- 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
It’s clear that Huron High School students are true to their school. See the responses of six seniors on their last day of school on Friday. Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News
Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News
Photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Skyline High School Principal Cory McElmeel started a new tradition last year of giving seniors a standing ovation on their last day of classes:
Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor
“This has been a great partnership and I think we want to continue to do that and we’re available to consult as the public schools develops their plans moving forward,” says Ann Arbor Water Treatment Services Manager Brian Steglitz.
Arya Joshi shows a visitor the steps his Wines Elementary class took to purchase needed supplies for the Leslie Science & Nature Center. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Wines Elementary fifth grader Arya Joshi says it felt good to take …
“What I have noticed, even at a very young age, is that students in Ann Arbor Public Schools, they yearn for perfection, they believe perfection is how we succeed. There are students in high school that they get 4.0s because they know that they are supposed to get 4.0s,” says Skyline Senior Charles Graham.
“I think it gives kids a chance to get a jump start on what it’s like to interview for jobs, and become part of the working world. As far as being an eighth grader and having a chance to do this now I think it will give them an advantage later on when they actually are interviewing for jobs,” says Doug Martelle from the Ann Arbor Police Department.
“Ann Arbor is a cultural place, there are cultures from all over the world in Ann arbor, so I think it’s important that the kids get to know different cultures and get to know different ways of doing things. That’s important for the business community also because we all need to learn from other areas and how other people do things,” says David Norton from Bank of Ann Arbor.
Slideshow by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor The action on the field at Huron High School Thursday reflected two of Ann Arbor Public Schools’ core values: working together, and respect for all. On the second annual A2 Unified Day, general education and special education students …
Picnic Pops, the annual city-wide ice cream social, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Saturday, May 21 on the lawn of Pioneer High School. In case of rain, the action moves indoors. Children at a previous Picnic Pops run through the grass …
NASSP President Michael Allison and Latta Reddy, President, Prudential Foundation present Michigan High School honoree Trip Apley the Prudential Spirit of the Community Award at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington DC. Two months before the Flint water crisis got much attention by …
Story, photos and slideshow by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News At the annual Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad (WESO) held Saturday at Pioneer High School, 40 schools across Washtenaw County sent second, third, fourth and fifth grade teams to compete in what is believed to be the largest …
Olivia Greenspan and Avery Lewis will attend the Huron Senior Prom tonight at Michigan Stadium. Photo by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Olivia Greenspan says she’s enjoyed a wonderful four years at Huron High School, and that it will be great …
By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Landon Adamski and Mary Bashshur might never have become friends if it weren’t for the AAPS Peer to Peer Mentoring Program. Landon Adamski and Mary Bashshur are peer mentors at Scarlett Middle School, where the program is known …