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


Enjoy Spring Break – Graduation Countdown for Seniors!

Please have an enjoyable and relaxing spring break!  Seniors, when we return we'll start the process of graduation preparation.  Our goal every year is to review our procedures and protocols to ensure we have a memorable and safe ceremony for all of us to enjoy! ...

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Jefferson Swim postponed

To offer our students a continuous swim experience, we are in the process of rescheduling our swim lessons for late April/early May.  So sorry for the inconvenience; we know our 1st and 2nd graders are ready to...

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Congratulations MHS Varsity Quiz Bowl – League Co-Champs!

MHS Varsity Quiz Bowl took home some hardware on Wednesday as League Champs after a very successful quiz bowl season.  They ended the season with a 13-1 record and were co-champs of the league. The team includes: Haley Johnson, Liam Quinn, Jack Holtgren, Olivia Smith,...

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19th Annual 350 Club Spring Dinner

The 19th annual 350 Club Spring Dinner Hall of Fame Ceremony and Silent Auction will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 5:30pm at the Manistee VFW. Click on "read more" for the flyer and registration form. 19th Annual Chippewas 350 Club Spring Dinner Flyer...

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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.