Superintendent Weaver Announces Retirement
John Weaver, who took over as MAPS Superintendent in July 2013, will step down at the end of this school year. The MAPS Board is beginning to explore options for finding a new Superintendent. This search will be an important topic at the Board January retreat.
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MAPS enthusiastically supports the county-wide Read Early. Read Often. program. Click to learn more.
Educational "Bang for the Buck"
The non-profit "Center for American Progress" recently rated schools across the USA--and MAPS was near the top. The Center evaluated educational performance compared to dollars spent for each district and awarded MAPS a "return on investment" rating of 5 out of 6.
Muskegon Chronicle coverage
MAPS Board Seeks Input
In preparation for our Superintendent search, MAPS asks that parents and community members complete a short online survey by Friday, December 19. Responses are anonymous. Parents of students in multiple buildings should complete surveys for each student. We value your input!
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4 School Board Members Chosen in November 4 Election
Christina Stark, current Board President, and Scott Beishuizen won six-year terms on the MAPS Board. Cindy Francis, current Board Vice President, and Tom Johnson ran as write-in candidates and won four-year terms.
Substitute Teachers Needed
Applicants need 90+ credit hours from a 4-year college and can click here to begin the simple application process. MAPS currently pays $80 per day for substitute teachers.
Another Silver Medal for MHS!
US News and World Report Magazine has just published it's 2013 assessment of all US High Schools--and awarded Montague High School another Silver Medal. MHS is ranked #42 out of over 700 high schools in Michigan, up from #54 last year.
Click to read a summary of the US News procedure and findings as well as a detailed look at MHS .