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.
2019/20 Jefferson Open House ScheduleMonday, Aug 26thKindergartenAdams - 4:30-5:30Lundberg - 4:30-5:30Slawinski - 5p-6pVeine - 5p-6p1st GradeForward - 5:30-6:30Wilson - 5:30-6:30Erdman - 6p-7pJohnson - 6p-7p2nd GradeBrown - 6:30-7:30Bradford - 6:30-7:30Tomaszewski -...read more
The Manistee Area Public Schools Board of Education Regular Meeting Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. Kennedy Elementary School (Library) 550 Maple St, Manistee,...read more
As a result of Saturday's rain, parts of 12th street have washed out along the football field. Manistee City Police are asking all visitors to MMHS to use Tamarack street to 12th street to access the building and pool until further notice. Work is planned to...read more
Kennedy Elementary will be hosting its annual Back to School Night on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. We are excited for the new school year. Below is our Back to School Night schedule.3rd Grade starts at 4:304th Grade starts at 5:305th Grade starts at 6:15Students will be...read more
The Manistee Area Public Schools Board of Education Regular/Semi-Annual Organizational Meeting Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. Kennedy Elementary School (Library) 550 Maple St, Manistee, MI immediately followed by Work / Study Session Approximately 7:30 p.m....read more
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.
T | TRUSTWORTHY
Chips able to be relied upon as honest and dependable
R | RESPECTFUL
Chips are able to express courtesy to opinions and beliefs
A | ACCEPTING
Chips are able to welcome diversity without judgment
C | COOPERATIVE
Chips are able to work jointly towards common goals
K | KIND
Chips are of good nature, helpful, and appreciative
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Manistee Area Public Schools Nutrition Department consists of one Director, nine Kitchen Staff and one Nutrition Delivery Driver, with a total combined 106 years of service for the District.
MAPS Nutrition Department runs under the National School Lunch & Breakfast Program to provide our students with low-cost or free meals all school year. During the summer we participate in the Summer Feeding Program. The Summer Feeding Program allows us to offer free meals to children 18yrs. old & younger during the summer months when school is not in session. We work as a cohesive team to prepare, cook, deliver, and serve nutritious meals to MAPS students and staff. Not only do we prepare meals for MAPS, we also prepare meals for Casman Academy, Manistee FiveCap and Kaleva FiveCap. All buildings combined, we serve approximately 575 breakfasts and 950 lunches daily off from seven different menus. Our Department also assists School Organizations and Community Partners with fund raising efforts. They include the Annual NHS Apple Pie Sale, Munson Medical Center Auxiliary Craft Show concession stand, National Forest Festival Kids Day Lunch, and the Forest Festival Pancake Breakfast. Please come and have lunch at any of our buildings and see what wonderful meals we provide to our students and staff, you will not find a better lunch for $3.50.
Keri Carlson – Director
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.
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.