The Tam News

Breaking News: Bomb Threat at Tam

By Ethan Swope

December 15, 2017

Principal J.C. Farr sent out an email addressed to parents and guardians warning of an apparent bomb threat for Friday, December 15. The email stated that administration discovered the threat in writing on the stall of a Wood Hall bathroom. Police were immediately notified and are investigating the incid...

Graffiti Targets Tam Principal

By Megan Butt

July 20, 2017

An act of vandalism targeting Principal JC Farr with the use of profanity and racial epithets occurred at Tam High on the night of July 18. The graffiti was found on an exterior wall of Hoetger Hall, documented, and then removed, according to Farr. “It was derogatory words addressed towards me....

Increase in Swastika Graffiti in Marin

By Elissa Asch

April 3, 2017

Over the last few months the Marin community has experienced a sharp increase in anti-Semitic behavior. This behavior includes the drawing of five swastikas found at Tam, Mill Valley Middle School, the Mill Valley Community Center (MVMS), and the Safeway parking lot. “The Safeway incident involved a red swast...

Wait Your Turn

Wait Your Turn

By Connor Norton and Grace Bell

March 31, 2017

As seniors, we have spent three years waiting to park in the Back Parking Lot (BPL). We have trekked from past the field house, braved the consequences of parking in the teacher lot, and arrived at school just as the sun rises to get as close to the BPL as possible. We’ve waited our turn. We’ve stayed outsi...

Church Sign Painted Over

Church Sign Painted Over

By Sarah Asch

May 4, 2015

The well known sign outside the Tamalpais United Methodist Church across from Mill Valley Middle School appeared to have been vandalized at some point between when Pastor Kim Smith left the church on May 3 at 2 p.m., and the morning of May 4. At the time, the church sign read, “Jesus had two dads...