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Photos: The Class of 2012

June 13, 2012 // 8 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh Congratulations to this year’s graduates from the Ann Arbor Public Schools! These are photos from the five graduation ceremonies that took place between June 4 and June 11. The background music is played by the Skyline Symphony Orchestra and the Skyline Symphony …

Skyline graduates first senior class

June 12, 2012 // 5 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh Skyline High School’s inaugural graduating class celebrated the end of a journey last night – and the beginning of a new one. The commencement ceremony at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center was full of reminders that the students have pioneered their own …

Photos: Skyline’s inaugural graduation

June 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh Skyline High School graduated its first senior class at a commencement ceremony at Eastern Michigan University June 11, 2012. Read the story here Related stories Photos: Pioneer Commencement at EMU Photos: Huron High School Class of 2012 graduates Photos: Community High School …

Photos: Pioneer Commencement at EMU

June 8, 2012 // 7 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh The Pioneer Class of 2012 held its commencement ceremony at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center Thursday, June 7, 2012. 

By Tara Cavanaugh Take a look and listen to the 2012 Community High School Commencement ceremony. Taking place at the University of Michigan Rackham Auditorium the night of June 5, 2012, the school’s 114 graduates reflected on their education and their futures – and some …

By Tara Cavanaugh Huron High School Assistant Principal Marcus Edmondson, King Elementary Principal Kathy Morhous, Haisley Elementary Principal Kathy Scarnecchia, Scarlett Middle School Principal Gerald Vazquez and Safe House’s Coordinator of Shelter and Help Line Services Kim Montgomery talk about the importance of having a …

By Tara Cavanaugh This year’s Picnic Pops featured abundant sunshine, carnival games, balloons and – of course – the fun musical selections of the AAPS middle and high school bands. It also featured an esteemed guest: U.S. Marine Band clarinetist and Huron High School alum …

The latest exhibit at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design opened Monday with the flair of a world-class art show. A live presentation showed art in process. Violins serenaded the thick crowd. Art hung from the ceiling, gleamed in display cases and beckoned from the walls. But this new exhibit was unusually diverse in medium and message, thanks to its hundreds of young artists from the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

It’s springtime in the Tappan Garden

April 24, 2012 // 3 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh You can learn a lot by playing in the dirt. You can learn about starting seeds, pulling weeds, the life cycle and the compost pile. Now that spring is in full swing, Tappan Middle School students are learning all that and more …

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