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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.
Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

By Benjy Wall-Feng February 13, 2019

Superintendent Tara Taupier presented her final budget reduction recommendation to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees on Tuesday, February 12. The recommendation, which...

Budget Secretary Carol Craft poses with her wall of mementos.

District approves early retirement plan

By Logan Little February 6, 2019

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees passed the Public Agency Retirement Services’ (PARS) supplementary retirement plan (SRP) in an effort to reduce district expenses on...

O’meara’s Return and Retirement

By Emlen Janetos September 20, 2017

Michael “Mick” O’Meara, a highly regarded teacher at Tamalpais High School, shocked many of his students when he announced his plans to retire at the end of school last year. After dedicating forty-two...

Jewel Barrow Retires

Jewel Barrow Retires

By Raqshan Khan June 10, 2016

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Ms. Jewel Retires

“Ms. Jewel” Retires

By James Finn & Hannah Chorley June 3, 2016

Hailed as the “mother” of the Marin City community at Tam, Jewel Barrow, known by many as “Ms. Jewel” has been a fixture at Tam for 52 years.  Since she graduated from Tam in 1964, Ms. Jewel has...

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

Mary Crowe to Retire from Tam’s Library

By Holly Parkin June 11, 2014

Most students, no matter what grade, have probably met Tam librarian Mary Crowe at some point in their high school career. Whether helping a student with a project, suggesting a fun new book, or even...

HELPING STUDENTS SUCCEED: College and Career specialist Susan Gertman will retire this month after assisting students in the College and Career Center since 2005. Photo by: Claire Donohue

Bidding Farewell to Susan Gertman

By Cassie Jeong June 11, 2014

You know her from her workshops on everything from financial aid to college essays, conducting class-wide surveys on Naviance, or sending out informational emails on upcoming events and scholarships. Her...

photo by: Jordan Blackburn

Students Say Farewell to Ms. Klein

By Jordan Blackburn June 11, 2014

Alex Cabana, Junior “I was really looking forward to having Ms Klien as a teacher [again next year] so I’m a little disappointed that she won’t be here ... I really enjoyed having [her].”   Connor...

Senor Cruz by McCall Hoyt

¡Que Viva La Vida! The life of Señor Cruz

By Emma Talkoff May 10, 2012

Almost half a century ago, a young man and his family received a massive stroke of luck: despite limited English, they were granted visas into the United States. On the edge of one of the biggest transitions...

Wil retiring

June 11, 2011

After seven years as a Campus Supervisor at Tam, Wil Owens has decided to retire. He will be leaving after the 2012 graduation, for personal reasons, to spend his retirement in Italy, with his wife. “Even...

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