255 West M-55 Tawas City, MI 48763 | PH: 989-984-2300 | FX: 989-984-2303

About our Middle School


Male Principal

Toby Suttle


Female Assistant Principal
Christine Bolen
Assistant Principal

Contact List

Spaid, Denise
Building Secretary
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Mission Statement
Tawas Area Middle School will provide a safe, inspiring, and rigorous learning environment by creating positive relationships and encouraging respectful and responsible behaviors for each student.  
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Points of Pride

  • Rated by US News and World Report as a, "Best Middle School", ranking 241 of 818 middle schools in Michigan.
  • Rigorous core curriculum with a  tiered support system.
  • Highly Qualified and dedicated staff
  • Our building features secure entrances, security cameras, and consults with local law enforcement to implement best practices in regards to safety
  • Positive Behavior Supports, Peer Mediation groups
  • Extended-Day learning opportunities
  • Summer School
  • The Science Olympic Team finished 28th at the State Tournament, 1st at Regionals
  • Spanish 5-8, Choir 8th grade, Band 6-8 grade, PE 5-8 grade, Art 8th grade, Computer Science 5-8 grade.
  • 1:1 Take-Home Chromebooks 7-8 grades, now 5-8
  • Viewsonic Smart Panels, Projectors, and document cameras in the classrooms
  • Extra Curricular Activities Include: Robotics, Science Olympics, Student Senate

2020-2021 Bell Schedule

School begins: 7:50am
School dismisses: 2:49pm