Sunday Send Off
Week of Oct. 18 - 23, 2021
Salmon in the Classroom
Salmon in the Classroom
This year, Tahquamenon Area Schools will be participating in the DNR program, Salmon in the Classroom. “One reason is the tremendous interest youth have in working with “live” resources. Salmon in the Classroom is not just another science activity, but a very interactive, participatory program in which students raise Chinook Salmon and ultimately are responsible for its survival and release. The number one reason that the DNR supports this living resource program is to build a connection between students and the natural resources found around them. In Michigan, this program began modestly in 1997 with a handful of schools. Since that time, interest has exploded and the DNR is pleased to see this program has the potential for tremendous impact.” (DNR materials). The program will be coordinated by Ann McFadden, our third grade ELA and Science teacher. She will be enlisting the help of students from Kindergarten through 12th grade to assist with fish and aquarium maintenance. We want it to be a school, as well as community experience. The aquarium will be located in the lobby for all to enjoy.
The initial costs for the equipment was over $3,000.00. We have already received generous donations from families and some local businesses. Fundraising continues, so we are asking for local businesses and organizations to consider making a donation to this worthwhile project. Checks may be made out to TAS and will be considered a charitable donation for tax purposes. We hope our community stakeholders will consider making this project a success with their support.
We will receive the Chinook Salmon eggs on November 18th. We invite our community members to stop by the school and check out the salmon! They will be released in April/May in the Two Hearted River. We hope to have a community celebration for the release. We thank you in advance for your support! Please contact Ann McFadden at email@example.com or at 906-293-3226 ext. 1112 and leave a message if you have any questions or want to make a donation.
School Board Meeting
November 2, 2021 TAS Bond Proposal on Ballot
Absentee ballots are now available. Call county clerk or township clerk to get yours. Vote now.
Please see taschools.org/page/bond for more information or contact Stacy Price at 293-3201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions not answered in FAQ please call or email Stacy Price.
Click here for an estimation of cost for you individually for the Tahquamenon Area Schools bond proposal that will be on the Tuesday, November 2, 2021 ballot.
Students should be staying home if they have symptoms and/or not feeling well. Thank you for your cooperation.
TAS needs your help. The playground after hours has become a hangout for older students. This is okay but the inappropriate language, littering and other unlawful acts of vaping and fighting are not. The playground was a community effort in raising funds and in building. I am asking parents and guardians to assist in talking with your child about this if your child is hanging out on the playground after school.
The playground is a place for children of our community from young to old to enjoy. We have been blessed with great fall weather to still be out enjoying it. Please help us keep it looking nice and being a place, everyone can come and enjoy.
Halloween Parade Route - Different Route
This year's parade will take place on Friday, October 29.
The parade will start at 1:45pm
- Depart from the FRONT of the school
- Head North on M123
- Turn LEFT on W. Truman
- Cut through HNJH parking lot on the East side to walk past Golden Leaves cafeteria windows so the residents can watch the parade.
- Head East on Harrie Street
- Turn RIGHT on Robinson Street heading South
- Cross McMillan Ave and enter the playground through the Northwest gate.
Parade will end on the playground and parents can meet their children there.
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