- FutureStars 2019 promises to feature outstanding talent; see highlights from a preliminary show dress rehearsal
- Monica Brennan, Angell Elementary second grade teacher
- Making a positive impact is part of the job, says bus driver lauded for his concern for kids
- Skyline Theatre to present energetic “Get Hype” Jan. 25
- Celebrity Chef Jet Tila visits AAPS, encourages culinary arts students to travel, explore, work hard
The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop offers 18,000 square feet of bargains on “Resale Row” along Industrial Highway in Ann Arbor. The nonprofit started with a school yard sale at Tappan School in 1994. Proceeds benefit The Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Atulya Shetty started playing chess at the age of 4. Now 14, he heads for Greece this year to represent Ann Arbor in an international chess championship. He will be a freshman at Huron High School this fall.
A series of briefs about people and news in The Ann Arbor Public Schools. This edition features: The AAPS Educational Foundation continues its One Million Reasons fundraising campaign and also opens applications for teacher grants for the 2010-11 school year; A Carpenter Elementary School parent will participate in the Komen 3-day for a Cure; Ann Arbor District Library kicks off it’s summer reading program.
Huron and Pioneer high schools have ranked among the top 1,600 public high schools in the country by Newsweek in its “America’s Best High Schools” project. They are among the top 6 percent in the country.
“There’s a lot to learn from growing a garden, and a lot of Ann Arbor’s schools are finding that out,” says Ann Arbor Chronicle gardening columnist Marianne Rzepka. Her Sunday column focuses on three such gardens in Ann Arbor schools.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education has adopted a budget and set millage rates for 2010-11. Consolidated transportation remains under consideration.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers union. Members will vote late this week and, if ratified, the pact would go to the school board next week.
Want to do high school differently? Students who live in Washtenaw County are invited to stop by Community High School in Ann Arbor.
The Ann Arbor Pioneer Crew team placed first among U.S. schools entered and sixth overall during the prestigious Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Regatta in Ontario over the weekend.
The public is invited to tour the completed Ann Arbor Student Home Building Industry Program house from 1-4 p.m. at 2387 Earl Shaffer Drive.
WITH VIDEO: Members of the Hands-On Museum and Dicken Elementary parents help students discover the wonder of science during Super Science Day.
Students from within and out of the Ann Arbor district can register for online summer classes or personalized, Community Resource courses that allow them to work with experts in the community.
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.