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Ann Arbor Public School’s King Elementary School Named A National Blue Ribbon School for 2014  September 30, 2014 Dr. Jeanice K. Swift, Superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools, is pleased to announce that Martin Luther King Elementary School in the Ann Arbor district has …

  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. …

We are so proud of three A2 STEAM students this week! On their way to school James, Arthur and Jamar were walking along Pontiac Trail at Barton when they came upon a car accident and decided they needed to help! They called 911 to report the …

A2 STEAM at Northside opened their doors, or rather the school grounds on Wednesday night to welcome students, families and staff to the 2014-2015 school year!! Hundreds of families attended the BBQ sponsored by the school and PTO to welcome everyone to the new, innovative …

Michigan Public Radio has produced a  story on this summer’s ESL program at Scarlett. The story is airing today, Thursday, August 28 including during the afternoon news.  The reporter, Sarah Alvarez, from the State of Opportunity initiative constructed a wonderful piece that includes quotes from several students …

The Ann Arbor Public School teachers are back in our schools!  They are meeting this morning to view a presentation from Superintendent Dr. Swift and then start their day of professional development! Follow along with us as we share tweets (@a2schools) and through this link …

AAPS Singapore Team Visiting the Ministry of Education 21 AAPS staff are now in Singapore, learning, sharing and experiencing the unique Singapore Education System. The Ann Arbor Public Schools is the only school district in the country to benefit from a generous and innovative partnership …

AAPS Board at State Board of Education President Deb Mexicotte, Vice-President Christine Stead, CFO Marios Demetriou, and Superintendent Jeanice Swift presented testimony to the Michigan State Board of Education on Tuesday, June 17. The presentation articulated the difficulties in balancing the AAPS budget over the …

AAPS & Whitmore Lake School Boards meeting at Whitmore Lake High School The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Swift are pleased to have met with the Whitmore Lake Public Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Hart to explore partnership opportunities that …

Hello Ann Arbor Community, Over the two weeks since we initially proposed the outsourcing of custodial services for Ann Arbor Public Schools as a cost-savings measure, many statements have been made regarding the possible implications of taking such a step in our school district. In …

Press Conference on School Funding   June 11, 2014 Press Conference 10:45 am on School Aid Package     Dr. Jeanice K. Swift, Superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools, along with other Washtenaw County Public School Superintendents will hold a press conference today, June …

One of the clear initiatives that came out of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Listen and Learn tour is the desire by parents, students and staff for enhanced World Language offerings starting in elementary school through 12th grade. This desire fits very well with the …

The Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor presented their annual awards to AAPS students at a breakfast on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.   These scholarships are awarded each year to honor four past members of the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor: Ralph Hunter, Ashley H. Clague, …

After 19 years of dedicated service to the Ann Arbor Public Schools as principal of Huron High School, Dr. Arthur Williams is retiring. His outstanding leadership and commitment to Huron High School students and staff and to the Ann Arbor community will be missed. Under …

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