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Superintendent Dr. Patricia Green with her friend and mentor Dr. James Comer at Allen Elementary Monday night. Dr. Green holds a copy of Dr. Comer’s most recent book: “The Road Less Traveled: How the Developmental Sciences Can Prepare Educators to Improve Student Achievement.” By Tara …

Pioneer Theatre Guild Presents: RAGTIME

October 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

 Directed by Neal Kelley (UM Theater Major and HHS alum, Senior) and Henry Nettleton (UM Musical Theatre Major, Sophomore) Choreographer: Ariel Hurwitz-Greene (UM Dance Graduate and PHS alum) Music Director: Tim VanRiper (U of M Junior and PHS alum) Conductor: Tyler Driskill (UM School of …

The Tappan Middle School Orchestras are pleased to announce a joint concert with the alternative string duo The Moxie Strings set for Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30pm in the Tappan Auditorium, 2251 East Stadium Blvd.  Free admission. The Moxie Strings is a high energy group that plays celtic, …

VIDEO: Story Time Players bring stories to life

October 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh Whether we’re listening to one or telling one, we all love a good story. The Ann Arbor Story Time Players bring stories from around the world to young AAPS students. The players, all retirees, use props and sounds to make the stories …

Megan Franzen’s kindergarten class at Bach Elementary uses interactive social and emotional learning to address the needs of all of her students. By Tara Cavanaugh The district presented positive news at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting with the 2012-2013 Student Achievement Report. The comprehensive report …

Donna Mahoney teaches Bach fifth graders the American Sign Language alphabet Oct. 5. Here she’s signing the letter W.   By Tara Cavanaugh With a head full of curly blonde hair and a wide smile, Jacob looks like any other energetic kindergartener at Bach Elementary. …

By Tara Cavanaugh This year’s Fun Run raised heart rates and money at Carpenter Elementary. The annual fundraiser is a combination of fundraising and exercise. Students collect pledges and promise to run during the Fun Run event, which features upbeat pop music, black and gold …

By Tara Cavanaugh Bryant Elementary was treated to surprise performances of African folk tales today by seasoned professionals who brought the stories to life. Those seasoned professionals were Community High School students from Janelle Johnson’s Harlem Renaissance class. The performance was a way for her …

Meet Huron’s 2012 Homecoming Court

September 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

  Huron High School celebrated its Homecoming Friday, Sept. 28. Its 2012 Homecoming Court consisted of freshmen Georgia Plagen and Josh Jackson, sophomores Ava Jetli and Jack Martin, juniors Saranya Jayendraprasad and Kevin Masini, and seniors Hope Donaldson, Nick Ford, Hannah Gadway, Ryan Silvester and …

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