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Homework Club continues for Lakewood kids

July 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Connor Runchey (left) and Keenan Waller glaze their pottery during “Art with a Story.” Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Lakewood Elementary art teacher Peggy Leonard and media specialist Eileen Thomas …

Dicken’s Little Free Library Dicken Elementary School installed a Little Free Library in a corner of Dicken’s garden, where there is now a reading garden surrounded by sunflowers. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Little …

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 …

“I think it’s more of a life-long process that they learn, hopefully we’ve instilled some love of science in them. That they’ve had a chance to discover different scientific principles and activities outside of what they’re taught in the classroom,” says WESO Board President Susan Blackburn.

Ashley Moore, A2STEAM fifth grade teacher

May 26, 2015 // 2 Comments

Ashley Moore attended AAPS before becoming a teacher in the district. Photo by Jo Mathis By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Ashley Kemp Moore grew up in Ann Arbor and attended Allen Elementary, Scarlett Middle School …

The Ann Arbor Open Makers’ Fair showcasing projects that Ann Arbor Open students have made was a big success, according to Pete Pasque and Allyson Flaster, coordinators of the event. The Makers’ Fair is held to …

“I love it when my students get the “ah-ha” moment. Sometimes it happens quickly and sometimes it is a long process but in the end, every time it’s worth the effort,” says Pattengill fifth grade teacher Marie Embry.

Jicama: It’s what’s for lunch

May 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

Chef Lenhardt tries to interest some hesitant Pittsfield Elementary students into tasting  Jicama Kale Salad. Photos by Jo Mathis.   By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor If your idea of school lunch is sloppy …

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