Alpena Public Schools, in partnership with our community, teaches and challenges all students to become life-long learners and productive citizens.
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.
Students will collect the oral histories, help preserve artifacts, and help develop an educational exhibit to encourage stewardship and preservation of the Lake Huron fishery.
Science in the Sanctuary students collect stories from northern Lake Huron communities to contribute to the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Trail website
Alpena High School industrial arts teachers Scott MacKenzie and Zach Grulke are getting their students involved in the local community through placed based education.
Alpena High Schools Chemistry students apply their learning to Lake Huron to collect and analyze micro-plastics from Thunder Bay.
6th Grade students utilize the school's Outdoor Education Site to learn about the diverse ecosystem near their school and have a positive impact on the creek habitat through environmentally conscious management