- Making a positive impact is part of the job, says bus driver lauded for his concern for kids
- Skyline Theatre to present energetic “Get Hype” Jan. 25
- Celebrity Chef Jet Tila visits AAPS, encourages culinary arts students to travel, explore, work hard
- Maneesha Mankad, Community High School math teacher
- Pioneer teacher and artist-husband co-produce children’s book on a grand reptilian adventure
Historically black college tour info meetings this week, student builder’s pancake dinner Nov. 30, free Michigan Pops concert for students Nov. 21, 1-act play festival involves student playwrights.
The AAPS Educational Foundation has funded Elementary Enrichment, Environmental Science, fifth-grade music and testing assessment programs plus 28 teacher grants for 2010-11. And more are being considered.
Tonight, Nov. 8, The Community High School jazz combos Blue Truth and Standard Deviation will be welcomed by the Paul Keller Orchestra to the stage at the Keystone Underground in Ypsilanti as PKO’s special guest student band in the 2010-11 PKO Jazz Student Outreach Program.
An application deadline of Jan. 25, 2011 has been set for those applying to be the new superintendent for the Ann Arbor Public Schools. The school board has said it will have a candidate in place before the next school year begins.
Michael White is expected to return to his principal’s role in January, replacing current principal Tamber Woodworth in the second semester of school. Woodworth says she plans to retire.
Ann Arbor students and parents told consultants Tuesday they were looking for a leader who is responsive, knowledgeable and someone who will listen and lead the district. Additional forums are Wednesday night.
Community forums this month will seek public input as Ann Arbor begins the search for a new superintendent. An online survey is also posted.
The Ann Arbor school board has approved participation in a countywide International Baccalaureate school and students heading for Japan raise money for their trip.
News briefs from around the district: Stone High’s yard sale is slated for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 and the PTOC’s event is Oct. 18 for current and aspiring officers.
WITH VIDEO: Scarlett Middle School band students spent the day immersed in music as part of the first Band Clinic Day, which included 10 professional musicians sharing their knowledge and talent.
“The Pioneer band is an exemplary group and a credit to your teaching and leadership,” said Rick Yancey of the Mark of Excellence program.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools will host a full-scale emergency management event on Saturday, Oct. 23 as the final requirement for the grant the school district received from the U.S. Department of Education Readiness and …
The Skyline High School Commons will be the site of the 4:30 p.m. event, to say goodbye to Ann Arbor’s superintendent. His last day is Oct. 8.
Local teams host their second annual Pioneer-Huron Pie-Eating Contest on Oct. 4 to raise money for breast cancer research.
Eight Huron High School seniors earned perfect scores of 36 when they took their ACT tests last spring – it’s an honor they share with less than one-tenth of 1 percent of test-takers nationwide, according …