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Alpena High School

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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  • 24 Apr
    • AHS SAT Make-Up
      Apr 24
      High School Calendar
    • Sanborn KG registration 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      Sanborn KG registration
      Apr 24
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      Sanborn School, 12170 US-23, Ossineke, MI 49766, USA
      District Calendar
  • 25 Apr
    • AHS WorkKeys Make-up
      Apr 25
      High School Calendar
    • Lincoln KG registration 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      Lincoln KG registration
      Apr 25
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      Lincoln Elementary School, 309 W Lake St, Alpena, MI 49707, USA
      District Calendar
  • 26 Apr
    • EW KG registration 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      EW KG registration
      Apr 26
      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      Ella M. White School, 201 N Ripley Blvd, Alpena, MI 49707, USA
      District Calendar
Spring Testing Information

Spring achievement testing is scheduled to take place in schools throughout the district. Students in grades 3-11 will be participating in state-mandated testing with the M-STEP assessment, as well as PSAT, SAT and ACT Workkeys beginning in April.

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Kindergarten Registration Dates Announced

Alpena Public Schools has set dates for Kindergarten registration times at all six of the district's elementary buildings.

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Partners

Main Office

Thomas Berriman
Principal
Joyce McCoy
CTE Director
Brydi Haugerud
Secretary
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
Secretary
Sally Donajkowski
Secretary - Athletics

E-House Office

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

Counselors

Lori Vought
Counselor (A-G)
989-358-5214
Mary Daoust
Counselor (H-O)
989-358-5215
Robyn Miller
Counselor (P-Z)
989-358-5275

F-House Office

Stephanie Hitchcock
Assistant Principal (A-M)
Katie Nimcheski
Dean of Students

Schedule

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
(Friday)

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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