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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Abby Ruehlmann is completing her first year of teaching in the district, but has already made a big impact on the ELA team and students at Clague Middle School. Principal Che´Carter says her enthusiasm and deep content knowledge creates an …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Hannah Gottlieb was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula, in and around the Marquette area.   Throughout middle and high school, she loved science and thought she would go to school to be an engineer.  But early on …

Youth Art Month in downtown Ann Arbor

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Downtown Ann Arbor businesses have turned into an Ann Arbor Public Schools art gallery for the month of March. More than 30 Main Street Area Association merchants are participating in the Youth Art Month collaboration, by placing student artwork in their display windows.

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Scott Thobe (pronounced “Toe-bee”)  and two older sisters grew up in the small Ohio farming community of  Ft. Recovery.  Thobe says that because there wasn’t a lot to do in the area,  hanging out with friends was at a …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Tappan Middle School staff, students and parents celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during two assemblies Tuesday morning that featured song, dance, an inspirational talks. The program included: Slide Show Pictorial Presentation on the Life …

  Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Gwen Dekker Cowhy was born and raised in Ann Arbor and attended Allen Elementary, Tappan junior High and Huron High School. She and her two younger brothers were raised by her mother, a former high …

Seven bilingual students from Scarlett Middle School this week presented at the Student Technology Showcase held in the Lansing Capitol Building. Students from Scarlett were one of 40 teams from across the state invited to present innovative uses of technology to state lawmakers. This is …

  Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Elliot Hammarlund Wills-Begley grew up in the woods, fields, and waters of the Old Mission Peninsula in Grand Traverse County where he spent most of his free time playing music, having bonfires, sailing, hunting, or …

 Photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Clague Middle School held its sixth “Relay for Life” Friday, and since then have raised $2,500 for the “Block out Cancer” campaign with Mott Children’s Hospital. Clague’s entire 656-student population participated in the afternoon event of health-related activities, …

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