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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Born and raised in Ann Arbor by a mother who often emphasized the importance of education, LaKeisha Drummer attended preschool at Pattengill, Lawton Elementary School, Slauson Middle School, and Pioneer High …

The Pittsfield PTO has won first place and a $1,000 grant from Get Movin’ Fundraising   The contest encouraged schools to create a fundraising promotional video to get parents and students excited to support their upcoming event-based …

The Ann Arbor Pioneer DECA chapter had a stellar showing at the state conference this past weekend in Detroit. The state champions will advance to compete at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando next …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor What’s on the mind of Carpenter’s 10-year-old Student Council president? In today’s inaugural “3 questions for:” video, we ask Tamsin Aherne about her aspirations, now and in the future. …

The Ann Arbor Public Schools celebrated Black History Month in February with a wide variety of special events and lessons. The district however incorporates black history into the curriculum of all subjects throughout the year. …

Claudia Parfitt, A2 Virtual math teacher

March 7, 2019 // 2 Comments

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Claudia Parfitt grew up in Breckenridge, Michigan, a small farm community in the center of the state. She is the youngest of four children born to an elementary teacher …

Every Friday morning, Pathways to Success invites a speaker to the school’s Panther Power Assembly to motivate students and highlight student accomplishments. Here’s a quick video of a typical assembly, this time featuring student advocate/coach …

  Two teams from Huron High School participated in the Regional Science Bowl at Saginaw Valley University on February 16. The primary team qualified for nationals, and will travel to  Washington D.C. to participate in …

  Photos & video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Bill Van Loo is a maker, teacher, musician, and photographer. He grew up in Jackson County and graduated from Napoleon High School. Both of his …

Story, video, and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor A new project lining the main hall of Pathways to Success Academic Campus gives students an opportunity to tell their own stories in their own voices. …

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