- Alivia Maus, Dicken Elementary first grade teacher
- Ritchie Coleman retires as Pittsfield Township’s longtime liaison to AAPS; described as ‘servant to all’
- Pioneer Symphony Orchestra to hold preview concert Dec. 13 prior to attending prestigious Midwest Clinic
- Skyline Anti-Bullying Club offers supportive atmosphere for students
- Burns Park students get a taste for keeping cool under pressure in “Chopped Assembly”
University of Michigan senior offensive lineman David Moosman visited sixth-graders at Tappan Middle School earlier this month to share his love of writing.
Skyline High School women swimmers have been busy this fall, volunteering time for two good causes: Reading at Abbot Elementary and raising money for breast cancer research.
Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Todd Roberts offers an update about school funding and invites the public to participate in upcoming budget discussions.
A workshop designed to help parents of teens and preteens understand online social networking and gaming is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m.Thursday evening.
Eighty one Ann Arbor high school students were honored Saturday at the Freedom Fund Dinner, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Chapter of the NAACP.
Ann Arbor high schools are offering myriad choices on the stage this fall, with productions continuing throughout the month.
Washtenaw County health officials will host another H1N1 clinic on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pioneer High School.
A regional school millage proposal in Washtenaw County failed Tuesday, according to unofficial vote totals reported by the county clerk.
The Ann Arbor Chapter of the NAACP will honor more than 80 Ann Arbor students on Saturday, Nov. 7 during the group’s annual Freedom Fund Dinner at the Four Points Sheraton. Reservations must be received by Thursday.
Student journalists at Community High School head for Washington, D.C. this month to accept finalist honors in the Newspaper Pacemaker contest, known as the “Pulitzer Prize of student journalism.” The Ann Arbor school is one of seven in the country to receive the honor. A new Web page is also debuting.
Athletic teams and booster groups from Pioneer and Huron high schools chose a “pink” theme for their football rivalry week this year. Sporting T-shirts with “Rivals on the Field, United for a Cure,” students raised more than $700 for breast cancer research.
Eberwhite Elementary School students, parents and members of the community took part in the community’s annual “Wood Chip Day” on Oct. 16, spreading mulch on paths in the woods. The annual activity helps keep the woods walkable for the many people who use it throughout the year.
Ann Arbor Public Schools occupational therapist Raleigh Sadlier loves her work. “It’s a job that requires creativity, patience,” she said. “I find it challenging, frustrating and rewarding.”
Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Todd Roberts introduces this new online publication of school-related news and asks for reader feedback. The district also is seeking input from readers on a permanent name for the newsletter.
Also in this edition: Washtenaw Community College nursing students bring a healthy message to Carpenter Elementary School and “School Bells,” a series of Ann Arbor Public Schools briefs and accomplishments in the Ann Arbor Public Schools community.