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Technology teacher Michael Harris said he was invited to the program by the students who won for the 13-and-Under Category, answering the question: “What is global climate change and what’s your solution?”

3 chosen as AAPS superintendent finalists

February 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

A community forum is being scheduled in early March for the public to meet candidates for the new superintendent. The board will also schedule final interviews and consider a choice for a new Ann Arbor Public Schools superintendent.

The Ann Arbor Board of Education will interview six candidates on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and finalists are expected to be chosen at the end of this week. Site visits to finalists’ communities will follow.

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.

Jazz mentoring workshop rescheduled to Feb. 15

February 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

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.

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.

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.


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