- 30 seconds with: Rec & Ed’s Junior Golf Camp
- AAPS celebrates the 40th anniversary of Safety Town
- Martial arts, music, and more: Students demo skills learned at new Rec & Ed Chinese Culture Camp
- Multilingual students thrive in 2019 SESLA program
- Dance, music, art: Rec & Ed’s “Dance around the World” class is creative summertime fun
For 40 years kids in Ann Arbor have been getting important advice about how to be safe in their home, their community and at school thanks to the Safety Town Program. This morning the Ann Arbor Public Schools and the many partners that make Safety Town an integral part of growing up in Ann Arbor celebrated at Dicken Elementary as they welcomed the young fives and kindergarteners that are currently enrolled in the program.
Interviews with multilingual business owners and other community members, visits to the University of Michigan, and creating portfolios documenting the important roles immigrants play in our community were some of the highlights of this year’s Summer ESL Academy at Scarlett Middle School.
By Andrew Cluley The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education voted 7-0 to place a 20-year capitol bond proposal of up to $1 billion on the ballot in November. The proposal comes as the …
Like driving a car alone for the first time, Skyline High School’s class of 2019 were told at their commencement ceremony that graduation is a mix of euphoric freedom and the fear of expanding responsibility. Principal Cory McElmeel urged the 345 graduates to celebrate not just this moment of graduation, but also remember the moments, the people, and the actions that led to it.
Huron High School celebrated the graduation of the class of 2019 with the school’s 51st Commencement Ceremony last night. The class of 2019 included 398 graduates, with 91 earning scholar awards for a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or higher. This is also the inaugural class of International Baccalaureate graduates from Huron, with 58 full IB Diploma candidates.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education has unanimously passed a resolution in public support of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s 2019-20 Budget Proposal. The Board of Education supports the plan for school funding that reflects the work of the non-partisan School Finance Research Collaborative.
The 2019 Ann Arbor State of the Schools event included winners of the Ann Arbor Breakfast Optimist Club’s Oratorical Contest sharing their speeches on optimism and reality. This theme tied into Superintendent Jeanice Swift sharing …
By Andrew Cluley AAPS Director of Communications Song, dance, poetry, and heart felt messages of gratitude once again highlighted Community High Schools Commencement Ceremony celebrating the 124 graduates in the class of 2019. Each grad …
Video and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Skyline’s High School’s Senior Clap-Out is an annual tradition on seniors’ last day. Take a look at some of the action:
Today marked the last day of classes for the Huron High School class of 2019, and the entire building wished them well as they left the school as students for the last time.
There are often many AAPS students and staff whose hard work and commitment are recognized in numerous ways. We’d like to start taking some time to highlight their achievements. River Rats Forensics Team Wins …
The Health Action Council recently presented the students in the King Garden Committee with a check for garden supplies, water bottles, and Fitbits thanks to walking done by University of Michigan students in the Pi Sigma Epsilon fraternity.
“Creating a video like this where you have high school students who talk about this kind of distraction, or talk about this kind of cause and then are able to show it to their peers we thought was a great idea in order to decrease distracted driving,” says the Suburban Collection’s Dan Fuoco.
Every Friday morning, Pathways to Success invites a speaker to the school’s Panther Power Assembly to motivate students and highlight student accomplishments. Here’s a quick video of a typical assembly, this time featuring student advocate/coach …
“Not only do we want to grow this physically and instructionally here at A2 STEAM, but we hope to have a model that we can share with all Ann Arbor Public Schools and actually even further because sustainability is something we want to be the work of all of our young people,” says A2 STEAM Principal Megan Fenech.