HS 1327 News

Fairfax skatepark community GoFundMe reaches its 30,000 dollar goal

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor
March 25, 2021

A GoFundMe fundraiser for the Fairfax skatepark started by Steven Teijeiro and Andrew Hauris on Dec. 27, 2020, announced that it reached its 30,000 dollar goal on Mar. 5. 

In 2019, Teijeiro, the founder of Neighbor Skate Co., and other advocates brought the idea of a skatepark in Fairfax to the Town Council. The council agreed...

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TUHSD announces plans to return to fully in-person school starting April 13

Kelsey Riemer, Website and Social Media Manager
March 23, 2021

Tues., Mar. 23, during the fourth week of hybrid learning, an email was released announcing that the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) will return to fully in-person school on Apr. 13. 

Previous information, released Fri., Mar. 19, suggested that the district would move from ...

Genevieve Peterson
March 23, 2021

As of Mar. 19 the final two school names have been officially selected and announced, Bon Tempe and Olema Trail. During the semi-finals the High School 1327 (HS 1327) community eliminated Awani-Wi, the name suggested by the Coast Miwok Tribal Council of Marin.

The HS 1327 community will be moving into the final round of voting...

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TUHSD will switch from three cohorts to two after Spring Break

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief
March 19, 2021

Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Superintendent Tara Taupier released a statement on Friday, Mar. 19 announcing that after spring break TUHSD will switch from its current three student cohorts to two. 

Safety regulations will remain the same. Masks, hand washing, and disinfecting surfaces will all be enforced by...

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Students of High School 1327 design inspiring murals to replace former Drake logo

Dylan Carson
March 17, 2021

After the original Drake Pirates signage was removed from High School 1327 (HS 1327) in July of 2020, the Drake Fund, the Associated Student Body (ASB), and AP art students suggested adding new artwork on campus. Starting in September, students were given the chance to design an art piece that may become a mural displayed for students of HS 1327. The new murals...

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Community members gather at High School 1327 opposing the school’s name change

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief
March 14, 2021

On Sunday, Mar. 14, dozens of community members gathered in the High School 1327 (HS 1327) main parking lot for a rally opposing the change of the school’s previous name, Sir Francis Drake High School, as well as a change to the street name, Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Brought on by the “No Name Change for Sir Francis Drake High or SFD Boulevard” Facebook group, the...

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HS 1327 moves into semifinals of name change process

Genevieve Peterson
March 14, 2021

As of Mar. 10, the final four possible names of High School 1327 (HS 1327) have been released and the voting has resumed. The final four name choices are Awani-Wi, Bon Tempe, Creekside, and Olema Trail.

The student-created voter guide from the previous round has been edited to include only the final four as a helpful resource...

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High School 1327 announces plan to return to in-person learning on March 2

Samantha Parr, Managing Editor/Cub Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2021

After enduring nearly ten months of fully-distant learning, the day has finally come when students will be allowed back on campus for school. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, High School 1327 (HS 1327) principal Liz Seabury sent out an email to students, parents, and staff with suggestions and plans to return to in-person instruction starting on Tuesday, Mar. 2.

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TUHSD likely to return to a hybrid learning model by March 2

Kelsey Riemer, Website and Social Media Manager
February 20, 2021

An email from the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Superintendent Tara Taupier sent on Feb. 16 said that the district is likely to return to a hybrid model of learning by Tuesday, Mar. 2. 

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Tiburon store owners file administrative claims after racial profiling case

Henry Pratt
February 12, 2021

Black Tiburon store owners Yema Khalif and Hawi Awash have filed a two million dollar administrative claim against the town of Tiburon and other public entities after a racially charged confrontation outside their clothing boutique shop, Yema,  on Aug. 21, 2020. Khalif and Awash seek compensation for loss of revenue and emotional distress, adding up to one million dollars...

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First round of student name change voting narrow 79 possible school names to final 8

Georgia Schroeder
February 11, 2021

From Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, High School 1327 (HS 1327) students, staff, parents, and other members of the community voted from an expansive list of about 80 possible school names. When the voting concluded the names were narrowed down to the top eight. HS 1327’s Small Learning Communities (SLCs), made up of 9th and 10th graders, now tasked with researching each of the...

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Marin Health begins vaccine distribution, schools and local businesses expect to reopen

Genevieve Peterson
February 6, 2021

The Marin Department of Health and Human Services has officially started the first stage of COVID-19 vaccinations, with the second stage expected to start early February. The first stage mainly focused on vaccinating essential workers and the elderly, while the second stage will focus on vaccinating teachers and any other education-related employees. The second stage...

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