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Health expo promotes wellness culture at Skyline

January 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

Members of the Skyline Cooking Club greeted students at the expo. Sitting left to right are Olivia Foster, Katherine Horning, Charde Madovia-Bey and Savannah Myers Moore. Standing is Phoebe Bennett.   Skyline High School held …

Grant provides 8 right-sized cellos

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Instrumental music teacher Rosalie Koenig shares in the excitement with Bach students Zubaidah A., Zinah A., and Livi J. Bach Elementary fifth grader Livi J. loved learning to play the cello that she—along with every …

Board to review sample bond proposal Wednesday

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

AAPS Superintendent Jeanice Swift will present a sample bond proposal to trustees at Wednesday’s Ann Arbor Board of Education meeting. Trustees will consider asking voters in May to approve a bond proposal that would address …

While students may have enjoyed some extra sleep this morning, their teachers have been busy learning how to do their jobs even better. On Professional Development Day, AAPS teachers are learning a range of subjects …

Huron’s Micah Miller is FutureStars 2015 winner

January 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Micah Miller won the FutureStar 2015 competition Jan. 24. And the FutureStar 2015 winner is … the marvelous Micah Miller. The Huron High School student knocked ’em dead tonight at Pioneer High School with her …

Ezra Min, a third grader at Bach Elementary, was a third-place winner. Ninety-five students from 25 southeastern Michigan schools and five home schools participated in Thurston Elementary’s 12th Annual Chess Tournament over the weekend. The tournament, …

Nan Nelson and some Clague musicians provided the Russian music. As part of the Ann Arbor District Library Songster Program, local musician Nan Nelson has been teaching Jeff Gaynor’s seventh grade World Culture and Geography …

Oby Ugwuegbu, Nylise Jones and Pamela Quintana-Salazar Community High School students honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. through poetry, prose and dance during the school’s annual MLK assembly at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church …

Lakewood Elementary hosts MLK Jr. program

January 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Lakewood Elementary used its weekly community meeting today to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and accomplishments.  Led by music teacher, Amy Sierzega, the children sang, read, and played recorders for their classmates and …

Trustees sworn in; officers elected

January 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Incumbents Susan Baskett and Christine Stead, along with newcomers Donna Lasinski and Patricia Ashford Manley, were sworn into office at Wednesday’s Ann Arbor Board of Education meeting. The board also unanimously elected officers for the …

Washtenaw Intermediate School District Superintendent Scott Menzel apologized to the Ann Arbor School District community for the fact that WISD was unable to provide bus transportation on Jan. 8, which led to the cancelation of …

Suzanne Walsh, who enrolled her daughter, Deren Vostina, at Mitchell Elementary to access IB at the earliest stages, addresses the crowd Sunday at Huron High School. More than 450 people—mostly eighth graders and their parents—showed …

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