Welcome To

Manistee Area
Public Schools

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


MAPS Sex Ed Advisory Board

The initial meeting of the MAPS Sex Ed Advisory Board will be Wednesday, February 27 @ 6:00 PM in the MMHS office conference room.  The membership will be reviewing current curriculum, timelines, and material in a public meeting format - any input to the board is...

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Elementary Menu Changes – February 18-22

We will be having some menu changes at our elementary buildings next week to use some of the items we already have in stock.  Sorry for any confusion this may cause.    LUNCH                                                                           BREAKFAST...

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MHS Wrestling Van In Accident

The MHS Wresting team was involved in a single vehicle accident on M-55 en route to individual districts in Graying late this afternoon.  All passengers have been sent to Munson Hospital for a physical review; while everyone is fine one student sustained a cut to a...

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Winter Carnival 2019

MMHS Winter Carnival begins on February 11, 2019. The theme is Disney Pixar movies. Please click "read more" for a link to the calendar of events and additional information. Link: Winter Carnival 2019 - Disney Pixar Movies - Calendar of...

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Fire alarm

This morning around 8:50 am at Kennedy, the fire alarm was triggered in the gymnasium.  Our local emergency responded promptly, and cleared the building.  Students returned to class to continue on as a normal...

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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 - "name here". 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.