The Tam News

Why You Should Consider Playing a High School Sport

By Shane Lavezzo

March 18, 2017

I’ve always been quiet when it comes to my personal life. Voicing my emotions is something I’ve never truly felt comfortable doing. Regardless of who I am talking to, a best friend or even a family member, I prefer to keep how I feel to myself. The only person who knows what is going on in my life...

Team Application Process Undergoes Changes

Team Application Process Undergoes Changes

By Emma Boczek

May 12, 2014

  Sophomores applying to the Team program this year experienced changes in the program’s admission process, following the district’s near discontinuation of Team last school year. The new process will be lottery-based, though “we may have to adjust it for diversity,” first-year ...

District Establishes New Advisory Board

District Establishes New Advisory Board

By Sonja Hutson

June 12, 2013

In the wake of the March debate that ended in the continuation of the Team program, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is assembling an Alternative Programming Advisory Committee to “work collaboratively over the course of the 2013-2014 school year to develop measurable criteria by which...

District Announces that Team will Continue

District Announces that Team will Continue

By Billie Mandelbaum and Emma Boczek

February 11, 2013

On February 11, the Tamalpais Union High School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel announced that Team, the experiential learning program open to juniors in the Tam District, will continue next year. In an e-mail message sent out to district parents, community and staff, the board wrote, “Board discussion showed support for...

UPDATED: Team Program Faces Possible Elimination From District

UPDATED: Team Program Faces Possible Elimination From District

By Billie Mandelbaum & Wesley Emblidge and Billie Mandelbaum & Wesley Emblidge

February 11, 2013

The Tamalpais Union High School District announced on January 25 that it is considering plans to discontinue the Team program for the 2013-14 school year. Longtime Team teacher Chuck Ford, who has been leading Team for over 20 years, has also announced his retirement for the end of this school year. The alternative one-year program, which is available...

Team students return to Tam

By Elizabeth Archer

October 26, 2012

Seven Team students returned to Tam this fall after a junior year spent participating in backpacking trips, community service and wilderness medicine education. The students volunteered and took three wilderness backpacking trips to the Sierras, Joshua Tree and the Lost Coast. Seniors Emily Rostek,...