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Editorial:  Tams Lack of Knowledge on Opiods and Fentanyl Use

Editorial: Tam’s Lack of Knowledge on Opiods and Fentanyl Use

By Editorial Staff November 3, 2022

Electronic vapes and alcohol have become normalized among the substances that students who attend Tamalpais High School abuse. But more serious drugs are affecting our broader community, and there seems...

The Meticulous Art of Free Perioding

The Meticulous Art of Free Perioding

By Gabe Schwartzman October 2, 2022
Obtaining as many free periods as possible is a goal for many Tamalpais High School seniors.
Graphic by Anika Kaplan

Yerba Mate: Tam’s Drink

By Emma Pearson September 29, 2022
For some it’s a hot latte, for others it's a cool glass of lemonade, but there is only one drink that is enough of a delicacy to satisfy the refined palettes of Tamalpais High School students: the Yerba Mate.
Gender-neutral bathroom outside Ruby Gym courtesy of Nathan Robinson

New Gender-Neutral Bathrooms at Tam

By Lauren Felder September 29, 2022
Tamalpais High School announced the re-assignment of four gender-neutral bathrooms via a map in the leadership slideshow on Aug. 26.
How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

By Colette Hale March 17, 2022
In the Tam community, anxiety and depression levels have been rising, there has been an increase in drug usage, and attendance records have shown a decrease in student attendance at school. While these issues were prevalent even before the pandemic, the coronavirus has increased these rates.
(Jack Fierstein)

Tam implements new tardy policy to address influx of late students

By Julian Goodman and Naomi Lenchner November 5, 2021
Tam administration implemented a new tardy policy which includes detention for students who receive 5 or more tardies in a week.
Someone you need to meet: Symil Austin

Someone you need to meet: Symil Austin

By Lily Lunn October 26, 2021
“I want people at Tam to know that everyday I’m trying my best to learn and adapt to new things.”
(Tenaya Tremp)

Title IX’s foul ball

By Luke Ferris and Samantha Nichols April 22, 2020
Title IX was meant to end gender imbalance in high school and college sports. But it also led to a lack of female coaches — a disparity that our community is no exception to.
(Photos from Tam News archives)

100 years in retrospect

By Kara Kneafsey December 20, 2019
2019 was the 100th anniversary of The Tamalpais News. Since 1919, journalism students have been covering popular culture, historic events, and day-to-day life at Tam. The following are excerpts from archival issues of The Tam News, with quotes from alumni to help bring them to life.
Southern Marin Fire Department responds to chemical spill at Tam pool. (Lucas Rosevear)

Protective radius declared around Tam pool facility due to chemical spill

By Lucas Rosevear November 26, 2019
The shelter in place was eventually lifted around noon.
(Skye Schoenhoeft)

Baby monitor

By Emily Stull November 22, 2019
Let’s break down our district’s maternity leave policy and what it means for parents.
A new year of SOAR

A new year of SOAR

By Tenaya Tremp October 17, 2019
Though only in its third year of existence, Tam’s branch of Students Organizing for Anti-Racism (SOAR) has already won a national level award.
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