- Community conversation to kick off this month will lead to new AAPS Strategic Plan
- Darcy Knoll, Pittsfield and Pattengill elementary physical education teacher
- That’s a Great Idea: PLPs on sticky labels keep students focused on goals
- Superintendent Swift promotes public education as Michigan Superintendent of the Year
- Don Packard, Pioneer High School English teacher
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 …
“Students at this school care, they care not just about their academics and well-being, but about each other. Teachers care about bringing their “A” game each and every day. Administrators care about being there when we need it most,” says Skyline Graduate Michael Parrott.
You have the privilege of a Huron High School education and you should use that privilege every day for those who do not for their good and your good, with brotherhood and sisterhood, everyday because that’s what makes America beautiful,” says Huron social studies teacher Sarah Roldan-Dodson.
“A journey where you continue to crave life-long learning, a journey where you’re challenged and excited, and a journey that allows you to be the best possible you in the world,” says Community High School Dean Marci Tuzinsky to the Class of 2017.
Story, photos and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News “At times there were days where we all thought we couldn’t do it anymore,” said Haley Eichstadt in her commencement address to her fellow graduates of the 2017 Class of Pathways to Success Academic Campus Monday night. “However, …