- AAPS honors retirees at annual farewell dinner
- AAPS Board of Education objects to Michigan’s proposed new K-12 social studies standards
- Connie Myers, A2 STEAM special education teacher
- Pittsfield Elementary teachers make students’ last day extra special
- Denise Eaddy-Richardson and Wendy Reinhardt, Huron High School guidance counselors
Articles by AAPS News Editor
Farm Fresh Features began in the Ann Arbor schools last week, offering students three days of fresh produce for lunch through the fall months.
WITH VIDEO/SLIDES: Teacher Dorothea Bryant brings a summer cultural experience in Japan back to her classroom at Huron High School. She was one of 10 teachers representing North America in a Keizai Koho Center Fellowship program.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools is continuing technology update plans with the board approving expenditure of $3.058 million on Sept. 15, with funds taken from the voter-approved 2004 bond proposal.
Deputy Superintendent Robert Allen has been named interim superintendent as Todd Roberts prepares to leave Ann Arbor. The transition will take place no later than Oct. 12.
Huron High senior Laura Knutilla created the mural, which will be unveiled at 2 p.m. during an afternoon open house. The shop is at 2280 S. Industrial, Ann Arbor.
A $50,000 donation in memory of the late Dr. James A. Norton Jr. to the AAPS Educational Foundation will be used to match school employees contributions to the foundation through Sept. 30.
WITH VIDEO: As he prepares to leave the district this fall, Superintendent Todd Roberts encourages staff to continue a focus on strategic planning, improved student achievement and diversity and equity.
The school communities at Abbot, Lakewood, Lawton and Wines elementary schools all welcome new leaders to their buildings this fall.
WITH VIDEO: Retired Ann Arbor teacher Jane Levy still keeps her hand in it, educating students about honey bees both during the school year and at summer camp. Sweet.
Eberwhite vocal music teacher Jeffrey Willets had a life-changing experience when he lost use of his voice. With much work, he regained it and his love of the stage.
WITH VIDEO: Slauson students take part in a summer camp on the U-M campus that includes Lego robots, bottle rockets and other hands-on learning.
A series of briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools community: Permanent appointments at Tappan, summer projects finish on time, send us your newsletter ideas.
A substantial gift from IMRA America to the AAPS Educational Foundation will support math and science programs in the Ann Arbor Public Schools for the 2010-11 year.
A professional search firm is being sought to assist The Ann Arbor Board of Education in the selection of a new superintendent. Bids are due on Sept. 10. The RFP timeline calls for selecting a firm Sept. 29 and hiring a new superintendent to start next spring.
WITH VIDEO: Football teams from Pioneer and Huron high schools are scheduled to play this weekend in the Big Day Prep Showdown VI at Eastern Michigan University’s Rynearson Stadium. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the programs.