Anchor Bay High School

Mission Statement

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

ABHS Attendance

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

Final Exams
ABHS Final Exams will be half days with the following schedule.

Wednesday, January 25th - 1st hour (7:17 a.m. to 8:57 a.m.) & 2nd hour (9:07 a.m. – 10:47 a.m.)
Thursday, January 26th – SNOW DAY!

Friday, January 27th - 3rd hour (7:17 a.m. to 8:57 a.m.) & 4th hour (9:07 a.m. – 10:47 a.m.)
Monday, January 30th – 5th hour (7:17 a.m. to 8:57 a.m.) & 6th hour (9:07 a.m. – 10:47 a.m.)

Please note:  The Testing Center will be open after school every day after exams except Friday this week and next week after school every day except Friday 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.

Attention Freshman Students:  Link Crew Leaders Cram & Cocoa will be hosting help preparing for exams.  Please join them on Monday, January 23rd, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. in the ABHS Library/DLL. Please sign up by clicking this link.

Math Tutoring will be available on Wednesday, January 25th in room S113 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.  Please email  for more information.


Attention Seniors - High School Credit Recovery
Compass Pointe Alternative Pathway to Success

The program is for Seniors who have failed a course/courses during semester one. Seniors who are behind in credits may also register for a course. Please click here for more information.


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. Marissa Drake.  Her e-mail is

  • Food and Functions is held in Room N112 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during A-lunch.

  • Math Tutoring is available on Mondays and Wednesdays in room S113.  Please email  for more information.

  • Lunchtime Tutoring - this is provided by the At-Risk Tutors.  Tutoring will now be held in S108 (Ms. Juhl) and S104 Ms. Post) Monday through Friday during ALL lunches.

Testing Center is open 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.

ABHS AP Testing Informational Slide Show

PDF DocumentAP Parent Informational Slide Show


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 Calendar (click here), for more information, please refer to the following events.


High School Events and Athletics Calendar


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. Drake (Room N117) for more information.
National Honor Society Crest with yellow ribbon
NHS National Honor Society - Please contact Ms. Drake (N117) 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.

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Secondary Exam Schedule & Half Days Due to Snow Day

Secondary Exams for 3rd & 4th hours will be held Friday, January 27th. All schools will have a half day.

Monday, January 30th, will be a A HALF DAY FOR ALL SCHOOLS, middle and high schools will have 5th & 6th hour exams. 

2023-24 Enrollment will Start February 16th!

special reminder

Excited to join the Anchor Bay family? We are excited to have you!!!
Our enrollment window for new students for the 2023-24 School Year will begin on February 16th. 

More information and links for the online enrollment system will be posted on this date 

Second Semester School of Choice Information

Schools of Choice will be open for 2nd semester as follows:

Thank you Voters!

thank youThank you voters for making it a new day in the Bay!

Approval of the bond proposal will improve student safety and security, enhance the K-12 educational program, address aging infrastructures, correct geographical concerns, increase building efficiency, and protect the community's investment in its schools.

In the coming months, we will keep the community informed as we move forward with the bond proposal projects.

Thank you to all the parents, students, staff, and other members of the community who helped us inform people about the bond proposal.


ABHS Bands Press News: MSBOA District 16 - All-Star Jazz Ensemble Congratulations to the four ABHS student-musicians who were selected to the MSBOA District 16 Honors Jazz Ensemble. This honors ensemble is made up of a select group of 17 students from Macomb, Oakland, and St. Clair county high schools. The District 16 Honors Jazz Ensemble will be taking part in virtual recording sessions and performance with Jazz Educator and professional jazz musician, Chris Johnson. These sessions will take place over the months of March and April. Those ABHS student-musicians include: Jaden French, Trombone (11) Jonathan Taylor, Trumpet (12) Delaney Novach, Piano (12) Collin Arena, Drums (12)
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!
students in uniform
JROTC Drill Teams Takes Home Awards Our JROTC Drill team competed against 5 other schools from MI, OH, IN and WI in October 2022. They earned the following trophies/awards. 1st Place for our 1st Year Color Guard; 2nd Place for our 1st Year Unarmed Team; 2nd Place for our Advanced Unarmed Team; 3rd Place for our Advanced Armed Team; 1st Place to Jacob Hicks for 1st Year Knockout; 5th Place to Connor Spotts in 1st Tear Knockout; 5th Place to Logan Rachow in Armed Knockout; 6th Place to Emma Sliwinski in Armed Knockout
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.
Anchor Bay Receives Readers Choice Award 1st Place

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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:10:29-11, B:11-11:31, C:11:26-11:57)
5th Hour   12:03PM - 1:01PM
6th Hour   1:07PM - 2:09PM

Anchor Bay High School

6319 County Line Rd
Fair Haven, MI 48023
Phone: (586) 648-2525
Fax: (586) 716-8306
Jeffrey LaPerriere
David Boeskool
Assistant Principal
Donald Holston
Assistant Principal
Richard Palmer
Assistant Principal
Mark Prebay
Assistant Principal
Tina Froehlich
Office Manager
Audrey Crozier
Lori Saleski
Danielle Lapka
At-Risk Coordinator
David Ferguson
Police Liaison

Counseling Office

Sherry Kenward
Paulette Woodside
Office Manager
Lindsay Ahedo (A-C)
Nicholas Champine (I-M)
Gregory Fowler (D-H)
Zachary Osborne (Sp - Z)
Mary Reda (N-So)
Andrea Smith
Social Worker
Lindsey Somoski
Social Worker
Betsy Stein
Bilingual Counselor
Amy Distefano
Teacher Consultant
Kathy Shain
Teacher Consultant

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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!