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TAS hires high school principal

By Sterling McGinn After a lengthy search for a 7-12 grade principal, the Tahquamenon Area School (TAS) Board of Education voted to hire Brian Sikkenga—a familiar face to the Newberry school system and community. Sikkenga served as athletic director and physical...

Resignations hit Tahquamenon Area Schools

By Sterling McGinn Numerous faculty and staff resignations were submitted to the Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education, including one from celebrated band teacher Sara Perfetti, which was received just hours before the start of the August board meeting....

TAS roof work commenced

By Sterling McGinn Workers have started the task of replacing the roofs on the elementary building, gymnasium and library. The roof was just one of several items discussed at the Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting held Monday,...

Youth football camp starts Monday

By Dan Hardenbrook The annual Tahquamenon Area Youth Football Camp returns to the Newberry High School football field next week. The camp is open to all area kids going into grades 4 through 8 and gives them a chance to try football in a fun and exciting atmosphere...

Major upgrades at Burt Township this summer

By Tony Barnes School’s out for summer! June is arguably the most transitional month in education. Sure, school lets out and most people go on vacation but there’s still work to be done to wrap everything up. We got out on Friday, June 10 this year, and as is...

TAS Board approves early start for 2022/2023 school year

By Sterling McGinn  The Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education met Monday, May 16 at 6 p.m. in the TAS Library for their regular monthly meeting. Although the agenda was light that evening, several items of note were discussed. School will resume before...