Current Topics

  • Reimagining MAS: 2024-2025 and Beyond

    On Tuesday, September 26th, at 6:00 PM, the Milan Area Schools Administrative Team will be hosting a Zoom meeting to present information about, “Reimagining Milan Area Schools: 2024-2025 and Beyond”.  The team will share important information about the future of Milan Area Schools.  Following the presentation, the team will be answering questions and accepting input from the community.

    The Zoom meeting (including the Q&A portion) will be recorded and posted on the district website.  Following the Zoom meeting, in-person meetings will be scheduled to allow the community to ask additional questions.  Prior to each of these in-person events, participants will be able to view the Zoom recording. 

    To join the Zoom Meeting on a computer, please click the link below:

    You may be asked to download the Zoom app as well as enter your name and your email address before you can enter the meeting.

    To join the Zoom Meeting by phone follow these steps:

    1. Dial one of 312-626-6799

    2. Enter the Meeting ID: 867 9483 3673 and press #

    3. Press # (you do not need a participant ID)

    4. Enter the Password: 267202 and press #

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  • Mental Health Parent Education Series

    New this year, the Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) is offering a free, monthly webinar series for parents and caregivers on various mental health and substance use topics.  These topics include:

    • Mental Health 101
    • Resources in the
    • Community
    • Resources in Schools
    • Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth
    • What to do in a Mental
    • Health Crisis
    • Co-occurring Mental
    • Health and Substance Use
    • Social Media
    • Self Harm
    • Mindfulness

    For more information and to register for the Zoom webinars, please click on the link below.
    Mental Health Parent Education Series

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  • Athletic Attendance Rule

    Hello Milan Community,

    Due to recent and past safety concerns at Milan High School home athletic events, starting Monday, September 18th, all spectators 12 years old and younger will be required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian in order to attend a Milan High School home athletic event.  Spectators 12 years old and younger will be required to have a parent or guardian with them in order to enter the event space.  Students who arrive at a Milan High School home athletic event without a parent or guardian will not be allowed to enter the athletic venue.  Please make sure to share this information with your younger students, so that they understand the new rule.

    Thank You,
    Bryan Girbach

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  • MAS Attendance Policy

    Hello Milan Area Schools Families,


    Milan Area Schools wants to inform our students and families that we will be implementing a new/updated attendance policy.  The policy implementation will begin on August 28, 2023, the first day of the 2023-2024 school.  


    The policy was developed by the district in conjunction with agencies from Monroe and Washtenaw Counties.


    While Milan Area Schools experiences good daily student attendance on average, some of our students do meet the state’s definition of being chronically absent.  Some of our students also meet the state’s definition of being truant.  Excessive absences affect a student’s ability to be successful in school.


    Important information about student attendance is included in the the “Milan Area Schools Attendance Policy”.  


    The policy includes:

    • The Michigan Compulsory Attendance Law
    • Definitions of Chronically Absent and Truant
    • Definitions of Excused and Unexcused Absences
    • Definitions of Late Arrivals, Early Pick-Ups, and Tardies
    • Specific Actions that Will be Taken at 8, 15, and 20 Unexcused Absences
    • Milan Area Schools Drop Policy


    Thank you for taking the time to review this important document.  It is imperative that your students attend school regularly.


    Thank You,

    Bryan Girbach

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  • Michigan School Meals Program

    Hello Milan School Community,


    Most of the details from the State of Michigan have been finalized, and we are excited to announce that Milan Area Schools will be participating in the Michigan School Meals Program.  This program will provide free breakfast and lunch to all MAS students 4 years old and older throughout the academic year!


    As a household, you are still responsible for completing the Application for Michigan School Meals Program. Students will continue to maintain a benefit status of free, reduced, or paid under the new program.  If households do not complete the application process, Milan Area Schools will lose important state funding for educational programs for our students. Our students are entitled to these grant funds that are determined based on completed applications.  Parents or guardians can submit confidential applications online by clicking HERE.


    Important Information to Know about the Michigan School Meals Program

    • The Michigan School Meals Program will begin on the first day of school.
    • All students 4 years old and older will be eligible to receive one full meal for free at breakfast and lunch.  Students will receive the free meals by following the normal food distribution process of lining up and entering their information into Meal Magic.
    • A la carte items, individual milks, snacks, second lunches, and incomplete meals are not free.
    • In order to cover a la carte items, individual milks, snacks, second lunches, and incomplete meals, families may still choose to fund their students’ accounts using the Meal Magic Portal.


    Thank You,
    Bryan Girbach

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  • My Future Fund

    Milan Area Schools is excited to announce our partnership with My Future Fund. Through the My Future Fund program, eligible 1st-5th grade students will get free money and support to jump-start their savings for college and career training. The My Future Fund program is operated by the Washtenaw Intermediate School District in collaboration with the Washtenaw County Government. Please visit for more information. 

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  • Scoop from the Supt

    In an effort to keep the Milan Community up to speed on important educational topics, Bryan Girbach, the Superintendent of Milan Area Schools, will be sharing updates following each School Board Meeting. These updates will provide information about educational topics at the district, county, state, and national levels.

    These updates are available HERE.

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  • WCHD K-12 Guidance

    WCHD K-12 School Guidance

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Welcome to MAS

  • The city of Milan, which encompasses a total of 3.4 square miles, was founded in 1831 and is located in the Southeastern Counties of Washtenaw and Monroe in the State of Michigan. Located between the cultural and commercial hubs of Ann Arbor, MI and Toledo, OH, Milan has both rural and suburban areas.  

    The Milan School District embraces nearly 90 square miles and serves households in both Washtenaw and Monroe Counties.  The district is proud to note that its staff is made up of both veteran teachers and those new to the profession, all of whom are highly qualified. The four school buildings that comprise the Milan Area School District operate as schools-of-choice facilities and consistently enroll students from four surrounding counties. The district offers exceptional educational programs to approximately 2,000 students ranging from preschool age to grade twelve.

    The community is proud of the scholastic and extracurricular accomplishments of its students. School activities serve as an important part of the overall student experience and provide social activities for the entire community.

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