AAPS Updates


“Not only do we want to grow this physically and instructionally here at A2 STEAM, but we hope to have a model that we can share with all Ann Arbor Public Schools and actually even further because sustainability is something we want to be the work of all of our young people,” says A2 STEAM Principal Megan Fenech.

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Toyota Technical Center in Livonia delivered an unexpected and exceptionally generous holiday gift to Ann Arbor Public Schools today. Vince Snyder, far left, stands by the new engines with students …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News These Scarlett Middle School students were among the first in the district to use Illuminate. Ann Arbor Public Schools has implemented a new data assessment system that allows teachers to …

Julie Walstra, AAPS Data Systems Manager

June 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Pictured in her Balas office, Julie Walstra describes her position as a DJ of data, “recombining stuff in new and interesting ways.”  Photo by Jo Mathis. Julie Walstra split her childhood between Lansing, Illinois (just …

Ann Arbor Public School’s first district-wide STEAM Expo included everything from kindergarten meteorologists, to high school inventors, to local professionals working for IMRA America, Menlo Innovations and other local tech companies. Students of all ages and their parents visiting Huron High School got to see, touch, and hear about many of the efforts going on in the district to bring together Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

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