- Community conversation to kick off this month will lead to new AAPS Strategic Plan
- Darcy Knoll, Pittsfield and Pattengill elementary physical education teacher
- That’s a Great Idea: PLPs on sticky labels keep students focused on goals
- Superintendent Swift promotes public education as Michigan Superintendent of the Year
- Don Packard, Pioneer High School English teacher
A memorial service for Theresa Supica and her 12-year-old daughter, Samantha, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 3 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 2065 S. Wagner Road.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools will participate in a consolidated transportation plan through the Washtenaw Intermediate School District starting this fall.
Following approval by members of the Ann Arbor Education Association last week, the Ann Arbor school board ratified a new contract with district teachers on Wednesday.
The roles and responsibilities of school board members will be discussed during an informational session on Wednesday, June 30 starting at 5:30 p.m.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools has scheduled a gathering for Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Slauson Middle School following the deaths of two members of the Supica family and the injury of two others in a Virginia traffic crash this week.
WITH VIDEO: Pre-cooked chicken dinners as well as fresh produce were given to Ann Arbor preschool families during the monthly Farmers Market
A large project at Pioneer High School will be the finalé for the 2004 bond issue and myriad other projects are planned around the district this summer.
Jeff Bradley’s philosophy is to encourage students to find the answer by working hard at labs and learning. The long-time science teacher is known for his “guy-in-a-tie” podcasts and for encouraging his students to be their best.
The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop offers 18,000 square feet of bargains on “Resale Row” along Industrial Highway in Ann Arbor. The nonprofit started with a school yard sale at Tappan School in 1994. Proceeds benefit The Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Atulya Shetty started playing chess at the age of 4. Now 14, he heads for Greece this year to represent Ann Arbor in an international chess championship. He will be a freshman at Huron High School this fall.
A series of briefs about people and news in The Ann Arbor Public Schools. This edition features: The AAPS Educational Foundation continues its One Million Reasons fundraising campaign and also opens applications for teacher grants for the 2010-11 school year; A Carpenter Elementary School parent will participate in the Komen 3-day for a Cure; Ann Arbor District Library kicks off it’s summer reading program.
Huron and Pioneer high schools have ranked among the top 1,600 public high schools in the country by Newsweek in its “America’s Best High Schools” project. They are among the top 6 percent in the country.
“There’s a lot to learn from growing a garden, and a lot of Ann Arbor’s schools are finding that out,” says Ann Arbor Chronicle gardening columnist Marianne Rzepka. Her Sunday column focuses on three such gardens in Ann Arbor schools.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education has adopted a budget and set millage rates for 2010-11. Consolidated transportation remains under consideration.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union. Members will vote late this week and, if ratified, the pact would go to the school board next week.