Motivational speakers band with students.
Robotics team with project
Students working on a science project
Students and parents in the library
student working on a robotic project.
Student dusting top of lockers
Students in stand selling baked goods
Superintendent with Rick Duerksen and Mike Biehl Retirement photo
Fans in the bleachers at a basketball game.
Boy basketball player
Two Students holding a thank you Board member banner
Rep Cole presents flag to children

Strong Kids.
Strong Education.

Mancelona Public Schools, recognizing the needs of all people, promises to make the best use of our resources to develop the potential of students, families, and community.


January School Board Appreciation Month

January is School Board Appreciation Month.  Thank you for your time and dedication!

  • Burt Thompson
  • Amy Derrer
  • Kim Musselman
  • Gerald Cook
  • Dale Ackler
  • Jim MacQuarrie
  • Tom Ross



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Family Reading Night CIS and Mancelona Schools present Theme based Family Reading Nights! January 11th, February 8th, March 8th and April 12th the fun will be from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars and come read with your student.
Gabriel Matlock Reading Celebration Picture
Gabriel Matlock Reading Celebration Congratulations to Gabriel Matlock for reaching his reading goal this marking period! Gabriel showed Mancy PRIDE by increasing his reading fluency by one grade level since the start of the 2017-2018 school year. He will get to enjoy a free personal pizza at the Pizza Shoppe for all of his hard work. Way to go, Gabriel!
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Geography The middle school social studies department will be having a Geography Family Night on February 1 with fun and games in the 7/8 gym from 5:30 - 6:30. Snacks will also be provided.
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Healthy Classroom Parties Grant We are proud to announce that Mancelona Elementary School received some amazing grants for the students this year! The first one is called Healthy Classroom Parties. We received $500 to support classrooms with healthy snacks. Another grant is called Walk-n-Run Fun, which encourages students and staff to be more active by providing opportunities to participate in healthy physical actives. Our last grant is the Classroom Physical Activity Breaks which incorporates GoNoodle into the classroom with a variety of online games and videos that lead the students in 2 to 15 minutes of stretching, running, dancing and deep
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Penny Wars The Mancelona Elementary School Penny War for Special Olympics will be held January 15th - 19th. Grade levels will compete against each other by bringing in pennies and other money. Every day the money in each grade level's jar will be counted. Pennies will count for the grade and all other money will be counted against them. Each afternoon the grade level that is ahead will be announced. At the end of the week there will be 2 winning grade levels. One will be for the most points (amount of pennies minus the other change) and the other will be for the most money. All money raised will be given to Wertz Warriors on their annual ride.
two students wretling
Wrestling sign up Any middle school student interested in wrestling this year, come to the office to sign-up. The first practice is January 15th at 5:30 in the 5/6 gym

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