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“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 …
Story, photos, and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Twelve Burns Park Elementary students demonstrated their abilities to chop, flip, fold and maintain grace under pressure during a “Chopped Junior Assembly” Friday morning. The …
“It not only taught them the basics of computer science and coding, but it also taught them to try things they had never tried before,” said PLTW Teacher Sarah Schemanske.
“He really has always helped really everybody associated with school HR. He’s the first one out there when he sees a legal opinion or court case he’s quick to share with us,” says MASPA past president David Rilley.
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 …
“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. …
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.