- 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
Articles by AAPS News Editor
Current data from the state-mandated Michigan Educational Assessment Program, or MEAP, tests has been posted on the Ann Arbor school district Web page. Visit the “About AAPS” link on the district’s home page or click here. MEAP tests are administered in October to students in …
The University Musical Society is singing the praises of Burns Park Elementary School, which was recently selected as the UMS School of the Year for its rich history in fine arts and music.
A core group of Ann Arbor Public Schools parents has banded together to advocate and create a voice for change in state funding for public schools. The PTO Advocacy Committee meets again on March 23.
Geologist and Bach Elementary fourth-grade teacher Robin Frisch-Gleason continues to share lessons learned from a 2007 trip to Antarctica. A student climate summit is planned for April involving eight teachers from the Ann Arbor Public Schools.
U-M and ocal librarians team up to show Skyline students best ways to research off their campus. Students learned about databases as well as finding hard-copy books.
Eight students were certified as the district’s first Teen Certified Emergency Response Team, or CERT, during a March 8 event at Huron High School.
Trombonist Max Hully, a Community High School Advanced Combo member and a Pioneer High School Jazz Band member plays at the Power Center during University of Michigan Jazz Festival. Trombonist Max Hully, a Community High School Advanced Combo member and a Pioneer High School Jazz …
Community High School teams finished first and third among 41 teams competing at the Michigan High School Mock Trial Eastern Regional Tournament Saturday.
Lorin Cartwright, athletic director and assistant principal at Pioneer High School, has been awarded the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Outstanding Educator Award.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools was recognized in a Forbes.com report this week that named the city as No. 1 in a ranking of “Top College Sports Towns.”
Parent Christine Stead was named to the Ann Arbor Board of Education Wednesday. She was selected from a field of eight to fill a board vacancy created when Adam Hollier resigned.
The University Musical Society has honored Ann Arbor’s Burns Park Elementary School as its 2009-10 School of the Year. DTE Energy Foundation sponsors the award through a commitment to UMS’s Youth Education Programs.
Eight candidates were interviewed Monday, March 8 for a seat left vacant last month when Trustee Adam Hollier resigned. The school board is expected to select a candidate tonight.
Eberwhite Elementary School teachers are taking turns this year tutoring at the nearby Parkhurst Apartments, where they assist students with lessons as well as homework. The program, which takes place after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays, expands the school’s community outreach, which has also included a lending library at the apartments.
A student-run program designed to resolve conflict among peers has expanded in Ann Arbor. Peers Making Peace was first adopted at Pioneer High School and has now moved into Skyline, Stone and Clemente high schools as well as Slauson Middle School. “I think it’s a terrific program,” said Slauson Principal Chris Curtis. “I’m very supportive of it. It empowers the students.”