The Tam News

Water Polo Semi Finals – Tam Takes Down Marin Academy

Water Polo Semi Finals – Tam Takes Down Marin Academy

By Elliott Jacobs and Blake Villanueva

November 18, 2015

https://youtu.be/XE6lcHQkBUQ The boys varsity water polo team beat Marin Academy on November 11 to advance to the NCS finals against Northgate High School. Tam kicked off the semifinal game with an immediate goal. However, Tam trailed 1-3 by the end of the first Quarter. Marin Academy’s goal in...

Athlete of the Issue: Riley Walls (Extended Web Edition)

Athlete of the Issue: Riley Walls (Extended Web Edition)

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 18, 2015

Senior Riley Walls jumped at the opportunity when the soccer season was switched from fall to winter. He saw an open slot for a sport and took it, deciding to kick for the varsity football team. Walls’ older brother, two years his senior, had the original idea to kick for the football team and pl...

For the Wynn – October

For the Wynn – October

November 10, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRngC9Uuck0&feature=youtu.be

Principal Julie Synyard Resigns, David Brown to Take Over

Principal Julie Synyard Resigns, David Brown to Take Over

By Hannah Chorley, James Finn, and Marina Furbush

November 5, 2015

Principal Julie Synyard sent an email to Tam staff and parents on the morning of October 21 announcing her resignation,  which took effect on November 1. For the duration of the 2015-2016 school year, Dr. David Brown will serve for three days a week as the interim principal effective November 10. Assistant...

Sports Recap: Week of 10/12

Sports Recap: Week of 10/12

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 26, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF BEATS REDWOOD The girls varsity golf team beat Redwood 199-203 in Mill Valley on October 13, bringing their overall record to 12-3 and their MCAL record to 11-3. This gave Tam second place in MCAL, stealing the title from Redwood, with just one season game remaining. Tam was led...

Principal Julie Synyard Resigns Effective November 1

Principal Julie Synyard Resigns Effective November 1

By Hannah Chorley & James Finn

October 21, 2015

Principal Julie Synyard sent an email to Tam staff on the morning of October 21 announcing her resignation, effective November 1, 2015. Dr. David Brown will serve as the interim principal beginning November 10. For the duration of the 2015-2016 school year, Brown will serve in this position for thre...

Mirabel Levine Commits to Harvard

Mirabel Levine Commits to Harvard

By Hannah Chorley

October 16, 2015

Senior Mirabel Levine recently committed to Harvard University as a rower. “I love the amount of teamwork and how challenging crew is,” Levine said. “I also love the relationships you build with people you wouldn’t otherwise meet.” Levine has been rowing for the Marin Rowing Association (M...

Varsity Football Beats Novato for First Time in 15 Years

Varsity Football Beats Novato for First Time in 15 Years

By James Finn and James Finn

October 16, 2015

The varsity football team defeated Novato 37-35 on September 26 on Novato’s home field. The nail-biting victory marked the first time the team had defeated a Novato squad since 2000, according to several Tam players. Tam’s victory was hard-fought and, in more ways than one, miraculous. The Hawks fel...

The Red and the Blue of Retake Policies

The Red and the Blue of Retake Policies

By Franny Kiles and Franny Kiles

October 16, 2015

As everyone has heard thousands of times, Mill Valley is a very liberal community. However, our beliefs may not be so one sided when we apply these progressive views to policies within our school. Take retaking tests as an example. Tam teachers have both progressive and conservative policies on retaki...

EDITORIAL: Immigration Reform

EDITORIAL: Immigration Reform

October 16, 2015

In this month’s feature, Elissa Asch introduces readers to Mesgna Neghasi, who fled his home country of Eritrea in the hope of finding a better life in the U.S. Human stories are too often overlooked as merely statistics and move to the forefront of the immigration conversation, in Neghasi’s st...

Saggin’, Not Swaggin’

Saggin’, Not Swaggin’

By Wanya Williams

October 16, 2015

Every day, I walk down the streets of Drake and Cole in Marin City and all I see is Hanes, Polo, and Fruit of the Loom. Sagging is like a sport nowadays. More and more people are sagging each day. I don’t understand why it’s okay to show your underwear to the whole world.       To be honest, I sag sometime...

White Feminism: One Size Does Not Fit All

White Feminism: One Size Does Not Fit All

By Tandis Shoushtary, Tandis Shoushtary, Tandis Shoushtary, and Tandis Shoushtary

October 16, 2015