AAPS Updates

May 2013

Lakewood Principal Michael Johnson promised any student who participated in fundraising for the school’s Jump Rope for Heart Event and earned more than $50 would be able to pie him in the face.

PTO Thrift Shop representatives smile May 30 after getting their checks. The reps will deliver the checks to their school PTOs. By Tara Cavanaugh Three times a year, the PTO Thrift Shop distributes checks that go directly to the Ann Arbor Public Schools PTOs. The …

Tappan Middle School’s eighth grade band, choir and orchestra have the honor of performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. next month to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

After four years of the program’s academic guidance and college preparation, they had become scholars, and they knew they could rise to whatever greatness they aspired.

2013-2014 AAPS Budget Update

May 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Students attended a Community Budget Forum May 2. A helpful explanation of the 2013-2014 Budget from AAPS Communications Director Liz Margolis: For the past six years, AAPS has had the unfortunate task of making yearly reductions to the school operating budget. As funding from the …

Ellen Stone has won the 2013 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press chapbook contest. Her poetry collection, “The Solid Living World,” will be published and available in June. Stone teaches at Community High School in Ann Arbor where she lives with her husband and three daughters. She has been writing …

U-M rowing team meets Pittsfield pen pals

May 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh After three months of writing letters back and forth, Pittsfield fifth graders finally got a chance to meet their pen pals on the University of Michigan women’s rowing team this week.

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