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8401 S. Mackinaw Trail
Cadillac, MI 49601

Phone: 231.876.5600   Fax: 231.876.5621

Principal: Mrs. Jennifer Sück
Assistant Principal: Mr. Richard Giddens

Start Time: 7:40am - End Time: 2:25pm
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PTO January Meeting Canceled


MTMS Opens Daily at 7:00 am. On Late Start Mondays MTMS opens at 8:30 am.

MTMS Opens daily at 7:00 am.


Late Start Monday Dates

Students may enter building after 8:30AM

First Bell rings at 9:05 AM

Class begins at 9:10 AM


2016-2017 School Year Late Start Monday Dates:

Sept. 26

Oct. 17

Nov. 21

Dec. 19

Jan. 23

Feb. 27

March 20

April 17

May 15

Early Dismissal Days

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 1:25 PM


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Noon (lunch will be served)


Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:55 AM  (lunch will not be served)


Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Noon (lunch will be served)


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:55 AM (lunch will not be served)


Spring Conferences - Thursday, March 2nd - 3:30-7:30PM

MTMS Spring Conferences are on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 3:30PM – 7:30PM. 

Conferences will be held in an “open style” format, which means that teachers will be in their classrooms and will meet with parents for up to 15 minutes.  Appointments will NOT be scheduled.  MTMS students are encouraged to attend conferences with their parents.


We welcome you and hope that you will be able to attend and visit with our staff.


Early dismissal for students at Noon on Thursday, March 2, 2017 (lunch will be served)

MTMS Talent Show

The MTMS Talent Show will be held on Thursday, March 16th at 6:00 pm at the CHS auditorium.

Information/Requirements for the talent show will be as follows:

1.) No duplicates of acts will be allowed in the program

2.) Music for singing or dancing acts must be submitted no later than a week in advance of the talent show.

3.) There will only be 15 spots filled for the talent show.  

4.) There will be no winners or prizes for the acts in the talent show.

5.) Students will submit a video of their talent to Mrs. Damgard by email at   If students can't submit a video, they will need to sign up for a live audition with Mrs. Damgard on Friday, February 24th.  A signup sheet will be located outside of Mrs. Damgard's office.  

6.) Those that audition, but do not make it into the show, may be showcased during an assembly at school.  

Holiday Newsletter

MTMS Concerts - Choir, Orch, Band

Date          Time           Call time for Students   Location              Class                                    

Oct 24        7:00 PM    Call time 6:30 PM          MTMS Gym        Choir/Orch/Band


Dec 13   7:00 PM    Call time 6:30 PM          High School Auditorium   Choir (6-8 gr)


Dec 15      7:00 PM     Call time 6:30 PM         High School Auditorium  Band (6-8 gr)  CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER RESCHEDULED ON DEC 19


Dec 19      6:15 PM      High School Auditorium Band (6-8 gr)  RESCHEDULED from Dec 15th


Dec 20      7:00 PM     Call time 6:30 PM         High School Auditorium Orchestra (6 gr & HS)


March 6     7:00 PM     Call time 6:30 PM       MTMS Gym          Choir/Orch/Band


May 22       7:00 PM     Call time 6:30 PM      MTMS Gym           Choir/Orch/Band

After School Math Tutoring

Mackinaw Trail is offering a free, after-school Math tutoring program starting Thursday, November 3rd, Monday – Thursday from 2:30 – 3:30 PM.  Math only is offered this year. Free transportation is available via the Wexford Transit Authority (CWTA) for a maximum of 12 students each day for those students who request that option and live within the drop off boundaries.  If the student is using the CWTA, additional paperwork needs to be completed and signed by the parent/guardian PRIOR to the student staying after school.  Forms are available in the office, on the rack outside of the office and on our MTMS web page under "INFO".

Students will need to sign up in the office no later than noon on the day they will be staying for tutoring.  Students MUST sign up EACH time they will be staying.  If you are picking your child up after tutoring, please be at MTMS no later than 3:30 pm.


There will be NO tutoring on the following dates:


Wed. Nov 2

Tues. Nov 8

Wed. Nov 23

Wed. Dec 7

Tues. Dec 13

Wed. Dec 21

Wed. Jan 4

Tues. Jan 10

Tues. Jan 17 *

Tues. Jan 31 *

Wed. Feb 1

Wed. March 1

Thurs. March 2

Tues. March 7


* updated 1/18/2017



Activity Night Friday - March 10, 6-8PM


$3 to get in or $2 with a canned good donation

Tickets are $0.50 each – 2 for pizza, 1 for pop, 2 for chips.
Photographer - 1 ticket per person in photo

Dance Dance Revolution


Activity Night Dates:

October 28

December 16 - Cancelled

January 27

March 10

May 5 (Last for the 6th graders)

June 2 - For 5th Graders and Incoming 4th Graders 

Lifetouch Yearbook Order Information

Lifetouch Spring Pictures Tuesday, March 7th

PTO Meeting - March 14th - 6-8PM

MTMS PTO meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6:00 - 7:00 PM at MTMS.

2016-2017 dates:

Sept 13

Oct 11

Nov 8

Dec 13

Jan 17

Feb 7

March 14

April 11

May 9

Girls on The Run

Girls on the Run Begins March 14th

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-4:15

Meet in the MTMS Gym

Deadline for registration:  Thursday, February 23rd

Information and Registration forms passed out in your homeroom.  Extra forms are available in the student office.

Any question please see Mrs. Falan or Mrs. Johnson

3rd-6th Grade Ski Program 2017

Ski dates are January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; February 7, 14, 21 and 28; March 7


Students must sign up with Mrs. Nelson the Friday prior to their ski day.  Sign up is from 7-7:40 AM in front of the cafeteria.  

MTMS Ski Bus Schedule:

2:45 PM - Depart MTMS

8:00 PM - Depart Caberfae

8:20 PM - Arrive at MTMS


*Extra Forms are available on the rack outside the office.

2017-2018 Cadillac GSRP and Head Start Preschool Program



Preschool recruitment is under way for the 2017-2018 school year for 3 and 4 year olds. Applications are being taken for the Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs (GSRP) in Cadillac, for 3 and 4 year old children. The Head Start & GSRP programs provide high quality preschool programs for 3 & 4 year olds to prepare them for kindergarten. Parents are the lifelong teacher of their children and are encouraged to be involved with classroom activities. Families with children of all abilities are encouraged to apply. Transportation options may be available.  Call 231-775-9781 or 1-800-443-2297 for an appointment.


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MTMS Verified Entry System

With the goal of increased security, Cadillac Area Public Schools will institute a verified entry system at all K-8 CAPS school buildings during school hours.  Beginning on Monday, February 2, 2015, visitors to Cadillac Area Public School Buildings will be asked to "request entry" through a "security buzzer" entry system.  Similar to a doorbell, the buzzer is located at the main entrance of each building and visitors will be asked to verify their identity and purpose of their visit prior to being admitted to the building.  Here at MTMS, you will find the button to request entry to the right of the main entry doors.  Please press the button and wait a moment.  If we have not responded in 2 minutes, please press the button again as our Administrative Assistants may have missed your call.


After entering the building, you will be required to sign in at the office and wear a visitors badge while on the premises.  You are asked to sign out prior to leaving the building.  The purpose of the verified entry system is to better monitor visitors in our buildings during school hours at Cadillac Area Public Schools.  Thank you for your cooperation as we all become familiar with the new entry procedure.  Patience and feedback is requested as we institute this safety measure.  It is a program that has been successfully used in schools across the country and one additional step to monitoring guests in our buildings as a safety measure for our staff and students.  Your child's safe learning environment is one of our highest priorities.  Thank you for your support and understanding. 

Attendance Line

If your child is absent from school please call our attendance line 231-876-5603 as soon as possible on the day of the absence.  You can call the attendance line at anytime.  For preplanned absences please send a note to school.

School Closing and Delays

You can find out school closings and delays by checking the calendar or going to the homepage.  You can also receive an e-mail or text as soon as we have school closing or school delay information.  Visit the following link:   Look for the snowflake to sign up for this service.More

Dates and information are subject to change, please check this site frequently

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