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Ashley Garvin, Bryant Elementary young fives teacher

September 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Ashley Campbell Garvin grew up in Pontiac and graduated from Pontiac Central High School. She then  set off to earn a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Ferris …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Maybe it’s not so bad to be sent to the principal’s office after all. Allen Elementary’s new principal wants to change the narrative about being a principal and about …

Video by Jo Mathis/news.A2schools.org Teachers took part in team-building activities, discussed plans for the new year, and got to know each other a bit better  on their first day back to work this 2019-20 school …

Story, video & photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Dignitaries attending the groundbreaking included former students, teachers, and board members. Team 50 is raring to go on the Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program‘s …

30 seconds with: Rec & Ed’s Junior Golf Camp

August 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

Video and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Rec & Ed’s Junior Golf Camp is designed to make young golfers feel comfortable on the course. Taught by former LPGA tour player Debbie Williams-Hoak and …

For 40 years kids in Ann Arbor have been getting important advice about how to be safe in their home, their community and at school thanks to the Safety Town Program. This morning the Ann Arbor Public Schools and the many partners that make Safety Town an integral part of growing up in Ann Arbor celebrated at Dicken Elementary as they welcomed the young fives and kindergarteners that are currently enrolled in the program.

Interviews with multilingual business owners and other community members, visits to the University of Michigan, and creating portfolios documenting the important roles immigrants play in our community were some of the highlights of this year’s Summer ESL Academy at Scarlett Middle School.

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