- 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
Teri Fraley’s fourth-graders at Lawton Elementary collect 110 pounds of candy and donate it to military troops overseas. They not only used math, reading and art skills, but also got a lesson in giving.
The Neutral Zone is fueling its enterprises with youthful energy from local teens; one of them shares the story, as well as her thoughts about working at Red Beard Press.
Jobs, money and real estate are now a part of everyday life in Tracy Barrett’s fifth-grade classroom mini-society at Abbot Elementary School.
Jamie Hibbs, a sophomore at Huron High School, was inspired to donate her head of blonde, wavy hair for cancer research.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: A series of briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools and area including: Community High class runs through Hell, Huron students earn music honors, among others.
WITH VIDEO: Teaching students added to established elementary program; new kindergarten reading club added this year.
Personal trainer Mark Harris says getting in shape and staying fit is no more difficult than any other goal in life: take it in small bites and eventually, you will make it to the finish line. Harris does personal training for AAPS Rec & Ed.
826michigan, a local nonprofit that focuses on writing and literacy, has chosen the Roberto Clemente Center as its major project for this year. A book of students’ fictional accounts of the Civil War will be developed this year and published in the spring.
Teen musical group Sole Transit wins battle of the bands contest at Neutral Zone and a recording contract prize.
WITH SLIDE SHOWS: The garden’s a delight for students as well as teachers at Tappan Middle School. The Tappan Agrarian Garden serves as a teaching tool and has spawned an after-school club for students. And interest is growing.
WITH VIDEO: Scarlett Middle School band students spent the day immersed in music as part of the first Band Clinic Day, which included 10 professional musicians sharing their knowledge and talent.
Visitors from Ann Arbor’s sister city, Hikone, are welcomed into area homes and schools for one week.
For the second time this year, Community High students did an all-school service day, working in 10 Ann Arbor parks and contributing 960 volunteer hours.
WITH VIDEO: Teacher Josh Tumolo gets donated goodies and others get to enjoy the music of harpist Michael O’Shiver in an all-school assembly.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: Ann Arbor German students travel to sister city Tübingen for another year of learning and culture. U-M offers a new scholarship to Huron’s German students this year.