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


4th Grade & Sleeping Bear Dunes

Due to today's weather, Mrs. Johns and Mrs. Franklins classes will be cutting their trip short and return to Kennedy after lunch.  Students will resume their normal afternoon...

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MAPS Kindergarten Round Up is Thursday April 25th at Madison Elementary.  Visit  www.chipslead.org/kindergarten-round-up  to register and schedule your "Little Chip" for a Round Up...

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MMHS Commons Area Lockdown Drills

Local law enforcement will be at MMHS today, Monday, April 8th- during the lunch periods to assist administration and staff in conducting a commons area lockdown DRILL. ...

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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

Join the Conversation.

Please lend your voice to the MAPS 2020 visioning process by participating in our survey.

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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.