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.

For one night only, the Michener Elementary Drama Club is bringing Aladdin to the stage. Tomorrow night, March 12th, at 6:00 pm, in the Julianne & George Argyros Performing Arts Center at Adrian High School.

The show is open to the public: Donations are being accepted at the door.

Take a moment and listen to the very talented Springbrook 7/8th grade Lady Singers. Fantastic job, ladies.

What an absolutely jam-packed last few days it has been across Maple Country. Students were performing and competing in a multitude of disciplines showing not just the diversity of offerings available within APS but also their strength.

The Adrian High School Symphony Band earned a Superior rating of 1 at the District 8 Band Festival and qualified for states. The Springbrook combined 7/8 orchestra also received a Superior rating of 1, and additionally, the 8th-grade band also earned a 1 rating.

The AHS Balladiers took to the stage on Friday and Saturday night and gave those in attendance who are old enough, a sense of nostalgia, as they took a trip down memory lane performing smash hits from the '80s.

Student-athletes were busy as well. High school sophomore, Ramiro Guerrero Jr, placed 4th in the individual state wrestling meet at Ford Field. Then the Power Lifting team made a strong showing at the state meet with Gia Tracy placing 11th, Arianna Rodriguez 6th, Anthony Polley 6th, and senior Will Howard bringing home silver in 2nd place.

Congratulations to all of our students for showing their Maple Pride this past week. Have a great week, Maples!

Good luck to high school wrestlers Angel Vasquez and Ramiro Guerrero Jr. as they battle it out at Ford Field today in search of a state title. Let’s go, Maples!

Adrian Bands

Well done, Springbrook 7th and 8th-grade bands.

Congratulations to the Springbrook bands on their fantastic performances aat MSBOA District Band Festival yesterday 🎶 Both group’s represented Springbrook with Maple Pride.
The 7th grade earned and overall 2 rating!
The 8th grade band earned straight 1’s 💙🎶
Great job bands!
Adrian Music Boosters
Maple Pride

Join the Balladiers and take a trip back to the '80s this Friday and Saturday, March 6th & 7th, at the Julianne & George Argyros Performing Arts Center, at Adrian High School. Both shows start at 7:30 pm, tickets are $5, and kids 10 and under are free.

Good luck to all of our 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Science Olympiad teams, as they compete today at Siena Heights University. Go, Maples!!!


Tonight's performance has been moved to March 12th, at 6:00 pm, in the Julianne & George Argyros Performing Arts Center at Adrian High School.

Open to the Public: Donations are being accepted at the door.

What an awesome finish to Senior Night for the Girls Varsity Basketball team. Down 3 points with 3 seconds to go, and they had to go the full length of the floor. Great night to be an Adrian Maple!!!!!!!

P.S. The girls would continue to battle and pull out the win in double overtime.

Adrian Music Boosters

Wonderful job last night, Orchestra students. Go, Maples!

VIDEO: Watch highlights from Monday night's 7th through 12th grade Orchestra concert right here. #AdrianMusic #MaplePride

The Adrian Music Boosters latest blog post includes video highlights and a slideshow of the roadshow that took place last week to our elementary schools. Please take a moment to see the great stuff our Maples are doing and our mini Maples are learning here at APS.

AHS Bluebotics students working on their robot and preparing for competition.

Lenawee County Child Advocacy Center

Adrian Public Schools is partnering with the Lenawee Child Advocacy Center to host this great event. Registration is free. The Lenawee County Child Advocacy Center is a multidisciplinary partnership that investigates allegations of child abuse and exploitation in a child-friendly, developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive environment. Our multidisciplinary approach reduces the number of investigative intervie...

ADRIAN HIGH SCHOOL - Baseball - Spring 2020

Get your new 2020 Maple Baseball gear here, and help support the team this upcoming spring season. Go, Maples!!! Hurry, shop closes 03/02/2020!

Surprise homecoming for Adrian man with new heart

Congratulations and a big welcome home to former Maple student, Gabe Villanueva. Gabe recently received a new donor heart and is now home resting. From everyone in Maple country, we wish you a continued healthy and speedy recovery. Go, Maples! Home is where the new heart is for a 21-year-old Adrian man.

Don't wait any longer as this is the last week to register! Be a part of a fun and exciting evening that supports the students of Adrian Public Schools.

For more information, go to or call 517-263-2911

High School parents, don't forget about Wednesday night's IB/Dual Enrollment informational meeting. 6pm in the high school Global Learning Center.

Jay Hannah - NBC 24 WNWO

Go, Maples!!!

WATCH: "When you think Adrian Cheer, you think Coco." The lone senior with Down syndrome has become a star for the Maples. She was able to compete for the first time last week.


Neighborhood meeting tonight on possible development of the former McKinley School site.

Thank you to the Adrian Schools Educational Foundation for their continued support of our students. Through their generous financial support, the Adrian Symphony Orchestra visited Adrian High School today and treated students to pieces from their upcoming “MARVEL-ous HEROS” themed concert on Saturday, February 15th.

We're just a few weeks away from another exciting Maple Blues Blast. Get your tickets today and don't miss out on a fun night dedicated to supporting the students of Adrian Public Schools.

The Daily Telegram - Adrian, Mich.

Great work Nicole!!!

Adrian High School senior Nicole Walkowe joined the cheer team in competition for the first time last week. Known as Coco to all who meet her, she is Adrian’s only senior cheerleader this year. She also has Down syndrome.

Riley winning the Michener 5th grade spelling bee after spelling Tapestry correctly. Good job Michener Maples!!!

The Michigan High School Power Lifting Association Regional Meet at Adrian High School is underway, and our Maple lifters are putting on a show. Thank you to the countless volunteers from across the community who are here and making this possible. Go, Maples!!!

[02/07/20]   A message from ADRIAN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

Due to poor conditions on back roads, Adrian Public Schools will be closed for Friday, February 07, 2020.

Drive safe, stay warm, and GO MAPLES!!!

Bob Behnke

Bravo to Springbrook Middle School and their amazing performance. Check out High School Musical Friday and Saturday at 7:00pm in the AHS Performing Arts Center.

Great opportunity for AHS Students:

PSJP is a free 10-day journalism program hosted at Princeton University for high-achieving, low-income high school juniors. Students learn reporting from celebrated journalists and are paired with a college counselor during their senior year. All expenses, including students’ travel costs to and from Princeton, are paid for by the program.

The online application is available at and due no later than Monday, February 17, 2020.

Statistics in Schools

Teachers here are some important resources on the Census to use in your classroom. Using new Statistics in Schools (SIS) resources in your classroom during the 2019-2020 school year will support efforts to make sure EVERY child is counted in the 2020 Census. This count impacts the federal funds that communities receive for special education, classroom technology, teacher training,...

Lacrosse is coming to Prairie Elementary

Our lacrosse friends from Adrian College and Siena Heights Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse teams are helping Lenawee Youth Lacrosse grow this game in Adrian Public Schools. These photos from last week are of the Bulldogs and Saints sharing with our APS youth!

A beginners lacrosse camp February 11,12 & 13th from 5:30-7:00pm FREE will be held at Prairie Elementary School! All boys & girls 2-5 Grade interested please reach out to Carl Lew if you want to join the 20+ already signed up

It's almost showtime as Springbrook Middle School presents Disney's High School Musical, Jr. The show kicks off tomorrow night, February 6th, and will run through Saturday, February 8th. All three shows will start at 7:00pm in the Julianne and George Argyros Performing Arts Center at Adrian High School. $4 for students and $6 for adults. Go, Maples!!!

A big shoutout goes to the APS Food Service Department, for going the extra mile for students at the Boys and Girls Club of Lenawee. Staff, on occasion, throws theme nights for the kids and recently surprised them with a Sponge Bob Crabby Patty day. The extra effort put into these nights reflects their Maple Pride. Great job, staff!

Adrian Public Schools Community Recreation Department

Pizza for a year. Congrats, Aiden Smith!!!!

We had a big winner tonight in the Biggy’s Pizza Halftime Shootout. AHS 9th grader, Mr. Aiden Smith, knocked down all four of his shots within the timeframe and won pizza for a year. Congrats, Aiden!

The shootout takes place at all home Varsity Boys and Girls basketball games, with proceeds going to the Adrian Community Recreation Department in support of youth athletics at Adrian Public Schools.

Parents and students are you interested in learning about:

• The opportunity to access courses at four different
colleges or universities?
• Earning credit in courses that will fulfill your degree
• Experiencing courses in a college setting while still
having access to all the benefits of the arts, athletics,
and extracurricular programs of Adrian High School?

Attend a student and parent informational meeting:

February 19th and March 25th at 6:00pm in the Global Media Centre at Adrian High School.

Adrian High School band, orchestra students perform well at Solo & Ensemble

Way to go Maples!!! ADRIAN — Several Adrian High School concert band and orchestra students scored well in the regional Solo & Ensemble Festival Jan. 25 at Onsted

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Amazing opportunity for our community!!! Author Event | William D. Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid When Tuesday February 4, 2020: 7:00pm to 8:30pm Where Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room Description In Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid, local author Wil...

Adrian Downs Tecumseh in Boys Basketball

Way to go Maples!!! In a varsity double header, the Adrian boys basketball team struck quick and fast with a 12-2 first quarter and never gave up the lead. While the Indians fought back to get within 5, the Maples hit the gas to win by 13 at the final buzzer. Adrian is back in action on Tuesday. The boys host Ypsilanti...

It’s a big weekend in Maple country. Tonight the freshman boys, varsity girls, and varsity boys basketball teams travel to take on our cross-town rival, Tecumseh. The games are at 4:00, 5:30, and 7:00 pm.

Then tomorrow, our sensational Lady Blues travel to Parma Western for the District Solo and Ensemble. Take a listen as they make their final preparations. Good luck to all of our students, and have a great weekend, Maples!!!

As the global workforce and landscape are ever-changing, the need for students to have real-world skills is extremely vital. With passionate teachers like Mr. Andre leading PLTW classes at Springbrook, not only do students learn to think critically, creatively, and build communication skills, but they also get to be hands-on as they explore future careers.

Educators like Mr. Andre are just another reason why it's so good to be a Maple. Are you curious about becoming a Maple, or know someone that is? If so, call 517-264-6640 and learn about many of the great things going on in Adrian Public Schools.

For more information visit:

The Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan is currently looking for two students to participate as our 4th Annual Statewide Hispanic/Latino Graduation Ceremony keynote speakers. We understand many of our graduates have undergone great challenges to achieve their success and wish to provide a platform to share these inspirational stories at the graduation event. If a student you know would be interested in this opportunity, please click the link below:

Students from Prairie Elementary lead the Board of Education in mindfulness exercises at tonight’s Board meeting. Amazing things are happening at Prairie. Go Maples!!! Thanks Ryan Richardson for all your help with our kids and staff!!!

Fluency Friends at Michener read with students and support literacy

AHS Musicians Play Solo & Ensemble Festival

Many members of the Adrian High School Band and Orchestra participated the regional Solo and Ensemble Festival this past weekend. Twenty-four Maples earned the highest score of 1 and the right to advance to the State Solo and Ensemble Festival on March 14th in Chelsea.

See the great story about these amazing performing artists at the Adrian Music Boosters' blog: Each year, the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association ( MSBOA ) presents the District Solo and Ensemble Festival at schools across the state. It's a chance for students to perform on their...

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Home | Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is a premier two-week arts program middle and and high school students. A Representative from Blue Lakes will be visiting our school to evaluate students for scholarships on Jan. 28th. These auditions take place during the music, art, and drama class periods. We recommend that your child takes advantage of this great opportunity. The audition process is a great learning experience for students, and if you do choose later to send your student to Blue Lakes, there may be a scholarship. Check out Blue Lake’s website at:

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