- Community conversation to kick off this month will lead to new AAPS Strategic Plan
- Darcy Knoll, Pittsfield and Pattengill elementary physical education teacher
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- Superintendent Swift promotes public education as Michigan Superintendent of the Year
- Don Packard, Pioneer High School English teacher
The Ann Arbor school board heard a proposal Wednesday to rename the school Ann Arbor Technical High School, reflecting the high-tech approach used in learning.
All Ann Arbor Public Schools middle school and high school musicians are invited to participate in this free afternoon event at Community High School.
The University Musical Society gives Angell Elementary “School of the Year” for two decades of involvement with UMS; Clemente’s Joey Parins earns kudos for making arts education a priority for all students.
WITH VIDEO: Clague Middle School event involves 60 students in a multi-media production, Bryant Early Elementary School sings about peace and Dicken Elementary students learn about jazz music and history with an assembly by Vincent York & Jazzistry. Many other schools around the district host MLK Day activities.
Students at all three Ann Arbor comprehensive high schools are in their second year of the Rising Scholars program, a partnership with U-M’s Center for Educational Outreach. It targets bright students with extra support to encourage them to excel, take advanced classes and attend college.
One of the most established parent groups in the Ann Arbor Public Schools is the Black Parents’ Student Support Group, which offers parents and students in Ann Arbor’s African-American community a network of support an a safe place to share concerns.
Teen parents at Stone High School can continue their education with the help of an on-site child care center. The center takes up to 16 infants and toddlers. Starting second semester, the parents will be required to take a parenting class.
This middle school Language Arts teacher has earned both state and national honors for her law unit that gives students a peek into the legal system and the importance of the U.S. Constitution.
Event will honor or benefit three members of the Bryant/Pattengill school community: Deb Horn, wife of Pattengill teacher Doug Horn; Sofia Robinson, a Tappan Middle School sixth-grader; and Frank Porta, husband of Dori Porta, a teacher clerk at Bryant.
A series of briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools: Ann Arbor schools moving to Google, WISD begins superintendent search, PTOC Enrichment Forum slated for Jan. 24, DECA teams showcase business knowledge, talent.
Huron is the first high school symphony to perform at the opening concert at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids. The performance is 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at DeVos Performance Hall.
The Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 10-12 performances at Tappan Middle School include a cast of 170 community members, including 100 Burns Park Elementary students. Proceeds of the annual production benefit students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Incoming ninth-graders interested in attending Skyline High School and their parents are invited to an evening of school tours and information. There are 100 seats open in the fall for those living outside of the Skyline boundaries, but within the Ann Arbor district.
Special enrollment information nights for Washtenaw International High School, which will serve students from Ann Arbor and other areas of Washtenaw County, are scheduled in January and February.
There is a new face to Adult Education and lifelong education in Washtenaw County: Students can take classes at work and around the community, thanks to a regional partnership.