The Tam News

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

By Sophia Krivoruchko

March 13, 2018

On February 10th, Tam girls varsity soccer beat Branson 4-2 to claim the MCAL title. Leading up to the huge MCAL win against Branson, Tam trailed Branson by two goals. Both teams were tied 2-2 before advancing into penalty kicks, where Tam triumphed and won MCALs. “To come back and beat Branson afte...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report

By Tom Russell

February 9, 2018

When discussing sports of any kind, especially those with particularly passionate fans, the age-old phrase “It’s just a game” seems to be a go-to argument used to criticize  overzealous displays of spirit. I never quite understood how and why this preposterous fallacy gained popularity, because I ha...

Teacher Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment in TUHSD

Teacher Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment in TUHSD

By Madeline Asch and Marie Hogan

February 6, 2018

Tam teacher Eva Rieder spoke at the February 6 Tamalpais Union High School District [TUHSD] board meeting following allegations voiced by Redwood math teacher Jessica Crabtree at the January 23 TUHSD board meeting that TUHSD has a pattern of dismissing cases of sexual harassment perpetrated by mal...

May the Schwartz Be With You

May the Schwartz Be With You

By Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2018

Winning the MCAL championship game was the highlight of Owen Schwartz’s soccer career. “It was one of the best experiences of my life,” Schwartz, senior and captain of the boy’s varsity soccer team, said. “I scored the second goal of that game, I scored a free kick. It was like nothing I had...

Connor Jenkins: Sophomore Stud

Connor Jenkins: Sophomore Stud

By Jacob Swergold and Jack Loder

February 2, 2018

Before moving to the United States and starting his sophomore year at Tam, sophomore Connor Jenkins was balling on the international hardwood in New Zealand and Japan. Jenkins fell in love with basketball at seven years old while living in Tokyo. After spending the first 12 years of his life in Japa...

Fresh Frosh Fashion

Fresh Frosh Fashion

By Dara Noonan

January 26, 2018

Trends are constantly changing and it can be hard to keep up, in case you feel that you are left behind I want to keep you updated on some recent trends at Tam. Let’s begin with the must-have item of the season, white nike air force ones. They must be blindingly clean: you want people to look at your...

Tam falls to Redwood

Tam falls to Redwood

By Adam Tolson

January 24, 2018

Tam fell to Redwood on Tuesday, January 16 in a highly anticipated boys’ varsity basketball matchup. he Hawks came out with a 52-46 loss, just their third time all season not reaching 50 points, after winning 60-57 at Marin Catholic and 77-55 over Novato, in their previous matchup   Redwood got off t...

CAASPP Test Results Released

CAASPP Test Results Released

By Fergus Campbell and Abby Frazee

December 18, 2017

This past March, juniors at schools in the Tamalpais Union High School District all took the updated version of the Smarter Balanced Assessment, which shed further light on the academic achievement gap that exists between Tam students. Through both multiple choice and long form answers, students wer...

Breaking News: Bomb Threat at Tam

By Ethan Swope

December 15, 2017

Principal J.C. Farr sent out an email addressed to parents and guardians warning of an apparent bomb threat for Friday, December 15. The email stated that administration discovered the threat in writing on the stall of a Wood Hall bathroom. Police were immediately notified and are investigating the incid...

Inaugural Tam Unity Day

By Samantha Locke & Maddie Asch

December 7, 2017

Tam had its first Unity Day on Friday, October 27. Lunch was extended by ten minutes and four different categories of activities were spread out around campus: food trucks and music were in front of the school, staff versus student basketball game took place in Gus Gym, art supplies were provided in O...

Fire in Sausalito

By Griffin Chen & Aaron Young

October 26, 2017

  At around noon on October 17, a fast-moving brush fire broke out along the southbound side of Highway 101. Local fire departments, with assistance from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, quickly arrived at the scene, containing and extinguishing the fire before it spread out o...

Small Fish Big Pond

Small Fish Big Pond

By Jack Loder

October 12, 2017

As the final seconds ticked off the aquatic center scoreboard at Acalanes High School on November 17, Boys Varsity Water Polo head coach Bob Kustel breathed a sigh of relief. In his 16th season at the helm of Hawk water polo, Kustel would finally bring home an NCS championship banner. “It was an unbeli...