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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 …

“We’re all so happy for you of course, and we’re all so sincerely going to miss all of you. There really isn’t any replacing any of you, you all have a legacy that is the Ann Arbor Public Schools,” says AAPS Board of Education President Christine Stead.

Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News A2 STEAM students are ending their school year with a new addition that connects students with nature and spreads the message of environmental education. Following one long productive General Motors “Day of Service” this spring, A2 STEAM …

“Students at this school care, they care not just about their academics and well-being, but about each other. Teachers care about bringing their “A” game each and every day. Administrators care about being there when we need it most,” says Skyline Graduate Michael Parrott.

Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Brandon Bedinger was raised in Trotwood, Ohio (near Dayton) and graduated from Trotwood-Madison High in 2005. He then attended Eastern Michigan University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in sports medicine/exercise science. Bedinger interned with the Detroit Lions during …

Story, photos & slideshow by Jo Mathis; video by Andrew Cluley Pioneer High School’s 426 graduates were encouraged Thursday night to savor the moment; take it all in, and find the place that only they can fill in the world. “You’ve been an intelligent, hard-working …

You have the privilege of a Huron High School education and you should use that privilege every day for those who do not for their good and your good, with brotherhood and sisterhood, everyday because that’s what makes America beautiful,” says Huron social studies teacher Sarah Roldan-Dodson.

“A journey where you continue to crave life-long learning, a journey where you’re challenged and excited, and a journey that allows you to be the best possible you in the world,” says Community High School Dean Marci Tuzinsky to the Class of 2017.

Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News “At times there were days where we all thought we couldn’t do it anymore,” said Haley Eichstadt in her commencement address to her fellow graduates of the 2017 Class of Pathways to Success Academic Campus Monday night. “However, …

Skyline math teacher Laurie Hochrein says there are many advantages of the Math Mentoring Program. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Math makes more sense for Spencer McDermott-Horne now that he’s concluding his first year in Skyline High School’s Math Mentoring Program, …

Representatives from Strive For a Safer Drive and Ford Motor Company awarded Skyline students with a 4th place award and $750 prize for the DRIVE Well campaign. Skyline High School’s SkyWell today received a cash prize of $750 and a trophy recognizing DRIVE Well SkyWell, …

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