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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The SMART Train at the San Rafael station.

California Ballot Measures

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...

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.

Sign outside the boys restroom.

Admin email details racist events

Fiona Nudd, Web Editor 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...

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...

Staff Discusses Possible Changes to SLC’s

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor 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...

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

Possible calendar changes to the 2020-2021 school year

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...

Coronavirus prompts ideas surrounding the perpetuation of racist culture

Coronavirus prompts ideas surrounding the perpetuation of racist culture

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief 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 senior tree before and after recent cuts for its health.

Stump bad, seniors sad

Kaden Brastow, Reporter February 7, 2020

The senior tree watched over us for 57 years, watching us grow and branch out beyond the confines of sleepy San Anselmo. But now, bald and shrinking, its statue has been reduced. It still humbly stands,...

Peacock Gap hosting Winter Formal despite previous problems at location

Alice Simenstad, Lifestyle Editor February 3, 2020

Despite previous problems that occurred in the past at dances held by Peacock Gap, ASB has decided to give the location another shot. An inadequate dance floor and lack of alternate activities to dancing...

Staff Discusses Possible Changes to SLC’s

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor February 3, 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...

Congressman Huffman champions climate legislation

Congressman Huffman champions climate legislation

P.J. Nave, Reporter February 3, 2020

In September of 2019, dozens of members of congress sent a petition to Donald Trump. The petition demanded a new trade agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), because they...

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