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Tarps end of an era

Tarp’s end of an era

By Lucas Rosevear June 24, 2019
After 27 years, English teacher David Tarpinian — who was involved in the founding of Academic Workshop, Peer Resource, and AIM — is retiring from Tam.
Peer Resource Holds Get Smart Event

Peer Resource Holds “Get Smart” Event

By Andrew Bishop June 3, 2017

On Monday, May 15, the Tam High Peer Resource program began a week long “Get Smart” program to help raise awareness about the dangers of drug and alcohol use. Peer Resource hosted a number of events...

Wellness Center Update

Wellness Center Update

By Marie Hogan April 3, 2017

Development of Tam’s Wellness program continues, with the school set to begin hiring Wellness coordinators April 3rd. Due to space constraints, Tam is going forward with a Wellness program that combines...

Peer Resource Class Returns

By Josh Love September 27, 2016

Peer Resource, an elective that educates the community about social issues, has returned after two years. Spanish teacher Kelli McGiven serves as the teacher adviser to the class. “The purpose of...

Leadership Institutes Changes in Advisors

By Claire Donohue and Kevin Lee October 2, 2014

This year’s Leadership program will be led by English teacher Jessica Variz and Social Studies teacher Tim Morgan. Leadership is a zero period class in change of school events, student elections, rallies...

FIELD TRIPS ABOUND: Lovejoy’s students often take field trips around the community. Forays to the Redwoods offer practice in respecting and communicating with others. Pictured above, from left to right, are Anderson, Maggie, Jake, _, and Maribel in the Redwoods garden.				Photo courtesy of: Michael Lovejoy

A Sustainable Education: What Special Education Students Are Learning and Teaching

By Hannah Chorley December 21, 2013

Jake, a senior in Michael Lovejoy’s Special Education class, sits on the couch whispering to his friend, Maggie. They giggle at a joke and continue to play on an iPad, identifying animals with pictures...

Peer Resource and Special Ed Unite

Peer Resource and Special Ed Unite

By Hailey Miller November 9, 2013

Peer Resource will continue their work with Michael Lovejoy’s Special Education class this school year. Every Wednesday and Friday for 45 minutes, these two groups combine to “build a social connection,”...

Graphic by Cassie Jeong

The Blind Spot: Peer Resource sheds light on the dangers of distracted driving

By William Choulos & Chris Yip June 10, 2013

“Today, I want to tell you the story of a good person who made one bad decision... One night, this individual got a call from a close friend. He stated that he was trying to get into an academy but judging...

EDITORIAL: Peer Resource’s Distracted Driving Campaign

By Staff May 14, 2013

Peer Resource organized a distracted driving campaign from April 30 to May 1, which aimed at raising student awareness of the perils of texting and driving through games, presentations and videos. As with...

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