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It’s one thing for children to learn a thing or two about jazz in a music or history class. It’s quite another for a jazz band to take to the school stage for a rousing combination of music, history and artistry. Pittsfield Elementary students on …

Dayvien and the Russian dancers get ready to go on stage. If you think Peter Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” is perhaps a bit too ambitious for a bunch of first graders, then you haven’t met Bryant Elementary’s first grade teacher Son Mi Lim or music teacher …

Kevin Sylvester included some cartooning tips in his presentation. Sylvester enjoys talking to groups of students, as he does here at Haisley. Haisley students listen to Sylvester talk about the life of a writer. About 125 elementary students recently got a big treat thanks to …

Principal Michelle Seals collected autographs from the players to give to Noah, a student who was upset because he was too sick to attend school on the day the team came to visit. Students cheered at nearly everything the ball players said in the Q-and-A …

Seniors Ben Halligan, left, and Kevin O’Brien talk robotics with IMRA’s Kazuo Ishikawa. Tom Pachera, Skyline’s lead teacher for the Design Technology & Environmental Planning Magnet, is excited about the opportunities the enhanced lab creates for students.   When he was a freshman three years …

November 25, 2014   Dr. Swift at Lakewood Hello Ann Arbor Public Schools Community, Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal …

If the Ann Arbor Public Schools had a Hall of Fame, Martin Luther King Elementary’s National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 would be front and central, says Superintendent Jeanice Swift. “It’s a really big deal. It shows that all students can achieve at high levels,” …

Ann Arbor Public Schools Placed on the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success A Record 547 School Districts Across the Nation Are Honored Skyline student deep in study Ann Arbor Public Schools is one of …

ALICE overview for AAPS parents With the tragic school shooting in Washington all too fresh in their minds, AAPS parents gathered at Pioneer High School recently to learn about the district’s new protocol for handling the highly unlikely chance that a gunman enters a school. …

Halloween and Fall Festivals were celebrated across the Ann Arbor district today! Here are just a few of the fun photos! More to come next week! Halloween at Community High Halloween at Community High Halloween at Community High Halloween at Community High Ann Arbor Open …

Ann Arbor Public School’s King Elementary School Named A National Blue Ribbon School for 2014  September 30, 2014 Dr. Jeanice K. Swift, Superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools, is pleased to announce that Martin Luther King Elementary School in the Ann Arbor district has …

On Friday, September 26, 2014,  History Maker Dr. George Shirley visited Carpenter Elementary School to share the importance of getting a good education, asking children to listen to the adults in their lives and what it means to give your body “good brain food”. Carpenter was …

A2 STEAM at Northside opened their doors, or rather the school grounds on Wednesday night to welcome students, families and staff to the 2014-2015 school year!! Hundreds of families attended the BBQ sponsored by the school and PTO to welcome everyone to the new, innovative …

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