HS 1327 News

Sophia Minutoli
January 19, 2021

Thurs., Jan. 14, the Drake Leadership Council (DLC) voted on the criteria that potential new names for High School 1327 (HS 1327) must meet. The council also voted on names they acquired from the public’s suggestions, via a form sent out to the public. A crucial discussion point centered around The Coast Miwok Tribal Council of Marin’s reply to HS 1327 regarding...

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HS 1327 admin considers tournament-style elimination to choose a school name

Georgia Schroeder
January 14, 2021

The name change process has been a substantial and controversial topic in the High School 1327 (HS 1327) community. The Drake Leadership Council (DLC) finalized the name change and is continuing with the process, but now what are the next steps?

The DLC has been working to create an inclusive and productive name change process...

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HS 1327’s hybrid model includes various entry points and one-way hallways

Samantha Parr, Managing Editor
December 28, 2020

Various entry points and one-way hallways mark the campus map for HS1327 students' potential return to campus, in the three-cohort hybrid model, once the county is in the red zone for at least two weeks.


After an entire semester of fully-online learning, High School 1327 (HS 1327) announced a plan to return to school in a hybrid model in January. Due to...

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Understanding the 2021 spring semester hybrid learning schedule

Jack Long
December 24, 2020

When the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) transitions into hybrid learning in spring 2021, which could occur roughly two weeks after Marin County re-enters the COVID-19 Red Tier, the district will operate under a new and complex...

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San Anselmo approves study for traffic-prone Hub

Madie Butler and Sophia Minutoli
December 16, 2020

The San Anselmo Town Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, Nov. 22, to approve a $349,950 traffic study at the Hub, hoping to improve traffic flow at the intersection. The Hub, which connects San Anselmo, Fairfax, and Ross to San Rafael and Highway 101, is known by town officials as one of the most congested intersections in Marin.

Marin County enters purple zone threatening reopening of school

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes and Emily Cardwell
December 11, 2020

On Tuesday Dec. 10, Marin County re-entered the purple zone as COVID-19 cases resurged in California. Initially, Marin County was one of the only counties in the state reporting low enough cases to remain in the red zone. Regardless, a four-week county shutdown was planned as a preemptive attempt to relieve pressure on the healthcare system before the holidays.

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High School 1327 introduces new COVID-19 safety protocols for on-campus learning

Dylan Carson and Melissa Auchard
December 11, 2020

With students and teachers returning to High School 1327 (HS 1327) in the next couple of months, COVID-19 safety has become an urgent concern. The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is enforcing many new safety measures to ensure all staff, students, and their parents will remain safe from the virus. 

When back...

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Artists brighten San Anselmo through colorful utility box paintings

Ellis Chamberlin
December 11, 2020

While the pandemic created separation due to people being housebound, the San Anselmo Arts Commission used visual art to bring the community together.  

The San Anselmo Arts Commission is a non-profit organization that promotes local art. Typically, a large focus of the Arts Commission is music, however this has been challenging...

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DLC votes to continue name change process

Georgia Schroeder
November 20, 2020

In the late afternoon of Tues., Nov. 19, the Drake Leadership Council (DLC) held a Zoom meeting regarding the controversial topic of changing Sir Francis Drake High School’s name. The DLC has held many meetings since the news of a possible name change came out in early June of this year

In Tuesday's meeting, the DLC, consisting...

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Fairfax Theater reopens and closes again

Maddie Biegel
November 20, 2020

The Fairfax theater reopened in September after COVID-19 cases lessened in Marin, but closed again because of a lack of movies to show.

To ensure that the theater was safe, the theater allowed a 25 percent capacity per auditorium, about 7-20 people in each theater. They also spaced people apart by blocking off seats to ensure...

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Owners and staff have to face the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic as local restaurants are allowed to reopen

Isabella Nash
November 17, 2020

In May, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) began allowing restaurants to reopen after months of mandated COVID-19 safety closures. In order to remain open local restaurants now need to follow many COVID-19 restrictions.  

Many local restaurants, such as Fairfax Italian eatery Fradelizio’s, are doing their best to appease...

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ASB perseveres through COVID-19 by maintaining positivity and efficiency

Dominic Haggard
November 17, 2020

High School 1327 (HS 1327) is having a pivotal year. Because of the name change, online school, and COVID-19 restrictions, the slope to getting things done has dramatically increased. 

The Associated Student Body (ASB) has always been a large part of the changes and ongoings at HS 1327, arranging...

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