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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News The weather was perfect Saturday for a picnic on the lawn of Pioneer High School while middle and high school musicians performed under the tent. The 2017 Picnic Pops—an annual tradition open to the community—was another chance for students to …

Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Nobody who knows Anne Bezeau would be surprised to learn that in addition to teaching health and physical education at Skyline High School, she also organizes three key social events there. After all, as a Swartz …

The scholarship winners posed for a photograph at Monday’s luncheon. They are, front row seated, left to right: Sydney Lee, Dea Chappell, Teaira Majors, Destini Hill, Sarah E. Kennedy, Taryn Curtis and Anna Ihara Kaehr.Standing, left to right:  Gabi Poll, Beatriz Esquivel, Noah Dworkin, Yuxin …

Skyline students and staff happily receive an award and $2,500 grant from the SET SEG Foundation in partnership with the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Monday at SkyWell’s annual Board meeting. The grant will expand the SkyWell program. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS …

Photo and profile by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News  Shaenu Micou grew up in Ann Arbor in the Arrowwood Hills community, and attended Northside and Logan elementary schools, Clague Junior High, and Huron High School. Micou earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, specializing in juvenile …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News “United” is the theme of the all-day TEDxYouth@AnnArbor 2017 coming to the Skyline High School Commons & Auditorium on Saturday, April 22 from 8am to 4pm. Ticket includes light lunch and interactive technology exhibits. Prices are:  students $5, adults …

Ann Arbor Public Schools will host its 32nd annual College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, at Pioneer High School. The event is open to all students and all families in surrounding counties, and offers the chance to connect with representative …

Ann Arbor’s Skyline High School Theater will  present Jim Leonard’s haunting play, “The Diviners”  on March 24, 25 and 26.     Winner of the American College Theatre Festival,  “The Diviners” is a moving story about a disturbed young boy and his relationship with a conflicted former preacher …

Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Cheryl Haller grew up near the beaches of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communications & marketing from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and teacher certification from Notre Dame College …

These Pioneer High School musicians will join the Navy Concert Band on stage to perform John Phillip Sousa’s “Washington Post March.” At right is Band Director David Leach. (Photo by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News) The United States Navy Concert Band will perform at Pioneer High …

Jenni Wilkening, Huron High School science teacher

February 27, 2017 // 5 Comments

Photos and profile by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Jennifer Wilkening grew up in Alma, the daughter of Gabriel and JanaLynn Almeida. In addition to teaching in Grand Blanc and in Durham, N.C., Jennifer Wilkening has taught at Tappan Middle School, Stone High School, and …

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