- Community High’s award-winning The Communicator is 100 percent student-run
- Pioneer junior deals with grief through art; hopes to help others through her speech at TEDx Saturday, March 17
- Youth Art Month in downtown Ann Arbor
- Pioneer High to present 62nd annual Concerto Concert March 21
- Teens will speak on topics they’re passionate about during TEDx Youth@AnnArbor Saturday
By Tara Cavanaugh The U.S. Navy Band, widely considered one of the best in the world, honored Pioneer High School with a free two-hour performance to a full house on Saturday, March 10.
The PTO Thrift Shop began as a small sale 18 years ago. The nonprofit now donates hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to the public schools. See slideshow below for more photos. By Tara Cavanaugh On the south side of town, tucked away on …
A lack of snow didn't stop the Pioneer special education students from competing–and winning–at the Special Olympics Winter Games. Photo by Meaghan Glanville. Eight Pioneer special education students took home medals after attending the Michigan Special Olympics Winter Games in Traverse City last …
A life-size blue whale at the Forsythe Science Fair was just one of many natural wonders to discover. –By Tara Cavanaugh Forsythe Middle School science teacher Dan Ezekiel isn’t sure if the school’s annual science fair really is the biggest one in the state, but …
The dodgeball tournament is a creative fundraiser for Skyline's rowing team. For more photos, see slideshow below. By Tara Cavanaugh, AAPS News Service If the second annual dodgeball tournament could be summed in one word, it would have to be this: Duck!
By Tara Cavanaugh, AAPS News Service More than 200 high school students sang at an “A Cappella-palooza,” held at Skyline High School on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The students were part of 14 a cappella groups from the three high schools.
WITH VIDEO: Abbot School recently celebrated the elementary school’s award as a National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitat. A two-year project transformed the courtyard from a an overgrown, unused space to one that welcomes wildlife and celebrates nature.
WITH VIDEO: Third-graders from Pittsfield Elementary School took a field trip this month to Spring Valley Trout Farm for day of fishing and learning about fish habitat and aquaculture. Teacher Melissa Jaeger’s family owns and operates the farm, just west of Dexter.
WITH VIDEO: A proud Roberto Clemente community offered its first student drama performance this month with August Wilson’s award-winning play “Fences.” The new student group took to the stage on May 11-12, offering public performances of the acclaimed production.
WITH VIDEO: Friday’s annual Haisley Walkathon began with overcast skies, but the enthusiasm of students at the Ann Arbor elementary school brightened the day.
WITH VIDEOS: Rosanna Neuhausler, Ryan Murphy and Jack Wissman received an award in the C-SPAN 2011 StudentCam Competition for their project called “Stadium Bridges,” which details problems along the stretch of roadway that many students travel each day. A C-SPAN official was on hand recently to present awards to the three.
WITH VIDEO: Intermediate-level English as a Second Language students shared their experience recently with state Rep. Mark Ouimet. Video offers a special hello to the state legislator from a student from Ecuador.
WITH VIDEO: Some 1,300 elementary students attended a youth production of “Seussical the Musical.” Full shows continue this weekend at Pioneer’s Schreiber Theater.
WITH VIDEO: She visited the Ann Arbor school recently to read her new book “Dream Big, Little Pig!” to early elementary students. The visit was arranged by Nicola’s Books.
WITH VIDEO/SLIDE SHOW: The Leslie Science and Nature Center visits the school weekly for the club, which includes both work and play. The center also partners with the Wolf Family Foundation to provide larger, student-driven projects at Carpenter, King and Northside elementaries each year.