- AAPS students study the biodiversity at future site of the Freeman Environmental Education Center
- All Hallows Band Concert set for Thursday, Oct. 18 at Pioneer’s Schreiber Auditorium
- Esteemed songwriter/composers talk to Pioneer students about their craft; new book
- Stephan Hogan, Tappan Middle School math teacher
- Too legit to quit: Ms. Hammer the turtle has been classroom pet for 27 years — so far
Articles by AAPS News Editor
Dear Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Members: I want to thank those who attended the AAPS Budget Forums during the past few weeks. I was very pleased with the turnout at the meetings. I hope …
The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation is more important than ever, due to shrinking school aid dollars, officials say.
Some 240 student exhibits will be featured at the Forsythe Science Fair which will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14. The event is free and open to the public.
Community Education and Recreation will move this week to a new location in the “E” Wing of Pioneer High School. Offices open there on Feb. 2
Dozens of parents went back to school last week at King Elementary to find out how their children learn to read and write.
Upcoming events and other news from around The Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Ann Arbor Public Schools Preschool and Family Center has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Interim Principal Michelle Pogliano said the accreditation “shows that the center meets high standards the district has set for early childhood education.”
Huron, Pioneer and Community high schools were among 1,750 public schools recognized around the country for outperforming their state’s standards by U.S. News & World Report.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools received a perfect score during its annual bus fleet inspection. This is the second year in a row the district had a perfect score.
The Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation Department will move this month to a new location in the “E” Wing of Pioneer High School. They will begin conducting business at the new location on Feb. 2.
Tuesday is the last of four scheduled budget meetings sponsored by The Ann Arbor Public Schools to gather ideas and suggestions about the upcoming budget. The district faces a $21 million deficit heading into the 2010-11 fiscal year.
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.