The Tam News

District postpones return to in-person instruction

(Ethan Swope)
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.

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

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

District parcel tax renewal, Measure M, on November ballot

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

Editorial: Use Your Voice and Vote

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

District announces, revises plans for fall reopening

(Ethan Swope)
By Samantha Nichols July 21, 2020
The 2020-21 school year will begin with distance learning while public health guidelines remain restrictive.

Board reinstates assistant superintendent position

Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong will assume the position of assistant superintendent on July 1. (Courtesy of Kimberlee Armstrong)
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.

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.

Baby monitor

(Skye Schoenhoeft)
By Emily Stull November 21, 2019
Let’s break down our district’s maternity leave policy and what it means for parents.

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.

The budget aftermath

Students wait in line to see their counselors. (Katharine Owen)
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.

District receives anti-vaping grant

(Ethan Swope)
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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