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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.

Board approves $3 million in budget cuts

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...

Former principal Jim Hanretty in his office .

Former principal Jim Hanretty dies at 92

By Saranyu Nel February 15, 2019

Jim Hanretty, a former teacher, coach, and Tam principal, passed away on Tuesday, January 8 at the age of 92. School district administrators were notified by superintendent Tara Taupier in a January 9...

School closed due to flooding

School closed due to flooding

By News Staff February 14, 2019

Tam will be closed on Thursday, February 14 as a result of flooding on Miller Ave, according to an email sent by superintendent Tara Taupier. Other schools in the district will remain open. On Friday,...

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...

Taupier and Elsen discuss budget, potential cuts at community forum

Taupier and Elsen discuss budget, potential cuts at community forum

By Benjy Wall-Feng January 27, 2019

In a community forum at Tam on Wednesday, January 22, district superintendent Tara Taupier and chief financial officer Corbett Elsen presented the current Fiscal Advisory Draft Recommendation to a crowd...

Frugoli becomes Marin County district attorney

Frugoli becomes Marin County district attorney

By Logan Little December 14, 2018

Lori Frugoli narrowly beat out Anna Pletcher for Marin County district attorney by a margin of 386 votes, determined on November 30 after more than three weeks of vote counting. Pletcher still has the...

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

Measure J passes, implements parcel tax to mitigate district budget crisis

By Milo Levine and Skye Schoenhoeft November 28, 2018

Measure J passed with 74 percent of the vote on Election Day, November 6. According to the official Marin County website, this measure “protects high quality education with local funding that cannot...

Bomb threat forces middle school evacuation

Bomb threat forces middle school evacuation

By Lucas Rosevear November 27, 2018

Students and staff at Mill Valley Middle School were forced to evacuate today after a bomb threat was made. Students were moved to the Mill Valley Community Center to await pickup while police swept the...

Petition to close county schools due to smoke gains 80,000 signatures

Petition to close county schools due to smoke gains 80,000 signatures

By Kennedy Cook November 14, 2018

In response to heavy smoke and an air quality index rating of 174 (considered “unhealthy”) from the Camp Fire in Butte County, concerned parents, students, and teachers hoped for school to be cancelled...

Camp Fire becomes deadliest in Californias history

Camp Fire becomes deadliest in California’s history

By Ike Perl November 14, 2018

The Camp Fire in Butte County has been growing in size since it started at 6:30 a.m. on November 8. The Butte County Sheriff Department sent out their first evacuation notice on Twitter about an hour...

Former Tam student arrested in San Rafael drug bust

Former Tam student arrested in San Rafael drug bust

By Kennedy Cook October 26, 2018

Investigators arrested former Tam student Michael Wong, 18, in his San Rafael home on the evening of October 23. They seized various narcotics, a stun gun, and a handgun that was reported stolen last year...

JSA registers students to vote

JSA registers students to vote

By Benjy Wall-Feng October 18, 2018

Members of JSA went into 25 junior and senior social studies classes on October 15 with the intent of registering or pre-registering students to vote. "We go through our slideshow, we have everyone...

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