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From the Interim Superintendent

It is with great excitement, I welcome you to our 2018-19 academic school year. This summer has been filled with preparation to make it successful. As you are aware, our start date for school is Monday, August 20 and our open houses are on Thursday, August 16.  It is important you continue to monitor our Facebook page, website, and mobile application for important updates.

Little Lions Preschool and Child Care Programs – We are delighted to communicate that our program numbers have more than doubled in just one school year. We are now enrolling for the Little Lions Preschool and Child Care located at Fuller Street Elementary School. Preschool starts August 20, 2018. If you have any questions about the program please contact Annette Kent, Program Director at Please see more detailed information on our website:

Maple Valley Works Skilled Trades Education – We currently are offering skilled trades programs ON SITE in our school district.  These courses would be offered in the evening for our high school students in a dual enrollment capacity or to our community members who are interested. Please contact the Jr./Sr. High School office for more information.

Maple Valley Families, we are looking forward to a productive and positive school year.  As always, if you have concerns please do not hesitate to contact me, 


Michael A. Knapp

Interim Superintendent

Michael Knapp
Interim Superintendent Bio

Mr. Knapp brings a wealth of experiences to this role.  Mr. Knapp earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Education minor in Science from Ferris State University.  He has 15 years of teaching experience in science and accounting at the high school levels.  Before becoming an administrator, Mr. Knapp coached Basketball and Softball for 20+ years. After earning his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership Degree from Ferris State University, Mr. Knapp served as Assistant Principal, High School Principal, and now Interim Superintendent.