- Hip-hip! Pathways seniors clapped-out on last day of school
- Carpenter fifth grader creates video to help students from immigrant families feel welcome and safe
- 3 questions for: Aidan Davis, Huron student who received national heroism awards
- Angela Warr, Exceptional School Social Worker
- Ann Arbor mayor talks civics & safety with Thurston 2nd graders
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.
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.