- Scarlett students & Holocaust survivor share their refugee experiences with sixth graders
- Steve Rodriguez, Pioneer High School PE teacher & coach
- Rain moves Picnic Pops inside for 2018, still an amazing show
- Scarlett students learn how to handle job interview jitters on annual Portfolio Day
- Abby Ruehlmann, Clague Middle School English Language Arts teacher
Ann Arbor Public Schools celebrated renovations and enhancements made in Allen Elementary School after the August 2016 flood with a Dedication Ceremony on October 25, 2017.
Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Kyle Yenor grew up in the rural town of Morenci in Lenawee County, where he attended Morenci Area Schools K-12, was active in sports and enjoyed the simplicity of country living. After high school, Yenor moved to Ann …
Video and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Jean Holmes became King Elementary’s first kindergarten teacher when the school opened in 1969, and taught there for 19 years. On Monday, her two sons surprised her with a trip back to King, where Principal Mary Cooper …
Video and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News The Carpenter Cougar Fun Run not only met its fundraising goal of $5,000, the students collected pledges that more than doubled that. So Principal Michael Johnson made good on his promise to allow students to do something …
Becky Gracey grew up in Ann Arbor and attended Lawton Elementary, Slauson Middle School, and Pioneer High School. While she was in Marlene Milazzo’s first grade class, she decided she wanted to be a teacher. After earning her degree at Western Michigan University, Gracey headed …
A discussion about the memorable last 14 months for Allen Elementary including dealing with a flood and winning recognition as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School with Principal Kerry Beal.
“I visited all of those schools, I’ve talked to the teachers, they’re very excited about it and the kids love it,” says Executive Director of Elementary Education Dawn Linden.
A discussion on Ann Arbor Public Schools International Baccalaureate program with the district’s Pre K – 12 IB Coordinator Kevin Karr.
Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Danielle Grosos grew up in Dearborn Heights, the daughter of Mark and Anita Griffin. During high school, she worked for Dearborn Heights 20th District Court and thought about becoming a criminal psychologist. But after she had an experience in …
Photos and profile by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Veronica Nowicki grew up in Saginaw, the daughter of Tony and Maria Moreno. When she was seven years old, her family moved to Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain so her father could collaborate with other business …
August 18, 2017 marks the one year anniversary since a pipe burst, flooding Allen Elementary School. A recap of the Allen community’s unusual year, and the renovations to the building that have been made.
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Several AAPS elementary schools offer Title I Summer School, which gives students a boost in the basics during two weeks of morning classes. Here’s a quick look at what’s happening at Mitchell’s summer program:
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Pittsfield Elementary fourth grade teacher Rez Kayto is one of 24 Michigan teachers selected from more than 300 applicants to serve on a new panel to help guide the state’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act …
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News The AAPS Summer Learning Institute (SLI) bolsters student achievement and sets up students for success when school resumes in the fall. Cathy Stone, an Abbot first grade teacher, enjoys helping students from across the district at SLI. “It’s fun …
Thanks to Menlo Innovation providing space, the event also gave AAPS a chance to let the community see the science, technology, engineering, arts, and math or STEAM offerings across the district. This includes Project Lead the Way in Kindergarten through 12th grade and FIRST Robotics Teams.