- 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
The Skyline High School Commons will be the site of the 4:30 p.m. event, to say goodbye to Ann Arbor’s superintendent. His last day is Oct. 8.
Local teams host their second annual Pioneer-Huron Pie-Eating Contest on Oct. 4 to raise money for breast cancer research.
Eight Huron High School seniors earned perfect scores of 36 when they took their ACT tests last spring – it’s an honor they share with less than one-tenth of 1 percent of test-takers nationwide, according to the American College Testing website. River Rats earning a …
Atulya Shetty of Huron High School, Michigan’s youngest chess master, hosts a chess exhibition Saturday to raise money for his trip to the World Youth Chess Championship this fall.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: Ann Arbor German students travel to sister city Tübingen for another year of learning and culture. U-M offers a new scholarship to Huron’s German students this year.
Tracey Van Dusen will represent Ann Arbor as a Teaching Ambassador Fellow in 2010-11. It’s her second major fellowship in two years.
A before-school robotics club at Pittsfield Elementary has challenged students for four years. Parents operate the club, which Principal Carol Shakarian says is a welcome part of the school’s program.
The Pioneer alumni started a new fund for the foundation, selling specially designed athletic shoes at their 30th reunion. Teachers can apply for this and other foundation grants through Oct. 1.
Farm Fresh Features began in the Ann Arbor schools last week, offering students three days of fresh produce for lunch through the fall months.
WITH VIDEO/SLIDES: Teacher Dorothea Bryant brings a summer cultural experience in Japan back to her classroom at Huron High School. She was one of 10 teachers representing North America in a Keizai Koho Center Fellowship program.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools is continuing technology update plans with the board approving expenditure of $3.058 million on Sept. 15, with funds taken from the voter-approved 2004 bond proposal.
Deputy Superintendent Robert Allen has been named interim superintendent as Todd Roberts prepares to leave Ann Arbor. The transition will take place no later than Oct. 12.
Huron High senior Laura Knutilla created the mural, which will be unveiled at 2 p.m. during an afternoon open house. The shop is at 2280 S. Industrial, Ann Arbor.
A $50,000 donation in memory of the late Dr. James A. Norton Jr. to the AAPS Educational Foundation will be used to match school employees contributions to the foundation through Sept. 30.
WITH VIDEO: As he prepares to leave the district this fall, Superintendent Todd Roberts encourages staff to continue a focus on strategic planning, improved student achievement and diversity and equity.