Jolly Roger

“Golden Handshake” program incentivizes retirement

Stefanie Iojica, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2019

As the district continues to face financial stress, Tam District has decided to implement a retirement incentive program, colloquially called the “Golden Handshake,” to encourage retirement from older and more experienced...

Curriculum change English, Small Learning Communities

Natalie Agnew, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

On the heels of course workshops, with plans for next fall on the horizon, the school looks to adapt the 9/10 Small Learning Communities and English course offerings to raise academic standards for all students entering their...

Fairfax Theater remodels

Ally Fry, Feature Editor

October 17, 2018

The Fairfax Theater has recently undergone a remodel. Gone are the red flip top seats, replaced with plush faux leather recliners complete with tray tables. Theater interiors have been upgraded from paisley carpeting to laminate...

Assigned school parking spots set to make their debut this fall

Matthew Stranzl, Reporter

June 8, 2018

Assistant Principal Chad Stuart, working with staff and Student Senate, has decided to assign parking spaces for next school year. “Staff members proposed the idea due to violations of their staff parking rights and the lack...

Briefly: Spring brings changes to staff, schedule

Caroline Cain, Ella Granelli, and Joshua Lee

May 10, 2018

Tim Parnow   Imagine returning to high school after graduating from college. New to the staff, but familiar with the school, Tim Parnow returned to his high school now as a member of the teaching staff. “It f...