Abbot teachers Annette Stojcevich and Cynthia Heusel help 23 of their students raise $720 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Each participating student was challenged to complete 200 math problems, getting sponsorships from family and friends.
All Ann Arbor Public Schools middle school and high school musicians are invited to participate in this free event, either for the full two hours or for part of the session. It was rescheduled due to weather.
The University Musical Society gives Angell Elementary “School of the Year” for two decades of involvement with UMS; Clemente’s Joey Parins earns kudos for making arts education a priority for all students.
WITH VIDEO: Clague Middle School event involves 60 students in a multi-media production, Bryant Early Elementary School sings about peace and Dicken Elementary students learn about jazz music and history with an assembly by Vincent York & Jazzistry. Many other schools around the district host MLK Day activities.
The Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 10-12 performances at Tappan Middle School include a cast of 170 community members, including 100 Burns Park Elementary students. Proceeds of the annual production benefit students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Incoming ninth-graders interested in attending Skyline High School and their parents are invited to an evening of school tours and information. There are 100 seats open in the fall for those living outside of the Skyline boundaries, but within the Ann Arbor district.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools is beginning a process to update its 2007-12 Strategic Plan and is asking for community involvement with Action Teams that will meet in early 2011 to update portions of the plan.
This official statement was issued on Dec. 15, 2010 by the AAPS Board of Education: “The Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education has adopted a resolution to proceed on tenure charges against two teachers in the district. This action permits the State of Michigan Teacher Tenure Commission to conduct an evidentiary hearing in accordance with legal guidelines before an employment decision is finalized.”