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By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Twenty Huron High School students are now published authors upon the release of their anthology of bedtime stories titled, “A Lantern of Fireflies: An Illustrated Treasury of Tales …

David Zinn, at his mural. Photos by Jo Mathis   By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor David Zinn bought his Fifth Street house across from Bach Elementary 20 years ago partly because of the …

2015 Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor Academic Scholarship Recipients – Seated, left to right: Frederick Ortiz, Obiageri Ugwuegbu, Tiana Huang, Mrittike Ghosh, Troy Morgan, Rachel Menge, Irene Wei, and Brenda Malcolm. Standing, left to right: …

U-M soccer player Jen Pace enjoys some playground time with her pen pal, Sophia Riegle. Pittsfield and Pattengill students were treated on Tuesday to a meet-and-greet with their University of Michigan athlete pen pals.  In an …

All AAPS eighth graders treated to viewing of Selma

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

  “Awesome.” “Cool.” “Sad, but good.” That’s how three eighth graders walking out of the movie “Selma” summed up the award-winning movie Friday morning at Cinemark on Carpenter Road. Thanks to the generosity of Old …

  Heather Sweet selects produce for her family. On the first day of the Community Action Network’s summer camp at Mitchell Elementary last summer, a young camper asked to take half of her sandwich home …

U-M baseball players wow Lakewood students

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Principal Michelle Seals collected autographs from the players to give to Noah, a student who was upset because he was too sick to attend school on the day the team came to visit. Students cheered …

Newly enhanced lab supports STEAM initiatives

December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Seniors Ben Halligan, left, and Kevin O’Brien talk robotics with IMRA’s Kazuo Ishikawa. Tom Pachera, Skyline’s lead teacher for the Design Technology & Environmental Planning Magnet, is excited about the opportunities the enhanced lab creates …

Anne Reader can’t wait to start filling the media center with new books purchased from the grant. AAPS Fine Arts Coordinator Robin Bailey won $4,500 to spend on field trips to Pan-African youth performances for …

Thanks to a partnership with the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance and the School of Social Work, along with U-M’s innovative “Third Century Initiative” Grants, an El Sistema music program is being piloted at Mitchell Elementary.

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