On February 25 voters passed a 1 mill tax levy to support the enhancement of technology and building security in our schools. MAPS will be allocated about $245,000 each year for the next ten years. These funds could support:
a. improved building security systems.
b. greater technology access for all students through enhanced wireless infrastructure and selected one to one environments.
c. maintainance and replacement of aging technology as needed (computers, audiovisual equipment, and network infrastructure, etc.)
d. improved systems for student assessment, data collection and analysis, and remediation; technology support and professional development.
Letter from Mr. Weaver to MAPS Community
Muskegon Chronicle coverage.
Board Retains John Weaver as Superintendent for 2014-15
At its February 24 meeting, the MAPS Board of Education announced that John Weaver will serve as Superintendent of Schools through the 2014-15 school year. Mr. Weaver has been serving as Interim Superintendent since July, 2013.
NBC Welcomes New Principal
After a careful search by administration and staff, the MAPS Board of Education on June 16 approved the selection of Jim Perrault as Principal of NBC. Mr. Perreault comes to NBC after 15 years of service in the Reeths-Puffer district.
Mr. Perreault begins work July 1, but mostly "behind the scenes" until August 1. Click to read a letter from Mr. Perrault to the community.
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 .
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