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Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education (OCTE) has given the AAPS’ Ann Arbor Student Building and Industry Program the “Career and Technical Education Outstanding Program Excellence in Practice Award.” This award …

By Terry Jacoby/weloveannarbor.com Pioneer students Katie Wolber and Sampoorna Ravikanth are walking through the halls of high school with one step focused on their own dreams and goals and another step looking towards helping create a better future for everyone. These two steps came together …

By Terry Jacoby/weloveannarbor.com Having a couple of standout swimmers certainly helps put a team high up on the board at a swimming meet. But to put that team at the top requires a total team effort where every turn counts and every touch creates points. …

Video and photo by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News The Health & Medicine Bio-Medical Sciences Magnet at Ann Arbor’s Skyline High School held its 4th annual SkyWell Wellness Expo for Skyline students and staff recently. Skywell—a student peer-to-peer initiative to promote wellness school-wide—partnered with many community …

Story and photos by Jeff Barr/weloveannarbor.com It comes out five times a year, anywhere from 80-100 pages, full glossy magazine, 8½ x 11. No, we’re not talking about special editions of Sports Illustrated or National Geographic; if you go to Community High School, it’s your issue …

Youth Art Month in downtown Ann Arbor

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

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.

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Pioneer High School will proudly showcase five young musicians from the Band, Choir and Orchestra programs at the 62nd Annual Concerto Concert on Wednesday, March 21. The five soloists auditioned this past fall to win a coveted spot at the Concerto …

The Huron Rhythm Rat Jazz Orchestra performed at the 45th Annual Central Michigan University recently, competing in the AA division against 16 other advanced level ensembles. CMU honors bands in each division with the following awards: Outstanding Section 1st, 2nd, 3rd place/ Outstanding Soloist 1st, …

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