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News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

Reaching Out With Robotics mentors and MLK students gather for a group photo at the second annual ROWR Competition.

Photos courtesy of Reaching Out With Robotics

Reaching Out With Robotics Holds Second Annual Competition

Tam Club Reaching Out With Robotics held their second annual robotics competition on April 26 at Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy (MLK). The club pairs its 11 Tam mentors with current MLK students...

Artist of the Issue: Fiona Bransgrove

Artist of the Issue: Fiona Bransgrove

By Marina Furbush Mar 31, 2017

Senior Fiona Bransgrove is one of the many talented artists in the department. This year, she won Best in Show in the Youth in Arts Rising Stars’ Art Show, an art competition open to high school students...

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of Teachers (TFT), which represents the Tamalpais Union High School District’s (TUHSD) teachers and counselors, has withdrawn a filing for impasse over contract negotiations....

Heavy rainfall combined with king tides on January 12 lead to widespread flooding—including in the pool parking lot.

Tam Experiences Flooding January 12

By Marina Furbush and Ethan Swope Jan 13, 2017

All photos by Ethan Swope Tam and the surrounding area experienced widespread flooding on January 12, due to a combination of heavy rainfall in prior days and a large king tide. King tides are the...

Tam Experiences King Tide Flooding December 15

Tam Experiences King Tide Flooding December 15

By Marina Furbush and Ethan Swope Dec 19, 2016

All photos by Ethan Swope Students dashed across campus as the rain pelted them December 15. Traffic jammed the roads, while police shut down part of Miller Avenue and Camino Alto due to flooding. The...

This Chair was Made for Skatin

This Chair was Made for Skatin’

By Marina Furbush & Marie Hogan Dec 15, 2016

Freshman Garnett Silver-Hall’s new wheelchair is bright green and already covered in scratches. It’s the first wheelchair he’s bought himself. “The state [and insurance] pays for everyday chairs...

Substitutes Seek Better Pay

Substitutes Seek Better Pay

By Marina Furbush, Marina Furbush, and Marina Furbush Dec 15, 2016

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) will not be raising substitute teacher salaries, after a group of substitutes requested the district to consider the matter. According to Assistant Superintendent...

The Tam High Foundation currently believes that Eleanor was the first female student body president at Tam.

Table Dedicated to Tam Alumni Eleanor and Ralph Tierney

By Marina Furbush Nov 17, 2016

Tam unveiled a new table in honor of Eleanor Tierney, and her late husband Ralph Tierney, who met at Tam in the 1940s. The ceremony took place on November 16, Eleanor’s 90th birthday. "I'm so impressed...

JC Farr Hired as New Principal

JC Farr Hired as New Principal

By Elissa Asch & Marina Furbush Sep 21, 2016

By this point in the school year you’ve probably seen a new face on campus, talking to students and giving assembly presentations. This new addition to the Tam community is principal J.C. Farr. Farr...

Search for Principal Continues

By Marina Furbush Jun 3, 2016

In an email sent out to students and parents on May 11, the Tamalpais Union High School District Office of Human Resources informed the community that the prospective principal candidate for Tam next...

Hungry Hawk Opens New Salad Bar

Hungry Hawk Opens New Salad Bar

By Marina Furbush May 19, 2016

The Hungry Hawk had the Grand Opening of its new salad bar on Monday, May 16. Created by the TUHSD Nutrition Services with the support of the Tam High Foundation, the salad bar aims to expand the lunch...

California Assemblyman Levine and Senator McGuire presenting Tams JSA with an award.

Photos courtesy of Ashley Reid.

Featured Images: JSA’s Fight Apathy Assembly

By Marina Furbush Mar 23, 2016

On March 12, members of Tam's Junior State of America club (JSA) held an assembly for Fight Apathy--a JSA campaign that aims to raise awareness about political issues among students. Both California...

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