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TUHSD offers free meals for families in need starting April 13

Emily Cardwell, Staff
April 3, 2020

Friday, April 3, families of the Tamalpais High School District (TUHSD) received either a phone call or email from Student Nutrition Director Lisa Herberg regarding student nutrition services amid school closures.    

 

With the closure of schools across America, students are faced with a crisis somehow more urgent...

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College Board releases new AP testing policy

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor
April 3, 2020

With schools across California closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Advanced Placement (AP) Exams have transferred to 45 minute online tests. The College Board is basing the new exam material on what most schools could reach by early March. 

Senior Vice President of the AP Program Trevor Packer hosted a video call to outline...

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TUHSD moves to structured school schedule in response to COVID-19 closures

Fiona Nudd, Web and Social Editor
April 2, 2020

As of this morning, Apr. 2,  the Tam Union High School District has a new schedule in place for teachers and students across the district. The schedules set specific and unified times across the district for both classes and office hours. 

 

This new schedule will be going into effect once students and faculty come...

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Prospective UC high school students, accepted UC students, and UC transfer students affected by new UC coronavirus accommodations

Melissa Auchard, Staff
April 1, 2020

While the coronavirus may put California students out of school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the Universities of California have accommodated for the unusual circumstances. 

For prospective fall 2021 students, standardized test scores will not be required, letter grades for the spring 2020 semester will be...

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Governor Gavin Newsom says California schools will not reopen this year, fails to issue official order

Samantha Parr, Staff
April 1, 2020

For nearly three weeks, students in California adjusted to remote learning while waiting to hear how long schools would stay closed. On Wednesday, April 1, Governor Gavin Newsom confirmed that all California schools will remain closed throughout the remainder of the academic year.

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State superintendent says California schools will not reopen, TUHSD has yet to make a decision

Natalie Agnew, News Editor
March 31, 2020

In a letter released this morning, California’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond recommended that schools prepare distance learning for the rest of the year. Despite news coverage highlighting the certain nature of this closure, Thurmond stressed that this letter is not a directive. The final decision remains in the hands of school districts and health departments.

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
March 30, 2020

My motif is usually writing about good books and water bottles, but today I’ve decided to share some books that make for terrible reading material during a shelter in place order. 

To the Lighthouse. A book about people reflecting on their life choices while on a remote coast. 

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
March 30, 2020

Just because we’re under a “shelter in place” order, doesn’t mean that you have to cancel date night! Here are some safe outdoor activities that involve being at least six feet apart. 

Canoeing. The average canoe length is seventeen feet long, making social distancing easy to balance. Plus, what doesn’t say I love...

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Jack Reuter, Sports Editor
March 30, 2020

Six Bay Area counties closed on Tuesday Mar. 17 following the new ‘shelter in place’ directive. The order affects Santa Clara, San Francisco, Alamanda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Marin, totaling 6.7 million people. Health officials plan to reduce the spread of coronavirus by social distancing, maintaining a six-foot space from people when you must leave your home.  

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Adelina Merrell, Staff
March 30, 2020

The Women's Club in Fairfax hosted an under 21 event this past Saturday evening. Hosted by Adam Shapiro, a music instructor and Fairfax local coordinated with the help of Fairfax Mayor Renee Goddard. 

This event was the first of many more to come. The turnout of teens who attended the event showed that this is the kind of thing...

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
March 16, 2020

Eight a.m, time for the new morning lineup.

Get online, for the digital school routine.

Econ and math, street law, and lit, theater directing.

Math again and by then it’s like 9:15

And so I’ll read...

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Alice Simenstad, Staff
March 15, 2020



At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board meeting room was packed with over 200 members of the TUHSD community, ready to fight for their future.

On Tuesday, March 3, voters in San Anselmo, Larkspur, and Marin voted against Measure B. The proposed parcel tax of $455

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