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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Dawn Blair completed her elementary and high school years in Somerville, which is outside Memphis. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin, and a master’s degree in education …

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Austin Shepherd, a sophomore at Huron High School, is featured in a new youtube video skiing the mountains in Telluride, Colorado. Austin, has participated in all sorts of outdoor adventures, including skiing, with the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program (TASP) …

“They’ve got everything from under sea to outer space to career explorations. There are probably 10 to 15 career explorations that they can take the kids on as well as sites all over the world. It’s incredibly immersive,” says Instructional technology teacher Peter Pasque.

  Listen to Leslie Landrum, pictured above in her classroom, introduce herself in French: http://news.a2schools.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Leslie.m4a Leslie Landrum earned bachelor degrees in interior architecture and French at Michigan State University, and studied at the University of London and the Sorbonne during summer semesters. She also has a …

Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor When Tyrone Weeks was growing up on Detroit’s historic North End, his house was unique to others in his neighborhood because his father lived there. “This is not an exaggeration; I’m not embellishing: My mother …

“When I see kindergarten class sizes, and we have 81 percent under 23 students in the class, that’s spectacular, it’s really spectacular in today’s day and environment and the cost pressures, that we are consistently under. I think it truly reflects Ann Arbor’s priority in the best student experience,” says School Board Member Donna Lasinski.

                     Shawn Davis is shown with a few of his students. Photos by Jo Mathis. Shawn Davis grew up in Ann Arbor and was a student at Eberwhite, Slauson, and Pioneer. He earned his bachelor’s degree …

Ron Robinson stands at the door at the Argus IMRA Planetarium at Pioneer High School. The earth science teacher has been the planetarium’s director since 2011. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News When the Argus Planetarium was installed in the new Ann …

Lifeguards needed at AAPS middle schools

December 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Lifeguards are needed at AAPS middle schools, at an hourly rate of $13. Lifeguards will be responsible for the safety and well being of middle school swimmers under assigned supervision. For more information, click here. Lifeguards are needed at AAPS middle school swimming pools, including …

The Eberwhite Elementary first and second graders presented a lively show titled “A Winter Fantasy” Thursday afternoon before schoolmates, staff, and family. Music teacher Jeffrey Willets said he was very proud of the six- and seven-year-olds, who’ve been working on the musical since October. He …

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