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Harry Potter Camp is a hit every year. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Lot of school districts offer summer programs to keep the kids busy and learning. In Ann Arbor, kids can choose from among about 200 Rec & Ed day camps that include …

Connor Runchey (left) and Keenan Waller glaze their pottery during “Art with a Story.” Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Lakewood Elementary art teacher Peggy Leonard and media specialist Eileen Thomas hated to think that the gains made by students enrolled …

Current and former members of Pioneer’s women’s track team gather for a moment of silence in honor of Coach Bryan Westfield. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor One of the things Coach Bryan Westfield was noted for saying to his Pioneer …

Children don helmets for a  visit to the child-sized Ann Arbor Safety Town. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Thousands of AAPS graduates over the past 35 years have warm memories of attending Safety Town for a week during the …

King Elementary’s Phil  Huyek decides which eager student to call on next during a recent morning at the SLI. Photos by Jo Mathis.   By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor The goal of the Ann Arbor Public Schools’ Summer Learning Institute is for everyone …

Pioneer High School’s IVD (Innovative Vehicle Design) team concluded its year with a successful race at Belle Isle. The after-school program allows students to build a car from the ground up and then participate in a race at the end of May. The program is …

“We don’t look at it like it’s a choice whether we’ll be ready or not, I mean we have to. I mean all these kids have to be picked up safely, delivered to and from school, and ready to learn on time,” says Durham School Services Regional Vice President Brad Tate.

By Andrew Cluley Communications Specialist Security upgrades were one of the highlights in the 2015 Ann Arbor Public Schools Bond issue. Voters overwhelmingly passed the $33 million bond proposal in May, and the School Board this week considers the first such security improvements. The need …

Students Miranda Cox, Emily Rousell, Jacob McGuckin and Ryan Snuverink stand in front of the house they helped build in CTE. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Kathy Rousell was surprised when her daughter Emily said she had applied for …

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