- Spotlight on theater expands at every level; classes help students gain self confidence, practical skills
- Robert Cupit, Project Lead the Way teacher, Huron High School
- AAPS launches the first IB Career-related Programme (CP) in the state
- Profile: Sophomore quarterback giving Pioneer plenty of hope for now and the future
- Jill Wesley, Lawton Elementary fifth grade teacher
WITH VIDEO: Seven schools are taking part in the ThinkStretch summer learning program this year. The programs are funded through PTOs and the AAPS Educational Foundation.
WITH SLIDE SHOW AND VIDEO: World issues come to the fore at Tappan Middle School, where students who have enough in their lives help those who do not. Clague students have also joined the cause.
WITH VIDEO: About 25 college students from the New Life Church performed a community service day at Scarlett Middle School, moving desks and pulling weeds along the building’s front entrance.
WITH VIDEO: Pre-cooked chicken dinners as well as fresh produce were given to Ann Arbor preschool families during the monthly Farmers Market
WITH VIDEO: Members of the Hands-On Museum and Dicken Elementary parents help students discover the wonder of science during Super Science Day.
WITH VIDEO: Sixteen Logan Elementary students gave up some recess time this year to participate in the school’s first choir. Teacher Misty Noble said she hopes to involve more students next year.
WITH SLIDE SHOWS: Walk the halls of Slauson Middle School and see some 94 student-created murals, including 17 new ones done by eighth-graders this year.
WITH VIDEO: Sixth-graders use their experience with a classic novel to create a mock murder trial scene. Teacher Wendy Raymond is honored for her work with legal education.
Students at Wines Elementary are learning how to give back to their community through Lunches With Love, a program where they pack bag lunches for those staying in Ann Arbor shelters.
The largest Ann Arbor Public Schools student art exhibition is under way at the Jean Paul Slusser Gallery on U-M’s North Campus through June 4. It is open to the public and there is no fee.
WITH VIDEO: Fifth-graders at Eberwhite Elementary had a lesson in entrepreneurship, business acumen and teamwork through their Hip Hop Popcorn project this spring which raised money for local charities. The bottom line: Tasty!
Friends and family can enjoy the Skyline Winter Drumline’s final performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1. See this entry for a video and photos of the team.