- Tappan Middle School holds inspirational MLK Jr. Assemblies
- Colleen Creal, Pioneer High School guidance counselor
- Skyline senior Amanda Wilhoit finds her path on stage
- Gwen Cowhy, Slauson Middle School science teacher
- USA Gap Year Fair comes to Skyline High School Jan. 23
Photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor For the last 29 years, Harold Wimberly has been serving struggling Washtenaw County youth and families in various capacities, particularly in behavioral counseling, life-skills training and program development for youth. He has been an AAPS intervention specialist …
The University of Michigan soccer team displayed the art and writing of 117 AAPS students at their soccer game again against Northwestern on September 24. Thanks to generous donations from the Malloy Foundation and the University of Michigan men’s soccer team, students and their families …
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The Slauson Middle School Band was busy making music three weeks ago—even before the instruments arrived:
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Nobody has ever accused Slauson Middle School teacher Maria Murphy of having a boring, run-of-the-mill classroom.
Story, photos, and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Poet and community activist Donté Clark, an Artist in Resident at the University of Michigan, will have spoken at four AAPS high schools by the end of next week. Donté …
Today was Day One at the Westerman Preschool & Family Center, where there were lots of smiles and a few tears – from children and parents alike. Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor
August 18, 2017 marks the one year anniversary since a pipe burst, flooding Allen Elementary School. A recap of the Allen community’s unusual year, and the renovations to the building that have been made.
These 2010 graduates of Pioneer High School have something else in common: They’ll be new teachers at AAPS this fall. Hear what they have to say:
Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The 108 students of the Summer English as a Second Language Academy (SESLA) were excited last night to unveil the new expansive mural they painted as a gift to Scarlett Middle School. Local artist Mary …
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Several AAPS elementary schools offer Title I Summer School, which gives students a boost in the basics during two weeks of morning classes. Here’s a quick look at what’s happening at Mitchell’s summer program:
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News The AAPS Summer Learning Institute (SLI) bolsters student achievement and sets up students for success when school resumes in the fall. Cathy Stone, an Abbot first grade teacher, enjoys helping students from across the district at SLI. “It’s fun …
Susan Smiddy, a music therapist at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, recorded Anna’s heartbeat in her final days, then recorded a song using parts of Anna’s favorite songs on top of her heartbeat. The family used “Anna’s Heartbeat Song” to create a slideshow with photos …
“We’re all so happy for you of course, and we’re all so sincerely going to miss all of you. There really isn’t any replacing any of you, you all have a legacy that is the Ann Arbor Public Schools,” says AAPS Board of Education President Christine Stead.
Thanks to Menlo Innovation providing space, the event also gave AAPS a chance to let the community see the science, technology, engineering, arts, and math or STEAM offerings across the district. This includes Project Lead the Way in Kindergarten through 12th grade and FIRST Robotics Teams.
Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News A2 STEAM students are ending their school year with a new addition that connects students with nature and spreads the message of environmental education. Following one long productive General Motors “Day of Service” this spring, A2 STEAM …