Left to right, senior Ali Lee, junior Grace Marshall, senior Sabrina Nunez, junior Cami Klemme cheering on their teamates

After shaky start, memorial game ends in heartwarming victory

On Thursday, community members gathered to watch the varsity softball team play Tam in its first home league game. The game was dedicated to Casassa, who coached the team for 27 seasons. “We are playing for [Casassa] today, but everyday we play for him,” said junior and starting pitcher Morgen Celis. “By playing on the field […]

The team gathers before another run

Zach and the Rippers

Covered in mud up to our knees as the rain poured down, Zach and I struggled to push his car off the road, really just a dirt trail that had turned to mud. In an attempt to beat the main highway traffic, our GPS had lead us astray. My trip up to Tahoe with youth […]

Unable to print its newspaper, Drake High School's Jolly Roger waits whole the Tamalpais Union High School District and California Schools Employee Association resolve a contract dispute.

Jolly Roger unable to print amid contract dispute

Drake’s student-run newspaper, the Jolly Roger, has been unable to publish in print this semester after the print shop run by the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) was shut down. The cease in printing is due to a provision in the district Classified Staff Union, a chapter of the California Schools Employee Association’s (CSEA) […]

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Educational realities behind ADHD

Educational realities behind ADHD by Daniela Schwartz   “In middle school I’d always be standing up in my classes and fidgeting with stuff and bending paper clips and flinging rubber bands, and doing whatever to just keep myself occupied. My teachers basically realized that they had to put me in the back of the classroom […]

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Week-long impasse between district and teachers’ union ends

The Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT) union ended a week-long impasse regarding contract negotiations on Thursday and withdrew their filing for state mediation. After seven months of fruitless negotiation, the TFT officially declared an impasse on Feb. 9, which would have triggered a state review and subsequent mediation between the union and the Tamalpais Unified […]

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This past Friday, Jazz A band performed at the annual Night of Blues in the CEA.

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Annual Night of Blues fundraiser entertains hundreds

It’s 7:35 p.m., and there is a line of dressed-up students waiting to get into the music-filled CEA. Inside, skirts twirl and shoes squeak on the newly decorated CEA floor as students dance to jazz and swing music performed by their peers. Some students even pair off to swing dance with one another. Last Friday […]

Sports


After shaky start, memorial game ends in heartwarming victory

On Thursday, community members gathered to watch the varsity softball team play Tam in its first home league game. The game was dedicated to Casassa, who coached the team for 27 seasons. “We are playing for [Casassa] today, but everyday we play for him,” said junior and starting pitcher Morgen Celis. “By playing on the field […]

Opinion


UnPresidented: Trump budget abandons ‘soft power’ spending

“UnPresidented” is a new column discussing the transition and first days of the Trump administration.   On Thursday, President Donald Trump finally revealed his administration’s proposed budget. Along with the long-rumored $54 billion hike in military spending, the Trump administration also proposed massive cuts in domestic funding, including anti-poverty and education programs, and the State […]

Culture


Wiggins dances through life

Junior Victoria Wiggins has been dancing all her life. For her, it is a source of energy, making it hard to keep herself from making a move when she hears music. Wiggins, who moved to Marin last school year, primarily dances hip-hop. Her skills don’t just come from the studio—as of now, she isn’t taking […]

Review


Whisk and Skillet’s tasty options satisfy with every bite

Whisk and Skillet, a daytime eatery located in Strawberry, opened on Feb. 15. The new spot serves breakfast and lunch until 4 p.m., providing a high quality and nutritious meal available beyond typical breakfast hours. The new addition to Strawberry mall is founded by Norman Lou, who is the owner of Marin’s popular Asian cuisine […]