In a quick response from the State of Michigan to the Menominee Area School District regarding their recent rain event, that leaves the Junior and Senior Highschool unusable because of abatement. They have approved the district’s proposal on how the start of the school year will begin. Menominee Schools Superintendent Richard Saru says, “the good thing is that school will still start on time.”

Saru says, “we don’t want to put anybody into that building where it’s going to be unsafe.”

The start of the Menominee Area Public Schools will take place on Monday, August 29th, with grades ninth through twelfth being online. The target date for those students to be back in the classroom is set for Monday, September 19th. Parents and Guardians should expect updates via their email. Other updates will be available on Facebook and by visiting