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MVMS hires hawk to quell seagull infestation

On-campus falconer Jennifer Hosperman and hawk Serenity scare off seagulls during lunch. (Niulan Wright)
By Skye Schoenhoeft March 14, 2020
Serenity, the new hawk, creates a predatory presence on campus, scaring seagulls away.

MVMS skatepark review for people who suck at skating

MVMS skatepark review for people who suck at skating
By John Overton October 17, 2019
I’m not gonna sugarcoat anything here: I suck at skateboarding. I’m so bad. Like, profoundly bad. 

Ramping Up: Tam students spur skate park renovation

Ramping Up: Tam students spur skate park renovation
By Skye Schoenhoeft March 17, 2019

The newly renovated skate park adjacent to Mill Valley Middle School opened for use on Monday, February 25. The campaign to build the new park was driven by Tam freshmen Jacob Moore and Cristian Piombo...

Bomb threat forces middle school evacuation

Bomb threat forces middle school evacuation
By Lucas Rosevear November 27, 2018

Students and staff at Mill Valley Middle School were forced to evacuate today after a bomb threat was made. Students were moved to the Mill Valley Community Center to await pickup while police swept the...

Students Win Rube Goldberg Competition

Students Win Rube Goldberg Competition
By Hana Curphey June 10, 2018

Mill Valley students representing Tam were informed that they had won the International Online Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, High School Division, on May 16. The team consisted of sophomores Rebecca Preis,...

EDITORIAL: The Artist vs. Their Art

November 15, 2017

In the weeks following The New York Times’ story on Harvey Weinstein’s pattern of sexual harassment and assault in early October, as more and more people have come forward to accuse prominent pop culture...

MVMS Skate Park Renovations

MVMS Skate Park Renovations
By Ava Finn October 26, 2017

On September 23, local surf and skate shop Proof Lab hosted a fundraiser in conjunction with the Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS) 8th graders, Good Earth, Equator Coffee, and State Room Brewery. Families...

Chelsea Clinton Visits MVMS

Chelsea Clinton Visits MVMS
By Samantha Ferro and Samantha Ferro May 4, 2017

Chelsea Clinton came to Mill Valley on April 19 to give a book talk to the seventh grade class of Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Clinton discussed her book, “It’s Your World,” a New York Times...

Increase in Swastika Graffiti in Marin

By Elissa Asch April 3, 2017

Over the last few months the Marin community has experienced a sharp increase in anti-Semitic behavior. This behavior includes the drawing of five swastikas found at Tam, Mill Valley Middle School, the...

…And (Quality) Education For All

...And (Quality) Education For All
By Milo Levine March 31, 2017

Four years ago, when senior Tre’chaun Berkley first came to Tam from Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, he was nervous. “I felt that I wasn’t ready. Coming from a class with 11 students to a class with...

Measure E to Prolong School Funding

By Elise Korngut November 8, 2016

On November 8, Marin voters decided to use their tax dollars to continue to fund kindergarten through eighth grade public education in Mill Valley. Measure E renewed the parcel tax that passed in 2008,...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
By Daniel Zwiebach June 9, 2014

When I asked Ann Killion, a successful sports columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, how she got into journalism, specifically sports journalism, she said, “Oh God, where do I even begin?” and...

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