The Tam News

Space Machines and Wildest Dreams: An Open Letter to Mars Rover

Space Machines and Wildest Dreams: An Open Letter to Mars Rover

By Cassie Jeong

December 28, 2012

  Dear Curiosity, Happy belated birthday, little guy. November 26 marked the first anniversary of your launch from Cape Canaveral. Soon after, on December 8, American company SpaceX Corp. celebrated the second anniversary of their “Dragon” capsule’s first mission, becoming the first...

Science teacher Ms. Tucker wins major award

Science teacher Ms. Tucker wins major award

By Cassie Jeong

May 31, 2012

Science teacher April Tucker received the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) from the Amgen Foundation on May 17. Tucker was one of nine science teachers selected from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada for the AASTE. The goal of the program, as stated on the Amgen...

Honors and regular classes integrate

By Katharine Hirata

September 26, 2011

This year Tamalpais High School has implemented a different method of teaching honors classes. For classes like chemistry, world history, and photography, honors and regular students are in the same class, with the teacher differentiating between the two groups by assigning different homework and tests. Principal...