- 3 questions for: Cheryl Haller, RE the Ann Arbor College & Career Fair April 23
- Sean Eldon, Huron High School English teacher; department chair
- Bassist Divinity Roxx performs at Community High prior to appearance at The Ark tonight
- Good News from AAPS April 16, 2019
- 3 questions for: Alex Meints, Huron High School junior
Students at all three Ann Arbor comprehensive high schools are in their second year of the Rising Scholars program, a partnership with U-M’s Center for Educational Outreach. It targets bright students with extra support to encourage them to excel, take advanced classes and attend college.
One of the most established parent groups in the Ann Arbor Public Schools is the Black Parents’ Student Support Group, which offers parents and students in Ann Arbor’s African-American community a network of support an a safe place to share concerns.
Teen parents at Stone High School can continue their education with the help of an on-site child care center. The center takes up to 16 infants and toddlers. Starting second semester, the parents will be required to take a parenting class.
This middle school Language Arts teacher has earned both state and national honors for her law unit that gives students a peek into the legal system and the importance of the U.S. Constitution.
Event will honor or benefit three members of the Bryant/Pattengill school community: Deb Horn, wife of Pattengill teacher Doug Horn; Sofia Robinson, a Tappan Middle School sixth-grader; and Frank Porta, husband of Dori Porta, a teacher clerk at Bryant.
The Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 10-12 performances at Tappan Middle School include a cast of 170 community members, including 100 Burns Park Elementary students. Proceeds of the annual production benefit students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Fit & Fun: This mother-daughter team in Ann Arbor has taken the peaceful, stress-relieving practice of yoga and enhanced it to help causes both locally and internationally.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: Junior scientists, volunteer coaches and science lovers are already gearing up for the 2011 Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad – this year on June 11 at Skyline High School.
Twenty one students looking for an extra challenge get just that this fall. They worked hard and were rewarded with awards for ‘gracious professionalism” and robot-to-robot competition during a regional event in Monroe.
Two local painting contractors coordinated volunteers over the school break to paint hallways at Mitchell and Carpenter elementary schools. “Paint for Kids” days were Dec. 28-29, drawing a volunteer crew of about 10 to each school.
WITH VIDEO: Logan Elementary School community came out in force with its first “Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive,” bringing in 134 pairs of new pajamas that were each paired with a children’s book and donated to the Community Action Network.
Check out this delightful fourth-grader from Logan Elementary who owns and operates “Shalae’s Sweets,” and meet her inspirational mom who has her own baking business. Both are on Facebook if you want to “like” them. Sweet!
Marketing professional and Ann Arbor parent Annette Ferguson will lead the district’s revamped office of partnerships, working closely with the AAPS Educational Foundation.
Haisley and Eberwhite students learn to bake fresh bread, get free ingredients to bake at home and donate loaves to Ann Arborites in need.
Two sets of siblings from Community High School and a teacher share their thoughts about living as a twin. Although people often confuse she and her sister, it doesn’t bother Sophia Kunselman. “I don’t really blame them because telling twins apart can be difficult, it doesn’t come easily,” she said.