Maple Pride

Adrian Public Schools in Adrian, Michigan. Go Maples!

Adrian Public Schools is a district where students, parents, educators and our community collaborate in providing a dynamic, relevant, and rigorous global curriculum in a safe environment that fosters imagination, problem-solving, and innovation to create a better child at a time.

Mission: The mission of Adrian Public Schools is to provide, in partnership with parents and our community, quality educational opportunities that challenge students to excel academically and socially to become contributing citizens.

Adrian Public Schools Community Recreation Department

Attention, elementary school parents. Take a minute and checkout the fantastic new programs coming out of the Community Recreation Department. Next week starts the launch of their first-ever Maple Fitness Club, where students will be given the opportunity to explore the lifetime fitness activities of Kids Yoga and Youth Fit.

Parents, we are just a week away from the launch of the first-ever Maple Fitness Club. This first session will encompass Yoga and Youth Fit, classes. Encourage your child to explore these non-traditional forms of exercise that they can do for life.

Your student will have access to both of these after school classes that will occur two days a week. So let's beat those winter blues and get moving. If you need a new form, contact your school's main office, or you can register online at the link below.

For any further questions, please contact Recreation Director, Jeremiah Davies at (517) 417-6299 or [email protected]

Teaching students how to build a strong and vibrant local economy

Thank you to The Daily Telegram for highlighting an exciting new entrepreneurship program coming out of Adrian High School. Go, Maples! Happy 2020! The One Lenawee Team of volunteers continues to focus on important quality of life issues in Lenawee County, and we are pleased to report

As we take our final look back on 2019, how thankful we are to have been voted Lenawee's Best School District for the third consecutive year in a row. You can count on Adrian Public Schools to continue working hard to make 2020 the best year yet.

We hope everyone enjoyed their holiday break, and we're excited to see students and staff on Monday. Go, Maples!

Adrian Public Schools voted best school district in Lenawee County 2017, 2018, and now 2019! Thank you to our families and support from our community with this honor once again.

Many in our community have been ill or had the flu over the Holidays. Here are a few helpful reminders. Most important keep your kids home 24 hours after their fever is gone. Please help protect our students and staff and remind students to wash hands and practice safe hygiene. Stay safe and healthy Maple Family!!!

Come learn more about the Lunch Buddy program!!!

The Lunch Buddies program is in need of new games for elementary age kids. Donations are being accepted at Adrian Image Center and Lenawee District Library-Main Branch (Maumee and US-223) this month.

If you’re interested in learning more about the program, we’re hosting an event on January 31:

Adrian Public Schools had a fantastic 2019, and we're excited to see what 2020 has in store. Happy New Year, Maples!!!

Continuing on with our review of 2019. Flashback to February of this year, when high school students in Ms. Moore's Biology class had the opportunity to participate in an exciting DNA Extraction Lab.

Students in Biology are working with Ms. Moore during a DNA Extraction Experiment.

So excited that Google Maps updated their satellite pictures. You can now see the Adrian Maples from space!!!

Prairie Elementary School

We hope everyone is enjoying their holiday break so far and finding the time for a little rest and relaxation. Over the course of the next week, we will be highlighting some of the fantastic moments that have gone on within Adrian Public Schools over the last year. So, please join us and feel free to share some of your favorite memories as well. Go, Maples!

Who remembers Prairie Elementary principal, Mr. Lew, taking the first trip down Prairie's new sensory pathway?

Check out Mr. Lew demonstrating our AWESOME new sensory path at Prairie! We are SO excited for our students to use it! #prairiepride #maplepride

Wishing a Merry Christmas to all of our students and staff who make Adrian Public Schools such a fantastic place to be. Enjoy this holiday season with friends and family.

Lunch Buddies — Adrian Morning Rotary

During this holiday season we are thankful for all of our community volunteers with the Lunch Buddy and Fluency Friends Programs.

Want to help out? Lunch Buddies, a mentoring program sponsored by Adrian Morning Rotary, pairs volunteers with at-risk students at local elementary schools. Volunteers and students meet once a week for lunch during the school year.

Adrian Music Boosters

So honored to be supported by the Adrian Music Boosters. Take a look at the amazing work they do for our students and programs.

Here's a look at a few Adrian Music memories from the 2019 calendar year. Thank you to our student musicians, directors, support team, school staff members, Music Booster sponsors and parents who make music education in Adrian Public Schools possible.

Come one, come all... we want you for the Bluebotics team.

Interested in joining the Award Winning AHS Bluebotics Robotics Team? Email [email protected] for more information.

The Adrian High School Balladeers went on their annual holiday tour of the elementary schools today. They sang, danced, and put on a great show for students. Thank you to Mr. Antelak and the Balladeers for a fantastic show.

Students at Michener Elementary are getting the opportunity today not only to see up close some exotic animals but also learning some important facts regarding the animals makeup, feeding habits, their natural ecosystems, and a wide variety of interesting facts.

The Symphony Orchestra playing Winter by Vivaldi at the Band and Concert Choir last night.

Happy Bill of Rights Day an important part of our social studies curriculum and our daily rights and protections.

National Honor Society students from Onsted, Sand Creek, Clinton, and Addison high schools, have descended upon on AHS this morning. As part of a local service project, students are spending the day making blankets to donate to local families and charities. Great job everyone, and keep up the hard work.

Bravo to the AHS Choral Programs and their amazing concert tonight!!! Go Maples

Michener Elementary Choir students signing today at the Noon Rotary Meeting! Great job Mrs. Force and kids!!!

Lenawee United HS Hockey

Calling all Maples! Great Opportunity to watch hockey in Lenawee County and cheer on your Adrian Maples and the rest of the Lenawee United team!

Lenawee United Hockey Issues Member School Challenge

(Adrian, MI) – Lenawee United Hockey, a first-year high school Varsity co-op of seven Lenawee County schools, today announces a “Scholastic Challenge” for their home games being played at Arrington Ice Arena at Adrian College.

The team plays another six regular season games at the venue and will track student attendance by school district. The district that has the largest number of student attendees at the end of the 2019-20 season will receive a $500 donation to their high school’s athletic department and the rights to an annual trophy for display showing their winning “Hockey Spirit.”

“We’re in a unique position of growing interest across a number of school districts,” says Lenawee United Hockey President Gregg DeVitto. “Attendance at our home games has been terrific and really gets our athletes excited to compete in front of their families, friends, and classmates. By creating a trophy for bragging rights and a small donation to the winning school, we hope to further energize our home crowds and continue to grow interest in high school hockey.”

Lenawee United Hockey features student-athletes from Adrian, Tecumseh, Clinton, Onsted, Addison, Lenawee Christian School, and Madison high schools.

The remaining six regular season games scheduled at Arrington Ice Arena at Adrian College include:

Thursday, December 12 vs. Pinckney Pirates – 7:30 PM
Thursday, December 19 vs. West Bloomfield Lakers – 6:30 PM
Saturday, December 28 vs. Springfield (Oh.) Bluedevils – 5:00 PM
Saturday, January 4 vs. Kalamazoo United Eagles – 2:30 PM
Wednesday, January 29 vs. Bedford Kicking Mules – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 12 vs. Jackson United Vikings – 6:00 PM

To follow Lenawee United Hockey and for additional information, please go to and click on the Lenawee United High School Varsity team tab. You can also find Lenawee United Hockey on Facebook and Twitter.


Don't miss tonight's Holiday Lights Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony at Comstock Park in downtown Adrian. There will be a number of APS trees on display as individual buildings and clubs did a fantastic job of decorating their trees. The Lights parade starts at 7:00pm and will finish in Comstock Park just in time to watch the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 7:30pm. Bring your families and friends, and let's have a great turnout, Maples. See you all tonight!

APS supporting Comstock Park Christmas Tree Project

Students from Adrian High School did the pre-work for Friday Night’s Guinness Book of World Record attempt for most cut lit Christmas trees in one location by counting how many trees are out. Come on out Friday night for the tree lighting at 7:30pm at Comstock Park.

Springbrook Middle School Mine Craft Competition Winners at The Michigan Capitol today. Thanks to Representative Kahle for stopping by and learning from our kids today.

Elementary School parents, remember that Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place tonight and tomorrow from 5pm - 8pm. Please arrive at your student's scheduled time, and partake in a vital conversation about their education. If you have a question regarding your scheduled time, then please call your building's main office. Go, Maples!

Lenawee United HS Hockey

All 3 Adrian High School Hockey players scored goals tonight up in Ludington, MI. Great job, Maples and Lenawee United.

Lenawee United Hockey Varsity Game Results – Friday, November 29, 2019

Lenawee United Hockey - 7
Manistee Chippewas - 5

(Scottville, MI) – Lenawee United Hockey outlasted the homestanding Manistee Chippewas 7-5 on Friday evening at the West Shore Community Rec Center.

The visitors struck twice in the first period on goals from Zeke Armstrong (Sr., Adrian HS) (2g) and Owen Bailey (So., Adrian HS) (1g, 1a) to take a 2-1 lead after one period of play.

Manistee stormed out of the gates after the intermission to score three goals over the first 7:04 of the frame to take a 4-2 lead. Lenawee would strike back, though, late in the period on goals from Kaden Morton (Sr., LCS) and Armstrong’s second of the game to tie the game 4-4 after two periods.

The Chippewas grabbed a 5-4 lead early in the third only to see Lenawee rally on goals from Caden Henline (So., Adrian HS), Alex Smith (So., Onsted HS) and an empty net goal from Brian Gotham (Jr., Tecumseh HS).

Netminder Keegan Reau faced the most shots he has seen this season and ended the night with 33 saves on 38 shots.

Lenawee was 2-for-4 on the powerplay, while Manistee was held scoreless in their one man-advantage situation.

Lenawee United is now 3-0-0 to start their inaugural season. The same two teams meet on Saturday, November 30 at 3:00 PM at the West Shore Community Rec Center.


So happy to be a part of a great community event!!!

We’re here at Drager Middle School until 1:30 pm. Join us for a hot meal! Happy Thanksgiving!

Alpha Koney Island Maple Pride

As we wind down and head into the holiday season, we are thankful for the students, families, teachers, and staff for making Adrian Public Schools such an amazing place to attend.

We are also very thankful to the students and staff, as well as the volunteers and sponsors(Frickers of Adrian, WalMart, Country Market, & Meijer) who made the 2019 Adrian Community Turkey Drive another success this year. There were 450 Thanksgiving meals given out to local families.

Have a wonderful holiday break with family and friends, and we look forward to seeing students back on Monday. Happy Thanksgiving, Maples!

Adrian Public Schools teachers receiving training from the Child Advocacy Center of Lenawee County on child sexual abuse. APS staff are fully committed to keeping all kids safe. The CAC is located at 122 S. Broad St in Adrian and can be reached at 517-662-3442.

The Daily Telegram - Adrian, Mich.

Happy to help in our community!

Now in its 21st year, a partnership that started between the Kiwanis Club of Adrian and Alpha Koney Island added the Adrian Public Schools (Maple Pride) when it moved last year to the Drager building, which offers more room to cook and enjoy a free turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. This year's meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Drager. Guests should use the Frank Street entrance.

Adrian Music Boosters

Amazing Pie Day this weekend

Thank you again to everyone who joined us for Pie Day 2019.

Adrian Maples Athletics

Congratulations, Annabelle. State Champion!


Pie pick-up is tomorrow, Nov. 23rd, from 2:00-4:00pm. Please enter the high school through the main entrance.

What a great way to start a Friday. Prairie Elementary hosted Donuts with Dads this morning as well as it being Pj day. Thank you to all of the dads, grandpas, uncles, and big brothers who joined our students this morning. Have a great day, Maples!

The Kiwanis Club of Adrian, Alpha Koney Island, and Adrian Public Schools are teaming up once again to offer a FREE Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 28, 2019, to ensure no one need be alone or hungry.

The free dinner is available at the Drager Building from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Please enter on Frank Street (the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee entrance).

For those unable to dine at the school building or wish to dine at home, walk-in carryout service will be available. Advanced orders are not available.

The Kiwanis Club of Adrian is a local service club that intentionally takes action to revitalize Adrian.

Students from AHS, local colleges, and business and community leaders coming together to build networking and career planning for our students so students live, learn, and stay in Lenawee County for their career!

We're two days out from this fantastic show. The ticket link is below, so be sure to reserve your tickets now as seating is limited.

The AHS band in Revelli Music Hall University of Michigan! Go Maples!!!

Would you like to share your thoughts and ideas about keeping your community safe? If so, you are invited to join community members on November 21st, from 6:00 - 9:00pm, to share your experiences and participate in an easy, fun photography project.

By communicating strengths and opportunities in your neighborhood through visual images, your stories will help shape the future of our community. This is the first of two meetings that will be held prior to a showcase of images in April of 2020. Citizens of all ages are welcome and encouraged to participate!

A huge thank you to Principal Carl Lewandowski and Prairie staff that helped out Saturday at The Daily Bread preparing food bags and working with members of our community that need assistance, a friendly smile, and a warm hello. It’s even more amazing you displayed the APS PRIDE qualities in the community and in the neighborhood where your students live to help set the example of service to others. #maplepride

Reminder to employees that the Wellness and Benefits Fair is taking place now through 6pm at the AHS Cafeteria. Get you flu shot, invest, and more!

Remember, there are just two days left to donate. All donations remain local and help our friends and neighbors.

This is going to be a fantastic show. Mark your calendars for November 21-23 at 7:30pm with a Saturday matinee at 2:30pm.

Adrian High School's Fall Play takes place Nov. 21-23 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center with an added matinee show at 2:30pm on Nov 23.

Our play this year is "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" and follows a Fifteen-year-old math whiz Christopher Boone who is falsely accused of killing his neighbor’s dog. Christopher—who is brilliant but has difficulty dealing with the sounds and stresses of everyday life—decides to investigate the crime. The secrets he unearths prompt him to leave his trusted teacher and the familiar streets of his hometown for a life-changing train trip to London. "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is a thrilling and heartwarming adventure story featuring an unforgettable young hero.

*Tickets will be available online and also at the door.
*This play does include mild language and adult themes.
*Seating will be limited due to a unique on-stage seating experience.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc, NY.

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