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Registration begins in January for winter semester of English as a Second Language program in The Ann Arbor Public Schools. Many cultures and languages are represented in the program.

Young students get a magical lesson

November 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kathleen Wright and her illustrator husband, Jonathan, tie their love of Ann Arbor’s fairy doors into kindergarten lesson plans.

In Ann Arbor, outdoors becomes classroom for kids

November 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

In addition to their traditional classrooms, elementary school students in Ann Arbor get a peek at the outdoors as part of their lessons. The Environmental Education program has been in place since 1959.

U-M lineman shares love of language at Tappan

November 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

University of Michigan senior offensive lineman David Moosman visited sixth-graders at Tappan Middle School earlier this month to share his love of writing.

Skyline swimmers help in classroom, raise money

November 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Skyline High School women swimmers have been busy this fall, volunteering time for two good causes: Reading at Abbot Elementary and raising money for breast cancer research.

81 honored at Freedom Fund Dinner

November 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Eighty one Ann Arbor high school students were honored Saturday at the Freedom Fund Dinner, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Chapter of the NAACP.

Student productions take the stage

November 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ann Arbor high schools are offering myriad choices on the stage this fall, with productions continuing throughout the month.

Student journalists at Community High School head for Washington, D.C. this month to accept finalist honors in the Newspaper Pacemaker contest, known as the “Pulitzer Prize of student journalism.” The Ann Arbor school is one of seven in the country to receive the honor. A new Web page is also debuting.

Athletic teams and booster groups from Pioneer and Huron high schools chose a “pink” theme for their football rivalry week this year. Sporting T-shirts with “Rivals on the Field, United for a Cure,” students raised more than $700 for breast cancer research.

Eberwhite Elementary School students, parents and members of the community took part in the community’s annual “Wood Chip Day” on Oct. 16, spreading mulch on paths in the woods. The annual activity helps keep the woods walkable for the many people who use it throughout the year.

Raleigh Sadlier: OT committed to helping students

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ann Arbor Public Schools occupational therapist Raleigh Sadlier loves her work. “It’s a job that requires creativity, patience,” she said. “I find it challenging, frustrating and rewarding.”

Inside:

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Also in this edition: Washtenaw Community College nursing students bring a healthy message to Carpenter Elementary School and “School Bells,” a series of Ann Arbor Public Schools briefs and accomplishments in the Ann Arbor Public Schools community.

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