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Grant Recipients 2021-2022

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Putting Your Donations to Work

The Tam High Foundation received about 50 grant requests from across the school for the 2021-2022 academic year. These provide state-of-the-art equipment, guest instructors, and hands-on experiences for students in every department. Some provide leadership training, mentoring, and achievement opportunities for underserved students. Support continues to fund the Wellness Center, field trips, an after-school librarian, Tam Unity Days, and so much more. Below is a partial list of our grant recipients.

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Schoolwide

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After-school Librarian Provides students a safe and quiet place to study after school. 

Test and AP Scores Funding for fees associated with college tests and applications.

Field Trips Ensures students don't have to pay. 

LINK Crew Juniors and seniors help new students adjust to school.  

 

Unity Days Food trucks, music, and activities. 


 

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After-school Librarian Provides students a safe and quiet place to study after school. 

College AP and Test Fees Provides funding for costs associated with these.

Field Trips Ensures students don't have to pay. 

LINK Crew Juniors and seniors help incoming freshmen and new students adjust to school.  

 

Unity Days Food trucks, music, and activities. 


 

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Equity

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WISE Mentoring Juniors and seniors are trained to mentor freshmen and sophomores. 

Success Network A multi-tiered intervention support system available to all.

Bridge the Gap After school tutoring support for students in need.

Young Scholars Academy Building leadership, self-regulation, awareness, and advocacy skills in Tam High's young men of color.

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Wellness

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Wellness Center This space is open five days a week during school hours and offers support to students struggling with a mental health or relational issue. 

Mindfulness Training An eight-week workshop designed to strengthen self-awareness and develop greater presence. The goal is to adopt healthier habits and build compassion for others.  

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AIM

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Camera kits These replace outdated equipment and are used to make documentary films by upwards of 400 students in the Academy of Integrated Humanities and New Media (AIM.)

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Campus Improvements

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Student center remodel Students can now enjoy the new furniture, snack machines, and games. Many volunteers were involved in the process, including parent and architect Phil Rossington.  

Staff lounge refresh Upgrades include collaboration tables, independent work booths, a lounge, and a wall separating the bathroom entrances from the rest of the space.

Outdoor recycling centers  Eventually, compost bins will be added to further divert trash away from Marin County landfills.

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English

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Poetry for sophomores Professional poets share methods and guide students through writing exercises.  

Theatre field trip Every 11th-grader attends a matinee performance at the Marin Theatre Company (MTC.) 

Shakespeare Guest actors from the Marin Shakespeare Company lead a series of hands-on interactive experiences.

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Science & Engineering

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ROVs Remote-operated underwater vehicles  help students explore marine environments.

Maker Space laptops These replace outdated models in engineering and architecture classes. 

Non-graphing calculators Made available in class for students who don't have their own. 

CRISPR & CPR test kits Students use these to edit the genes of non-pathogenic bacteria.

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The Arts

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Live figure models This time-honored tradition allows students to study the human form.  

Professional workshops Working artists from around the world teach unique techniques. 

Guest musicians Professional artists work with every ensemble and student in our music program to enhance and challenge their skills.  

Drama workshops Students learn about sound, costume design, prop construction, and more.