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An illustration shows the finality of Drake High School’s potential new name “Archie Williams” as the name change process comes to an end.

DLC chooses Archie Williams as final name for High School 1327

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor May 7, 2021

On May 6, the Drake Leadership Council (DLC) voted by a strong majority to suggest the name “Archie Williams” as the new name of Sir Francis Drake High School to the TUHSD Board of Trustees. The DLC...

The names Cascade, Red hill, Creekside, Bon tempe, Baywood, Archie Williams, and San Anselmo as options for the renaming of HS 1327

Drake Leadership Council members choose a new process for the name change, prioritizing community’s values

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor April 27, 2021

On Thursday Apr. 22, the Drake Leadership Council (DLC) held a meeting to determine the future of the name change of High School 1327 (HS 1327). The council discussed a range of concerns such as pausing...

A slide presented in the board meeting showing the original timeline of the name change.

Board’s decision remains inconclusive on further steps in the name change process

Georgia Schroeder and Avery Yudice April 16, 2021

Tuesday, Apr. 13, the Tamalpais Union High School District Board, along with members of the Drake Leadership Council (DLC), met to discuss further action in the name change process after the removal of...

HS 1327 Name Change Journey

Dylan Carson, Copy Editor April 13, 2021

Just as the name change process is concluding, “Olema Trail” is removed from the top two finalists.

“Olema Trail” removed from final two name options

Georgia Schroeder and Sophia Minutoli March 30, 2021

Friday, Mar. 26, the Drake Leadership Council (DLC) removed “Olema Trail” from the name change process. High School 1327 (HS 1327) Principal, Liz Seabury, sent out an email on Monday, Mar. 29, informing...

Will Huctchinson and Jermey Tuffli working on the building process of the Fairfax Skatepark

Fairfax skatepark community GoFundMe reaches its 30,000 dollar goal

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 25, 2021

A GoFundMe fundraiser for the Fairfax skatepark started by Steven Teijeiro and Andrew Hauris on Dec. 27, 2020, announced that it reached its 30,000 dollar goal on Mar. 5.  In 2019, Teijeiro, the founder...

HS1327 Seniors join their classmates to receive their Welcome Back Goodie Bags on the first day of hybrid learning, March 2.

TUHSD announces plans to return to fully in-person school starting April 13

Kelsey Riemer, Opinion and Live Music Editor March 23, 2021

Tues., Mar. 23, during the fourth week of hybrid learning, an email was released announcing that the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) will return to fully in-person school on Apr. 13.  Previous...

HS 1327 community moves into final round of name change

Genevieve Peterson, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

As of Mar. 19 the final two school names have been officially selected and announced, Bon Tempe and Olema Trail. During the semi-finals the High School 1327 (HS 1327) community eliminated Awani-Wi, the...

A graphic that displays the cohort rotation that will occur following spring break.

TUHSD will switch from three cohorts to two after Spring Break

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief March 19, 2021

Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Superintendent Tara Taupier released a statement on Friday, Mar. 19 announcing that after spring break TUHSD will switch from its current three student cohorts...

“9-RG”, designed and painted by Sophomore Reiley Dillon, displayed left outside HS 1327 baseball field.

Students of High School 1327 design inspiring murals to replace former Drake logo

Dylan Carson, Copy Editor March 17, 2021

After the original Drake Pirates signage was removed from High School 1327 (HS 1327) in July of 2020, the Drake Fund, the Associated Student Body (ASB), and AP art students suggested adding new artwork...

A blue Honda covered in signage opposing the name change.

Community members gather at High School 1327 opposing the school’s name change

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief March 14, 2021

On Sunday, Mar. 14, dozens of community members gathered in the High School 1327 (HS 1327) main parking lot for a rally opposing the change of the school’s previous name, Sir Francis Drake High School,...

Former Sir Francis Drake High School signage defaced by anonymous students demanding name change. - September 16, 2020

HS 1327 moves into semifinals of name change process

Genevieve Peterson, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

As of Mar. 10, the final four possible names of High School 1327 (HS 1327) have been released and the voting has resumed. The final four name choices are Awani-Wi, Bon Tempe, Creekside, and Olema Trail. The...

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