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Twenty Pioneer High excelled in the recent National Latin Exam, which was administered to nearly 150,00 students. Despite the rising cost of the exam, all Pioneer students were able to participate again this year thanks to a generous grant from the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational …

Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News As busy Pioneer High School students, it would be commendable if Erica and Katie Liu volunteered their time occasionally. But these sisters have such fond memories of being in Brian Schad’s fifth grade at Lawton Elementary, and …

Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Nobody who knows Anne Bezeau would be surprised to learn that in addition to teaching health and physical education at Skyline High School, she also organizes three key social events there. After all, as a Swartz …

Photos and profile by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Sarah Schemanske grew up in Highland and completed her undergraduate degree at Albion College. She then taught for seven years in North Carolina, gaining experience in second, third and fourth grades while leading the district’s LEGO …

Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Tree City USA is four trees (two tulip trees and two katsuras) more beautiful now that Slauson Middle School students have helped plant the trees along Crest Avenue. The city of Ann Arbor’s Elizabeth Dean Fund Committee commemorated Arbor …

“Titanium Beasts” include: front row, left to right: Varsha Reddy, Ryan Wang, Ganesh Palaniappan, Arvind Bharadwaj, Ashmit Deb, and Arjun Bharadwaj. Back row, left to right: Anjalika Dandamudi, Bavani Vijay, Sakthi Vijay. The AAPS team known as “Titanium Beasts,” which is a part of AA4STEM-4H, is one …

Skyline students and staff happily receive an award and $2,500 grant from the SET SEG Foundation in partnership with the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Monday at SkyWell’s annual Board meeting. The grant will expand the SkyWell program. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS …

Photo and profile by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News  Shaenu Micou grew up in Ann Arbor in the Arrowwood Hills community, and attended Northside and Logan elementary schools, Clague Junior High, and Huron High School. Micou earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, specializing in juvenile …

Story, photo, and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Sada Imran, who was born deaf, has faced her share of obstacles in her 19 years. But with the help of technology, educators and family, and the Student Advocacy Center, Sada graduated with the Skyline …

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