Anchor Bay High School

Return to Learn Updates

Return to Learn Information, the Device Request Form, and other important information: 
External Link  COVID-19 & Return to Learn Updates 


Mission Statement

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

ABHS Communications

Attention Parents/Guardians: Please refer to the attachments below for ABHS Communications.

09/25/2020 PDF DocumentCommunication 5

09/21/2020 PDF DocumentSenior Communication

09/18/2020 PDF DocumentParents Athletic Letter

09/15/2020 PDF DocumentCommunication 4 & Yearbook Flyer

09/09/2020 PDF DocumentCommunication 3

09/02/2020 PDF DocumentCommunication 2

08/27/2020 PDF Document Communication 1

08/24/2020 PDF DocumentABHS Update


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!

Upcoming Events

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We have some tentative 2021 dates to pass along, but please note that these are provisional. Because the health and safety of our students and staff is our top priority, recommendations from the CDC and the Health Department, in conjunction with our Governor’s Executive Orders will dictate our decisions about each event.


AP/Honors courses are full year courses and are to be completed if the student has requested the course. Some AP/Honors courses may require summer homework. 
Students will not be allowed to drop the course for failure to complete summer homework.

PDF DocumentAP Calculus 2020
PDF DocumentAP Govt (11th)
PDF DocumentAP Chemistry (11th)
PDF DocumentAP Psych (11th & 12th)
PDF DocumentAP Language & Comp (11th)
PDF DocumentAP US History (12th)
PDF DocumentAP English Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4
PDF DocumentHonors Intro to American Lit (9th)
PDF DocumentHonors US History (9th) and Hiroshima
PDF DocumentHonors Human Physiology (11th & 12th)
PDF DocumentHonors Algebra II (10th & 11th)
PDF DocumentHonors Geometry
PDF DocumentHonors Pre-Calc (11th &12th)
PDF DocumentHonors Western Literature (10th)

Note:  Not all AP and Honors classes have summer homework, just the classes above.


Video DocumentABHS Scheduling 2020-21 Video Link

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


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.
black and white chess board
Chess Club Love Chess? Join the club!! Wednesdays in S206 starting at 2:20 pm.
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! 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
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 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.

News Headlines

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$14 Million “Homerun” for the Anchor Bay Community

“It’s an absolute home run for the district and an absolute home run for the taxpayers,” states Mr. Todd Rathbun, Anchor Bay Assistant Superintendent. The district was able to refund almost $96 million of bonds at a rate that will save taxpayers over $14 million.


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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