211 S. Plank Rd., Tawas City, MI 48763 | PH: 989-984-2200 | FX: 989-984-2203


Mission Statement


Clara Bolen Elementary will provide a safe, nurturing and supportive learning environment for all students by fostering positive relationships and meeting the needs of each individual learner, while instilling a love of learning to ensure lasting accomplishments and self worth. 

School begins: 7:54am

School dismisses: 2:54pm

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Principal~Amy Clouse~989-984-2201
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Points of Pride

  • Highly qualified, dedicated, and caring staff whom work collaboratively to benefit all children in a safe and nurturing learning environment
  • Our building features secure entrances, security cameras, and consults with local law enforcement to implement best practices in regards to safety.
  • Rigorous curriculum, with data-driven decision making and multi-tiered systems of support for all students
  • Foreign Language, Art, Music, Computers, and Physical Education
  • Access to technology - 1:1 touchscreen chromebooks for Kindergarten students; 1:1 Classroom Chromebooks grades 1-4 students; Viewsonic Smart Panels as well as Document Cameras in every classroom
  • Implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports focused on safety, respect and responsibility.
  • Extended-Day and Summer Learning Opportunities
  • All teachers work to improve student learning by creating goals and action plans that promote student growth.
  • 100% staff trained in Kagan Cooperative Learning.
  • Fully implemented School Success Program, working to eliminate academic barriers for all students.
  • Over 93% of Clara Bolen Elementary parents attend Parent/Teacher Conferences.
  • The Parent Teacher Organization provides educational opportunities for all students by funding new playground equipment, classroom equipment and materials, field trips, and more!
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