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Ann Arbor Public School’s King Elementary School Named A National Blue Ribbon School for 2014  September 30, 2014 Dr. Jeanice K. Swift, Superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools, is pleased to announce that Martin Luther King Elementary School in the Ann Arbor district has …

On Friday, September 26, 2014,  History Maker Dr. George Shirley visited Carpenter Elementary School to share the importance of getting a good education, asking children to listen to the adults in their lives and what it means to give your body “good brain food”. Carpenter was …

  The Foundation for Music Education’s “Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project has announced that the 2013-14 Pioneer Symphony Band received “National Winner” status in the “New Music” category and “Commended Winner” Status (in the AAAA Classification). There were 224 entries from 35 states. …

We are so proud of three A2 STEAM students this week! On their way to school James, Arthur and Jamar were walking along Pontiac Trail at Barton when they came upon a car accident and decided they needed to help! They called 911 to report the …

September 2, 2014 Hello Ann Arbor Public Schools Community, Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year! We are incredibly excited to welcome our students and families into our beautiful schools and caring classrooms to begin the academic year on today,Tuesday, September 2nd. 2014-2015 is already shaping …

A2 STEAM at Northside opened their doors, or rather the school grounds on Wednesday night to welcome students, families and staff to the 2014-2015 school year!! Hundreds of families attended the BBQ sponsored by the school and PTO to welcome everyone to the new, innovative …

Michigan Public Radio has produced a  story on this summer’s ESL program at Scarlett. The story is airing today, Thursday, August 28 including during the afternoon news.  The reporter, Sarah Alvarez, from the State of Opportunity initiative constructed a wonderful piece that includes quotes from several students …

Dr. Jeanice K. Swift, Superintendent You likely have heard that Ann Arbor Public Schools is the fortunate beneficiary of an exciting partnership with Toyota Motor Sales that supports and enhances our implementation of STEAM education in AAPS. I shared in a recent blog post about …

The Ann Arbor Public School teachers are back in our schools!  They are meeting this morning to view a presentation from Superintendent Dr. Swift and then start their day of professional development! Follow along with us as we share tweets (@a2schools) and through this link …

Superintendent’s Blog Dr. Jeanice K. Swift August 3, 2014 You have heard by now of the discussion underway between Ann Arbor Public Schools and Whitmore Lake Public Schools Boards of Education and their exploration of the possibility of annexation. Today, I want to touch base …

AAPS Singapore Team Visiting the Ministry of Education 21 AAPS staff are now in Singapore, learning, sharing and experiencing the unique Singapore Education System. The Ann Arbor Public Schools is the only school district in the country to benefit from a generous and innovative partnership …

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