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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.

County announces shelter-in-place, lengthening school shutdowns

Shoppers collect toilet paper and paper towels to prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak, leaving store shelves empty. (Ethan Swope)
By Logan Little March 16, 2020
Students and staff will now return to schools on April 12.

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

(Saranyu Nel)
By Tenaya Tremp November 15, 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.

District publishes 2019 Student Achievement Report

District publishes 2019 Student Achievement Report
By Leah Fullerton November 7, 2019
The report summarized student achievement via the CAASPP test and showed major discrepancies based on race and socioeconomic status.

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,...

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...

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...

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