U.S. News and World Report Announce the Best High Schools in Michigan
In a survey conducted among the best high schools in Michigan, Tawas High School was ranked #63 out of 826 Michigan schools. This ranking earned Tawas High School a silver medal. The survey is used to see which schools are proficient in basic skills as well as readiness for college level work. To see more on the methodology for collecting this information, go to http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/michigan. Click on the link at the bottom of the page titled "About the Rankings Methodologies."
On behalf of everyone at Tawas Area High School, I would like to thank the entire Tawas Area community for their continued support in renewing the District's Operational Millage. Your continued support of our schools illustrates the ongoing commitment this community's has regarding a TAS and the importance of a providing a strong academic experience for each and every one of our students.
This is yet another reason that I am proud to serve the students, parents, staff and community as the TAHS Principal.
My most humble thanks again!
Due to Easter Break, the library will be closed from April 17th-21st. We will re-open on Tuesday the 22nd.
THIS PAST SATURDAY WE HAD STUDENTS TRAVEL TO LAPEER EAST HIGH SCHOOL TO PERFORM IN THE MSBOA STATE SOLO AND ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL. WHILE THERE, THE PERFORMED VERY WELL AND PROUDLY REPRESENTED OUR BAND PROGRAM:
The Iosco RESA Career and Technical Education Center would like to take this opportunity to recognize James Turland as “Professional Student of the Month” for February, 2014. James is the son of Kerri Burg and Glen Turland. He is a senior at Tawas Area High School.
James is a second-year student in Iosco RESA’s Automotive Technology program. He currently goes to Dean Arbour Chevrolet for work site where he receives above average scores. He is involved in all shop activities and mentors first year students when needed. James is a leader and respected person and is definitely an asset to the program and the Tech Center. Last year James competed at the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society’s high school automotive competition where he placed in the top ten for Shop Math, Written Test, Tool Identification and took 1st place in Safety Inspection. James will be competing again in May to try to earn more scholarship money on top of the scholarships he won at last year’s competition.
To be nominated for “Professional Student of the Month”, a student must have outstanding work ethics, no absences or tardies for the month, no discipline issues and at least a B grade point average. Iosco RESA Tech Center offers the following programs for 11th and 12th grade students: Aircraft Maintenance, Automotive Technology, Food/Tourism & Hospitality Management, Health Science/EMS, Health Science/Nursing, and Power Mechanics. For more information about these programs call 989-362-3006 ext. 142.