- 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 substantial gift from IMRA America to the AAPS Educational Foundation will support math and science programs in the Ann Arbor Public Schools for the 2010-11 year.
A professional search firm is being sought to assist The Ann Arbor Board of Education in the selection of a new superintendent. Bids are due on Sept. 10. The RFP timeline calls for selecting a firm Sept. 29 and hiring a new superintendent to start next spring.
WITH VIDEO: Football teams from Pioneer and Huron high schools are scheduled to play this weekend in the Big Day Prep Showdown VI at Eastern Michigan University’s Rynearson Stadium. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the programs.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education will meet tonight at the Balas Administration Building to continue discussion regarding the process to replace Superintendent Todd Roberts. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m.
WAY Washtenaw, a year-round cyber-school pilot program, will target students who have dropped out or have disengaged from traditional school. A pilot is proposed to begin this fall at Stone High School.
Registration for Ann Arbor Adult Education programs, including GED preparation for a high school diploma and English as a Second Language, is taking place in the weeks before school begins.
WITH VIDEO: A 10-year-old partnership between the Downtown Ann Arbor Rotary and Stone High School helps graduating seniors start their college careers at WCC.
Deborah Katz has worked in and around music for 33 years. Now, the Scarlett Middle School band teacher has hit a high note by earning the first E. Daniel Long Fund for Excellence in Music Education award.
Friends, colleagues and music parents from around the county have donated to the The E. Daniel Long Fund for Excellence in Music Education over the past eight years. Now, the fund has given out its first award, honoring the long-time music educator.
The AAPS Educational Foundation has raised the money through its recent “One Million Reasons” campaign. Officials have extended donations to the campaign through month’s end.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: Memories of Green Adventures Camp, Workday Wednesdays and a garden workshop at Tappan garden, 5 incumbents file for board and more.
Ann Arbor’s top administrator announced on Aug. 13 that he will leave this fall to be closer to family in North Carolina. The board will formulate a transition plan in the coming weeks.
Information sessions have been scheduled for Ann Arbor’s Options program, which offers Washtenaw County students online classes and individualized learning plans.