- Kim McLean, Clague Middle School librarian
- 3 questions for: Samir, Haisley kindergartener
- “This program changed my life.” AAPS Adult Education proves pivotal
- 3 questions for: Odette Petrini, AAPS Adult Education teacher and ESL program facilitator
- LaKeisha Drummer, third grade teacher at Carpenter Elementary
The district’s school closing hotline is 734-994-8684 and information is posted on the district’s home Web page (www.a2schools.org) when schools are closed or schedules changed.
A partnership with U-M School of Education will proceed, but a balanced calendar will not occur in 2011-12 so it can be further studied, officials said.
Currently the intermediate district’s assistant superintendent for student services, Leyshock assumes the interim post when Superintendent William Miller retires Dec. 31.
Feedback from community sessions about the proposed Mitchell-Scarlett K-8 campus is posted at the AAPS website in advance of next week’s board meeting.
Shael Polakow-Suransky, a graduate of Ann Arbor’s Community High School, is being eyed for a new post as chief academic officer for the New York City Department of Education.
How do you spell T-H-A-N-K-S-G-I-V-I-N-G? Visit our site to view a unique seasonal message from Wines Elementary via SchoolTube.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has created a new website designed to link alumni with their academic roots: www.annarboralumni.org. It is co-sponsored by the AAPSEF and the Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Ann Arbor chapter honors the district’s top black high school students each fall at its Freedom Fund Dinner.
The district celebrates the completion of the last major construction project in the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan, funded through the 2004 bond.
WITH VIDEO: Dave Corsa’s class did a videoconference with Okurayama Elementary School in Sapporo, Japan in the evening, when it was 8:30 a.m. for the Japanese children.
The AAPS Educational Foundation will again fund the district’s elementary world language partnership with U-M this year, bringing the foundation’s total to $230,000 for major projects funded in the district this fall.
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.