Welcome to Manistee Middle/High School!
By making positive choices, striving toward personal goals, and supporting each other, we all make a difference in the world around us. We inspire each other to dream more, learn more and do more.
We are equipped with the knowledge and values necessary to become productive and successful citizens of our world. With respect, dedication, and integrity, we work as a community to reach our highest potential.
Our school community was touched by the sudden loss of a student from MMHS. Our staff and students are deeply saddened, and our thoughts and sympathies are with the family. This loss is sure to raise many emotions, concerns, and questions, especially for our students.
For this reason, we are providing Crisis Support made up of professionals trained to help with the needs of students, parents, and school personnel at difficult times such as this. At our schools, we have counselors available for any student who may need or want help or any type of assistance surrounding this loss. We encourage you, as parents, to also feel free to use our resources as well. For assistance, please view the Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death, and Grief, attached below.
Manistee Area Public Schools is committed to providing an environment for our school community to properly cope with this loss. Please do not hesitate to contact the Superintendent’s offices at (231) 723-3521 with any questions, comments or concerns you may have.
On Monday, January 14 MHS Students Against Destructive Decisions and the Substance Education Awareness Manistee are presenting a forum on the risks of vaping. This event is for parents, students, the general public. Presenters include Holly Joseph from the Manistee...read more
Today at 9:10 AM MMHS went into a Secure Mode for a scheduled search from the Michigan State Police K-9 team in conjunction with the Manistee City Police. This was a routine sweep for the K-9 unit; Secure Mode is used to keep students away from the dog team as they...read more
Our annual MMHS Talent Show is taking place this Friday, January 11th at 7:30 PM. Over 20 acts will be performing by students from all grades at MMHS. All proceeds of this year's show will be going to support Doyle Ryder Elementary School in Flint, MI by...read more
We will be traveling to Peru during June of 2020. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for your student at an information session. Meeting date: Wednesday, January 16th at 6:00 PM downstairs in room 122 RSVP Here: https://rsvp.eftours.com/kg9eg5y Can’t make the...read more
Avery Keifer of Manistee plays the role of Caleb in Central Michigan University’s production of “The Whipping Man.” “The Whipping Man” tells the story of a wounded Confederate soldier who returns home to find his family gone, his home in ruins and only two of his...read more
Today an MMHS student reported seeing an unidentified adult was present in the vicinity of the school around 7:00 AM that made the student uncomfortable. Manistee City Police are involved with investigating the incident and expect increased patrolling in the area. ...read more
Your MMHS Team
Principal: Andy Huber – email@example.com
Assistant Principal: Jason Traviss – firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Denise Slonecki – email@example.com
Guidance Counselor: Paul Howes – firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidance Secretary: Penny Kiss – email@example.com
View MMHS Staff
|Name||Title / Grade / Content Area|
|Andy Huber||HS/MS Principalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jason Traviss||HS/MS Assistant Principalemail@example.com|
|Denise Slonecki||Administrative Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Paul Howes||Guidance Counseloremail@example.com|
|Penny Kiss||Guidance Secretaryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Todd Garber||Student Recovery Classroomemail@example.com|
|Karen Sundbeck||Student Recovery Classroomfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kelsey Rhodes||MCAN College Adviser / Credit Recovery Coordinatoremail@example.com|
|Matt Kieffer||Athletic Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Beth Forbes||Activities Secretaryemail@example.com|
|Kenneth Blakey-Shell||District Technology Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gabe Delgado||Elementary Device Supportemail@example.com|
|Matt Froncek||Apple Certified Technicianfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|David Gagstetter||Data & Device Systemsemail@example.com|
|MMHS School Instructional Staff|
|Stacey Andrews-Ramsey||Spanish / Social Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gregg Bennett||Social Scienceemail@example.com|
|Dan Burns||Language Artsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Troy Bytwork||Social Scienceemail@example.com|
|Joe Hendges||Social Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kristen Johnson||Special Educationemail@example.com|
|Sam Joseph||Language Artsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Connie Josvai||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Brooke Koller||Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Andrea Mack||Instrumental Musicemail@example.com|
|Morgan Nowicki||Language Artsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wendy Orton||Family & Consumer Science, Special Educationemail@example.com|
|Dan Saylor||Social Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Polly Schlaff||Spanish / ELAemail@example.com|
|Joel Smith||Social Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hannah Starmann||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Michael Tilmann II||PE/Healthfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sara Workman||Special Educationemail@example.com|
|Nicholas Zacek||Language Artsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Devin Schweigert||Lt Sub 7th Grade Scienceemail@example.com|
|Ingrid Bond||Band Paraprofessionalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kristen Mezeske||One to One Paraprofessionalemail@example.com|
|Cindy Sheathelm||One to One Paraprofessionalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sarah Wallett||One to One Paraprofessionalemail@example.com|
|Jennifer Williams||MS Activities Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|MMHS School Custodial|
|Dan Lloyd||Head / Day Custodianemail@example.com|
|James Kropacek||Evening Custodianfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mark Thrailkill||Evening Custodianemail@example.com|
|Keri Carlson||Nutrition Service Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Stacy Applegarth||Nutrition Serviceemail@example.com|
|Melissa Gutkowski||Nutrition Servicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kendra Mikolajczak||Nutrition Serviceemail@example.com|
|Melissa Thomas||Nutrition Servicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ray Summers||Nutrition Serviceemail@example.com|
|Linda Wandrych||Nutrition Servicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Paine Aquatic Center|
Your Chippewa Journey Continues at MMHS
Our goal at Manistee Middle/High School is to provide the utmost in educational opportunities for our students – utilizing both our state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding staff. Whether leading a host of challenging classes or providing support systems to meet the needs of every student, we strive to do it the Chippewa way – the right way – every day. We look forward to another great year of traditions in academic excellence and exciting activities! Our commitment to exceeding expectations continues to make Manistee Area Public Schools the district of choice.
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 are reliable, honest, and dependable
R | RESPECTFUL — Chips are considerate of the beliefs and opinions of others
A | ACCEPTING — Chips welcome diversity without judgment
C | COOPERATIVE — Chips work together towards common goals
K | KIND — Chips are thoughtful, helpful, and appreciative
“TRACK” is the Manistee Area Public Schools global, district-wide, leaders platform that all educators, staff and students follow throughout their Chippewa Journey. This initiative is connected to course curriculum, extra curricular programs, disciplinary procedures, and internal culture.
- One-to-One Device District
- Designated Apple School
- National Honor Society
- Honors & Advanced Placement Courses
- Community Job Shadowing & Mentorships
- WSCC Career Training Opportunities
- Advanced Placement Classes
- Dual Enrollment
- Science Olympiad
- Quiz Bowl
- Adventure Learning – Overnight Field Trips
- Personal Challenge Program
- Peer Listening/Mentoring
- Math Counts Competition
- JV & Varsity Sports
- Marching Band
- Jazz Band
- Gender & Sexuality Alliance
- Theater Productions
- School Dances
- Winter White Out
- Youth in Government
- Swimming Pool
- Foreign Language Clubs & Trips
- Social Clubs
Become a partner in your student’s education!
The first place you’ll notice our commitment to excellence is right here on our outstanding web page. Please review our MMHS Resources page for tools to support you as a partner in your student’s education. You will also want to make sure you have set up an account for PowerSchool. This interactive tool lets you see what and how your student is doing in every single class, and is a quick and easy way to communicate with all teachers. For graduation requirements, academic information, building and athletic policies and more visit our MMHS Handbook page to review Student Handbook. Information.
For a look at our seasonal sports schedule, click on the Activities tab on the top. Also, make sure you refer to our Announcements tab at the top of the page.
We would also like to remind both students and parents of our student email accounts. You can expect the office and other MHS groups to increasingly send information using these accounts. Students may check their accounts utilizing the school network, clicking on the link on the MMHS Resources page.
Finally, be sure to check out one of our favorites – our Featured Alumni link located in the Alumni tab above. Here you’ll see stories of past students who help to generate our Chippewa Pride every day. We continue to be proud of the great things our students achieve beyond MHS. If you know of an alumni who should have his or her story told, please e-mail us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.