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New Pool Heaters to Conserve Energy

New Pool Heaters to Conserve Energy
May 19, 2014

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) School Board approved three actions regarding energy efficiency at Tam on April 23. The actions included installation of high efficiency pool heaters...

School Board Grants Credits to 2014 Seniors

School Board Grants Credits to 2014 Seniors
December 20, 2013

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees voted unanimously at a Board meeting on November 13 to grant class credits to 40 seniors who lost them due to unexcused absences. The...

School Board Election Results

School Board Election Results
November 25, 2013

Chuck Ford, Sheri Mowbray and Laura Anderson were elected to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees (also known as the School Board) on November 5. As previously reported,...

The Case Against Athletic Recruitment

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong
November 24, 2013

While losing sleep and stressing about college applications, the last thing a senior wants to hear about is their friend’s guaranteed admission to a university because of their athletic excellence. An...

School Board Elections November 5

School Board Elections November 5
October 3, 2013

Five candidates will be running for three seats on the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees this November. Chuck Ford taught at Tamiscal’s Team program for 21 years before...

Tam Holds Memorial for Attendance Clerk Johnnie Daniel

Tam Holds Memorial for Attendance Clerk Johnnie Daniel
September 23, 2013

A memorial for attendance clerk Johnnie Daniel, who passed away this August while hiking in Sequoia National Park, was held in the Memorial Garden (outside of Palmer Hall) on Friday, September 20 during...

District Establishes New Advisory Board

District Establishes New Advisory Board
June 12, 2013

In the wake of the March debate that ended in the continuation of the Team program, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is assembling an Alternative Programming Advisory Committee to “work...

How Soon is too Soon?

How Soon is too Soon?
June 10, 2013

I remember the first time I started to think seriously about college. I was visiting my cousin the summer before my freshman year, and he asked me where I wanted to go to school. Not having thought about...

Yes, Girls Can Kill People Too

May 21, 2013

The actors brutally stabbed Caesar on the steps of the courthouse, using red ribbons to symbolize blood. Their betrayal rang out through the theater and red ribbons were flying everywhere- it was a fantastic...

Classified Staff Petitions for Raises and Benefits

SPEAK UP Classified Staff members display their signs as they protest pay raises and health and retirement benefits.
May 8, 2013

Members of the TUHSD chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) held another rally regarding pay raises and increased health and retirement benefits for the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 contracts...

District Proposes New Unexcused Absence Policy

HALL MONITOR: A new district policy proposes that unexcused absences can no longer lower students' grades. Photo by: Sophia Ellingson
February 11, 2013

The Tamalpais Union Board of Trustees is drafting a new policy on consequences for unexcused absences. The new policy, which continues to be revised with input from the community and is not yet in effect,...

AIDS Quilt Visits Tam

Each patch of the AIDS quilt remembers an individual victim of the disease.                 Photo by: Sonja Hutson
December 22, 2012

Portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt visited Tam and were displayed in Ruby Scott Gym on Friday, November 30. The nationwide quilt, which memorializes those who have lost their lives to AIDS, is composed...

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