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Stephen’s Theater is a tribute to Stephen Easter who members of the Bach community say had a big personality, loved to perform, and was the type of kid people remember. Easter died in 2013 in the summer after he completed second grade, but will be remembered for years to come thanks to the efforts of Bach students, parents, staff, and the entire community.

AAPS welcomes exchange students from sister city

October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Project Director Ian Shephard introduces the Japanese students visiting AAPS for a week. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Fourteen students from Ann Arbor’s sister city of Hikone, Japan are enjoying the first …

AAPS News Editor Jo Mathis captured the excitement of Friday evening’s 14th Annual Lawton Color Run-a-thon which raised money for the John R. Crosby Foundation and the Lawton Elementary PTO. John Crosby was a third …

Students Miranda Cox, Emily Rousell, Jacob McGuckin and Ryan Snuverink stand in front of the house they helped build in CTE. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Kathy Rousell was …

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 …

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