- AAPS celebrates the careers of this year’s retirees
- Tech Trek gives AAPS chance to display Project Lead the Way for students in K-12
- Moments from the final week of the 2016-17 school year
- A2 STEAM students are enjoying their new outdoor classroom
- Powerful Class of 2017 celebrates at Skyline High School Commencement
“We’re all so happy for you of course, and we’re all so sincerely going to miss all of you. There really isn’t any replacing any of you, you all have a legacy that is the Ann Arbor Public Schools,” says AAPS Board of Education President Christine Stead.
Thanks to Menlo Innovation providing space, the event also gave AAPS a chance to let the community see the science, technology, engineering, arts, and math or STEAM offerings across the district. This includes Project Lead the Way in Kindergarten through 12th grade and FIRST Robotics Teams.
“Students at this school care, they care not just about their academics and well-being, but about each other. Teachers care about bringing their “A” game each and every day. Administrators care about being there when we need it most,” says Skyline Graduate Michael Parrott.
You have the privilege of a Huron High School education and you should use that privilege every day for those who do not for their good and your good, with brotherhood and sisterhood, everyday because that’s what makes America beautiful,” says Huron social studies teacher Sarah Roldan-Dodson.
“A journey where you continue to crave life-long learning, a journey where you’re challenged and excited, and a journey that allows you to be the best possible you in the world,” says Community High School Dean Marci Tuzinsky to the Class of 2017.
Elementary School aged children from across Washtenaw County competed in the 15th annual Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad this weekend at Pioneer High School.
Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis AAPS District News editor Clague Middle School has been named just one of the state’s 12 “2017 School to Watch” by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform. And that was cause for an all-school celebration today …
“What we would do then is continue to provide supports beyond the third grade year, which as you can see in many other states is satisfactory so we will not get into retention, promotion discussion. We just continue to support the students as they move up,” Superintendent Jeanice Swift on what AAPS will do with students that aren’t reading at grade level at the end of third grade.
More than 80 people that work at a wide variety of Ann Arbor area businesses and organizations came to Scarlett Middle School and gave the students the chance to do practice interviews with someone currently working in a field that interests them.
Story, photos, and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor When Gabe Doss was asked to be the keynote speaker at the Rising Scholars annual conference, he knew it was a no-brainer. As a member of the Google Ann Arbor Community Affairs team with a …
Skyline teacher Kathy MacKercher, hugging her son Quinn, pauses for a photograph with a few of the walkers Friday. The outdoor track at Skyline High School Friday was busy with students, staff and community members walking for a good cause. For the second year, the …
“All of those who travel through our city, who live here, who work here and play here, go to school here, need to carry the same message as far as being safe,” says Ann Arbor City Administrator Howard Lazarus.
Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News As busy Pioneer High School students, it would be commendable if Erica and Katie Liu volunteered their time occasionally. But these sisters have such fond memories of being in Brian Schad’s fifth grade at Lawton Elementary, and …
“When you go into the classrooms, and you visit the classrooms that have this furniture the kids are actively learning and able to function well with this furniture. When you ask them questions about it they love it, the teachers love it,” says Trustee Harmony Mitchell.
In addition to the air of excitement to check out the new look of the school, or attend classes for the first time in the building for some students, the Allen Elementary community shared thanks and gratitude.