscal and management responsibilities, released a report on August 10 concluding that the Sausalito Marin City School District Board (SMCSD) is favoring charter school, Willow Creek ...

Tam High Walk Out Protest – November 14, 2016

Tam High Walk Out Protest - November 14, 2016

By Raqshan Khan

November 15, 2016

On November 14, at 1:30 p.m., approximately 200 to 300 Tam High students walked out of class to participate in a walk out protest, joining protesters in other parts California and elsewhere in the country, to protests the election of Donald Trump. The resulting crowd held signs and chanted, drawing honk...

BREAKING: Tam Alumnus Dies in Car Crash Early Tuesday Morning

By Maddie Asch & Megan Butt

October 18, 2016

Three men, including a Tam alumnus, were killed in a car crash off of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard early on Tuesday, October 18. The driver of the vehicle, Chance Maurer, 18, and Lancelot Argall, 18, were both alumni of Drake High School. Maurer and Argall, along with Tam alumnus, Chancellor Argall,...

WorldWideWomens Girl’s Festival

WorldWideWomens Girl's Festival

By Maddie Asch

October 14, 2016

The WorldWideWomen Girls Festival will take place at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco on October 15. The Festival features over 100 activities for girls, including academic competitions, exhibitors, dance, music, and fashion shows, and a sports arena. Also available are workshops that focus on empower...