- Students cherish new friends, books & knowledge gained at middle school ELA and Math/PLTW camps
- Preschoolers meet community helpers; hop aboard a fire truck and police car
- 30 seconds with: The Summer ESL Academy’s ‘road trip’ for icy treats
- Board of Education places 20-year, $1 billion bond proposal on November ballot
- Newly retired teacher expands fund to help children who can’t afford music camp
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.
WITH VIDEO: “Sylvester and the Magic Pebble” and “Click, Clack, Moo” were two of the favorites she shared with early elementary students who attend Bryant as part of a kickoff to March is Reading Month.
WITH VIDEO: A group of senior mentors will leave behind a legacy of helping students at Bach, Dicken, Eberwhite, Haisley, Lawton, Lakewood, and Pattengill elementary schools through the Trailblazers program.
WITH VIDEO: Rosanna Neuhausler, Ryan Murphy and John Wissman – all Pioneer juniors – earned an honorable mention for their documentary called “Stadium Bridges.”
WITH VIDEO: King Elementary School offered its seventh annual International Night this month. More than 350 students performed on stage with about 1,000 enjoying the show and a cultural potluck.
WITH VIDEO AND SLIDE SHOW: Fourth-graders at 18 Ann Arbor elementary schools find out about living with disabilities first-hand in daylong workshops each winter and spring. Parent Steve Schwartz shares his story – one that touches student hearts every year, says one parent.
WITH VIDEO: Instructor Teresa Myers learned to tune her body, mind and spirit and found a path to healing through the fitness routine of Nia. She toned up, lost 85 pounds and has found a calling that brings her joy.
WITH VIDEO: Assistant Secretary the the U.S. Dept. of Education Peter Cunningham met with teachers, government students and administrators, telling them “there’s no big, bold new agenda” in terms of dollars, but that the department is promoting teaching as a profession.
WITH SLIDE SHOW: Longtime volunteers for the local theater company bring a sense of community to the stage for productions that benefit Ann Arbor students. Their winter performance continues this weekend.
WITH VIDEO: Lakewood students researched their history and learned about life in a one-room schoolhouse, the times in the 1960s when their school first opened and they put together an all-encompassing assembly to showcase their work.