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The MA Taiko ensemble performing at the Fall Dance Assembly

The Fall Dance Assembly From a Performer’s Perspective

Anaya E. | January 27, 2023

We opened the show: 10 nervous freshman girls wielding wooden sticks and large drums. All semester, we’d been building up to this moment in Taiko class– the very first segment of MADCO. Every D Block,...

Calpulli Tonalehqueh performing on the Championship Field

Aztec Dance Group Comes to MA for Latine Heritage Month

Kate L. , Community Writer | October 25, 2022

On October 3, students, faculty, and staff gathered on the field to watch a San Jose-based Aztec dance group named Calpulli Tonalehqueh perform. The group’s mission is to share indigenous culture on...

Club Spotlight: Council on Sustainability

Club Spotlight: Council on Sustainability

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief and Writer | February 14, 2022
Last school year, Marin Academy’s environmental club, historically known as “Climate Action” seemed to be graduating alongside its senior (class of 2021) leaders and long-loved faculty advisor and science...
MA Model UN is back!

Club Spotlight: The Resurrection of MA Model UN

Finn D. '24 | February 14, 2022

Club Profile: Club Name: Model United Nations Leaders: Reyna N. ‘23 and Justin G. ‘23 Faculty Advisor: Candace Chen Mission: “The intended purpose...

On the New Aquatic Center: Opportunities, Delays, and Anticipation

On the New Aquatic Center: Opportunities, Delays, and Anticipation

Finn D. '24 , Co-Editor in Chief and Writer, Opinion and Community | February 14, 2022

Driving or walking along 5th Avenue in San Rafael, have you ever wondered why there is a large hole in the ground? Or why there is a perpetual sound of drilling? Well, for the...

Freshmen & Sophomores Navigate Post-Zoom MA

Freshmen & Sophomores Navigate Post-Zoom MA

Finn D. '24, Co-Editor in Chief | December 16, 2021

As Marin Academy rapidly approaches the highly-anticipated end of the first semester, many students find themselves reflecting on the past year of virtual learning. In recent months,...

From Crepes to Tenders: 7 Excellent Restaurants Near MA

From Crepes to Tenders: 7 Excellent Restaurants Near MA

Kate L. '24, Writer, Community and Athletics | December 16, 2021

With multiple highly rated restaurants located just a short walk away from Marin Academy, it’s clear MA students have a lot of choices when it comes to eating off-campus. To narrow...

Hypothesis and Investigation: The MARC Program

Hypothesis and Investigation: The MARC Program

Helena P. '24 | December 16, 2021

Microglia, echinoderm, microbiomes, mealworms, exoplanets. These terms may spark some sort of familiarity to you, perhaps you have taken a course, listened to a presentation, or are intrigued by your own...

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