Starting July 7th maintenance will be spraying for weeds around the following buildings: Central Office, TBJH, AHS, Stadium and fields. Please avoid areas where signs are posted. Spaying should end August 4th, weather permitting.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Alpena Public Schools is accepting SCHOOLS OF CHOICE applications for non-resident students for all grades in all schools for all programs under SECTIONS 105 and 105c.  Applications will be accepted from August 1, 2017 through September 8, 2017.  Enrollment documents may be obtained at 2373 Gordon Road, Alpena between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at  Completed paperwork must be submitted at 2373 Gordon Road within the application period.  For additional information, call Angie at 989-358-5025.

Alpena Public Schools is committed to a high standard of accessibility of our web-based content for individuals with disabilities. We are working to implement solutions to ensure accessibility of all our web content.

ATTENTION AHS STUDENTS: Student lists for AP Euro, AP Gov, AP Lang/Comp and AP Psych are available HERE.

Schools Recognized for Achievement

MDE LogoThe Michigan Department of Education has recognized Alpena High School and Sanborn Elementary School as "Reward" exemplar schools for the State of Michigan. Reward schools are those that have achieved one or more of the following distinctions:

  • top 5% of schools on the Overall School Rankings
  • top 5% of schools making the greatest gains in achievement (improvement metric) or
  • "Beating the Odds" by outperforming the school's predicted ranking and/or similar schools.

Also, in a letter to Alpena Public Schools Superintendent Dr. John VanWagoner, State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston congratulated Thunder Bay Junior High for being removed from "Focus School" status. This indicates that the school has successfully closed the gap between the lowest and highest performing students.

For more information on Reward schools, visit the MDE site.

We join with Superintendent Whiston in congratulating AHS, Sanborn and TBJHS for their hard work!

Coming Events

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