The Tam News

Students, Staff Address Pre-Calc Drop Rate

By Maddie Asch and Alex Price

November 10, 2016

Since the beginning of the school year, 22 percent of Pre-Calculus students have dropped the class. Out of the 93 students who started in pre-calculus, 20 students dropped out of the course within the first three months of the school year. “This is the biggest drop we’ve seen probably in the las...

Tam Math Teachers Receive Leadership Award

Tam Math Teachers Receive Leadership Award

By Cam Vernali

June 3, 2016

David Wetzel and Susan Proksch are part of a group that received a district-wide leadership award. The Chris Anderson Instructional Leadership Award is an award given out yearly to a program, group or individual in the Tamalpais Union District. It is given out based on demonstrating “exceptional le...

It Doesn’t Add Up: Why Does 39% of Our Student Population Pay for Math Tutoring?

It Doesn't Add Up: Why Does 39% of Our Student Population Pay for Math Tutoring?

By Hannah Chorley, Willzie Connelly, and James Finn

April 27, 2016

Senior Kayla Blair describes herself as a driven student. When Blair needs academic help, she is proactive and seeks assistance from her teacher. Yet, halfway through her junior year, Blair started to fall behind in Advanced Algebra and, after attending multiple tutorial sessions with her teacher, she still...

Proksch Holds “Hour of Code” Event

Proksch Holds “Hour of Code” Event

By Hannah Chorley

December 23, 2014

Math teacher Susan Proksch hosted an “Hour of Code” event after school on December 10. The “Hour of Code” is an online introduction to computer science. The program’s mission is to “demystify code” and is offered to people “ages 4 to 104,” according to the project’s website. Proksch...

Month in Review: December

Month in Review: December


December 19, 2014 Welcome to TBN's December edition of Month in Review, the show where we keep you up to date with the latest news at Tam. With Zach Thomas, Riley Kuffner, sports with Asher Wenig and Jessica Hudson, and lifestyles with Raqshan Khan.  In...