Anchor Bay High School

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ABHS Attendance

If your child is absent from school, please call us at 586-648-2526 and send any attendance documentation to

06/01/23 PDF DocumentABHS Graduation Information
06/01/23 PDF DocumentABHS Incoming Freshmen Parent Night & Orientation Day
06/07/23 PDF DocumentABHS Powderpuff information for Class of 2024
06/07/23 PDF DocumentABHS Powderpuff information for Class of 2025
06/16/23 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #10
08/01/23 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #1
08/08/23 PDF DocumentFreshmen Parent Flyer PDF DocumentSenior Parking Space Flyer 
PDF DocumentSophmore & Junior Parking Information  PDF DocumentSenior Sunrise
8/18/23 PDF DocumentSenior Parking Space Painting Make Up Day PDF Document10th, 11th, & 12th Tar Check In 2023 Flyer
09/08/23 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #2
09/25/23 PDF DocumentHomecoming Week 2023PDF DocumentHomecoming 2023 Shirts
09/29/23 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #3
10/20/23 PDF DocumentABHS PSAT/NMSQT Testing (11th Graders)
10/24/23 PDF DocumentLink Crew Halloween Celebration (9th Graders)
10/25/23 PDF DocumentABHS Senior Class Fundraiser
11/01/23 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #4
12/04/23 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #5
12/22/23 PDF DocumentABHS Winter Formal Flyer
12/22/23 PDF DocumentABHS Freshmen Cocoa and Cram Exam Flyer
01/01/24 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #6
01/31/24 PDF DocumentABHS Senior Scholarship Basketball Game Participation Form
01/31/24 PDF Document ABHS Senior Class Meeting and Info
01/31/24 PDF Document ABHS 2nd Semester Senior Class Meeting and Info
01/31/24 PDF Document ABHS 2nd Semester Junior Class Meeting and Info
01/31/24 PDF Document ABHS Junior Class Incentivies Meeting and Info
01/31/24 PDF Document ABHS 2nd Semester Freshman & Sophomore Class Meeting and Info
01/31/24 PDF Document ABHS Extra-Curricular Eligibility Policy
02/02/24 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #7
02/06/24 PDF DocumentSeniors - Senior Parent UpdateScholarship Basketball Participation /
Scholarship Basketball Game Date Change3/01/24 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #8 (March)
03/14/24 PDF Document9th Testing 2023-2024 Parent Letter
03/14/24 PDF Document10th Testing 2023-2024 Parent Letter
03/14/24 PDF Document11th Testing 2023-2024 Parent Letter
03/22/24 PDF DocumentABHS Testing General Overview Parent Communication
04/02/24 PDF DocumentABHS 9th Grade Testing
04/02/24 PDF DocumentABHS 10th Grade Testing
04/02/24 PDF DocumentABHS 11th Grade Testing
04/02/24 PDF DocumentABHS 12th Grade Testing
04/03/24 PDF DocumentABHS Communication #9 (April)
04/15/24 PDF DocumentABHS Senior Newsletter
04/16/24 PDF DocumentABHS AP Testing College Board Exam Parent Letter & AP Testing Schedule
04/18/24PDF Document ABHS 2024-2025 Student Council Application Form (Click Here)

ABHS Report Card

Quarter 4 grades are now available in Parent Portal.  For directions to view your student's report card in Parent Portal click here.

Anchor Bay Summer School Credit Recovery 2024

Please click on the link above for ABHS students who are credit deficit in core classes and want to recover lost high school credits and be on track for high school graduation.  

ABHS Graduation, Senior Awards, & Scholarship Night

Please refer to the following links for Graduation, Senior Awards Night & Senior Scholarship: 


Graduation - 7:00 p.m. -


Senior Awards - 6:30 p.m. -


Scholarship Night - 6:00 p.m. -

ABHS Academic Support


  • NHS After School Drop-In Tutoring:  This is peer tutoring organized by NHS students on Mondays and Thursdays after school from 2:20-3:20 pm in the Media Center.  This is a drop-in session for core classes only.   If you have questions about this, please reach out to Ms. Kitchens ( or Ms. Koch (

  • Math Tutoring is available on Mondays and Wednesdays in room S115. Please email  for more information.

Testing Center will be available after school on Wednesdays for test make-ups and retakes. Students needing to utilize the Testing Center will need to inquire with their teacher and will need to arrange for post-testing transportation.


New Student OrientationABHS 8th Grade (Incoming 9th Graders)
Parent Orientation Parent Meeting

Click here to watch the recorded video of the meeting.

Tech Support

To best support our families, we want to share the address for our Technology Support Team. Please email when/if you encounter technology issues and need trouble-shooting support. It is monitored closely every day.

Upcoming Events

Want the school calendar to update to your phone?  Click on the small calendar icon below for directions.  ABHS General 2024-2025 Calendar (click here), for more information, please refer to the following events.

Anchor Bay High School Events

August 3
End of Band Camp Performance
8:30 AM
Anchor Bay High School - Tar Stadium
End of Band Camp Performance
Date: Aug 3
Time: 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Anchor Bay High School - Tar Stadium
Calendar: High School Events

Events & Athletics


Anchor bay high school main entrance in early morning light
Attention All Students During school hours, 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 - Please contact Mr. Mittelstadt for more information.
Key Club International Logo
Key Club Key Club is a student led organization with a community service focus and a great addition to your college resume! Please see Ms. Herbert for more details.
Need Academic Help? NHS Tutoring - Please contact Ms. Kitchens for more information.
National Honor Society Crest with yellow ribbon
NHS National Honor Society - Please contact Ms. Kitchens for more information.
Stand up, stay strong, speak up, stop bullying
No Bull Club No Bull Club - Please contact Mr. Kirsten (Room N202) for more information.
Red and white Parking permit tag with the number 001
Parking Passes All cars in school lots must have a current parking pass. Applications are available online at or on the lower left side of the ABHS web page. 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 Relay for Life - Please contact Mr. Ricci for more information.
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. Club adviser is Ms. Van Nuck.

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Anchor Bay Class of 2024 Macomb Daily Insert -

District Newsletter with the 2024-25 School Year Calendar


ABHS Instrumental Music News - CMU Jazz Weekend Awards & MSBOA Solo & Ensemble Honors April 12, 2021 In March, the Anchor Bay High School Jazz Ensemble took part in the 48th annual Phi Mu Alpha/Central Michigan University Jazz Weekend. This year’s virtual festival featured high school jazz bands and combos from around the state of Michigan and Florida. Congratulations to all ABHS Jazz Ensemble student-musicians! As part of the group's overall outstanding performance, the Anchor Bay HS Jazz Ensemble was awarded one of the “Best Band” Awards in the Class AA division. In addition to the overall ensemble recognition, the ABHS Jazz Ensemble’s Rhythm Section was awarded with one of the “Overall Best Section” Awards in Class AA. Senior, Collin Arena (drum set and vibraphone), added to the awards by receiving one of the Class AA “Best Soloist” Awards. This recognition marks the 20th time in the past 24 years that Anchor Bay HS has received a major award at this prestigious event hosting Michigan’s best high school jazz ensembles and combos. It is the 7th time the school has been awarded the prestigious Best Band Award. April 15, 2021 Congratulations to senior trumpet player, Jonathan Taylor! Jonathan was one of three trumpet players in the state to be recognized as having an “Outstanding Performance” in the Proficiency 3 category for this year’s MSBOA Solo & Ensemble Festival.
ABHS Mock Trial The Anchor Bay Mock Trial team was awarded the 1st place award at the Macomb Regional tournament on Saturday March 6, 2021. The team will advance to the State Finals on March 20. This marks the 5th time that an Anchor Bay team is a State Finalist. Team members are: Seniors Jonathan Taylor, Emily Appleton, Juniors: Patti Barravecchia, Ellie de Chavez, Sydney Mann, Ashley Mathews, Sophomore: Jacob Seger. The team was coached by Teacher Denise O'Hearn and Anchor Bay Graduate and Mock Trial Alumni Jack Myrick who is currently a student at U of M and a member of the U of M Mock Trial team.
Art Show shout out to student excellence Congratulation to senior Alaina Kiehl and her Art instructor Dave Stumpf, whose senior portfolio was accepted at the Anton Art Center Secondary Exhibit for Macomb, took best of show for one of her works, a multimedia design titled Aurora Borealis. Best of show is the top award given at the show for the single work judged to be the overall best from all works turned in. Attached are images of all her works that are currently on display for this exhibit at the Anton Art Center in downtown Mount Clemens. Dave is so proud of all the incredible work she has done with him over the years.
HOSA Congratulations to the Anchor Bay HOSA Club. 24 students will be moving on to compete in the HOSA State Competition February 24th and 25th at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City! Congratulations to: Public Health: Danielle Davidson, Alayna Cracchiolo, Katie Pfuhl, and Grace Swartz. They placed 3rd in their category! Medical Terminology: Brooke Conforti, Kaitlyn LaFear, and Emily Goleski Medical Law and Ethics: Isabella Moses. She placed 3rd in her category! Forensic Science: Brianna Totty and Brooke Burgess Medical Math: Andrew Kraemer Medical Spelling: Nehderi Knowlin, Leah Troyer, Shamiya Rodgers Nutrition: Olivia Loding CPR/First Aid: Viviana Damm, Aniella Bowman. They placed 1st in their category! Community Awareness: Eva Dixon, Emily Saski, and Makenna Somers Health Education: Makayla Brooks, Elena Starna, Zarek Downs, and Daniel McNair. They placed 2nd in their category!
Anchor Bay High School Key Club and NHS has a socktober drive
Socktober with Key Club and NHS Anchor Bay High School Key Club and NHS has a socktober drive where they collected about 1600 pairs of socks for the Macomb Foster Closet. Way to go Anchor Bay! Mr. Floury's Jazz Band 2nd hour class won first place with 631 pairs of socks. Thank you to all who generously gave!
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.

Please click here for information regarding the PEBT Letter.

School Times

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

Standard Day Schedule: 58 Minute Periods, 6 Minutes passing

1st Hour   7:17AM - 8:15AM
2nd Hour   8:21AM - 9:19AM
3rd Hour   9:25AM - 10:23AM
4th Hour  (Lunches)   10:29AM - 11:57AM (A:10:29-10:55, B:11-11:26, C:11:31-11:57)
5th Hour   12:03PM - 1:01PM
6th Hour   1:07PM - 2:09PM

Anchor Bay High School

6319 County Line Rd
Fair Haven, MI 48023
Michael Mackenzie
David Boeskool
Assistant Principal
Donald Holston
Assistant Principal
Richard Palmer
Assistant Principal
Mark Prebay
Assistant Principal
Tina Froehlich
Office Manager
Audrey Crozier
Lori Saleski
Jodie Hamm
Data Para Professional
Trisha Conachen
David Ferguson
Police Liaison

Counseling Office

Sherry Kenward
Abby Adams (D-H)
Sara Barczak (Sp-Z)
Jill Gano (A-C)
Jenny Spoerl (I-M)
Andrea Smith
Social Worker
Lindsey Somoski
Social Worker
Amy Distefano
Teacher Consultant
Dawn Thompson
Jamie Pietron
Student Success Instructor

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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!