Jolly Roger

District abandons rubber turf, health risks remain unclear

Kaden Brastow

November 7, 2019

For years the Tam District community has been using fields that allegedly pose serious health risks. Is this true, and is there a better option?  After installing a non-toxic cork-based infill on several of its athletic fields, the district is gradually doing away with ground-up car tires, or “c...

Zero-Waste movement influences Marin businesses

Samantha Parr, Staff

October 31, 2019

As climate change and pollution issues become more dire, some local businesses are taking the lead to reduce plastic waste by offering sustainable options and suggesting ways that the community can also reduce single-use plastic consumption. Plastic not only feeds into the oceans and disrupts ecosystems, ...

New homecoming week events hope to include more students

 Spirit themes for Homecoming week and dance on the chalkboard outside the Student Center.

Samantha Parr, Staff

October 4, 2019

“We are not going to be selling tickets at the door because that is what led to the line being too slow,” Seabury said. 

New School Year Brings Big Changes to Small Learning Communities

Alice Simenstad

October 3, 2019

Over the next year, the entire small learning community (SLC) system at Drake will be overhauled to provide better opportunities for all students.                                         According to Principal Liz Seabury, the entire teaching staff is working on recr...

District budget crisis impacts class sizes

Illustration by Pace Buchan

Kaden Brastow, Reporter

September 20, 2019

“It all stems from scarcity, like we’re learning in Economics. It all stems from an effort to save money,” said Mike Kelemen.

Canteen creates buzz among students

Canteen creates buzz among students

Samantha Parr, Staff

September 18, 2019

Has your stomach been rumbling during class recently? Wander into the Canteen during break or lunch and catch up on surprising menu changes starting this fall. Despite changes, such as the removal of the slushy machine and ice cream, many popular items like breakfast sandwiches and pizza remain. ...

2020 candidates’ plans for reducing college costs

Natalie Agnew, Feature Editor

June 6, 2019

The burden of college cost is an expense that can make a degree unattainable or follow those who choose to attend long into their lives. With seniors leaving for college and juniors just beginning the college process, cost and eventual debt are important considerations. Juniors and seniors will have...