The Tam News

Emma Bowser: Dishing Out Dimes

Emma Bowser: Dishing Out Dimes

By Megan Butt

February 8, 2018

Down 12 points at halftime, in one of her first varsity MCAL games, freshman Emma Bowser points to a motivational speech that ignited her inner scorer. “We were in the locker room and we knew we needed to gain momentum,” she said. “We came back in the second half and I missed a layup, then my s...

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

By Megan Butt and Connor Dargan

September 22, 2017

Once junior Sam Carlson steps out onto the football field, he’s in the zone.  No matter the situation, he stays disciplined and poised to blow through the opposition’s offensive line.  As soon as the ball is snapped, he jumps into action and spins around the blocker, hurtling himself into the quart...

Graffiti Targets Tam Principal

By Megan Butt

July 20, 2017

An act of vandalism targeting Principal JC Farr with the use of profanity and racial epithets occurred at Tam High on the night of July 18. The graffiti was found on an exterior wall of Hoetger Hall, documented, and then removed, according to Farr. “It was derogatory words addressed towards me....

ASB Election Results

ASB Election Results

By Madeline Reilly & Calvin Rosevear

May 4, 2017

The Associated Student Body (ASB) election results were announced on April 28, ending in the victory of President Robbie Samec, Vice President Megan Butt, also a news editor for The Tam News, and Treasurer Mahren Hudson. All winners are current juniors. Samec ran against juniors TK Dahlke and Elli...

Art Ex

By Megan Butt

March 18, 2017

In many ways, joining the Tam News as a freshman has been both a blessing and a curse: it has been an opportunity to strengthen my writing skills, in addition to my regular English classes, as well as a place to meet new people with whom I share a common interest. However, my choice has more blatantly...

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,...

The TBN Review – October 10th

The TBN Review – October 10th

By TBN

October 10, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP9wUSY0RVw    

The TBN Review (September 28th, 2016)

The TBN Review (September 28th, 2016)

By TBN

September 28, 2016

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Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

By Megan Butt

June 3, 2016

Freshman Lauren Ross has barely known a life without sports. At the age of five she began gymnastics, at the age of nine she began soccer, and at the age of 11 she began track and field. Ross has been a member of the club team at Gymworld Gymnastics Academy in San Rafael for nine years. Ross comp...

Congressional Candidate Visits Tam

Congressional Candidate Visits Tam

By Megan Butt

June 3, 2016

On May 16, congressional candidate and Marin County native Erin Schrode visited campus. She attended Marin Academy in San Rafael, before graduating from New York University. Eleven years ago, Schrode founded her own nonprofit, Turning Green, which encouraged high school students to fight broken polici...

Student Art to be Publicly Displayed

Student Art to be Publicly Displayed

By Megan Butt

June 2, 2016

During the week of May 30, art teacher Zach Gilmour’s fifth period mixed levels drawing and painting class will be displaying their artwork in locations on and off campus. The project is meant to educate students about the different steps of visual art. “The point [of this project] is to show th...

Month in Review – April

Month in Review – April

By Raqshan Khan & TBN

May 28, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zqYYrzDby4