Newberry Week of Sports Monday May 23 LOCATION CHANGE Varsity Track @ Sault Ste Marie 3:45 field events Baseball/Softball Home vs Mackinaw City 4:15 Wednesday May 25 DATE CHANGE Middle School Track @ Pickford 4:00 field events Golf Conference Championship @ Hessel Ridge 9am Thursday May 26 Varsity Track @ Pickford 4:00 field events
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Senior Spotlight - Connor Slaght Connor isn't sure what he's going to do after high school, but he's going to miss spending time with his friends. His favorite memory is landing his 3's and the crowd going wild and his favorite class was with Mr. Kirby. Connor couldn't live without his bike, and his advice to incoming freshmen is to be respectful.
Senior Spotlight - Liam Shanley Liam plans to become an electrician after high school. His favorite high school memory is playing football, and his proudest high school accomplishment is beating Pickford in the football playoffs. He's going to miss his friends and he couldn't live without his hat. Liam's advice to incoming freshmen is to enjoy high school while it lasts, it passes quickly, and his favorite quote comes from Connor Slaght: "We win tonight."
Want to make a difference? Come join our team! TAS has several positions available for next school year. These include a K-6 Secretary, 2 Special Education Paraprofessionals, a K-6 Counselor, and more! More information and applications can be found at bit.ly/tahquamenonjobs. Feel free to contact Sarah Pleiman at 906-293-3322 with questions.
Attention TAS Retirees!! Please join us in celebrating this year's retirees, Kristin Derusha and Christine Stephenson. RSVP by May 27th to Sarah Pleiman at email@example.com or 906-293-3322. We'd love to see you there!
Senior Spotlight - Ryan Metzler Ryan isn't sure what her plans after high school are, but she's going to miss her friends. Her favorite memory is beating the juniors in the PowderPuff football game, and her favorite classes were art with Mr. Parr and Algebra I with Mr. Jordan. Ryan's favorite saying is "Life goes on, days get brighter," and her advice to incoming freshmen is "be nice to everyone because you never know what they could be going through."
Senior Spotlight - Nathan Seitz Nathan's plans for after high school is taking the next big step in his life. Nathan is going to miss snow days, and his favorite classes were his dual enrollment classes. He couldn't live without ice water, and his advice to incoming freshmen is "pay attention in class, understanding the information is everything."
Reminder....... Parents of students who are interested in Dual Enrollment courses for the 2022/23 school year must attend a mandatory virtual meeting TONIGHT at 5:30 p.m. If your student has previously participated in Dual Enrollment courses, it is not necessary to attend. Join Zoom Meeting https://eupschools.zoom.us/j/96546147972 Meeting ID: 965 4614 7972 OR Call 1-301-715-8592
Senior Spotlight - Connor Rintamaki After graduating, Connor is planning to attend college for at least 2 years before finding a good job. He couldn't live without football, and he's going to miss seeing his friends every day. Connor's favorite class was chemistry and his advice to incoming freshmen is "Make the good memories last before it's over." His favorite quote is from Chad Johnson: "There's only 3 things guaranteed in life: death, taxes, and 85 will always be open."
Senior Spotlight - Priya Rao Priya's plans for after high school include attending the University of Michigan, and eventually going to a business school. One of her favorite high school memories is the PowderPuff football game her senior year, and her favorite class was international relations. Priya is going to miss playing sports with her friends, and her favorite saying is "Life is tough. Get a helmet."
Camp STAR information: If your child is between ages 8-17, has had a loved one die, and they need some help through the grieving process, they could go to Camp STAR at Bay Cliff Health Camp this August. If you would like more information and/or an application, please contact Mrs. Derusha at school.
UPCOMING DRILL On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Tahquamenon Area Schools in cooperation with the Luce County Sheriff's Office and Emergency Management will be conducting a relocation drill. Relocation drills are in the event that staff and students need to be removed from campus. This relocation drill will have students and staff K-12 practice leaving the school building and moving to locations off school campus. The students will be moving to the Methodist and Catholic churches. Law enforcement assisting with the drill will have streets blocked off to assist in moving students. The goal of this drill is to practice moving students and staff from school to relocation areas safely and efficiently and to test radio communication with all entities. This drill is estimated to take about an hour.
Senior Spotlight - Travis O'Neil After graduation, Travis plans to move to Sault Ste. Marie to begin a career as a mechanic. Travis is going to miss his friends, and his favorite class was with Mr. Parr. He's proud of working hard to get to his senior year, and his advice to incoming freshmen is "Don't get behind because you will regret it."
On Friday, May 13th, third graders traveled to Rivermouth Campground in Paradise to celebrate Release Day! The students successfully released 70 Chinook Salmon into the Tahquamenon River. It was a truly happy day for all who were there to witness! We played Life Cycle games and were fed a grilled hot dog lunch by Mr. McFadden. A perfect day!
REMINDER..... Friday, May 20 is "Bring a Guest to Lunch Day." Join your child for an indoor picnic lunch! Adult meals are $4.50. Lunch tickets must be purchased no later than Wednesday, May 18 in Central Office. See Jane.
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Senior Spotlight - John Nutkins After high school, Johnny is planning to continue as a part of the National Guard, as well as pursuing a certification in HVACR. His favorite high school memory is beating Pickford in the first round of football playoffs, and his favorite class was shop with Mr. Parr. The high school accomplishments he's most proud of is being part of National Honor Society and being Great Lakes East Defensive Player of the Year. Johnny's favorite saying is "60% of the time, it works every time."
Part 3- sixth grade campers were able to work on team building skills in an activity called “Blind Square”.
Part 2- Thank you to the AMAZING lunch ladies for packing a wonderful lunch for 6th grade camp! We enjoyed an amazing picnic lunch! 😀