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- Lawton students applaud longtime volunteer on her 90th birthday
- Community High School’s beloved matriarch is still going strong—and loving it—after 33 years
- Action-packed AAPS District STEAM Expo showcases students’ creativity, ingenuity
- Bianka VonKulajta, Westerman Preschool & Family Center social worker
Kayla Stoler, a 2010 Community High School graduate, has been named one of 24 outstanding graduates in the “Best and the Brightest” report from The Detroit News. Four other Community grads were selected as runners-up.
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.”