The Tam News

Taupier announces new grading system for distance learning

(Ethan Swope)

By Logan Little

April 21, 2020

All students who are considered in “good standing” in their academic courses will receive an A in R5 and R6. These will be averaged with their R4 grades to determine their final semester grades.

District extends school closures through end of school year

(Ethan Swope)

By Logan Little

April 7, 2020

The Tamalpais Union High School District will provide more information on how grades, graduation, transcripts, scholarships, and distance learning will be handled in the near future.

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

(Saranyu Nel)

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

TUHSD board of trustees candidates Barbara McVeigh, Dan Oppenheim, Cynthia Roenisch, and Kevin Saavedra at a panel in October. (Ethan Swope)

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...