The Tam News

Steered STEM

Steered STEM

By Skye Schoenhoeft

September 27, 2019

Tam’s use of honors and AP classes makes math and science the most competitive route, diminishing opportunity in other academic interests.

Ballet is for boys too

Ballet is for boys too

By Johanna Meezan

September 14, 2019

Ballet needs both men and women, and everyone, the media especially, needs to know that.

Ramping Up: Tam students spur skate park renovation

Ramping Up: Tam students spur skate park renovation

By Skye Schoenhoeft

March 17, 2019

The newly renovated skate park adjacent to Mill Valley Middle School opened for use on Monday, February 25. The campaign to build the new park was driven by Tam freshmen Jacob Moore and Cristian Piombo and has been in the works for nearly two years. The old park was taken out entirely, redesigned, and r...

Dedication to Education

Dedication to Education

By Skye Schoenhoeft

February 6, 2019

  The most recent addition to the Tam staff, Karin Hatton, has already proven her dedication to education and commitment to community in her short time as assistant principal. Hatton has an extensive background in education and has taught both middle schoolers and adults. “I started tea...

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

By Milo Levine and Skye Schoenhoeft

November 28, 2018

Measure J passed with 74 percent of the vote on Election Day, November 6. According to the official Marin County website, this measure “protects high quality education with local funding that cannot be taken by the state” by implementing a levy of an additional $149 per parcel for four years, on t...

Homecoming rally erupts in controversy

Homecoming rally erupts in controversy

By Skye Schoenhoeft

October 11, 2018

The homecoming rally on September 28 received backlash from some students and staff for a number of questionable moments, some of which contained racist behavior. The events in question included juniors and seniors throwing water balloons at each other, white students dressed in Rastafarian hats with...

Outed Every Day

Outed Every Day

By Skye Schoenhoeft

September 24, 2018

With additional reporting by Sam Schnee     Most of us don’t like putting our phones in the caddy every time we walk into class. It’s definitely annoying, but for most it’s nothing more than a minor, quickly forgotten inconvenience. For some students, though, this experience c...

Vogelstein steps down as coach of mock trial

Vogelstein steps down as coach of mock trial

By Skye Schoenhoeft

September 21, 2018

After 23 years as the mock trial head coach, with 23 consecutive county championships, David Vogelstein is retiring from the position to become an adviser. He will remain with the team in a more limited role. “I’m involved a minimal way … but I’m not coaching anymore,” Vogelstein said. ...

Autism: No Laughing Matter

Autism: No Laughing Matter

By Skye Schoenhoeft

May 22, 2018

It’s a Friday night, and again I find myself living out the teenage stereotype; eating crackers and scrolling through Instagram in my bed after a long week of school. Everything is going just fine until I see a video posted by one of my friends. There they are, being kooks and loudly running aroun...