- Skyline’s Pat Jenkins named Washtenaw County’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher of the Year
- Carpenter’s Lisa Cope named 2018 Washtenaw County Teacher of the Year
- Community High’s award-winning The Communicator is 100 percent student-run
- Pioneer junior deals with grief through art; hopes to help others through her speech at TEDx Saturday, March 17
- Youth Art Month in downtown Ann Arbor
The credit union celebrated a new location by donating $5,000 to the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation on June 13.
Tahani Othman’s fifth grade class gave a $525 check to Meals on Wheels Director Beth Adams Tuesday afternoon. The donation was the result of a two-month long economics lesson that taught basic economics principles, which the students summarized in essays and shared with Adams on June 11.
“Today you are officially a published author!” proclaimed English teacher Sal Barrientes to a room full of seventh graders on June 3. That day, the book “I Could Only Look Up: Anatomy of a Middle School” was unveiled by the staff at 826michigan, who accompanied students on every step of their publishing journey.
PTO Thrift Shop representatives smile May 30 after getting their checks. The reps will deliver the checks to their school PTOs. By Tara Cavanaugh Three times a year, the PTO Thrift Shop distributes checks that go directly to the Ann Arbor Public Schools PTOs. The …
“You’re never too wacky, too old, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.”
Business professionals from the community volunteered to conduct one-on-one mock interviews with eighth graders, and the students showed off their new portfolios and best professional demeanors.
On Saturday, May 11 the Theta Zeta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. , recognized 22 Ann Arbor Public High School sophomores, juniors and seniors at its 18th annual Student Recognition Luncheon at the Sheraton in Ann Arbor.
The “Digital Dialogue Cultural Exchange” provided students with a meaningful writing opportunity and a way to develop technology skills.
World of Motion is a program created by the Society of Automotive Engineers, and Toyota (and other auto companies) take part. Employees volunteer to spend 1-2 hours a week for 6-8 weeks teaching students SAE science and technology curriculum.
By Tara Cavanaugh The University of Michigan softball team is pretty busy these days. The team just won another Big Ten Title, their sixth in a row, and are set to play at the next Big Ten Tournament in Nebraska this weekend. But today the …
Logan Elementary students got quite the treat on Monday when six members of the University of Michigan Women’s Basketball team visited for the afternoon.
Students play with goop that behaves like a solid sometimes, and a liquid other times. By Tara Cavanaugh It doesn’t always take a gadget with a wireless connection to engage a kid. Sometimes, all it takes is some simple science. Haisley’s first Family Science Night …
By Tara Cavanaugh When you think of Google, you think of Google Docs, Gmail and its all-knowing search engine. Its creative and innovative products stem from a deliberately unique and inspiring work environment –– and last month the company shared its inspiration with AAPS students. …
Washtenaw Community College students teach Burns Park fifth graders about ratios Wednesday at the Math Carnival. By Tara Cavanaugh At the Burns Park annual Math Carnival, everyone’s a winner. Washtenaw Community College education students practice giving math lessons. Burns Park students learn new concepts and …
The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop is a nonprofit and fundraising machine for the Ann Arbor Public Schools. It sells furniture, clothing, books, electronics, home goods and more. By Tara Cavanaugh The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop, already a successful fundraising machine for the Ann Arbor …