AAPS Updates

March 2013

“Teachers Go Bananas” at Bryant Elementary is a favorite yearly treat. Teachers dress up as their favorite book characters and then during “Banana Time” rush to another classroom to share their story. “Banana Time” happens four times that day, to the soundtrack of Raffi’s “Bananaphone” …

Maya Gianchand is heading to the State Science Fair with her project. Skyline’s STEM Magnets, Health & Medicine Biomedical Sciences Magnet lead teacher Jeffrey Bradley and Engineering, Design & Environmental Planning Magnet lead teacher Thomas Pachera sent over 80 students to the 55th Annual March 8, 2013 Southeastern …

Dr. David Kupperman Who needs Bill Nye the Science Guy?  Northside Elementary School hosted their very own science guy, Dr. David Kupperman, at an all-school assembly on March 15th.  Dr. Kupperman, a physicist and grandfather of 3rd grader Leo Kupperman used his expertise in physical science to …

Bach School’s Knowledge Master Open Team placed second in Michigan, in the Knowledge Master Open held on March 20, 2013. Nationally, Bach placed 64th out of 185 total teams. 

We are so proud of Slauson’s 30 determined, ingenious Science Olympians who took first place in the Region 9 Olympiad in Hillsdale on Saturday, March 16.  This means they’re going to the State Olympiad in Lansing on April 27!

AAPS Superintendent Dr. Patricia Green reads one of her favorite books at Bach Elementary’s Family Reading Night March 22. Bach Elementary School’s Family Reading Night on March 22 drew hundreds of students and their families for some good old-fashioned story time. The kids (and many …

Courtney Boes, a health educator with Project Healthy Schools, shows students how much sugar is in their favorite beverages. By Tara Cavanaugh Middle school students are starting to make their own food decisions, so it’s important to learn just how much sugar is in their …

Squeamish Haisley scientists dissect squid

March 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Every year, Haisley fifth graders dissect squid. It’s a way to get them interested in life science, said teacher Jim Weindorf. The students, lead by pharamacologist and toxicologist Dr. Alan Brown, learned how to cut the squid open, determine if it is a male or …

A group of students learns just how much sugar is in soda and health beverages thanks to a Power Monday session at Pattengill Elementary. By Tara Cavanaugh Mondays at Pattengill Elementary are about potential. That’s because the school’s Power Monday program provides students opportunities to …

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