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Hello Ann Arbor Public Schools Community, Today the Ann Arbor Public Schools voters have spoken. Because the annexation vote did not pass in Ann Arbor, the annexation of Whitmore Lake Public Schools into the Ann Arbor Public Schools will not occur. In the Ann Arbor …

They’re creepy and they’re kooky

November 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

An all together ooky clan takes to the stage this weekend and next when Skyline Theatre presents “The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy.” “It’s a really good drama, but the entire show is comic relief,” said Alex DiGiuseppe, who plays the family’s lumbering butler …

Mixing it up – at lunch

November 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

At the start of Mix It Up At Lunch Day, the two Wines Elementary third graders pictured directly above started chatting. As she walked about the cafeteria with her camera, teacher Kelly Boone thought the two girls—Heather (in pink) and Poppy—were already friends because they …

Election Day is finally here!

November 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

While AAPS teachers are taking a Professional Development Day, voters are casting their ballots on this long-awaited Election Day.  On the  minds of many: Whether to approve the annexation of Whitmore Lake Public Schools.

Dicken Halloween Parade

November 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Images from Dicken Elementary’s Halloween parade on Friday.

Halloween and Fall Festivals were celebrated across the Ann Arbor district today! Here are just a few of the fun photos! More to come next week! Halloween at Community High Halloween at Community High Halloween at Community High Halloween at Community High Ann Arbor Open …

Letter to the Community on Annexation

October 17, 2014 // 35 Comments

Dear Ann Arbor Community, I am writing you today to update you with the information we have about the annexation efforts and the upcoming vote to decide whether the Whitmore Lake enrollment area will become part of the Ann Arbor Public Schools as of July …

  The Ann Arbor Public Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jo C. Mathis in the position of AAPS News Editor. This position has been vacant for the past 6 months. Ms. Mathis has a stellar career in journalism and the Ann …

Thurston Nature Center Celebrates 50 Years

October 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Thurston Pond The Ann Arbor Public Schools is so fortunate to have wonderful natural areas attached to many of our school properties. These natural preserves are easy to take for granted. A walk in the Eberwhite Woods, bird watching in the Scarlett Woods, hiking through the …

Jill Minnick Executive Director of Finance The Ann Arbor Public Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jill Minnick in the position of Executive Director of Finance for the Ann Arbor Public Schools.  Ms. Minnick is replacing Ms. Nancy Hoover who has accepted …

High School Staffs Meet on the 50!

October 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

2014 Superintendent’s Cup High School Staff Teams Ann Arbor High School athletic teams have a healthy rivalry on  the fields of competition but I bet you didn’t know the high school staff also meet on the field for a friendly game of football – awarding …

King Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon School

September 30, 2014 // 4 Comments

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. …

A2 STEAM Heroes!

September 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

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 …

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