AAPS Updates

July 2015

AAPS summer day campers are Hooked on Fun

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Harry Potter Camp is a hit every year. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Lot of school districts offer summer programs to keep the kids busy and learning. In Ann Arbor, kids can choose from among about 200 Rec & Ed day camps that include …

Homework Club continues for Lakewood kids

July 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Connor Runchey (left) and Keenan Waller glaze their pottery during “Art with a Story.” Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Lakewood Elementary art teacher Peggy Leonard and media specialist Eileen Thomas hated to think that the gains made by students enrolled …

`He taught us how to run the race of life’

July 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

Current and former members of Pioneer’s women’s track team gather for a moment of silence in honor of Coach Bryan Westfield. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor One of the things Coach Bryan Westfield was noted for saying to his Pioneer …

Safety Town is a summertime tradition

July 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Children don helmets for a  visit to the child-sized Ann Arbor Safety Town. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Thousands of AAPS graduates over the past 35 years have warm memories of attending Safety Town for a week during the …

King Elementary’s Phil  Huyek decides which eager student to call on next during a recent morning at the SLI. Photos by Jo Mathis.   By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor The goal of the Ann Arbor Public Schools’ Summer Learning Institute is for everyone …