The Tam News

An ode to the class of 2020

(Courtesy of Tam High Leadership)

By Chloe Gammon

May 26, 2020

Over the past four years, we have felt the unique historical significance of our high school experience.

Kylie Frame: The face behind Feed the Frontlines Marin

(Courtesy of Kylie Frame)

By Emily Stull

May 19, 2020

Frame's nonprofit organization raises money to purchase meals from local businesses and donates those meals to essential workers in the area.



By Griffin Chen, Features Editor

March 17, 2019

California Welfare and Institutions Code 5150. When a person as a result of a mental health disorder is a danger to others or to themselves, a peace officer, or professional person designated by the county, may take the person into custody for a period of up to 72 hours for assessment, evaluation, and crisis intervention.



By Logan Little

December 13, 2018

No place is immune to climate change—and sea level rise is quickly bringing its effects to Marin It was an early overcast morning on December 3, 2014 and Mill Valley was gridlocked. Following a major rain storm, flooding and traffic jams extended from Marin City to Novato. A few stray kayakers and ra...

Too Many Private Tutors?

Too Many Private Tutors?

October 16, 2018

We live in a community where being the best is less of an option and rather a requirement, a mindset. Conversations can be overheard of parents normalizing the use of unprescribed adderall or students discussing their formalized resumes. The push for success can partly be blamed on our environment. ...

Let’s Keep the Day Short and Sweet

Let's Keep the Day Short and Sweet

By Saranyu Nel

October 11, 2018

For a handful of months now Tam has entertained the idea of a new bell schedule. The genesis first came from wanting a later start time for students due to health benefits. However, once teachers, students, parents, and other staff started to plan out possible schedules they found that it was much harder...

Local Lifestyles

Local Lifestyles

By Jacob Swergold

March 13, 2018

When I look back at my childhood, my best memories were created outdoors. At a young age, I remember biking around Mill Valley in search of adventure. From stick ball games at Boyle Park to exploring the creek with my friends, the environment in which I grew up provided me with endless access to the o...

Fresh Frosh Fashion

Fresh Frosh Fashion

By Dara Noonan

January 26, 2018

Trends are constantly changing and it can be hard to keep up, in case you feel that you are left behind I want to keep you updated on some recent trends at Tam. Let’s begin with the must-have item of the season, white nike air force ones. They must be blindingly clean: you want people to look at your...

Marin’s Obsession with Dogs

Marin's Obsession with Dogs

By Emily Spears

October 17, 2017

Why is it that people LOVE dogs so much?  I was wondering this the other day as I snuggled with my 1-year-old puppy named Cleo (who I guess isn’t really a puppy anymore). Is it the way they bark and jump on strangers the second they come to your door? Or how they jump up on the table and eat all the...

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

By Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016

The Tam High mountain bike team came in first place out of NorCal Division one teams in their fourth race of the year on April 23. The race was the nearest to Tam, in Petaluma, and many team podiums (top five wins) contributed to the win. Nine total riders came in the top five for Tam, spread out throu...

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

By Misha Krivoruchko and Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015

It has only been a few weeks since junior Jaiana Harris transferred to Tam from Redwood, and she is already having an effect on school culture. She is a captain of the girls varsity basketball team and a rising rap star. “My mom wanted me to go to Tam freshman year, but I wanted a new start,” Ha...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Elsie Allen 72-3 for Second Season Win

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Elsie Allen 72-3 for Second Season Win

By Kendall Lafranchi, Kendall Lafranchi, and Kendall Lafranchi

December 14, 2015

The girls varsity basketball team beat the Elsie Allen Mexican Wolves, 72-3, on December 1 for their second game of the season bringing their record to 2-0. The contest looked very promising from the start with the Hawks shutting out the Wolves 48-0 just in the first half. The Wolves single three-point b...