- Rain moves Picnic Pops inside for 2018, still an amazing show
- Scarlett students learn how to handle job interview jitters on annual Portfolio Day
- Abby Ruehlmann, Clague Middle School English Language Arts teacher
- His grandmother’s kimchi inspires former ESL student, whose story wins national award
- World’s largest elementary science olympiad hosted by AAPS
Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Tom Pachera grew up in Dearborn Heights, attended middle school in Livonia, and graduated from Churchill High School in Livonia. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in industrial education and theatre from Central Michigan …
“When we consider that we managed the Allen Flood event disaster, on top of these great resources that we were able to put in for students, I would put this fiscal year in the ‘W’ column, it was a win for children, and it was a win for our community,” says Superintendent Jeanice Swift.
“No one knows better than our students, and our parents, and our community members and our staff exactly where opportunities are to do better, to realize improvement,” says Superintendent Jeanice Swift.
“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.