SAVE THE DATE: Alpena Public Schools will be starting school before Labor Day next school year​. The first day of school for the 2017-2018 school year will be Monday, August 28th.​ ​Please mark your calendars now.

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2016-17 Academic Calendar

Alpena Public Schools has established its calendar for the 2016-2017 academic year.

In keeping with Michigan law, the coming year adds five days of learning time for students. It also provides the required 30 hours of professional development for teachers. As in the past few years, APS will close for a two-week winter break. This longer break offers savings in heating costs across the District's ten facilities.

Here are some key dates to help families plan:

  • First day of school is Tuesday, September 6
  • Winter break begins December 22 with classes resuming on January 4
  • Spring break will be March 27-31
  • The last day for students will be June 14 (tentative)

A full calendar with other important dates (e.g. conferences and other holidays) is available HERE.

Planning of our back-to-school events is underway; as soon as we have those dates, we'll let everybody know here on our site, through Facebook, SchoolMessenger calls and via local media. Stay tuned, and enjoy this final month of summer break! 

Coming Events

Click event titles for more details (if provided). Go to individual school calendars.  Sports: TBJH | AHS 


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