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Jacqueline Moray was born and raised in Ann Arbor, the daughter of David and Michelle Moray, and sister of Katie Moray.   Growing up on Ann Arbor’s southeast side in the Buhr Park neighborhood, she attended Allen Elementary, Tappan Middle School, and Pioneer High School. …

Slideshow, photos, and story by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Last year, Athletic Director Dottie Davis said she would stick around for Huron’s 50th Anniversary Celebration before retiring at the end of this school year. The four-hour event was held Saturday night and included an open house, …

Photos of FutureStars 2017 by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Back for its sixteenth year at Pioneer High School, FutureStars 2018 continues the annual city-wide search for Ann Arbor’s next Future Star. But this year’s directors and producers say they have more on their mind …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Tappan Middle School staff, students and parents celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during two assemblies Tuesday morning that featured song, dance, an inspirational talks. The program included: Slide Show Pictorial Presentation on the Life …

Creal says the name plate dubbing her “queen” is a joke from colleagues. Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor  Colleen Rose Creal was born in Lima, Ohio on January 13, 1966, the fifth of six children of James (a salesman) and Rosemarie …

By Jeff Barr/weloveannarbor.com All freshmen have adjustments to make when entering high school, but Skyline senior drama student Amanda Wilhoit faced more than most four years ago. Not only was Wilhoit entering a new school, she had just come into a new country. Having lived …

  Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Gwen Dekker Cowhy was born and raised in Ann Arbor and attended Allen Elementary, Tappan junior High and Huron High School. She and her two younger brothers were raised by her mother, a former high …

How would you like to immerse yourself in the culture of Argentina, France, Ireland, Italy, or Spain? Maybe you want to spend a semester at sea while you work on different research and service projects for local governments? Or perhaps you want a unique internship …

The new classroom furniture is more flexible than traditional school desks so teachers and students can easily reconfigure the classroom to work in small groups or other formations. Many of the items can be lifted and moved with just a finger or two.

Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Shaquanda Thomas grew up in  Ypsilanti, the daughter of Nolen Thomas and Shirley Love, and granddaughter of Cora A. Woods, who helped raise her.  Thomas attended Ypsilanti Public Schools K-12, where she played basketball and ran …

Alivia Maus, Dicken Elementary first grade teacher

December 15, 2017 // 3 Comments

  Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Alivia Maus grew up with her two younger siblings on her parents’ small farm in Milan just south of Ann Arbor. As a child, she was involved in agricultural programs throughout the county and state. …

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