The Tam News

(Ethan Swope)

District postpones return to in-person instruction

By Samantha Nichols December 18, 2020
Following a stay-at-home order that will remain in effect until Jan. 7, the Tam district has postponed its transition to a hybrid model and expects to be in full distance learning until at least mid-January.
Left: TUHSD Board or Trustees member Karen Loebbaka. Right: Board of Trustees President Leslie Harlander.  (Courtesy of the Tamalpais Union High School District Board of Trustees)

Board of Trustees members Harlander, Loebbaka re-elected for second term

By Amelia Sandgren November 21, 2020
Loebbaka and Harlander will keep their seats on the board until 2024.
(Henry Hoelter)

District parcel tax renewal, Measure M, on November ballot

By Samantha Nichols October 19, 2020
The measure would extend current parcel tax funding to maintain fiscal solvency in the district.
(Jessica Bukowski)

Editorial: Use Your Voice and Vote

By Editorial Staff September 23, 2020
We implore you to vote for both local and national measures.
(Ethan Swope)

District announces, revises plans for fall reopening

By Samantha Nichols July 21, 2020
The 2020-21 school year will begin with distance learning while public health guidelines remain restrictive.
Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong will assume the position of assistant superintendent on July 1. (Courtesy of Kimberlee Armstrong)

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

By Ronan Grele May 22, 2020
The position will be filled by Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong, previously the Head of Equity and Public Relations for the Edmonds High School District in Northern Washington.
District board members Dan Oppenheim, Cynthia Roenisch, and Kevin Saavedra. (Ethan Swope)

Board approves $1.4 million in programming cuts

By Samantha Nichols May 6, 2020
The cuts include a one-year suspension of the Team program, an indefinite suspension of the teacher leader program, and removal of several release periods, including those for Leadership, Global Studies, and journalism. 
(Johanna Meezan)

TUHSD proposes second parcel tax to stabilize budget

By Logan Little February 7, 2020
Measure B would replace a prior district parcel tax, Measure J, and raise the district $23 million dollars annually for a maximum of 10 years.
(Skye Schoenhoeft)

Baby monitor

By Emily Stull November 22, 2019
Let’s break down our district’s maternity leave policy and what it means for parents.
SOAR accepted the award at the National Summit for Courageous Conversation in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 15. (Courtesy of J.C. Farr)

SOAR wins Ruby Bridges Student Leadership and Courage Award

By Josie Spiegelman November 7, 2019
The TUHSD was awarded the Ruby Bridges Student Leadership and Courage Award by Pacific Educational Group, a nationwide firm dedicated to starting meaningful conversations about race in schools.
Students wait in line to see their counselors. (Katharine Owen)

The budget aftermath

By Johanna Meezan, Marco Steineke, and Logan Little September 27, 2019
Last year’s cuts have dramatically increased class sizes and worsened errors in student schedules.
(Ethan Swope)

District receives anti-vaping grant

By Logan Little September 23, 2019
The $224,000 grant will be used to mitigate vaping in minority groups throughout the district.
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