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Superintendent Dr. Green to retire from AAPS

April 11, 2013 // 5 Comments

AAPS Superintendent Dr. Patricia Green at the A2 Tech graduation ceremony in June 2012. We’re saddened to announce that Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Patricia Green is retiring, effective at the end of this …

Hundreds of colleges and organizations gathered in the Pioneer High School cafeteria for the school’s 28th annual College and Career Fair. The event attracts over 1,000 high school students, said Joyce Williams, one of the …

Community High School’s advanced photography class. Photo provided by Steve Coron The WSG Gallery is hosting a photo exhibit of work by Community High School students until May 4. The gallery is also organizing a …

By Tara Cavanaugh An Northside third grader is crashing to the ground in a melodramatic fashion, splintering her voice like a lightning bolt. And she’s not going to get in trouble. Just the opposite: she’ll …

Logan teacher makes breakfast fun

April 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Eating a healthy breakfast is important –– and it’s pretty easy, too! Logan Elementary teacher Emily Fairless led her third grade class in an interactive lesson that they won’t soon forget. The students learned about …

Rep. Adam Zemke reads at Ann Arbor Open

April 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rep. Adam Zemke reads to a class of first and second graders at Ann Arbor Open on March 22 as part of their celebration of Reading Month. Photo provided by Christine Deucher.

By Tara Cavanaugh  Stevie Wonder. Lily Tomlin. Tom Brady. Did you know these people are all from Michigan? Famous Michiganders were the feature of a wax museum project courtesy of Kristal Verlee’s fourth grade class …

The Festifools parade today was lead by Clague eighth graders working together in a wonderful artistic collaboration. Clague’s choir and drumming teacher Dianna Hochella and Clague art teacher Kay Pentzienjoined joined forces this past quarter with two …

Eberwhite’s Mind Fair, March 20 At first glance, the Eberwhite Mind Fair on March 20 looked like a science fair: the auditorium was full of posters and interactive displays. But on closer look, the topics …

The second Community Builders Program session: student delegates from each elementary school, high school volunteer leaders/facilitators, and district administration, including AAPS Superintendent Dr. Patricia Green. By Tara Cavanaugh Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Patricia …

Pioneer to perform ‘Shrek the Musical’

April 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Chelsea Stauffer, Joe Riesterer and Mitch Fehrle show off two of Princess Fiona’s dresses that the costuming students created. Fiona undergoes many physical transformations in the show, necessitating dresses of different sizes and a fat …

Huron senior Abraham Fasina and counselor Brad Jackson Abraham Fasina is a 17-year-old Huron senior, a Rising Scholar an immigrant from Nigeria. He is also a finalist for this year’s Gates Millennium Scholarship. Abraham, whose …

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