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TUHSD moves to structured school schedule in response to COVID-19 closures

TUHSD moves to structured school schedule in response to COVID-19 closures

Fiona Nudd, Web Editor April 2, 2020

As of this morning, Apr. 2,  the Tam Union High School District has a new schedule in place for teachers and students across the district. The schedules set specific and unified times across the district...

Prospective UC high school students, accepted UC students, and UC transfer students affected by new UC coronavirus accommodations

Prospective UC high school students, accepted UC students, and UC transfer students affected by new UC coronavirus accommodations

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief April 1, 2020

While the coronavirus may put California students out of school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, the Universities of California have accommodated for the unusual circumstances.  For...

The quad of Drake sits unusually empty for a Thursday afternoon.

Governor Gavin Newsom says California schools will not reopen this year, fails to issue official order

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2020
For nearly three weeks, students in California adjusted to remote learning while waiting to hear how long schools would stay closed. On Wednesday, April 1, Governor Gavin Newsom confirmed that all California schools will remain closed throughout the remainder of the academic year.
State superintendent says California schools will not reopen, TUHSD has yet to make a decision

State superintendent says California schools will not reopen, TUHSD has yet to make a decision

Natalie Agnew, Sports Editor March 31, 2020
In a letter released this morning, California’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond recommended that schools prepare distance learning for the rest of the year. Despite news coverage highlighting the certain nature of this closure, Thurmond stressed that this letter is not a directive. The final decision remains in the hands of school districts and health departments.

Books that are terrible to read during a shelter in place order

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor March 30, 2020

My motif is usually writing about good books and water bottles, but today I’ve decided to share some books that make for terrible reading material during a shelter in place order.  To the Lighthouse....

Social distancing activities for couples

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor March 30, 2020

Just because we’re under a “shelter in place” order, doesn’t mean that you have to cancel date night! Here are some safe outdoor activities that involve being at least six feet apart.  Canoeing....

Bay Area Shelter in Place explained

Jack Reuter, Sports Editor March 30, 2020

Six Bay Area counties closed on Tuesday Mar. 17 following the new ‘shelter in place’ directive. The order affects Santa Clara, San Francisco, Alamanda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Marin, totaling...

Fairfax provides a stage for local teen talent

Adelina Merrell, Reporter March 30, 2020

The Women's Club in Fairfax hosted an under 21 event this past Saturday evening. Hosted by Adam Shapiro, a music instructor and Fairfax local coordinated with the help of Fairfax Mayor Renee Goddard.  This...

School at home. To the tune of “When will my life begin” from “Tangled”

Alexandra Fry, Features Editor March 16, 2020

Eight a.m, time for the new morning lineup. Get online, for the digital school routine. Econ and math, street law, and lit, theater directing. Math again and by then it’s like 9:15 And so...

TUHSD community protests journalism and Team cuts at board meeting

Alice Simenstad, Lifestyle Editor March 15, 2020

At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board meeting room was packed with over 200 members of the TUHSD community, ready to fight for their future. On Tuesday,...

COVID-19 concern causes TUHSD school closures

COVID-19 concern causes TUHSD school closures

Kelsey Riemer, Design Editor March 12, 2020

Thursday at 6:35 p.m., the TUHSD (Tamalpais Union High School District) administration sent the following information in an email to all parents and students of the community: “all TUHSD schools will...

Exit polls in Fairfax for Super Tuesday March 3 2020

Erik Gustufson, Reporter March 4, 2020

  Information collected by Erik Gustufson, infographic by Samantha Parr

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