- Volunteers from the community help AAPS students participate in the Hour of Code
- Ann Arbor Open teacher Chad Downs wins $25,000 national Milken Educator Award
- Haisley teachers’ supportive friendship models the importance of relationships for their students
- Profile: Before heading to Holy Cross, Pioneer’s Lowder has a few things to cross off his to-do list
- Lawton students applaud longtime volunteer on her 90th birthday
The “Digital Dialogue Cultural Exchange” provided students with a meaningful writing opportunity and a way to develop technology skills.
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 …
The field trip is just one example of how the Ann Arbor Public Schools’ humanities curriculum for elementary students works.
If you want to see a tight-knit community, just look at Carpenter Elementary. At the school’s 175th anniversary celebration on April 26, students, staff and visitors sang together. They danced together. They marched together to the beat of the Huron High School drum line.It was a community joyously in sync.
Bryant Elementary’s International Night on April 18 had it all. A fashion show featured dozens of students in traditional clothing that represented their cultures. Classrooms became interactive museums, with information and cultural artifacts filling 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 …
By Tara Cavanaugh At Dicken Elementary’s Community of Cultures event on Friday, it was clear that dance is an international language spoken around the world. From Ireland to Indonesia, Dicken students showed off the dances, …
By Tara Cavanaugh An Northside third grader is crashing to the ground in a melodramatic fashion, splintering her voice like a lightning bolt. And she’s not going to get in trouble. Just the opposite: she’ll …
By Tara Cavanaugh Fourth graders from Ms. Thomas, Mrs. Bankey, Mr. Michelson and Mr. Klein’s fourth grade classes performed a rousing tribute to America this week. Carmino Rovosa’s half hour musical “Let’s Hear it for …
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 …
The students were especially creative with their costumes this year. One kid even carried his own head in a jar!
Woodchip Day is an annual tradition that involves the local neighborhoods and Eberwhite Elementary School.
Many AAPS buildings have their own gardens, some which were born this spring. The blooming gardens, each as unique as their respective schools, boast everything from small basil plants to tall corn stalks –– and plenty of promise for fall harvest time.
The latest exhibit at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design opened Monday with the flair of a world-class art show. A live presentation showed art in process. Violins serenaded the thick crowd. Art hung from the ceiling, gleamed in display cases and beckoned from the walls. But this new exhibit was unusually diverse in medium and message, thanks to its hundreds of young artists from the Ann Arbor Public Schools.