- Community High’s award-winning The Communicator is 100 percent student-run
- Pioneer junior deals with grief through art; hopes to help others through her speech at TEDx Saturday, March 17
- Youth Art Month in downtown Ann Arbor
- Pioneer High to present 62nd annual Concerto Concert March 21
- Teens will speak on topics they’re passionate about during TEDx Youth@AnnArbor Saturday
“We will not take this award as anything other than an opportunity to showcase quality public schooling as a cornerstone of our democracy, and the opportunity for each and every child to have opportunity in this country,” says Superintendent Jeanice Swift.
Highlights from the first two months of the 2017-18 school year and information about the WISD Special Education Millage Renewal.
Video and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The Burns Park Weed and Seed Program gives students a weekly lunchtime opportunity to help in the school garden—and enjoy sampling what they’ve grown. It’s been 10 years since the creation of the Burns …
Ann Arbor Public Schools celebrated renovations and enhancements made in Allen Elementary School after the August 2016 flood with a Dedication Ceremony on October 25, 2017.
A discussion about the memorable last 14 months for Allen Elementary including dealing with a flood and winning recognition as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School with Principal Kerry Beal.
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News editor Sixty-three of Pioneer High School’s most distinguished alum Friday were inducted into PHS’s newly created Hall of Honor. The six-hour event at the school also included a breakfast meet and greet; breakout sessions with students; tours of the school; …
“I visited all of those schools, I’ve talked to the teachers, they’re very excited about it and the kids love it,” says Executive Director of Elementary Education Dawn Linden.
A discussion on Ann Arbor Public Schools International Baccalaureate program with the district’s Pre K – 12 IB Coordinator Kevin Karr.
“When you’re playing it you want to hear what it sounds like, does it do what you’re expecting it to do? Do you have to work harder to make the same thing happen, and ultimately you know which one has the best sound overall and do the most for the music,” says Clague band teacher Jay MacArthur
Superintendent Jeanice Swift talks about work that took place over the summer to prepare for the 2017-18 school year.
Highlights shared on social media of Ann Arbor Public Schools staff gearing up for the 2017-18 school year, with a focus on the theme #InspireA2
August 18, 2017 marks the one year anniversary since a pipe burst, flooding Allen Elementary School. A recap of the Allen community’s unusual year, and the renovations to the building that have been made.
“We are proud to be able to continue to invest in our teachers. We will keep moving forward, as one team, to achieve an exceptional educational environment. Much appreciation, on behalf of the Board of Education and our entire community, for working so hard on a multiyear agreement that we can all be proud of,” says Board President Christine Stead.
“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.
“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.