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Coast Miwok Tribal Council of Marin thinks of name possibilities for HS 1327.

Drake Leadership Council responds to Coast Miwok Tribal Council of Marin’s suggestion for replacement name

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...

The many challenging steps necessary in the name change process

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

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor 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...

Various entry points and one way hallways indicated, including assigned lunch spots, on the HS1327 Campus when students return to campus in Hybrid Learning.

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

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief 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...

A simplified representation of the rotational schedule. Purple represents all virtual days, green signifies cohort green, grey stands for cohort grey, and yellow represents cohort glitter.

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...

Drivers wait to head south on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard at the Hub intersection in San Anselmo Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

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,...

California’s color coding, a system used to establish safety protocols county-by-county.

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...

All desks are spaced six feet apart, congruent with COVID-19 safety protocol.

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...

”Hope has Wings” painted by Maggie Maloney is inspired by native butterflies.

Artists brighten San Anselmo through colorful utility box paintings

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor 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...

The front of High School 1327 while the final name for the school is being decided.

DLC votes to continue name change process

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor 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...

The Fairfax Theater, on Center Ave in Fairfax, changed from Movies to the message, “We Will Be Bac(k).”

Fairfax Theater reopens and closes again

Maddie Biegel, Podcast Producer 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...

Pond Farm Brewing Company a brewpub in San Rafael on Tuesday, September 15

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

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor 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...

11/11/2020 - ASB discussing school tour management, as well as going back to school in the new year.

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...

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