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Suzanne Walsh, who enrolled her daughter, Deren Vostina, at Mitchell Elementary to access IB at the earliest stages, addresses the crowd Sunday at Huron High School. More than 450 people—mostly eighth graders and their parents—showed up Sunday to learn about the upcoming International Baccalaureate Diploma …

Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Pioneer High School Band Director David Leach says his job is not to turn students into professional musicians—although quite a few have done just that. Rather, it’s after something more basic; something that every one …

Academic achievement, leadership, industry and community service have earned two Skyline High School students the Harold Eastman Outstanding Youth Achievement Award from the Breakfast Optimist Club of Ann Arbor. The honorees are Mariah T. Gregory, 16, the daughter of Mary Gregory and Tika Gregory, and …

Rebecca Cho stands by her self portraits. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor For an artist, there is nothing quite like getting your work out there for people to enjoy. High school art shows often feature the best of the best. …

Newly enhanced lab supports STEAM initiatives

December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Seniors Ben Halligan, left, and Kevin O’Brien talk robotics with IMRA’s Kazuo Ishikawa. Tom Pachera, Skyline’s lead teacher for the Design Technology & Environmental Planning Magnet, is excited about the opportunities the enhanced lab creates for students. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News …

High School Staffs Meet on the 50!

October 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

2014 Superintendent’s Cup High School Staff Teams Ann Arbor High School athletic teams have a healthy rivalry on  the fields of competition but I bet you didn’t know the high school staff also meet on the field for a friendly game of football – awarding …

  The Foundation for Music Education’s “Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project has announced that the 2013-14 Pioneer Symphony Band received “National Winner” status in the “New Music” category and “Commended Winner” Status (in the AAAA Classification). There were 224 entries from 35 states. …

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