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Good News from AAPS March 21, 2019

March 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

There are often many AAPS students and staff whose hard work and commitment are recognized in numerous ways. We’d like to start taking some time to highlight their achievements. 

Kim McLean, Clague Middle School librarian

March 22, 2019 // 1 Comment

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Clague Middle School librarian Kim McLean grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University, where she studied communications and theater.  She started her career in book publishing, where …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Born and raised in Ann Arbor by a mother who often emphasized the importance of education, LaKeisha Drummer attended Lawton Elementary School, Slauson Middle School, and Pioneer High School.  In 2007,  …

The Pittsfield PTO has won first place and a $1,000 grant from Get Movin’ Fundraising   The contest encouraged schools to create a fundraising promotional video to get parents and students excited to support their upcoming event-based …

The Ann Arbor Pioneer DECA chapter had a stellar showing at the state conference this past weekend in Detroit. The state champions will advance to compete at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando next …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor What’s on the mind of Carpenter’s 10-year-old Student Council president? In today’s inaugural “3 questions for:” video, we ask Tamsin Aherne about her aspirations, now and in the future. …

The Ann Arbor Public Schools celebrated Black History Month in February with a wide variety of special events and lessons. The district however incorporates black history into the curriculum of all subjects throughout the year. …

Claudia Parfitt, A2 Virtual math teacher

March 7, 2019 // 2 Comments

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Claudia Parfitt grew up in Breckenridge, Michigan, a small farm community in the center of the state. She is the youngest of four children born to an elementary teacher …

Every Friday morning, Pathways to Success invites a speaker to the school’s Panther Power Assembly to motivate students and highlight student accomplishments. Here’s a quick video of a typical assembly, this time featuring student advocate/coach …

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