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Adam Ruff meets with Google’s John Kelley on Portfolio Day. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Adam Ruff wants to go into something computer-related once he gets out of college in a few years. So naturally he was psyched to …

Bill Van Loo says PLTW has been a great experience this year. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Time after time, A2STEAM at Northside parents have told Bill Van Loo they wish project-based education had been around when they were …

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 showcase and celebrate creativity through making and creation of all …

“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.

Skyline English teacher Allen Porter and science teacher Dusti Vincent follow along with Just Dance. Photos by Jo Mathis. Gabriella Porter attended the event with her father, Allen,  and enjoyed playing with a Sphero robotic ball..   – Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor For …

George Evans’ award-winning ceramics.   AAPS high school students received five of the six prizes in Neutral Zone’s recent 33rd annual Potential Art Exhibit showcasing the work of Washtenaw County high school artists. The exhibit opened with a reception and awards ceremony attended by a …

“That’s new playgrounds, It’s secured entrances to keep our children safe, it’s beautiful new yellow school buses, and it’s an infused and refreshed learning environment that will support our children today and for generations to come,” says Superintendent Jeanice Swift.

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 joes, canned applesauce and potato chips, meet the Kale & …

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: Merideth Freiheit, Thomas Oldani, Kolapo Akinwumi, Jaiden Kruse, Peyton Lao, …

On a perfect spring evening May 1, Community High School held its prom at the Eastern Michigan University Student Center. Keeping with the inclusive spirit of the school, many juniors and seniors arrived in groups of friends, then joined their other friends on the dance …

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