Jolly Roger

School at home. To the tune of “When will my life begin” from “Tangled”

Alexandra Fry

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 a book, From my mom’s library. I’ll try to watercolor, and fail miserably. I...

TUHSD community protests journalism and Team cuts at board meeting

Alice Simenstad

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 $4...

COVID-19 concern causes TUHSD school closures

COVID-19 concern causes TUHSD school closures

Kelsey Riemer

March 12, 2020

Thursday at 6:35 p.m., the TUHSD (Tamalpais Union High School District) administration sent the following information in an email to all parents and students of the community: “all TUHSD schools will be closed starting Friday, March 13, resuming classes on Monday, March 30, as a precaution against the...

Exit polls in Fairfax for Super Tuesday March 3 2020

Erik Gustufson

March 4, 2020

  Information collected by Erik Gustufson, infographic by Samantha Parr...

California Ballot Measures

The SMART Train at the San Rafael station.

Jack Reuter and P.J. Nave

March 4, 2020

Measure B - Didn't Pass 2/3 needed to pass - 60% Yes Measure B is the renewal of special funding for the Tamalpais Union High School District. The measure would renew a parcel tax of $455 but adds an additional $190 per parcel as well. A total of $23 million would be going to the school district annually to “maintain...

Final Election Results Released

March 4, 2020

The votes have been tallied, and the election results have been released by the Marin County Elections Department.  You can download or view the results here.

Admin email details racist events

Sign outside the boy's restroom.

Fiona Nudd

March 2, 2020

Original publish date- March 2, Updated March 5.  This past Thursday, the administration sent community members an email regarding racist acts recently committed by students both on and off-campus.   The first incident mentioned, which occurred outside Safeway during lunch Monday, regarded several...

California becomes first state to pass later school start time law

Alice Simenstad and Kelsey Riemer

March 2, 2020

On Sunday, Oct. 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) passed a law pushing back middle and high school start times, making California the first state to restrict start times in an effort to improve teenage mental health. This law will require all California middle schools to start at 8 a.m. or later and all Cali...

Staff Discusses Possible Changes to SLC’s

Alexandra Fry

February 27, 2020

There’s a new SLC in town; DaVinci and ROCK will be ended in favor of a new plan.  A panel of 19 teachers and three consultants, known as the “SLC Development Team,” have met three times to discuss possible changes. Many have their own opinions about what the SLC’s should look like. Stude...

Possible calendar changes to the 2020-2021 school year

Teacher Jasper Thelin reads the school rules and safety codes packet, which was being passed around the room for approval.

Jack Reuter and Fiona Nudd

February 25, 2020

Last Wednesday, February 12th, The Drake Leadership Council (DLC), the school’s site council, met to discuss next year’s possible calendar change.  The group talked about the calendar for the next school year, 2020-2021. Drake is in session for precisely the number of days they are legally required to be. If Drake has to close for environmental, health, or safety reasons, they nee...

Coronavirus prompts ideas surrounding the perpetuation of racist culture

Coronavirus prompts ideas surrounding the perpetuation of racist culture

Melissa Auchard, Staff

February 12, 2020

“F*** the Chinese.”  “The Chinese really on some f*** s***.” “The Chinese tend to be so f***ing stupid and gross and dirty.” Each of these quotations are things that have come from the mouths of my peers.  Put yourself in the position of the population targeted with these c...