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TAS approves hiring of two teachers

By Sterling McGinn The hiring of two new teachers, and the acceptance of a resignation took place at the May 17 meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education. The meeting was held in the school cafeteria and via Zoom. Trustee Puckett participated...

Tahquamenon Area Schools CTE program continues to grow

By Sterling McGinn CTE (Career and Technical Education) instructor Linus Parr gave an update on the school’s program at the beginning of the April meeting of the TAS Board. The meeting was held in-person, and via Zoom in the school cafeteria on Monday, April 19....

The winter sports season was a success

By Dan Hardenbrook With the crowning of State Champions in boys and girls basketball last weekend in Lansing, the long and eventful winter sports season reached its end. The overall opinion is that it was all worth it and the season was a success! Newberry Athletic...

Abby Smithson wins elite scholarship

By Carol Stiffler Abigail Smithson was in Engadine to watch a basketball game when her cell phone rang. The atmosphere was loud, even though the game was currently at a time out. Unwilling to believe her ears, she asked the caller to repeat their news – that she...

New Eagles coach proud of players

By Dan Hardenbrook It’s no secret that the new season has gotten off to a challenging start for the Engadine Eagles boys basketball team. They’ve had a series of hurdles. But new Coach Ty Elenbaas knows his guys won’t just give up. There was the long delay to...

School bond under discussion; Griffis to retire

By Sterling McGinn  The Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education met Monday, February 15 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Trustees Bruce Klusmeyer and Lawrence Vincent arrived later in the meeting, and trustee Michelle Zellar was not in attendance. No members of the...