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Budget information sessions scheduled

November 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Information sessions have been scheduled in January to discuss proposed school district budget cuts and and seek input and ideas from the public.

In Ann Arbor, outdoors becomes classroom for kids

November 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

In addition to their traditional classrooms, elementary school students in Ann Arbor get a peek at the outdoors as part of their lessons. The Environmental Education program has been in place since 1959.

Community input sought on budget

November 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Todd Roberts offers an update about school funding and invites the public to participate in upcoming budget discussions.

81 honored at Freedom Fund Dinner

November 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Eighty one Ann Arbor high school students were honored Saturday at the Freedom Fund Dinner, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Chapter of the NAACP.

H1N1 clinic Nov. 14 at Pioneer

November 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Washtenaw County health officials will host another H1N1 clinic on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pioneer High School.

Regional school millage fails

November 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

A regional school millage proposal in Washtenaw County failed Tuesday, according to unofficial vote totals reported by the county clerk.

Freedom Fund dinner is Saturday

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Ann Arbor Chapter of the NAACP will honor more than 80 Ann Arbor students on Saturday, Nov. 7 during the group’s annual Freedom Fund Dinner at the Four Points Sheraton. Reservations must be received by Thursday.

Student journalists at Community High School head for Washington, D.C. this month to accept finalist honors in the Newspaper Pacemaker contest, known as the “Pulitzer Prize of student journalism.” The Ann Arbor school is one of seven in the country to receive the honor. A new Web page is also debuting.

Welcome to your new school district newsletter

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Todd Roberts introduces this new online publication of school-related news and asks for reader feedback. The district also is seeking input from readers on a permanent name for the newsletter.

Inside:

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Also in this edition: Washtenaw Community College nursing students bring a healthy message to Carpenter Elementary School and “School Bells,” a series of Ann Arbor Public Schools briefs and accomplishments in the Ann Arbor Public Schools community.

School millage on ballot Nov. 3

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Washtenaw County voters will consider a regional property tax for the county’s 10 public school districts Tuesday, Nov. 3. The ballot issue asks for two mills for five years. If approved by voters, it would be effective for budget years from 2009-13 and would raise an estimated $30 million, including $11.2 million for The Ann Arbor Public Schools.

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