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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Muneer Khalid was born and raised in the city of Detroit. After graduating from Oakland International Academy, he earned his bachelor’s degree in English and psychology at the University of Michigan, and then completed a master’s degree in education …

By Kelle Barr/weloveannarbor.com Winter’s back. While this visit is temporary, going back indoors will be nothing short of a laugh fest this weekend (and next) if those doors lead you to “The Tell-Tale Farce” at Meyers Auditorium, where a cast of nine and crew of …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Hannah Gottlieb was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula, in and around the Marquette area.   Throughout middle and high school, she loved science and thought she would go to school to be an engineer.  But early on …

Luke Renken stars as Shrek in “Shrek: the Musical” at Skyline High School. Photo by Lisa Gavan. “Shrek: The Musical,” based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage at Skyline High School …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Nearly 100 students will gather at Forsythe Middle School Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. when AAPS hosts its first Elementary Robotics Competition. “AAPS is proud to host its first annual robotics competition to continue students’ excitement and engagement …

Twenty-four Ann Arbor Public Schools elementary, middle and high schools have been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for increasing access, engagement, and achievement in our PLTW programs. “We are extremely proud of this award from an organization with national reach …

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 …

Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Kristi Whitaker Krile was a military brat. Her father was in the Air Force, so she and her younger sister lived all over the world, including Hawaii, Texas, California, England and Ohio.  Partly because her father …

Ella Pinkerton Dehlin proudly shows a classmate her drawing. Ella spends most of her days in a gen ed classroom at Wines, where inclusion is a natural part of the culture. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Inclusion is so built into …

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. …

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