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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...

Shop wing updates, teacher resignations

By Sterling McGinn  A tour and updates of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) room at Newberry High School opened the regular monthly meeting of the Tahquamenon Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education. The meeting was held Monday, April 18 at 6 p.m. in the school...

TAS Board approves roof replacement bid

By Sterling McGinn One of the items on the agenda of the monthly Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education meeting was the approval of a roof replacement bid for the facility. The roof replacement is part of the school bond project. The meeting was held Monday,...

Angela Harris appointed to school board

By Carol Stiffler The Tahquamenon Area Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Monday evening 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...

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...