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Volunteer buddies build love of reading at Allen

December 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

By Tara Cavanaugh In just eight weeks, a group of second and third graders at Allen Elementary have improved their reading skills by one or two levels. These students were having a hard time with …

Photos provided by Charles Davis. Carpenter Elementary students were treated to a Detroit Red Wings assembly Dec. 6. During the high-energy, interactive assembly, Red Wings representatives taught students about the importance of exercise and good …

By Tara Cavanaugh Fourth graders from Ms. Thomas, Mrs. Bankey, Mr. Michelson and Mr. Klein’s fourth grade classes performed a rousing tribute to America this week. Carmino Rovosa’s half hour musical “Let’s Hear it for …

Cindy Leaman, currently the principal of Clague Middle School, speaks at Clague’s 40th Anniversary celebration last month. Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Patricia P. Green is pleased to announce that Cindy Leaman has been …

AAPS graduate begins career in human rights work

November 27, 2012 // 2 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh A year ago, Tao Li was in Battambang, Cambodia, one of the country’s most impoverished areas, teaching 50 children in a small concrete classroom with one window and no electricity. She returned …

Clague Middle School celebrates 40th anniversary

November 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

  By Tara Cavanaugh A school is never just a school. It’s a second home. It’s a place to grow up. It’s a family all its own. That familiar feeling was unavoidable at Clague Middle …

Logan’s ‘Noodle Dinner’ a delicious success

November 16, 2012 // 2 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh More than 100 students and their families feasted on food from around the world Thursday night at Logan Elementary. The school’s annual Noodle Dinner serves as both a fundraiser and community-building event …

Washtenaw Community College students teach Burns Park fifth graders about ratios Wednesday at the Math Carnival. By Tara Cavanaugh At the Burns Park annual Math Carnival, everyone’s a winner. Washtenaw Community College education students practice …

Judge Tim Connors visits Jill Castillo’s sixth grade advisory for Career Awareness Day at Forsythe. By Tara Cavanaugh  As he stood in Mrs. Jill Castillo’s sixth grade classroom, Washtenaw County Circuit Court Judge Tim Connors …

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