- Marriage of math and engineering evident in middle school Math/PLTW Camp
- King principal says educators’ trip to Japan was `a dream come true’
- Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop to host open house celebration Aug. 12
- It was all about birds at the 2018 Summer Learning Institute
- Scarlett’s newly enhanced bird sanctuary is a gift from SESLA students
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.
Special enrollment information nights for Washtenaw International High School, which will serve students from Ann Arbor and other areas of Washtenaw County, are scheduled in January and February.
There is a new face to Adult Education and lifelong education in Washtenaw County: Students can take classes at work and around the community, thanks to a regional partnership.
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.
MDOT has awarded the elementary $160,840 for safety improvements and education programs. The funding is 100 percent federal, with no local match required.
The Washtenaw Intermediate School District will seek renewal next May of a .9850 mill for seven years to support special education services for students in 10 districts, including Ann Arbor.
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.”
Both schools are looking for volunteer painters as part of the schools’ “Paint for Kids” days on Tuesday and Wednesday Dec. 28 and Wednesday, Dec. 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact Mitchell at 734-997-1216 or Carpenter at 734-997-1214.
The district’s school closing hotline is 734-994-8684 and information is posted on the district’s home Web page (www.a2schools.org) when schools are closed or schedules changed.
A partnership with U-M School of Education will proceed, but a balanced calendar will not occur in 2011-12 so it can be further studied, officials said.
Currently the intermediate district’s assistant superintendent for student services, Leyshock assumes the interim post when Superintendent William Miller retires Dec. 31.
Feedback from community sessions about the proposed Mitchell-Scarlett K-8 campus is posted at the AAPS website in advance of next week’s board meeting.
Shael Polakow-Suransky, a graduate of Ann Arbor’s Community High School, is being eyed for a new post as chief academic officer for the New York City Department of Education.
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