- Poet speaks at AAPS high schools prior to free screening of documentary Sept. 28 at the Neutral Zone
- Slauson Middle School’s new outdoor classroom lets students learn in the fresh air and sunshine while enjoying the garden
- Veronica Nowicki, Lawton Second grade teacher
- New pianos likely coming to AAPS middle and high schools
- AAPS manager helps victims of Hurricane Harvey; pilots Chinook that delivered much-needed supplies
From handshakes to hugs to high fives, our new superintendent is receiving a warm welcome as she tours the schools on the first day.
It’s a new school year, and the district has a brand-new AAPS News set up just for you!
Hello and Welcome Back! I hope all your summers were fantastic and you and your students are returning to school excited and energized. A lot has happened this summer to get the district ready for the rewards and challenges of Fall 2013, and I am …
The award-winning documentary American Promise, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival this year, won’t be released to the public until it debuts on PBS later this year. But Ann Arbor Public Schools teachers had the opportunity to see it at the district’s annual Opening Day celebration on Aug. 27.
Aug. 27 was the AAPS Superintendent’s first official work day, and as all eyes were on her, she promoted a message of togetherness, confidence, unity and excellence.
The AAPS Board of Education voted at the Aug. 14 meeting to rescind the $100 fee for the 7th-hour class offered at Huron, Pioneer and Community High Schools.
Dr. Jeanice Swift, the new Superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools, is about to start her work with the district. She’ll ring in Opening Day with the rest of AAPS staff on Aug. 27, and she’ll be here for the first day of school …
The AAPS News is thrilled to announce that the district and AAPS News Editor Tara Cavanaugh have received four awards from the Michigan School Public Relations Association’s annual Communications Contest.
The Academy is held for three weeks every summer and is formed by a partnership between the University of Michigan School of Education and the district.
Dr. Jeanice Swift has accepted the offer of the position as Superintendent for the Ann Arbor Public Schools from the Board of Education.
Alumnae Jamie Hibbs (Huron, ’13) and Kelsey Moran (Community, ’13) are organizing a family friendly fundraiser for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research. The fundraiser, a St. Baldrick’s signature head-shaving event, will take place at Colonial Lanes …
One way to get kids excited about eating their vegetables? Give them a blender.
The President of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education, Deb Mexicotte, was informed on Saturday by Dr. Brian Obsorne that he has decided to decline the offer to become the district’s next Superintendent.
Have you noticed that the AAPS News looks a little different? This summer AAPS News Editor Tara Cavanaugh is upgrading the site to better feature the wide variety of multimedia content — videos, photos, slideshows and stories. Please “pardon our dust” as Tara puts …
In the Ann Arbor Public Schools, we’re known for going the extra mile for our students. Case in point: Today a group of ten AAPS teachers and administrators are going all the way to Singapore to learn about successful STEM education strategies.