- 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
The Ann Arbor Public Schools has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union. Members will vote late this week and, if ratified, the pact would go to the school board next week.
Want to do high school differently? Students who live in Washtenaw County are invited to stop by Community High School in Ann Arbor.
The Ann Arbor Pioneer Crew team placed first among U.S. schools entered and sixth overall during the prestigious Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Regatta in Ontario over the weekend.
The public is invited to tour the completed Ann Arbor Student Home Building Industry Program house from 1-4 p.m. at 2387 Earl Shaffer Drive.
Kayla Stoler, a 2010 Community High School graduate, has been named one of 24 outstanding graduates in the “Best and the Brightest” report from The Detroit News. Four other Community grads were selected as runners-up.
Any student who will be enrolled and attending an AAPS middle or high school in 2010-11 school year is eligible to register to test out of up to three high school courses. Testing is free.
Pioneer High’s Tim VanRiper was selected this spring as Young Citizen of the Year by AnnArbor.com. Four other Ann Arbor seniors are finalists.
Members of the Ann Arbor PTO Council Advocacy Committee are organizing a postcard campaign, offering parents a chance to voice their concerns to elected state officials about the issue of school funding. Members will visit end-of-year events at local schools.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has already raised $60,000 in the first month of an ambitious campaign to raise $1 million in funds for the 2010-11 academic year.
Andrew Thomas was appointed to the Ann Arbor Board of Education on May 12 to replace Trustee Randy Friedman, who resigned his post last month. His term runs through the end of 2010.
Ann Arbor was among 174 districts nationwide selected as one of the National Association of Music Makers Foundation’s 11th annual “Best Communities for Music Education.”
The largest Ann Arbor student art event of the year is under way at the U-M School of Art & Design Slusser Gallery. The exhibition of K-12 artwork runs through June 4.
Holocaust survivor and retired U-M professor Irene Butter speaks to students at Community High, sharing her life story.
The Ann Arbor school board has OK’d a contract with custodial and maintenance employees, avoiding privatizing services, and is considering a consolidated countywide busing plan to save money.
AAPS Educational Foundation Executive Director Wendy Correll is in the spotlight due to her recent efforts to raise money for the Ann Arbor Public Schools through the foundation’s “One Million Reasons” campaign.