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Prom is Overrated

Prom is Overrated

By Emily Pavis April 20, 2017

Ever since I was little, it seemed like prom was supposed to be the most significant social event of my high school career. It would grant my wish to be an elegant princess and I would be swept off my...

Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, $1,000 Scholarship

Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, $1,000 Scholarship

By Hannah Chorley October 29, 2015

Youth volunteers can be nominated to win the Heart of Marin's "Youth Volunteer of the Year" award, which recognizes up to five middle and high school students for their commitment and contribution to a...

EDITORIAL: The True Cost of Prom

EDITORIAL: The True Cost of Prom

By Tam News Staff May 28, 2015

Tam isn’t known for its abundance of traditional school activities; we don’t have regular dances, Friday night lights are nonexistent, and it’s not common to hang out by our lockers in the hallways....

Graphic by Dennis Lubensky

School sports: the income divide

By Elianna Cohen June 3, 2012

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she...

Junior-senior prom confirmed

November 19, 2010

Tam’s prom moved away from tradition when the school invited juniors to the typically seniors-only end of the year dance. This change, believed to help the school economically, has prompted uproar amongst...

Cut from the Job

By Elissa Stolman June 5, 2010

At the Tamalpais Union High School District board meeting on May 11, staff, students, parents, and community members from across the district gathered at Redwood High School to vocally oppose the elimination...

District announces budget cuts

By Brent Peters May 5, 2010

In a meeting held on Tuesday, April 27, the Tamalpais Union High School District board proposed $2.4 million in cuts for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. The administration emphasized that the financial changes...

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