- Natasha Stewart, Logan Elementary third grade teacher
- Ann Arbor Adult Education will host its first job fair—along with free food distribution—this Wednesday, Nov 14
- Anna Courage, Ann Arbor Open teacher consultant/Resource Room teacher
- Young Men of Promise: Gabe Nwogu, Pioneer HIgh School
- Carpenter students celebrate 3,242 acts of kindness; debut song written by their music teacher
“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 …
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 …