The Tam News

March Madness: Impact on Tam (Web Exclusive)

By Jack Goldman

April 18, 2017

What could be more thrilling than watching the best college basketball teams square off in March Madness? Simple: filling out a March Madness bracket for yourself! However, this tradition of filling out a bracket may distract students from participating in class and completing their schoolwork. Every year...

Sports Opinion: Physical Education: Unnecessary for Student Athletes

Sports Opinion: Physical Education: Unnecessary for Student Athletes

By Arya Guinney & Kennedy Cook

March 31, 2017

Physical Education (P.E.) is a two-year required course for every student that attends Tam. It has two components–one that encompasses the information a student would learn in a health class and a second, composed of the physical exercise itself. Students regularly try to find ways out of P.E. in...

Athlete of the Issue: Isobel Wright

Athlete of the Issue: Isobel Wright

By Sophia Venables

March 31, 2017

Senior Isobel Wright will be a part of the Wesleyan University track team as a high jumper come next fall. Wright attributes her passion for high jump to joining track in eighth grade. “[The Mill Valley Middle School track coaches] made you try all the events, so I kind of got dropped into high j...

Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Loses to Las Lomas

By Jack Loder

March 28, 2017

The boys’ varsity Lacrosse team came up short against Las Lomas on March 24 at Tam. A close and competitive game throughout, Las Lomas ultimately pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning by a score of 15-10. The loss drops Tam to 4-3 overall. (2-2 in MCAL) “I’m encouraged to see how we battled ou...

Sorry…

Sorry…

By Mary Overton

March 18, 2017

Pop Quiz! When do you say “sorry?” Circle any that apply. When someone else bumps into you When you feel you’re imposing on a teacher by asking too many questions When you drop your phone and it makes a scary noise Right before you share your opinion about something If you circled ...

Boys’ Soccer Wins MCAL Championship Title

Boys’ Soccer Wins MCAL Championship Title

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017

The boys’ varsity soccer team won the MCAL championship beating Terra Linda 3-0 on February 11. The team had progressed to the finals after beating Novato 1-0 in the quarter finals and beating Drake 4-1 in the semifinals. Senior and Tam News reporter Ryan Leake scored two goals in the victory and ju...

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017

The girls’ varsity basketball team narrowly claimed the MCAL championship title for the second year in a row on February 18 after beating rival Redwood 39-36. “They felt [the pressure] but they came through,” head coach Mike Evans said. “I thought we had a really good game plan.” “After th...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Loses to Redwood at Home (January 21)

By Piper Goeking

February 28, 2017

The girls’ varsity soccer team lost 0-1 to Redwood in a highly contested match at home on January 21.  Both sides had several shots on goal and created many passing connections in the first half.  The game was deadlocked until the 40th minute, when a foul gave Redwood a freekick just outside Tam...

Lily Travers: Kicking Up a Storm

Lily Travers: Kicking Up a Storm

By Marie Hogan and Marie Hogan

February 4, 2017

Freshman Lily Travers has been dreaming of playing for Tam’s varsity soccer team for years. “I used to practice on the side of the Tam field,” Travers said, “And I’d see them, and I’d always come to the games and I watched their MCAL finals, and wanted to be on the team. That was like my o...

Tam High Walk Out Protest – November 14, 2016

Tam High Walk Out Protest – November 14, 2016

By Raqshan Khan

November 15, 2016

On November 14, at 1:30 p.m., approximately 200 to 300 Tam High students walked out of class to participate in a walk out protest, joining protesters in other parts California and elsewhere in the country, to protests the election of Donald Trump. The resulting crowd held signs and chanted, drawing honk...

Breaking News: Tam Protests

Breaking News: Tam Protests

By Raqshan Khan

November 10, 2016

On November 10, in the aftermath of the presidential election, students gathered outside the arches of Tam High to plan and start peaceful protests. The afternoon's protest ended in a violent altercation. Initially, students used signs and chants to voice their displeasure at the election of Donald...