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."
The 2014 Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 8-11 PM. Homecoming Dance tickets go on sell Wednesday, October 1st and will be sold until Wednesday October 8th before and after school. Tickets are $15.00 each. No tickets will be sold at the dance.
All dance attendees must have ID and Homecoming Dance ticket when entering dance.
All handbook rules apply
Monday - Neon / Sparkle Day
Tuesday - Camo Day
Wednesday - Represent your Harry Potter house
Thursday - Class Color Day
Friday - Red and White Day
Penny drop will be from Monday to Thursday
The 2014 Homecoming Court will be introduced at the Pep Assembly 7th hour
Parade line up occurs at 3:30 and the Homecoming Parade starts at 4:00
There will be Homecoming Court practice immediately following the parade and then 2014 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at halftime of the varsity football game.
SCHOOL STARTS – 7:50 A.M.
SCHOOL ENDS – 2:44 P.M.
TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD
TAHS ELA/World Language teacher Brenda del Rio recently attended the American Legion State Convention in Livonia where she was honored as one of five teachers selected as the American Legion Department of Michigan's Teacher of the Year Award. Teachers are nominated from the state of Michigan based on the teacher's competence, community involvement, and school involvement in patriotism/Americanism/community service programs. Only five teachers were recognized state-wide for this prestigious award.
DRIVE 4 UR SCHOOL
TAHS Principal Eric Diroff and Assistant Principal Stacey Mochty accept a check from Lindsay Miller from Dean Arbour Ford for $1,500. The money was raised through the Drive 4 UR School program. The Drive 4 UR School program is a fun, engaging way to help schools raise money to support their students. Dean Arbour Ford partnered with TAHS Student Senate and the Friends of Rachel group, to conduct a test-drive fundraising event. For every valid test-drive completed, Ford Motor Company donated $20 to the participating high school. Funds from this event will go towards student initiatives/programs at the high school.
Back row left to right: TAHS Principal Eric Diroff, Jayme Nunn, Samuel Loga, Jacob Carroll, Nolan Keim, Dylan Decker, Rudy Simpson
NEMC All Academic 3rd Team: Lauren Hedglin, Samuel Loga, Jacob Carroll, Caitlin Fisher and Rudy Simpson
Back Row left to right: Tawas Area Schools Athletic Director Lynn Kosto and TAHS Assistant Principal Stacey Mochty
Front Row left to right: Amy Diroff, Lauren Diroff and Eric Diroff
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, Tawas Area High School senior Lauren Diroff signed an Athletic Letter of Intent to play college lacrosse at Aquinas College. Diroff, played two years of varsity lacrosse at Saline High School before transferring to TAHS for her her junior year. She has also played varsity volleyball and soccer for the past two years Lauren is the daughter of Eric and Amy Diroff of East Tawas. She plans to study Business or Sports Management.