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Message from Alpena Superintendent Anthony Dowdy


Mr. Dowdy and Mr. Sims will be monitoring weather and roads over the next few days and will inform us of any weather-related decisions.

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K-6 will be NWEA testing on Jan 17 and 18. Please prepare and make sure your students are present on those days for testing.

Pee-wee basketball forms are due back by January 19th to the elementary office

K-6 Party Day will be January 26. Please send snacks, drinks, etc for your child’s class

There will be a representative from Northark College to talk with interested students at 9: 30 on Tues 1/16. 

Any Junior that has signed up to take the ACT with Alpena, needs to take the ACT prep held Jan 23.   The ACT Prep is available to any 10th, 11th, and 12th grade student intending to take the ACT and will teach skills and strategies to take the test for their best!

A group of students will be attending a leadership conference at the OUR coop on Wed 1/17.  Permission slips are due Tues 1/16. 

There is a recognition assembly on Fri Jan 19 at 1145.

Interested 10th, 11th, and 12th graders will be attending a tour of Arkansas Tech University on Th 1/18.  Permission slips are due Wed 1/17. 

Parents of senior students intending to attend college:  The student needs to be applying for scholarships this semester, one website in particular is Sams.adhe.edu which houses several scholarships that can be clicked on after registering. 

Also, parents of senior students intending to attend college, you and your child will need to register for the FAFSA which is required for enrolling in college.  The FAFSA is a form that needs a lot of information in order to grant colleges how much money a student could receive with grants and loans.  This is very important.  A parent FAFSA night will be announced within the month.


Alpena Jr. High
Teams 1,2
At Alpena
Starting at- TBA

Teams 1,2,3,4
At Alpena
Starting at-4:30

Mt. Judea *
Teams  3,4
At Mt Judea
Starting at- 5:30

Tuesday, the 16th is Neon-themed Day/Night!

PTO will be hosting the Parents Winter Bingo Night on January 26.

If you have not completed the 2024-25 Calendar survey, please do so this week. If you would like a paper copy, please contact Vickey Shelton in the high school.

Alpena School District is encouraging students to have good attendance for optimal learning. Please keep your child out of school only if truly sick.  Friendly reminder that if your student is out during a school day, please call the office or send a note regarding their absence. It is worth considering placing any appointment that your child may have on Mondays.  Students are allowed 4 unexcused absences and 6 excused absences, please pay attention to these and communicate with your school to avoid unnecessary calls, letters, or engagement with prosecuting attorney or probation officer.  Students with more than four unexcused absences will not receive credi


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