The Tam News

A Love Letter to Yerba Mate

(Tahlia Amanson)

By Oona O'Neill

September 21, 2020

You taught me what it means to be constantly jittery and alert. And while I may never be able to differentiate the butterflies in my stomach between love of Yerba or extreme caffeine-induced anxiety. It is inconsequential of my feelings for you.

Junior Lily Bogas wins state poetry competition

Junior Lily Bogas wins state poetry competition

By Erin Edgar and Kara Kneafsey

March 14, 2019

Junior Lily Bogas won the state championship for the poetry recital competition Poetry Out Loud on Monday, March 11, after first winning competitions at the school and county levels. “I was just really shocked when they called my name. There were some amazingly talented people there, professional actors, singers, poets,” Bogas said. “I feel extremely...

Opposed to Prose

March 18, 2017

In the early months of the new year, half of the freshman English classes dive headfirst into the world of poetry. Poems are read, analyzed, orated, written, and displayed in a series of exercises and competitions. The nature of the medium ensures that every voiceless teenager is given a chance to speak....

Students Organize Benefit Concert for Steven Rodriguez

Photo by Lacy Atkins for the SF Chronicle.

By Ethan Lawrence

October 23, 2013

A benefit concert for Tam alumnus Steven Rodriguez (class of 2011) will take place at the Sweetwater Music Hall in downtown Mill Valley on November 26 at 7 p.m. The concert is organized by friends of Rodriguez and seniors Devon Lawrence and Rachael Ferm. Rodriguez was diagnosed with a rare type of...

Poetry Recitation Competition Draws Student Performers

By Jordan Blackburn

February 20, 2013

The Marin County Poetry Out Loud contest was held at the Mill Valley Public Library on February 16. Junior Shayna Warner of Marin School of the Arts won and will be advancing to the statewide competition in Sacramento; Freshman Alexandra Deane, winner of Tam’s school-wide competition, did not place. Deane...

Featured Student Art: “I am the Moon”

By Hannah Berman

March 15, 2012

Everyday I think I’m crazy. But maybe that’s a good sign, A good sign that because you’ve convinced yourself you’re sane, I’m probably better off knowing. And yes it is entirely your fault, But if the system is in ruins, Drowning in its own sweat, Then tell me why. Why...

Horizon of Blue

Horizon of Blue

By Mayana Bonapart

March 24, 2011

To live as the ocean means to live ferociously. To be the ocean aggressive, playful character is a necessity Yet at the same time grace, beauty and poise are also essential. The trick to being the perfect ocean wave is to have enormous strength and youthful agility but at the same time maintain a ph...