Anchor Bay High School

Mission Statement

Empowering all students to succeed in an ever-changing world.


If your child is absent from school, please call us at 586-648-2526.


covid-19 Updates Coronavirus Updates:

The district will be posting updates and letters to the COVID-19 Resource Page. Click here to be redirected.

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When there is no school, all school activities will be canceled.  When temperatures fall below 10 degrees, the salt may not melt the ice - please be careful on sidewalks and parking lots.

Check out the AF JROTC Program

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It's Always a Great Day to be a Tar!

Thank you for looking at the Anchor Bay High School's website. Our staff is very proud of our school. We pride ourselves on creating a child-friendly, educationally rewarding learning environment for our high school students!  Our district mission statement is, "Empowering all students to succeed in an ever-changing world. Our staff has a commitment to see that this phrase is not just words, but something we constantly strive to achieve and live by. We focus on developing a strong, positive relationship with the students and parents as we work together as a team so that we can bring out the very best in each child.  With all of us working together…great things are bound to happen!

We are very proud of the accomplishments of our students and the involvement of our parents. We look forward to working with your family and providing your child an outstanding educational experience!  Please feel free to contact us at any time.

Best Always,
Anchor Bay High School Staff

Go Tars!

                        Congratulations to Anchor Bay High School
                            Teacher of the Year - Denise O'Hearn!

                                                 Picture of AB Staff McDonald, LaPerriere, OHearn and Woodside

Anchor Bay Staff (Pictured from left to right) Joseph McDonald, Director Secondary Education, Jeff LaPerriere, Principal of ABHS, Denise O'Hearn, ABHS Teacher of the Year, Leonard Woodside, Superintendent.

ABHS Scheduling 2020-21 Video Link

(Please click on the link above for the Scheduling Video.)

Chemistry Tutoring

Macomb Community College and the Macomb ISD are partnering to offer free tutoring to high school chemistry students for the upcoming semester. 

So, how can your struggling students benefit?  It is very simple… Just have your students or parents complete the online form at All tutoring will be provided by Macomb Community College students at MCC and will be provided free of charge.  We will take kids on a first come, first serve basis so if you are interested, please sign up as soon as possible. Dr. David Tramontozzi (Chemistry professor at MCC) has identified a list of 25 or so college students interested in this service learning project.

Upcoming Events

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Anchor bay high school main entrance in early morning light
Attention All Students From 7:17am - 2:09pm, everyone must use the Main/Front doors to exit the building. Students are not permitted to go out to their cars during the school day - please plan accordingly.
Business professionals of america - today's students. Tomorrow's business professionals.
Business Professionals of America Club BPA club meets every Thursday in S200 at 2:15pm.
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Chess Club Love Chess? Join the club!! Wednesdays in S206 starting at 2:20 pm.
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Key Club Key Club is a student led organization with a community service focus and a great addition to your college resume! We meet in the DLL every other Monday.
Need Academic Help? NHS Tutoring on Mondays in N126 from 2:15-3pm, Food and Functions on Tues., Wed., & Thurs. in E100 during all lunches, and Math Tutoring on Wednesdays & Thursdays available in S113 from 2:20-3:20pm.
National Honor Society Crest with yellow ribbon
NHS National Honor Society 2019-20 Meeting Dates - Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 20, Dec. 18, Jan. 15, Feb. 19, Mar. 18, Apr. 22, May 13, and June 3 - Meetings are held in the Library at 2:15pm
Stand up, stay strong, speak up, stop bullying
No Bull Club The No Bull Club meets on the second Monday of every month to plan events and educate students about what Bullying is and how to stop it. Meetings are held in Mr. Kirsten's room, N202
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Parking Passes All cars in school lots must have a current parking pass. Applications are available in N136, the front office, or online. Completed application, driver's license, current registrations, current insurance, and proper payment is required to obtain pass.
Relay for Life- American Cancer Society logo
Relay for Life Meetings will be the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
Black, red and white SADD logo - students against destructive decisions
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Help educate fellow students about how to not make destructive decisions such as distracted driving, vaping, or using alcohol or drugs. Meets are every Tuesday after school in E131. Cost is a $5 donation. Club adviser is Mrs. Gunst.
Youth for Christ - East Michigan Logo
Youth for Christ YFC CORE - We meet every Monday during lunch in room E100. Come and join us. Talk about faith, life, and connect. All are welcome.

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ABHS Black History Month Performance

ABHS came together to celebrate Black History Month that was held on February 25, 2020 featuring Nanou Djiapo African Drum and Dancer along with Storyteller Yolanda Jack-(Mama Yo) with performance by Anchor Bay students.

Anchor Bay football team earned First Team All State Academic Team

2019-2020 Football team - team photo on football fieldCongratulations to the Anchor Bay football team for earning First Team All State Academic Team along with Senior Ben Seeley earning the All Academic Dream Team. 

ABHS Instrumental Music Accolades

Congratulations to the eight ABHS students selected to the MSBOA District 16 Honors Band and four students selected for the Honors Jazz Ensemble! The District 16 Honors Bands performed a concert in December and the Jazz Ensemble will perform in March.

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Exciting News ---ABHS Instrumental Music News - MSBOA District 16 Solo & Ensemble Festival Congratulations to the 97 ABHS instrumental music students who participated in this year’s MSBOA District XVI Solo and Ensemble Festival. These student-musicians worked after school and over the weekend to prepare for their performances. The festival took place Saturday, January 25th, Friday, January 31st, and Saturday, February 1st, at Rochester High School with entries being judged by one of over 40 experts on musical performance and ability. The 54 events who received a First Division rating qualified for the MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble Festival in March.
Exciting News from JROTC Our JROTC Drill Team did awesome this past Saturday. Below are the details from their event. Thank you SGT. Quintana for all the work getting these cadets prepared for competition. The JROTC Drill Team had a meet in Howell, MI on Saturday Feb 1, where they competed against 7 other schools from across Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio. The team competed hard and placed in the following categories; 2nd Place for Advanced Color Guard, 3rd Place for 1st Year Color Guard, Individuals for the Knock-out competition; Jacob Callebs 2nd Place in the Open category, Emily Bobinski 4th Place in the Open category, Olivia Orban 4th place in the 1st Year Category. Congratulations to all JROTC Drill Team members for an outstanding performance. Next they will head to Boston in March for their final competition of the year.
North Central Association Accredited Through accreditation and related services, NCA CASI continuously improves the quality of education and challenges education entities to prepare each and every learner for success. All Anchor Bay Schools are NCA Accredited.
Requesting ID Parents please bring some form of identification (driver's license preferred) with you when signing your child out of school. We are requiring this action to ensure the safety of your children. Once again, thank you for your kind understanding and anticipated cooperation in this matter.

Daily Announcements

Weekly Schedule

School Times

Standard Day: 7:17AM-2:09PM  
Conf./Half Day: 7:17AM-10:21AM
Exams Half Day:  7:17-10:47AM

Anchor Bay High School

6319 County Line Rd
Fair Haven, MI 48023
Phone: (586) 648-2525
Fax: (586) 716-8306


Jason Battle
Assistant Principal
David Boeskool
Assistant Principal
Richard Palmer
Assistant Principal
Mark Prebay
Assistant Principal
Jason Battle
Athletic Director
Tina Froehlich
Office Manager
Audrey Crozier
Lori Saleski
Marnie Vandam
Larry Fajardo
Police Liaison

Counseling Office

Danielle Lapka
Academic Coach
Sherry Kenward
Paulette Woodside
Office Manager
Lindsay Ahedo (A-Di)
Nicholas Champine (L-R)
Gregory Fowler (Dj-K)
Melanie George (S-Z)
Marc Patyi
Social Worker
Betsy Stein
Bilingual Counselor
Amy Distefano
Teacher Consultant
Frances Matlock
Teacher Consultant


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