AAPS Updates

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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor It was all about birds this year as more than 280 families participated in one of two action-packed sessions of the Summer Learning Institute concluding today at Allen Elementary. The curriculum integrates reading, writing, social sciences and math in …

Story and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Students returning to Scarlett Middle School in September will quickly notice a new addition thanks to students in the Summer English as a Second Language Academy (SESLA). Over the last three weeks, the students have enhanced …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Showing preschoolers that science is magical is the idea behind the newest Rec & Ed summer camp. Have a look at at few minutes of Fairytale STEAM Camp:         <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/57Pjhxqjhwc” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; …

Video and photos by Jo Mathis, AAPS District News Editor The ever popular Safety Town is now underway, helping incoming Young 5’s, kindergarteners and first graders learn the difference between safe and unsafe situations. Held at Dicken Elementary, Safety Town teaches bike, car and fire …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The annual Thurston English Language Summer Program partners with the Leslie Science Center to provide experiential learning opportunities aligned to the AAPS science curriculum. “We explicitly focus on building content area vocabulary and background knowledge along with the English skills …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The last day of the school year was extra special for students throughout the district. Here are a few snippets of the action at Pittsfield Elementary this morning: And the annual Pittsfield clap-out for fifth graders:

“Change is inevitable, but change is exciting. Change will force a new person from within ourselves to emerge and we must not fear this. We must embrace it with unbridled enthusiasm because our futures are bright and brilliant,” says Olivianah Baugh.

“Promise me that you will cherish your convictions, keep them pure and close to your heart. Listen to your conscience, vote, participate, take care of this democracy, stay optimistic, know that integrity matters, dig deep, work hard, love big, forgive quickly, and always be able to say with conviction, here I stand, I can not do otherwise,” said Amy Van Appledorn.

With rain in the forecast all day, the 2018 edition of Ann Arbor Public Schools popular Picnic Pops moved indoors at Pioneer High School. Despite the scene change, more than 1,000 students from A2 STEAM at Northside, Ann Arbor Open, Clague, Forsythe, Huron, Pioneer, Scarlett, Skyline, Slauson and Tappan performed a variety of popular hits.

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