Welcome to Manistee Middle/High School!
Please Note: The indoor walking track is closed at this time. The outdoor track may be used for recreational walking after school hours.
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.
In an effort to keep our MAPS community informed, below we are providing notification regarding any COVID-19 concerns related to our District.
Food Service Program
2021/22 School Year
MAPS will following the USDA National School Lunch Seamless Summer Option, which allows us to offer all students free breakfast and lunch for the entire school year..
Our Grab & Go program has been changed under the USDA Seamless Summer Option, as of the first day of school (Aug. 31st) This means:
- All students attending school, within our buildings, who are offered meals at school CANNOT have families pick up meals through the Grab & Go line. Those students will all be fed at school. Any student following required quarantine protocols can use the Grab & Go service.
- If students are virtual learners, home schoolers, or any other children within the Manistee community not attending school they are still eligible to participate in the Grab & Go program.
- We will offer pick up of a 5-day breakfast & lunch pack on Mondays between 9am-10am at MMHS in the drop-off lane.
- Grab & Go meals are no longer able to be offered for weekends or holidays. They can only be provided for those days that school is in session.
- Accountability is required, student names will be recorded when families are picking up Grab & Go meals to verify those students are not in attendance at our buildings.
- If a holiday, snow day or school day scheduled to be off occurs on a Monday, the meal pick up will be Tuesday.
We ask that all families complete the free/reduced applications for this school year even though we are feeding all children for free, link below. This will allow for student meal accounting for the program. This information will be used by the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services for future PEBT distributions and to account for student benefits for the 22/23 school year. Student benefits will follow them for the first 30 days of the next school year (22/23), to allow families time to complete another free/reduced application without loss of benefits.
The MHS Varsity Football team will be hosting the Bluejays of Shepherd this Friday, September 24th @ 7:00pm at Chippewa Field. This game was originally unscheduled and takes the place of a cancelled contest. Come out and enjoy an extra home game for the Chippewas!
MMHS Athletics is in need of individuals interested in operating a score board and announcing for athletic contests. All training is provided, and you get paid to have the best seat in the house! Availability for the fall (volleyball) and winter (basketball,...
For the 2021 MHS Volleyball Breast Cancer Awareness game, the varsity volleyball team will be raising money for the local Stomp Out Cancer fund, in honor of Jessica Scharp. Senior and parent night will take place October 21.
On Monday, the lady Chippewas competed at the Lady Tulleymore Invitational hosted by Big Rapids. Tulleymore has been named one of the top 100 courses in the United States. The course is beautiful and it was a great opportunity for the girls to keep preparing for the...
Manistee EMS and MCP responded to a student in distress Friday morning; the student is in good care and was transported as a precaution. MAPS appreciates the quick action and care provided from our local responders!
The Middle School Football team traveled to Muskegon Hts yesterday afternoon and jumped out to a 37-0 halftime lead and would go on to win by that same margin. There were excellent performances by many players including Chaos Davis, Ean Guendhardt, Braylon Zimmerman,...
Your MMHS Team
Principal/Interim Athletic Director: Andy Huber – email@example.com
Assistant Principal: Ken Kott – firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Principal: Morgan Nowicki – email@example.com
Secretary: Denise Slonecki – firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidance Counselor: Paul Howes – email@example.com
Guidance Secretary: Penny Kiss – firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Athletic Director: Beth Forbes – email@example.com
View MMHS Staff
|Name||Title / Grade / Content Area|
|Andy Huber||HS/MS Principal/Interim Athletic Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kenn Kott||Assistant Principalemail@example.com|
|Morgan Nowicki||Assistant Principalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Matt Kieffer||Student Supportemail@example.com|
|Denise Slonecki||Administrative Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kasandra Johnson||Administrative Assistantemail@example.com|
|Paul Howes||Guidance Counselorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Penny Kiss||Guidance Administrative Assistant / Registraremail@example.com|
|Todd Garber||Student Recovery Classroomfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Karen Sundbeck||Student Recovery Classroomemail@example.com|
|Andy Huber||Interim Athletic Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Beth Forbes||Activities Secretary/Assistant Athletic Directoremail@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|
|Gregg Bennett||Social Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dan Burns||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Troy Bytwork||Social Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Rachel Edmondson||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Cindy Erdman||Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Joe Hendges||Social Scienceemail@example.com|
|Kristen Johnson||Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sam Joseph||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Brooke Koller||Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Andrea Mack||Instrumental Musicemail@example.com|
|Cheryl O'Connor||Social Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tobia Purple||Special Educationemail@example.com|
|Dan Saylor||Social Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Polly Schlaff||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Joel Smith||Social Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maria Solberg||Language Artsemail@example.com|
|Hannah Starmann||Language Artsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michael Tilmann II||PE/Healthemail@example.com|
|Sara Workman||Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ingrid Bond||Band Paraprofessionalemail@example.com|
|Kristen Mezeske||One to One Paraprofessionalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cindy Sheathelm||One to One Paraprofessionalemail@example.com|
|Robert Von Herbruck||Paraprofessionalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jennifer Williams||MS Activities Directoremail@example.com|
|MMHS School Custodial|
|Keri Carlson||Nutrition Service Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Stacy Applegarth||Nutrition Serviceemail@example.com|
|Courtney Gibbs||Nutrition Servicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Melissa Gutowski||Nutrition Serviceemail@example.com|
|Kendra Mikolajczak||Nutrition Servicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Terri Morski||Nutrition Serviceemail@example.com|
|Richard Koon||Nutrition Servicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tiffany Remkes||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.