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May 17, 2019
The official last day of School

The governor signed a bill at the end of last week granting schools the ability to adjust their calendars based on the the state of emergency days declared back at the end of January and beginning of February. The new end date for the 2018-2019 school year is June 14. June 10, 11, and 12 will be full days of school. June 13 and 14 will be half days of school.

Seniors, if you have outstanding invoices for any fines or fees that are owed, please make sure these are taken care of soon.

Thank You,
Mr. John Klinger

May 16, 2019
Fine Arts Festival

Fine Arts Festival May 7, 2019

Once again Tawas High School hosted its annual Fine Arts Festival. The festival included performances by the choir and the band. High school visual arts students set up displays to showcase their art and talent from this school year. Students in photography, computer graphics, drawing and painting, and ceramics displayed their work.

Many visual art students won awards and received prizes. Rachel Webster won Overall Best of Show. For Best Display Kendel Couturier took first place, Cheyenne Martin placed second, and Alena Cichowski received honorable mention. Photography awards went to: Lili Denney, first place; Brooke Chriva, second place; Franky Keisler and Jeslyn LaJoice, honorable mention. Ceramics awards went to: Olivia Loucks, first place; Elizabeth Brown, second place; Gavin Svanberg and Chelewynne Shuart, honorable mention. Drawing and Painting awards went to: Vivien Lin, first place; Celia Dobbs, second place; Elizabeth Brown and Rachel Clark, honorable mention. Computer Graphics awards went to: Amanda Cotton, first place; Grace Scheider, second place; Emily Young, honorable mention.  

The school, students, and staff were privileged this year by many sponsors who donated time and money to make this year’s festival outstanding. Thanks to Louise and Ron Shocksnyder, John and Mary Henry, Almo Manifold and Tool Co., Tawas Bay Art Gallery, Linda Holt, Penny Payea, Dragonfly Art Gallery, Norman Charters, Paul Gliesman, Truly Yours Custom Frame Shop, Arnies Arts ‘N Crafts, Michelle Bettiga Pottery, and Quota Club.

May 15, 2019
NHS Induction Ceremony

On Tuesday, May 14, current members and new inductees were honored at the Tawas Area NHS Induction Ceremony. These students must uphold principles of morality and ethics, be cooperative, demonstrate high standards of honesty and reliability, show courtesy, concern, and respect for others, while achieving academic success.  The four pillars that represent these traits are:  character, scholarship, leadership, and service.  Congratulations to our current members and our new inductees!

May 7, 2019
April Students of the Month

April Student's of the Month(from left to right): Brooke Binder, Spencer rootes, Gracie Gross, and Adalyn Pike!! Congratulations and keep up the good work!!

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