- Back to school 2017: 3 from Pioneer’s Class of 2010 will be new AAPS teachers this year
- What’s a 12-letter term for impressive? Peter Collins, whose 100th (!) crossword puzzle will soon be published in The New York Times
- Pioneer graduate commissioned by violinists from 35 countries; will bring world together through music
- Huron graduate awarded scholarship; hopes to change lives through music therapy
- `The Color of our Dreams’ mural unveiled at Scarlett Middle School
Pioneer High’s Tim VanRiper was selected this spring as Young Citizen of the Year by AnnArbor.com. Four other Ann Arbor seniors are finalists.
Members of the Ann Arbor PTO Council Advocacy Committee are organizing a postcard campaign, offering parents a chance to voice their concerns to elected state officials about the issue of school funding. Members will visit end-of-year events at local schools.
Students at Wines Elementary are learning how to give back to their community through Lunches With Love, a program where they pack bag lunches for those staying in Ann Arbor shelters.
Tappan School’s Agrarian Garden and expanded healthy cafeteria offerings receive attention this month as a national conference visits the school. “Farm Fresh Days” is expanded to three days at Tappan.
The largest Ann Arbor Public Schools student art exhibition is under way at the Jean Paul Slusser Gallery on U-M’s North Campus through June 4. It is open to the public and there is no fee.
Rick Dekeon may best be known for his 7-year-old Cross Country Kids Club at Northside Elementary. Those who know Dekeon call him dedicated, reliable and say, with Rick, it’s all about the students.
Mitchell Elementary students learn more while reading, thanks to a better selection in the school’s Listening Library. A grant from the AAPS Educational Foundation made the project happen.
A series of briefs from around The Ann Arbor Public Schools: Carpenter bagel program donates to RIF program; Huron business students earn honors; Parent University program on reading tonight.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has already raised $60,000 in the first month of an ambitious campaign to raise $1 million in funds for the 2010-11 academic year.
Andrew Thomas was appointed to the Ann Arbor Board of Education on May 12 to replace Trustee Randy Friedman, who resigned his post last month. His term runs through the end of 2010.
Ann Arbor was among 174 districts nationwide selected as one of the National Association of Music Makers Foundation’s 11th annual “Best Communities for Music Education.”
The largest Ann Arbor student art event of the year is under way at the U-M School of Art & Design Slusser Gallery. The exhibition of K-12 artwork runs through June 4.
The 30-year-old Ann Arbor Health Sciences program prepares high school seniors for careers in medicine. Many go onto medical school or study nursing or physical therapy, now a doctoral program.
The popular Green Adventures Camp is being offered for a third year in The Ann Arbor Public Schools. Its offerings are among 200 being offered by the district’s Rec & Ed Department this summer season.
Pioneer High School’s Lorin Cartwright juggles myriad responsibilities as athletic director and assistant principal at the district’s oldest high school.