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The new classroom furniture is more flexible than traditional school desks so teachers and students can easily reconfigure the classroom to work in small groups or other formations. Many of the items can be lifted and moved with just a finger or two.

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor On the last day of school in June, a Lawton Elementary student turned to Principal Shannon Blick and said: “Kids like me don’t get yearbooks.” Blick responded: “What do you mean you don’t get a yearbook? Everyone can get …

 Photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Clague Middle School held its sixth “Relay for Life” Friday, and since then have raised $2,500 for the “Block out Cancer” campaign with Mott Children’s Hospital. Clague’s entire 656-student population participated in the afternoon event of health-related activities, …

The scholarship winners posed for a photograph at Monday’s luncheon. They are, front row seated, left to right: Sydney Lee, Dea Chappell, Teaira Majors, Destini Hill, Sarah E. Kennedy, Taryn Curtis and Anna Ihara Kaehr.Standing, left to right:  Gabi Poll, Beatriz Esquivel, Noah Dworkin, Yuxin …

Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Tree City USA is four trees (two tulip trees and two katsuras) more beautiful now that Slauson Middle School students have helped plant the trees along Crest Avenue. The city of Ann Arbor’s Elizabeth Dean Fund Committee commemorated Arbor …

Skyline students and staff happily receive an award and $2,500 grant from the SET SEG Foundation in partnership with the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Monday at SkyWell’s annual Board meeting. The grant will expand the SkyWell program. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS …

Video and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Scarlett Middle School’s sixth grade bilingual students, as well as some of the seventh and eighth grade emerging bilingual students, have been working with the University of Michigan soccer team over the past few months to …

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