AAPS Updates

Articles by AAPS News Editor

The Ann Arbor school board has OK’d a contract with custodial and maintenance employees, avoiding privatizing services, and is considering a consolidated countywide busing plan to save money.

AAPS Educational Foundation Executive Director Wendy Correll is in the spotlight due to her recent efforts to raise money for the Ann Arbor Public Schools through the foundation’s “One Million Reasons” campaign.

The Huron High School Symphony Orchestra will give its final concert of the year on Thursday evening, April 29. This evening of music-making will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Meyers Auditorium at HHS, 2727 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor. The event is free to the public.

District residents James Corey, Victoria Haviland, Noah Hurwitz, Jack Panitch and Andy Thomas have all applied to fill a vacant seat on the Ann Arbor school board. Trustees are expected to fill the post on May 12 at the regular board meeting.

Both Burns Park and Northside elementary schools have received grants from the AAPS Educational Foundation to start school gardens, designed as outdoor classrooms. Burns Park is well under way, while Northside is getting started this spring.

The sport of crew is becoming more popular in established programs at Pioneer and Huron high schools and is also catching on at Skyline, as team members at all schools prepare for May championships that qualify them for national regattas.

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