The Tam News

Board approves $1.4 million in programming cuts

District board members Dan Oppenheim, Cynthia Roenisch, and Kevin Saavedra. (Ethan Swope)

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. 

TUHSD proposes second parcel tax to stabilize budget

(Johanna Meezan)

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.

SOAR wins Ruby Bridges Student Leadership and Courage Award

SOAR accepted the award at the National Summit for Courageous Conversation in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 15. (Courtesy of J.C. Farr)

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.

Karen Loebbaka sworn onto board of trustees

Karen Loebbaka, the president of the Redwood High School Foundation, was appointed to the district board of trustees on Tuesday, August 13.
(Keri Brenner / Marin Independent Journal)

By Logan Little

August 18, 2019

Loebbaka, the president of the Redwood High School foundation, replaced Barbara Owens, who resigned in July.

Owens resigns from TUHSD board of trustees

Barbara Owens served on the board for four years and in the district for 30. (Kara Kneafsey / The Tam News)

By Logan Little

July 8, 2019

After a three decades-long career in the TUHSD, Owens resigned from the board of trustees. She said she hopes to continue working with the district.

Administration addresses scavenger hunt at town hall

Administration addresses scavenger hunt at town hall

By Lucas Rosevear

July 6, 2019

Parents, students, and school and district staff attended, as did the Marin Youth Court director. Whether the administration will be able to effect change without a cultural shift is unclear.

Board approves $3 million in budget cuts

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees voted to approve a two-year contract agreement between the district and the Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT) union on  on Tuesday, February 26.

By Summer Solomon

March 6, 2019

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees unanimously voted on Tuesday, February 26 to approve the budget cut recommendations that superintendent Tara Taupier proposed to the board on February 12. The decision to approve the budget came after a combination of rising enrollme...

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

Final budget reduction recommendation reduces impact on BACR

By Benjy Wall-Feng

February 13, 2019

Superintendent Tara Taupier presented her final budget reduction recommendation to the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees on Tuesday, February 12. The recommendation, which contains a proposed $2.8 million in annual districtwide cuts, is a revision of the draft recommendation whi...

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

Editorial: BACR Must Stay

By Editorial Staff

February 7, 2019

In light of the proposed budget cuts for the 2019-2020 school year, Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) administration received significant pushback on their plan to cut 50% of Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) funding. BACR provides free counseling and therapy services for roughly 300 students at T...