The Tam News

New law requires California high schools to start no earlier that 8:30 a.m.

New law requires California high schools to start no earlier that 8:30 a.m.

By Tenaya Tremp

November 16, 2019

Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on October 13 that requires most middle and high schools to push back their start times by the start of the 2022 school year. This was passed as a result of research that show that teen's natural sleep cycle clashes with early start times.

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

Measure J dominates Board of Trustees election

By Leah Fullerton

October 17, 2018

An election for three open positions on the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees will take place on November 6, national Election Day. Current members Laura Anderson, Chuck Ford, and Michael Futterman declined reelection following the end of their four-year terms this year. Cand...

District Faces Budget Crisis

District Faces Budget Crisis

By Yoav Paz-Priel

March 13, 2018

In a recent letter to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD), the Marin County Office of Education warned the school district that its spending projections indicate that it could descend into insolvency as soon as the 2020-21 school year. As the second interim budget report deadline for the ...

David Yoshihara: Improving Communication

David Yoshihara: Improving Communication

By Marina Furbush

October 16, 2015

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) welcomed new Superintendent David Yoshihara this summer. Despite the challenges of a leadership change, Yoshihara retains an optimistic plan for increasing trust, communication, and inclusion throughout the district. Yoshihara feels his primary role as super...