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Welcome to Manistee Area Public Schools (MAPS) – Home of the Manistee Chippewas. Each and every day, the students, staff and families aim to be leaders in our school and community. By making positive choices, striving toward personal goals, and supporting each other, we can all make a difference in the world around us.

As leaders, we inspire each other to dream more, learn more, and do more.

Chips Lead!

District Announcements


MMHS in Secure Mode October 16, 2018

Today at 8:30 AM the Manistee City Police directed MMHS to go into Secure Mode until further notice in response to a concern outside the building.  Secure Mode is a precautionary safety measure to reinforces that all external doors are locked and monitored while...

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Jefferson Safety Drill today

This morning, staff and students practiced a lockdown drill at school.  Michigan Department of Education requires two lockdown drills per...

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Memorial Bridge Closed October 16, 17, 18 – Detour Information

The Manistee City Police are reminding drivers that MDOT is closing the Memorial Bridge October 16, 17, 18. The planned detours will be marked with barricades and have US 31 closed at First and Monroe streets  as follows:Northbound US 31 traffic will be routed west on...

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MAPS Elementary ATP Fundraiser!

MAPS Elementary ATP is pleased to announce that we are again selling the Wesco Popcorn Buckets this year.  We are so excited to partner with our local Wesco Stations to make this possible. Buckets will sell for $12 each and can be refilled for FREE at all...

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Family Reading “Knight” on November 7

Join us for our action packed Family Reading "Knight" at Kennedy Elementary on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 5:30-7:30 pm.  A free dinner will be provided, along with teacher led presentations to help your child become better readers, followed by opportunities to shop at our...

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Birthday Lunch – October 15

Dear Parent/Guardian:On Monday, October 15th, the Kennedy ATP is throwing a birthday party for students celebrating a birthday during the month of September or October.  Students are invited to eat their lunch in the Music Room and will then be served birthday cake,...

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Half Day on Wednesday, Oct 10

Wednesday, October 10 is a half day for Parent Teacher Conferences.  Please sign up for PTC at www.myconferencetime.com/manistee/Students will be dismissed at 11:20...

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Jefferson’s Busy day, WEDNESDAY Oct 10th

Wednesday Oct 10th is a half dayMorning- Jefferson Walk-a-Thon (get pledges for how many laps we do!)11:00- Parent pick up for half day2-6pm- Drive-a-Thon at MMHS ($10 per driver, so bring some friends)THANKS for supporting Jefferson...

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As Manistee Chippewas, we are all leaders in our own way. Chips Lead at school, with friends, and in the community by developing healthy relationships, using responsible decision-making and respectful communication.

Chips able to be relied upon as honest and dependable

Chips are able to express courtesy to opinions and beliefs

Chips are able to welcome diversity without judgment

Chips are able to work jointly towards common goals

Chips are of good nature, helpful, and appreciative

Giving our students the Chippewa Edge

Manistee Area Public Schools is a leader in regional educational and cultural opportunity, addressing its diverse community of learners by providing specialized educators, leading-edge technology, adaptive facilities, and unwavering dedication to student-centered success.


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Manistee High School Athletics proudly partners with various local and regional media outlets.  Frequently our athletic games are broadcasted on 101.5 - WMTE. For recaps of our games across all of our sports, visit: ManisteeNews.com, the area's local news source for analysis and interviews.

Manistee Chippewa 350 Club Athletic Boosters is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to preserve, enhance and expand the total interscholastic athletic programs of Manistee High & Middle Schools.

Manistee High School Athletics strictly adheres to the principals and directives of the Michigan High School Athletic Association, and is a proud league partner with the Lakes 8 Activities Conference.