- 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
Atulya Shetty of Huron High School, Michigan’s youngest chess master, hosts a chess exhibition Saturday to raise money for his trip to the World Youth Chess Championship this fall.
The Pioneer alumni started a new fund for the foundation, selling specially designed athletic shoes at their 30th reunion. Teachers can apply for this and other foundation grants through Oct. 1.
Deputy Superintendent Robert Allen has been named interim superintendent as Todd Roberts prepares to leave Ann Arbor. The transition will take place no later than Oct. 12.
Huron High senior Laura Knutilla created the mural, which will be unveiled at 2 p.m. during an afternoon open house. The shop is at 2280 S. Industrial, Ann Arbor.
A $50,000 donation in memory of the late Dr. James A. Norton Jr. to the AAPS Educational Foundation will be used to match school employees contributions to the foundation through Sept. 30.
A substantial gift from IMRA America to the AAPS Educational Foundation will support math and science programs in the Ann Arbor Public Schools for the 2010-11 year.
A professional search firm is being sought to assist The Ann Arbor Board of Education in the selection of a new superintendent. Bids are due on Sept. 10. The RFP timeline calls for selecting a firm Sept. 29 and hiring a new superintendent to start next spring.
WITH VIDEO: Football teams from Pioneer and Huron high schools are scheduled to play this weekend in the Big Day Prep Showdown VI at Eastern Michigan University’s Rynearson Stadium. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the programs.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education will meet tonight at the Balas Administration Building to continue discussion regarding the process to replace Superintendent Todd Roberts. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m.
Registration for Ann Arbor Adult Education programs, including GED preparation for a high school diploma and English as a Second Language, is taking place in the weeks before school begins.
Ann Arbor’s top administrator announced on Aug. 13 that he will leave this fall to be closer to family in North Carolina. The board will formulate a transition plan in the coming weeks.
Information sessions have been scheduled for Ann Arbor’s Options program, which offers Washtenaw County students online classes and individualized learning plans.
Washtenaw Intermediate School District hosts a Bus Driver Job Fair on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m.-noon at WISD’s Teaching and Learning Center Building, 1819 S. Wagner Road, Scio Township.
High school students in Ann Arbor and across the state continue to improve their performance on the Michigan Merit Examination, which includes the ACT college entrance test.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop has made a substantial donation to the AAPS Educational Foundation’s One Million Reasons campaign. It is the largest gift received in the campaign which ends July 31.