- Pioneer High School Bands to hold All Hallows’ Concert October 17
- Family of Pattengill third grader recently diagnosed with leukemia: ‘Please join bone marrow registry’
- Julie Arbour, King Elementary physical education teacher
- 30 seconds with: The Clague Middle School Orchestra
- Profile: Pioneer golfer Amaya Melendez is online and on course for another big season
Dozens of parents went back to school last week at King Elementary to find out how their children learn to read and write.
Ann Arbor Public Schools Preschool and Family Center has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Interim Principal Michelle Pogliano said the accreditation “shows that the center meets high standards the district has set for early childhood education.”
Huron, Pioneer and Community high schools were among 1,750 public schools recognized around the country for outperforming their state’s standards by U.S. News & World Report.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools received a perfect score during its annual bus fleet inspection. This is the second year in a row the district had a perfect score.
The Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation Department will move this month to a new location in the “E” Wing of Pioneer High School. They will begin conducting business at the new location on Feb. 2.
Pioneer High School Principal Michael White leaves this month for Fort Benning. He will serve one to two years of active duty, training new U.S. Army recruits and troops.
Three orientation sessions are scheduled for Ann Arbor school district families interested in applying for one of 108 open freshman slots at Community High School for the 2010-11 school year.
Student instrumentalists from The Ann Arbor Public Schools have been selected to participate in the State Honors Band and Orchestra and will take part in the Fifth Annual Michigan Music Conference on Jan. 23.
A memorial service is scheduled Jan. 17 for Connie Toigo, longtime principal at the Ann Arbor Preschool and Family Center. She died Dec. 30.
Huron High School graduate Cherry Chevapravatdumrong has traded law for laughs, making it big writing TV scripts and books for teens.
A series of four budget meetings are scheduled around the district this month to get public feedback on the 2010-11 fiscal budget. An online survey also invites reader feedback.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education has appointed Simone Lightfoot as the new trustee to replace Helen Gates-Bryant who resigned her post in November. Lightfoot will serve on the board through Dec. 31, 2010 …
Skyline High School was a featured project in Learning By Design 2009 this month and was one of the top 10 picks for the 2009 Green Education Design Awards by School Planning & Managementy magazine.
School officials are hosting four public information sessions in January where participants will be encouraged to offer ideas for budget reductions.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing on the topic of whether to change the date of the school district election from May to November in order to save costs.