AAPS Updates

Articles by AAPS News Editor

Ann Arbor’s Partners for Excellence program has been in place for 25 years. Today, there are more than 30 formal partnerships with local businesses and civic groups around the community.

Ann Arbor offers an Options Magnet, which allows students to take their high school credits in non-traditional ways such as specialized, individual classes, online offerings and dual enrollment at local colleges.

Bach Elementary School music teacher Kristi Bishop recently returned from a trip to mainland China, where she traveled with a delegation of 51 educators from around the country. “We were given such an opportunity,” she said.

Ecology Club members from Community High School are partnering with the Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy on a project to bring green space to Ann Arbor. The club also is working for green school certification.

Three orientation sessions are scheduled for Ann Arbor school district families interested in applying for one of 108 open freshman slots at Community High School for the 2010-11 school year.

Memorial scheduled for longtime principal

January 6, 2010 // 1 Comment

A memorial service is scheduled Jan. 17 for Connie Toigo, longtime principal at the Ann Arbor Preschool and Family Center. She died Dec. 30.

Huron grad makes it big as writer

January 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

Huron High School graduate Cherry Chevapravatdumrong has traded law for laughs, making it big writing TV scripts and books for teens.

44 earn spot in state honors choir

January 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Forty four Ann Arbor students have been selected to participate in a state-level junior high/middle school honors choir this month in Grand Rapids.

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