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Karen Patterson from the Humane Society attended the first-ever Skyline Service Fair. The fair was part of the school's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations, and encouraged students to give back to their communities. Seventeen …
The Gordon Group Agency of MEEMIC Insurance awarded $3,000 to support professional development for 10 AAPS teachers. Each teacher’s $300 stipend helps cover conference costs, travel and lodging.
Ann Arbor Open’s annual Multicultural Fair is an international delight The seventh and eighth grade classes teamed up to fill the auditorium with sounds, sights and facts about all 54 countries in Africa. The drum …
“Ann Arbor is a special place and I am enormously proud to join its heritage of excellence,” says Ann Arbor’s incoming superintendent who begins on July 1. She writes an introductory letter here and a brief article offers background about Green.
The district will enforce walk zones, seat buses to capacity and combine routes, among other changes which were approved as part of the district’s 2011-12 fiscal year budget.
She is an extraordinary educator, visionary and leader,” says Interim Superintendent Robert Allen. “She has been a pleasure to work with and her efforts have been tremendous and their effect immeasurable and far-reaching. I don’t know if we can ever thank her enough.” Dickinson-Kelley said she is looking forward to spending more time with family.
View the finished house in the Sumerset neighborhood off of Dhu Varren Road between Nixon Road and Pontiac Trail. The event is open to the community.
Seventh-graders harvested produce last week that was cleaned and served in the district’s middle school cafeterias. The pilot project is the first of its kind in Ann Arbor and may be repeated in the fall.
Abbot Elementary fifth-graders took part in deer heart and lungs dissection with a local doctor to supplement their study of the human circulatory and respiratory systems.
The notebooks, which run on the Chrome operating system and use the Chrome web browser, have been tried out over the past few weeks in classrooms at Skyline High School and Ann Arbor Open @ Mack.
Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Monday, June 13 at C & H Community Home for Funerals, Ypsilanti, with a Homegoing Service scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 at Second Baptist Church, Ypsilanti.
A series of briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools, including: The Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad is Saturday; Friday night highlights a Youth for Understanding variety show at Tappan.
Skyline High School has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way program that it has offered since 2010. “Rather than sit passively by and listen to a lecture – kids are building, developing and creating,” said teacher Tom Pachera. “It’s the kind of hands-on experience that will engage more students in science, technology, engineering and math.”
Nine Ann Arbor Public Schools elementaries will have new principals due to retirements and shifts in personnel and two middle schools will get new assistant principals for the 2011-12 school year. All of the new appointments are internal in the district.
“We have a community that really embraces the arts and arts education,” said Pioneer Performing Arts Department Chairman David Leach. Concert honoring the Pioneer program will be honor will take place at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 26 at Hill Auditorium.