AAPS Updates


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 …

Good News from AAPS May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

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 …

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.

The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education elected Harmony Mitchell to serve as their president at their Organizational Meeting. New trustee Bryan Johnson was chosen to serve as Vice President. Trustee Jeff Gaynor will remain as board Secretary while new trustee Rebecca Lazarus was elected Treasurer.

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