Anchor Bay Middle School North

Home of the Sailors! 

The mission of Anchor Bay Middle School is to meet the needs of the students in becoming productive members of society and lifelong, enthusiastic learners.


Please see the attached upcoming virtual Coffee with the Counselors meeting for 6th grade parents. 
Coffee with the Counselors 


After School Academic Support

Please see the attached permission slip for after school academic support.

8th Grade Parents- Washington DC 2022 8th Grade Trip

All information for registration will be available from Ms. Kessel starting Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in Room A1. The Washington DC Trip is scheduled for April 27, 2022- May 1, 2022. Email Ms. Kessel withany questions at

Picture Re-Take Day - Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 1pm-3pm

Please have your student bring in their previous picture packet to return to LifeTouch
PDF DocumentLifeTouch Re-Take Day Flyer

Incoming 6th Grade Information

Important Forms

Elective Forms 2021/2022 School Year 

PDF DocumentRegistration Forms
PDF DocumentParent Portal Agreement Form - If you have not signed up for Parent Portal before please see the following attachment for the Parent Portal Agreement Form

Please see the following flyer to order your 2021/2022 yearbook! PDF DocumentYearbook Flyer

Important Information

Online Math Help

Please see the following link regarding online math help.  Online Math Help

Check out AF JROTC

Video DocumentSee our video on YouTube.

Video DocumentHere is our informational commercial on the program.



If your child is absent from school, please call us at 725-7373 before 10:00AM If you get the voice mail message, use ext.1702.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Anchor Bay Middle School North offers a Broadcasting class where students learn how to research and report the news.  Our 8th grade students produce live newscasts; produce and edit commercials and public service announcements all while working in groups.

Click the link the below to see our young reporters in action!

Monday, October 25, 2021
Tuesday, October26, 2021
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Upcoming Events

November 2
Professional Development Day - No Students in Attendance
Professional Development Day - No Students in Attendance
Date: Nov 2
Calendar: MS North Building Usage
November 3
Strategic Planning Meeting
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Strategic Planning Meeting
Date: Nov 3
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: MS North Calendar

Anchor Bay School District will be starting a strategic planning process. We welcome input from our staff, community, and students.

Meeting Dates and Topics:

  • September 15 - Portrait of a Graduate & Stakeholder Value Survey
  • October 13 - Facilities
  • November 3 - Student Achievement & Programs
  • December 1 - Mission & Vision/Wrap up

Anyone who would like to participate in the Strategic Planning Meetings need to RSVP to Sherrie DiCristofaro at  Meetings will start at 7pm at MacDonald Elementary.  (5201 County Line Road, Casco. Enter through Door #1)

November 5
End of First Marking Period for All Students
End of First Marking Period for All Students
Date: Nov 5
Calendar: MS North Calendar
Half Day Elementary (PM Teacher Records Day) - Full Day Middle & High School
Half Day Elementary (PM Teacher Records Day) - Full Day Middle & High School
Date: Nov 5
Calendar: MS North Building Usage
November 12
Half Day Elementary (Conferences) - Full Day Middle & High School
Half Day Elementary (Conferences) - Full Day Middle & High School
Date: Nov 12
Calendar: MS North Building Usage


Bully-Free Zone Anchor Bay Middle School North is committed to keeping our school campus bully-free. We have implemented a bullying hotline for students and parents to report bullying behaviors. The number is 586-648-2500 ext. 1715. Please leave a detailed message with as much information as possible regarding the person who is being bullied and the person doing the bullying. Staff will check the hotline on a regular basis. Together, we can keep our school a safe place for all students.
Ok 2 Say Anonymous Tip Line OK2SAY is a 24-hour program designed to empower Michigan students, parents school personnel, community mental health service program and law enforcement to share and respond to student safety threats. To learn more, visit the OK2SAY web page. LPS has a Tip Line as well, but it's only manned during business hours. The tip line is (855) 565-2729.
Recycle With Us
Sailor Salute Each week, teachers at North will recognize two students in their classes with a "Sailor Salute." These students are recognized for being considerate, organized, honest, and responsible. A drawing is held weekly to choose school wide winners. The weeks winners are:  Evan Baaso 6th Grade Michael O'Rourke 7th Grade Jayden Trongale 8th Grade Congratulations to all our Sailor Salute recipients~ keep up the great work! Want a chance to win a Sailor Salute? Make sure you are being kind, responsible, respectful and considerate.
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.

School Times

Standard Day: 8:04am - 2:52pm

Bell Schedule

1st Hour   8:04AM - 9:02AM
2nd Hour   9:07AM - 10:05AM
3rd Hour   10:10AM - 11:08AM
4th Hour   11:13AM - 12:41PM
    1st Lunch   11:13AM - 11:43AM
    2nd Lunch   11:42AM - 12:13PM
    3rd Lunch   12:10PM - 12:40PM
5th Hour   12:46PM - 1:44PM
6th Hour   1:49PM - 2:52PM


Contact Us

Middle School North

52805 Ashley St.
New Baltimore, MI 48047
Phone: (586) 725-7373
Fax: (586) 725-6760


James Thiede
David Ledbetter
Assistant Principal

Office Staff

Christina Beninati
Office Manager
Roxanne Binge
Julie Seamans
Data Para Professional

Counseling Office

Jenny Spoerl (M-Z)
Casey Webb
Marc Patyi
Social Worker
Kathryn Allport
Teacher Consultant
Andrea Knieper-Finch

North News

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Secondary Academic Support Information

How is your child doing academically in school?   Does your child need more support and resources?  If you answered, “yes” please take advantage of this newsletter.

2021 September Letter to Parents Including New Quarantine Guidelines
Quarantine Chart for Sept. and Oct.
Anchor Bay 2021 Back to School Video
2021-22 Feed the Bay Backpack Program

Feed The Bay is a non profit program that offers food for the weekends to those that need assistance. Parents simply need to sign up at their child's school and a food bag will be sent home (in their backpack) on Fridays during the school year. Our first food bags go home October 1.