- AAPS students study the biodiversity at future site of the Freeman Environmental Education Center
- All Hallows Band Concert set for Thursday, Oct. 18 at Pioneer’s Schreiber Auditorium
- Esteemed songwriter/composers talk to Pioneer students about their craft; new book
- Stephan Hogan, Tappan Middle School math teacher
- Too legit to quit: Ms. Hammer the turtle has been classroom pet for 27 years — so far
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.
The Huron High School Symphony Orchestra will give its final concert of the year on Thursday evening, April 29. This evening of music-making will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Meyers Auditorium at HHS, 2727 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor. The event is free to the public.
More than 200 summer camp offerings are made available through the district’s Community Education and Recreation Department. Visit www.aareced.com or call 734-994-2300.
District residents James Corey, Victoria Haviland, Noah Hurwitz, Jack Panitch and Andy Thomas have all applied to fill a vacant seat on the Ann Arbor school board. Trustees are expected to fill the post on May 12 at the regular board meeting.
Ann Arbor high schools have productions on the stage this spring, starting with Pioneer’s “Footloose” and Skyline’s “You Can’t Take It With You.”
Ann Arbor students who take part in the Ann Arbor Academic Games head to the national Academic Games Leagues of America Tournament this week.