- Allen Elementary School one year after flood, readying for 2017-18 school year
- Back to school 2017: 3 from Pioneer’s Class of 2010 will be new AAPS teachers this year
- What’s a 12-letter term for impressive? Peter Collins, whose 100th (!) crossword puzzle will soon be published in The New York Times
- Pioneer graduate commissioned by violinists from 35 countries; will bring world together through music
- Huron graduate awarded scholarship; hopes to change lives through music therapy
The Ann Arbor Educational Foundation this year awarded 22 teacher grants, totaling over $28,000. This year the foundation focused on literacy programs.
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Two events running simultaneously at Huron High School from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 will give visitors an up-close look at some exciting programs offered at AAPS. The third annual STEAM Expo & CTE Career Night …
Taimor Williams plans to study engineering in college. Photo by Jo Mathis. Editor’s note: Six AAPS high school seniors were recently named “Young Men of Promise” by the Delta Psi Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. The students were …
Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The second annual Pathways Family & Community Dinner Monday night was another successful evening of fellowship, community building and great food. Staff served the buffet, and guests later took turns at the microphone telling what they are thankful …
“You will not only go to Lansing and work hard on behalf of schools, but you will also be a person that can help change the system,” School Board Vice President Christine Stead told Donna Lasinski.
Jordan George-Nwogu is a straight-A student at Pioneer High School. Photo by Jo Mathis. Editor’s note: Six AAPS high school seniors were recently named “Young Men of Promise” by the Delta Psi Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. This is one in …
Charles Jones is captain of Skyline’s football team, as well as homecoming king. Photo by Jo Mathis. Editor’s note: Six AAPS high school seniors were recently named “Young Men of Promise” by the Delta Psi Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. This …
Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count,” was the theme of Sunday’s 2016 Freedom Fund Dinner, where 139 African American AAPS students were honored for academic excellence. The annual fundraiser sponsored by the Ann Arbor branch of …
“The building would be talking to us at this point if it was structurally unsound. We see no signs of structural cracking or movement in the building at all,” says Mitchell and Mouat Architect Kevin Stansbury
“Our 11th graders are in a unique position, everyone of them at least in our schools takes the SAT, which is a nationally relevant test. The MSTEP is not,” says School Board Vice-President Christine Stead.
“The construction provided us many opportunities to use our project based learning. We did erosion projects, and who would have gotten to do that without construction, and we got to design the play scape which was out front now for the K-1 playground, and of course the installation of the wind turbine,” says A2 STEAM Principal Joan Fitzgibbon.
Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor When Jane Landefeld wakes up tomorrow, it will be the first time in 40 years she will not have a role to fill within Ann Arbor Public Schools. Landefeld is retiring as the Executive Director …
“The good news is that we’ve sustained a third year of significant growth in the district. The excellent news is that growth spans early childhood, pre-school and young fives, elementary school, middle school, and high school,” says Superintendent Jeancie Swift.
“We want people to know that something new and different is happening at Mitchell School, and it is special,” says Principal Kevin Karr.
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News These Scarlett Middle School students were among the first in the district to use Illuminate. Ann Arbor Public Schools has implemented a new data assessment system that allows teachers to quickly determine students’ progress in class. Illuminate is an assessment …