- Poet speaks at AAPS high schools prior to free screening of documentary Sept. 28 at the Neutral Zone
- Slauson Middle School’s new outdoor classroom lets students learn in the fresh air and sunshine while enjoying the garden
- Veronica Nowicki, Lawton Second grade teacher
- New pianos likely coming to AAPS middle and high schools
- AAPS manager helps victims of Hurricane Harvey; pilots Chinook that delivered much-needed supplies
”When you all started it was the first time that I saw meaningful change for some of our at risk kids at the level they needed, at the personal level, with their issues, and their understanding of what’s going on in their lives,” says Ann Arbor Public Schools Trustee Christine Stead.
The Boards of the Ann Arbor Public Schools and Ann Arbor District Library pose for a group photograph after signing a separation agreement. The vote was unanimous by both Boards. Photo by Jo Mathis. The AAPS Board of Education and the AADL Board have each …
By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Three Ann Arbor Pioneer High School students have received the first annual Baublit Business Scholarship. John Baublit, who retired from Pioneer High School in 2010 after working as a business teacher there for 39 years, established the scholarship for …
“I am grateful to all the employee group leaders, Deputy Superintendent Comsa, and the members of the negotiating teams who invested their time during this negotiation process to achieve this positive outcome,” says Superintendent Jeanice Swift.
Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Carpenter Elementary’s renovated courtyard will serve as an outdoor science classroom aimed at helping children understand the natural world around them. “We wanted to make the inner courtyard into a more manageable learning space,” said …
Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Scenes from the Skyline High School Commencement Ceremony held June 13, 2016: By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor There’s something different about Skyline High School’s Class of 2016, Principal Cory McElmeel told the 347 graduates …
Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Scenes from the Skyline High School Commencement Ceremony held June 13, 2016:
“Simone has demonstrated to be a person who goes far beyond what is or can be expected from a leader working to improve the quality of education for all children in our community,” says African American Downtown Festival coordinator Teesha Montague.
The five Skyline seniors accepted to Princeton include (left to right): Christopher Wilks; Kalana Athukorala (who chose the University of Michigan); Micaela Keller; Olivia Foster; and Shreya Menon (who chose Harvard University). Photo by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Ann Arbor …
”For every hour we put in, we have a teacher, or counselor, or a coach, or administrator who put in ten, and I would be remiss if I didn’t offer you all my sincerest thanks on behalf of the graduating class of 2016. You all have had a very positive impact on our lives,” said student speaker Basil Baccouche.
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Story, photos, video and slideshow by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Huron High School graduates are ready to take their places in the world, Superintendent Jeanice Swift said Wednesday night at the school’s 48th commencement ceremony. “It is abundantly clear to me and to …
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Pictured in her Balas office, Julie Walstra describes her position as a DJ of data, “recombining stuff in new and interesting ways.” Photo by Jo Mathis. Julie Walstra split her childhood between Lansing, Illinois (just south of Chicago) and Orange Park, Florida (just south of …
“No one can take away your freedom to choose how you will react. That is yours, and yours alone, and if you continue to make the kind of good choices that got you here to graduation, you will continue to forge your own destiny,” Zingerman’s co-founder Paul Saginaw told the 2016 graduating class from Pathways to Success Academic Campus