Announcements from the Superintendent

Message from the Superintendent - End of the School Year
As many of you well know, weather in the UP can be unpredictable. This past school year we had substantial accumulations of snow in January and February and freezing rain, ice, sleet and snow in the end of March. For the safety of students, staff and families, we canceled eight full days of instruction. We just received confirmation from the Michigan Department of Education that MAPS can end the year as scheduled on Thursday, June 9th...
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Message from Superintendent - Mental Health Resources
In light of recent events, please know that Marquette Area Public Schools is dedicated to leveraging every possible means to support the mental health needs of our students. Our staff has been trained in Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR), Crisis prevention, De-escalation, Social and Emotional Learning, and a variety of other related skills intended to help students cope with the ever-changing and complex challenges of these formative years in their lives...
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Teachers and Support Staff of the Year
MAPS is pleased to announce our Elementary Teacher of the Year, Secondary Teacher of the Year, and Support Staff Person of the year...
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Distance Learning
Beginning April 12, 2022, in the event that circumstances allow for adequate notice, in lieu of a traditional school closure MAPS will be considering the option of distance learning...
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School of Choice
Marquette Area Public Schools announces School of Choice openings for non-residents in grades K-12 for the 1st semester of the 2022-2023 school year. Application forms may be obtained at any MAPS school building, at the Superintendent's office, or downloaded from the MAPS website. Completed application forms will be accepted through Friday, September 9, 2022. The district will make every effort to accommodate building preference at the elementary level, but retains the right to make the final building selection for student placement. The enrollment deadline for students accepted under the School of Choice program is Friday, September 9, 2022. Students must reside within the Marquette-Alger RESA to be eligible for School of Choice at MAPS.
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