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Dana Cesarz and Melanie Obua will take lots of pictures during their brief visit to Washington, D.C. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News   When Pioneer High School sophomore Melanie Obua talks to legislators on Wednesday about the benefits of Special Olympics, she’ll …

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Photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News The late AAPS educator Joe Dulin created National African American Parent Involvement Day 21 years ago, and it is still going strong here and at other districts around the country. All schools in AAPS on Monday celebrated the day …

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The Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association’s recent District 12 Band and Orchestra Solo and Ensemble Festival held Jan. 30 at Pioneer High School resulted in many honors for PHS musicians. Band students honored Pioneer Band students received 127 first division and 34 second division …

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By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor The Ann Arbor Parent Advisory Committee for Special Education (AAPAC) will hold its first Summer Camps and Activities Fair On Monday, Feb. 8 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tappan Middle School Media Center. The event will …

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Federal Judge John Corbett O’Meara expects to rule in the next few days if he will grant a motion of preliminary injunction against Public Act 269. Cities, school boards, and other government entities that may put issues on the ballot oppose the new law, which bars local units of government from sharing factual information around ballot issues within 60 days of the election.

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On AAPS’ Professional Development Day Monday, 1200 professional teachers, principals, teaching assistants, nurses, and support staff chose among 62 sessions focused on learning and teaching which were located at six locations around the district. The sessions were facilitated by AAPS teacher leaders as well as nationally …

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Pioneer High School has been selected as one of 22 high schools across the country present the regional premiere of Prospect High: Brooklyn. Written by Daniel Robert Sullivan and a team of New York City teenagers, “Prospect High: Brooklyn” was developed in partnership with Education …

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In a sentence or two, why do you love what you do? http://news.a2schools.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Christy-Yee.m4a Profile and photo by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Christy Yee joined the Ann Arbor Public Schools in 2002, and has a passion for working with children with sensory processing differences. As an …

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Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News “What just happened?” FutureStars winner Kaleb Doughten-Priska kept repeating those words Saturday night as he was congratulated by his talented competitors in the annual talent show presented by Pioneer Theatre Guild. A panel of judges selected the …

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Hailey stands by the Wonder Wall at Burns Park Elementary. Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Hear Hailey talk about the Wonder Wall: http://news.a2schools.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Voice-245_sd.m4a Principal Chuck Hatt says the wall reflects the school’s culture of kindness and compassion: http://news.a2schools.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/C.Hatt_.m4a Winnie Jalet …

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