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Alpena High School

2018-2019 Secondary Code of Conduct

2018-2019 Secondary Athletic Handbook

AP Class Notice

AP class lists are now available!  Please view the class list document (Google Sheet format).  Contact your counselor or Mr. Bourdage if you have questions.

Our Mission

Alpena High School is committed to a culture of excellence.

Alpena High School is a Class A school with a well-developed and sophisticated program of academics, practical arts and vocational education for students in grades 9-12. At Alpena High, all students are required to do coursework in English, math, computers, science and social studies. The academic foundation is supplemented with electives in fine arts, foreign language, vocational education, industrial arts, physical education, and advanced courses in academic and technical fields.

Teachers and counselors attend to students' physical, emotional, and academic well-being, working to give them a good learning experience in a caring atmosphere. If AHS is big, it is not impersonal; it looks with pride on each individual success.

The facility itself is a modern complex of seven connected brick and glass buildings on spacious wooded grounds. Alpena High includes:

  • A large, well-appointed auditorium
  • A newly remodeled media center
  • A large gymnasium complex
  • A vocational education center
  • Six computer labs
  • Labs for chemistry, biology, physics, earth science, and reading
  • A student-operated store retailing clothing and various supplies
  • A cafeteria serving nutritious hot lunches

On the north portion of the campus, a center for athletics and physical education features three softball diamonds, two baseball diamonds, a stadium complex and a regulation all-weather track. Attached to the high school is a county-owned public swimming pool available for student use.

In addition to on-campus facilities, lab sites and work stations are located around the community, including home building sites at various locations, a 40-acre forestry lab, agricultural and co-op work stations at a number of places in the county, and a portion of the airport used as a land lab.

Alpena High serves not just district high-schoolers, but students from other high schools around the region. It is also a cultural center and a community gathering place used by citizens from all walks of life.

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  • 20 Aug
    • BOE Meeting 5:30 pm 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      BOE Meeting 5:30 pm
      Aug 20
      5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      District Calendar
  • 21 Aug
  • 22 Aug
    • Elementary Buildings School Welcome
      Aug 22
      4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
      District Calendar
      All elementary building will be open from 4:30 - 6 pm so parents and students can find their classrooms and get comfortable with their new surroundings.
  • 23 Aug
Meal Charging Policy Published

Alpena Public Schools has published a Meal Charging Policy. Charging for school meals refers to any time a student does not have enough money to cover the price of a meal at the point of sale. The policy seeks to protect the dignity of students while maintaining the integrity of our Food Service Program.

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Main Office

Thomas Berriman
Joyce McCoy
CTE Director
Brydi Haugerud
Betty Smigelski
Secretary - Bookkeeper
Theresa Pizzino
Secretary - Attendance
Julie Manning
Secretary - Switchboard
Officer Tim Marquardt
Liaison Officer

D-House Office

Timothy Storch
Athletic Director
Kimberly Tessmer
Sally Donajkowski
Secretary - Athletics

E-House Office

Romeo Bourdage
Assistant Principal (N-Z)
Barbara Bennett
Traci Shumaker
Secretary - Registrar


Lori Vought
Counselor (A-G)
Mary Daoust
Counselor (H-O)
Robyn Miller
Counselor (P-Z)

F-House Office

Jesse Pattison
Dean of Students
Kelsey Mitchell


7:35-8:34 - 1st Period
8:39-9:39 - 2nd Period
9:44-10:43 - 3rd Period

10:48-12:22 - 4th Period

Lunch (during 4th Period):
1st Lunch - 10:48-11:18
2nd Lunch - 11:18-11:48
3rd Lunch - 11:52-12:22

12:27-1:26 - 5th Period
1:31-2:30 - 6th Period

AHS Advisory Day Schedule

7:35-8:25 - 1st Period
8:30-9:20 - 2nd Period
9:25-10:15 - Advisory
10:20-11:10 - 3rd Period
11:15-12:40 - 4th Period

Lunch (during 4th Period):
1st Lunch - 11:15-11:45
2nd Lunch - 12:10-12:40

12:45-1:35 - 5th Period
1:40-2:30 - 6th Period

Half-Day Dismissal - 10:34

Scheduling Presentations:


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