Tawas Area Schools News
The Tawas Bands had some wonderful performances at District Festival this weekend in Oscoda! The 7th/8th Junior Band performed Friday afternoon and received an overall 1st Division Rating (I-I-I in concert and a II in sight reading). The High School Concert Band performed Saturday afternoon and also received an overall 1st Division Rating (I-I-II in concert and a I in sight reading). This qualifies both groups for State Festival!
If you see a band student, please congratulate them on a job well done!
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The 8th graders competed in the America & Me Writing competition this year and the results are in! The following students’ essays were selected for this competition: Miranda Nickell, Bethany Sides, Kori Schaaf, Christine Qiu, Stephan Neiser(not pictured),Camille Mellen, Aaliya Cota, Madison Burgess, Kylie Sizemore, Elise Klinger.
Three out of the ten essays were selected by the contest judges for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. The 1st place essay is moving on to the state competition!
3rd Place: Stephan Neiser, “Mr. Suttle: My Michigan Hero”
2nd Place: Miranda Nickell, “Teacher, Band Director, Hero”
1st Place: Madison Burgess, “Thanking You Isn’t Enough”
Community News Release
Michigan Context and Performance Report Card for Public Elementary and Middle Schools 2017
For further information www.mackinac.org/archives/2018/s2018-03.pdf