The Tam News

Roenisch, Oppenheim, Saavedra elected to TUHSD board of trustees

Roenisch, Oppenheim, Saavedra elected to TUHSD board of trustees

By Benjy Wall-Feng

December 17, 2018

Cynthia Roenisch, Dan Oppenheim and Kevin Saavedra were elected to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees on Election Day, November 6. The board will be responsible for navigating the district’s current budget crisis, and as a result financial experience was a major focus of the candidates’ campaigns, as...

Bolinas skatepark remodeled

Bolinas skatepark remodeled

By Josie Spiegelman

October 17, 2018

Renovations to the Mesa Skatepark in Bolinas were completed after a two-week construction period that started on September 4 and ended on September 15. The improvements to the park are geared towards skateboarders with less experience, as well as those wanting to improve their skills, and include addit...

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

By Leah Fullerton

October 17, 2018

An election for three open positions on the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees will take place on November 6, national Election Day. Current members Laura Anderson, Chuck Ford, and Michael Futterman declined reelection following the end of their four-year terms this year. Cand...

Leadership plans ambitious homecoming

Leadership plans ambitious homecoming

By Lucas Rosevear

September 24, 2018

“You know what your title should be,” junior Theo Koffman said of my article. “Tam High School: The Best Homecoming Yet.” While the anticipated homecoming is still a few weeks away from its September 29 date, the enthusiasm of this year’s Leadership team is apparent in their grandiose ideas...

Redwood updates parking policy, removes off-campus lunch

Redwood updates parking policy, removes off-campus lunch

By Ilaria Montenecourt

September 23, 2018

Redwood High School along with the Central Marin Police Department recently developed a new parking policy that will begin in 2019. Like Tam, Redwood suffers from a shortage of parking spaces combined with increased enrollment. In response, the school has decided to issue parking permits to students who...

Active Shooter Drill Held at Drake

Active Shooter Drill Held at Drake

By Ethan Swope

August 16, 2018

Police and firefighters from around Marin County converged on Drake High School to stage an active shooter drill on June 19 and 21. The Central Marin Police worked in conjunction with Ross Valley Fire Department and the Central Marin Fire Department to conduct the training. “Now that school is out, we are using this...

Assistant Principal David Rice Leaves Tam

Assistant Principal David Rice Leaves Tam

By Ethan Swope

August 11, 2018

Assistant Principal David Rice has accepted the position of Interim Middle School Principal at the Ross School, and will not be returning to Tam. Principal J.C. Farr sent out an email addressed to students and parents regarding his departure. Rice was a teacher and assistant principal with the Tam Union H...

Best of Tam Prom 2018

Best of Tam Prom 2018

By Ethan Swope and Ethan Swope

May 29, 2018

Women’s Dipsea Hike

By Jissell Kruse

May 22, 2018

Over 500 women participated in the 100-year anniversary of the Women’s Dipsea Hike, on April 21. The event celebrated the nation’s first all-women’s cross country race, which took place in 1918. At the time, it was a protest against rules that banned women from participating in competitive distance race...

Link Olympics

By Griffin Barry

May 22, 2018

Link Crew held its second annual Freshman Advisory Olympics on April 25. According to English teacher Abigail Levine, who runs it, Link Crew is designed to build a welcoming environment for freshmen. “Our goal is, in a way, to solidify or reaffirm, or even make visible the sense of community that’s...