- Clague Middle School student starts her second lunchtime recycling project
- Pathways students visit Cornman Farms to kick-off Zingerman’s partnership
- Capacity study illustrates positive impact from recent Ann Arbor Public Schools initiaves
- Angell and Wines elementary schools celebrate 2015 National Blue Ribbon Awards
- After-school sports a hit with AAPS middle schoolers
“It’s just a giant bucket of awesome all that you accomplished,” Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor told students and staff at 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools Angell and Wines.
Story and slideshow by Jo Mathis/ AAPS District News The Ann Arbor Branch of the NAACP honored 168 AAPS high school students at its annual Freedom Fund Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 1 at the Ann Arbor Sheraton Hotel. “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice” was …
Stephen’s classmates help his sister, Alexa, cut the ribbon of the new amphitheater. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News When Stephen Easter died of hypothermia following a canoeing accident on a father-son campout two summers ago, his family and friends were consumed …
The second annual Rick’s Run 4 Kids raised money for Rec & Ed’s Youth Scholarship Fund. The 5K run/walk at Gallup Park honors Rick Dekeon, a beloved PE teacher who positively impacted the lives of hundreds of Ann Arbor children.
With the start of the new school year there are a lot of exciting new changes across the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Here’s a brief recap of some of the exciting news that Superintendent Jeanice Swift heard about and saw while touring all of the district’s schools in the first weeks of school.
The AAPS District News’ Andrew Cluley captured some of the sights of Skyline High School’s 2015 Homecoming Parade. See the slideshow here.
AAPS News Editor Jo Mathis captured the excitement of Friday evening’s 14th Annual Lawton Color Run-a-thon which raised money for the John R. Crosby Foundation and the Lawton Elementary PTO. John Crosby was a third grader at the school when he passed away from adrenal …
AAPS District News Editor Jo Mathis was there to capture some of the action of the day:
All photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor
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The opening day of the 2015-16 year for AAPS staff and teachers was a busy one Tuesday, with each school focusing on the year-long theme of caring. It was also a time for team building, as staff got reacquainted with colleagues and met new ones. …
By Jo Mathis Eighty Ann Arbor Public Schools leaders gathered for the first day of the 2015-16 Instructional Council Leadership Retreat Tuesday. The daylong event was an information-filled kick-off to the school year for building principals and heads of Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, …
“Music is an international language so even if we can’t speak English or Japanese we can be friends and make good music together,” says violin player Kanon Ando from Toyota City, Japan.
“The KidSport approach — to learn sports skills in a non-competitive environment — is the perfect complement to Rec & Ed’s kid-friendly sports program,” says Rec and Ed Director Jenna Bacolor.