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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

Sophomore Nora Richard, part of SLC “!” does homework for her classes after school.

New Small Learning Communities create a fresh start for HS 1327 community

Maddie Biegel, Podcast Producer September 24, 2020

After having the same Small Learning Community (SLC) system since the early 1990s, High School 1327, formerly known as Drake, decided to create a fresh start with a new SLC structure. There are eight...

Customers dining in front of the Coffee Roastery at one of downtown Fairfax’s controversial parklets on Sept. 23.

Fairfax parklets provoke discourse in community

Jack Long September 24, 2020

Over the last several months, multiple businesses in Fairfax built parklets to increase outdoor seating, providing a safer way to patronize restaurants. Parklets are outdoor seating arrangements positioned...

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

HS 1327 works toward final name change decision and anti-racist curriculum

Fiona Swan September 22, 2020

The decision to leave behind the name of Sir Francis Drake High School became the most prominent issue of concern in the Tam District community over the past few months. Some students and faculty feel...

Yema Khalifs clothing store in downtown Tiburon where the owners were the target of a confrontation with police on August 21, 2020.

Confrontation between Tiburon police and shop owner sparks backlash against police

Henry Pratt, News Editor September 14, 2020

On Friday, Aug.  21, at approximately 1:00 a.m, a racially-charged confrontation between Tiburon police and black store owner Yema Khalif occured, later causing backlash against the police from local...

Water flowed from the burst pipe before it was shut off.

Main water line breaks on High School 1327 campus, forcing teachers to reconsider teaching from their classrooms

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief August 25, 2020

On the evening of Sunday, Aug. 23, the main water line on the High School 1327 campus ruptured, causing flooding near the main gymnasium. As of today, Aug. 25, the water has been turned back on. However,...

The Woodward fire continues to advance toward the communities of Inverness Park and Olema. Areas in yellow are evacuation warning zones, and areas in red are mandatory evacuation zones.  The red dots indicate currently or recently burning hot spots.

First evacuation order issued during Point Reyes fire

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor August 24, 2020

At 6:22 pm, Monday, Aug. 24, an evacuation order was issued to residents in Silverhills Rd., Fox Drive, and Noren Wy south of Inverness Park. Residents of this area must leave immediately and evacuate...

The facade of the High School 1327 Gymnasium now stripped of all signage relating to Sir Francis Drake. Aug. 2020

Students seek school identity and unity amid controversial name change

Samantha Parr and Jack Long August 13, 2020

Since just over a week ago, Sir Francis Drake High School has become a name of the past. It’s time to say goodbye to the pirates and hello to new beginnings. When school resumes in August it will take...

Protesters gather before the march to Drake Avenue raising their fists symbolizing black power.

Marin City unites to protest racial injustice

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief June 5, 2020

Tuesday, June 2, Marin County locals gathered in Marin City to protest the death of George Floyd and to motivate and mobilize support for the racial justice movement sweeping across America.  Driving...

Drake High School reconsiders name change

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor June 5, 2020

A campaign to rename Drake High School has resurfaced. Drake is currently named after Sir Francis Drake, a British pirate and slave trader. The campaign hopes to name Drake after Archie Williams, a former...

A protestor preaches to the crowd about racial injustice.

San Anselmo gathers in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief June 4, 2020

On Saturday, May 30, hundreds of Marin protesters gathered to march in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement and to mourn the death of George Floyd, an innocent black man who was recently murdered...

ASB election results influenced by unparalleled circumstances

ASB election results influenced by unparalleled circumstances

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief May 21, 2020

After Drake High School’s shut down due to the coronavirus, the ASB elections were up in the air. There was some confusion about how the elections would occur. Would ASB wait to hold elections until...

Budget cuts bring drastic changes to TUHSD journalism programs

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief May 19, 2020

  On the evening of April 28, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees made the final decision to cut release periods for journalism and leadership advisers, global...

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