- Pittsfield students march, sing in school’s annual parade honoring MLK, Jr.
- AAPS Board of Education swears in new Trustees, elects officers
- AAPS now accepting applications for AAPS college scholarships
- FutureStars 2019 promises to feature outstanding talent; see highlights from a preliminary show dress rehearsal
- Monica Brennan, Angell Elementary second grade teacher
“Promise me that you will cherish your convictions, keep them pure and close to your heart. Listen to your conscience, vote, participate, take care of this democracy, stay optimistic, know that integrity matters, dig deep, work hard, love big, forgive quickly, and always be able to say with conviction, here I stand, I can not do otherwise,” said Amy Van Appledorn.
The entire 2018 State of the School Event can be watched below.
“I still kept going because of my ambition, motivation, independence, and having unconditional love for my loved ones. I’m ready to take my next step on my journey, class of 2018 it’s our turn,” says Pathways graduate Tiana Corrao.
With rain in the forecast all day, the 2018 edition of Ann Arbor Public Schools popular Picnic Pops moved indoors at Pioneer High School. Despite the scene change, more than 1,000 students from A2 STEAM at Northside, Ann Arbor Open, Clague, Forsythe, Huron, Pioneer, Scarlett, Skyline, Slauson and Tappan performed a variety of popular hits.
“I have no doubt that the message these young people will take from this event is the importance of community involvement, support and service. We look forward to their carrying on the tradition of giving back to their community wherever their life’s work takes them,” said Superintendent Jeanice Swift.
“It’s just so thoughtful, and it just makes me want to get in here and do it again and again, year after year with more of you,” said Pat Jenkins on being named Distinguished Teacher of the Year based on nominations submitted by her students.
Downtown Ann Arbor businesses have turned into an Ann Arbor Public Schools art gallery for the month of March. More than 30 Main Street Area Association merchants are participating in the Youth Art Month collaboration, by placing student artwork in their display windows.
An inspiring message and an array of student talent are on tap for the annual NAAPID at Night event to be held starting at 6 p.m. at the Eastern Michigan University Student Center, 900 Oakwood …
This episode of the A2 Schools podcast is a recap of 2017 and a preview of 2018.
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Low-cost. No-tech. And it works. Burns Park Elementary students this week put into practice a simple new way to make crossing an intersection a bit safer. And it’s as …
“You told us what was important to you and what you wanted to learn about, and know we can look back and say look at what you did. Now the world is your oyster, now go off and do other things, other great things that you’re going to become passionate about,” says Middle Years Programme Facilitator Todd Newell.
The new classroom furniture is more flexible than traditional school desks so teachers and students can easily reconfigure the classroom to work in small groups or other formations. Many of the items can be lifted and moved with just a finger or two.
Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Shaquanda Thomas grew up in Ypsilanti, the daughter of Nolen Thomas and Shirley Love, and granddaughter of Cora A. Woods, who helped raise her. Thomas attended …
Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Alivia Maus grew up with her two younger siblings on her parents’ small farm in Milan just south of Ann Arbor. As a child, she …
The Pioneer Symphony Orchestra will head to Chicago Dec. 20-23 to participate in The Midwest Clinic, the world’s largest music educators’ conference. The public is invited to attend the orchestra’s Preview Concert on Wednesday, December 13 from …