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Angela Harris appointed to school board

By Carol Stiffler to fill the remainder of former trustee Michelle Zellar’s term. Zellar has moved out of the school district, vacating her position. Three people filled in applications to be considered, and were interviewed in person Monday evening. Ben Rahilly, Luce...

TAS board waffles over EUP fiber collaborative

By Lauren Burton This Monday, August 16 marked the last monthly Tahquamenon Area Schools board meeting prior to the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. Trustee Michelle Zellar was absent. Angie MacArthur, superintendent of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate...

Grand Marais has new school superintendent

By Carol Stiffler Tony Barnes, an Ishpeming native, took the long way home. He joined the Peace Corps after graduating from Northern Michigan University, receiving a placement in Thailand. Barnes stayed three years before picking up work in the Phillipines, then...

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...