- 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
- Maneesha Mankad, Community High School math teacher
- Pioneer teacher and artist-husband co-produce children’s book on a grand reptilian adventure
Friends and family can enjoy the Skyline Winter Drumline’s final performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1. See this entry for a video and photos of the team.
The Huron High School River Rats won the Class A state semifinal basketball tournament and school spirit was high heading into Saturday’s finals.
Pioneer High School was selected it as a Grammy Signature Gold School, one of only two in the nation to receive the award this week. The school earned $5,000 for its music program.
The group announced Pioneer’s honor as part of it’s annual “Grammy Signature Schools” program. A total of 12 schools across the nation were honored through the program, with cash awards from $1,000 to $5,000 each.
Superintendent Todd Roberts shares his administration’s proposed budget plans for the upcoming fiscal year and invites residents to be part of Action Teams looking to the future.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools offers a sampling of frequently asked questions about the school district budget and the impact of proposed reductions for 2010-11.
Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Todd Roberts presented a detailed analysis of his proposed budget to the Ann Arbor Board of Education on Wednesday, March 24. A downloadable PDF page is available here that offers details about this proposal.
Ann Arbor has adopted a limited Schools of Choice program for the 2010-11 school year for out-of-district Washtenaw County students to enroll in kindergarten, first grade and sixth grade.
Two budget meetings are scheduled to review the proposed 2010-11 budget; Ann Arbor Public Schools PTO Council has formed an Advocacy Committee and invites participation.
Michigan school districts are bracing for per-pupil cuts of at least $400 in the 2010-11 school year unless the Legislature and governor take steps to secure additional money for K-12 education.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools is supporting the City of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan to bring Google’s broadband high-speed network to Ann Arbor.
Huron High School students took 62 of 89 of total awards at the annual Ann Arbor-Southeastern Michigan Science Fair at Washtenaw Community College.
Current data from the state-mandated Michigan Educational Assessment Program, or MEAP, tests has been posted on the Ann Arbor school district Web page. Visit the “About AAPS” link on the district’s home page or click …
The University Musical Society is singing the praises of Burns Park Elementary School, which was recently selected as the UMS School of the Year for its rich history in fine arts and music.
A core group of Ann Arbor Public Schools parents has banded together to advocate and create a voice for change in state funding for public schools. The PTO Advocacy Committee meets again on March 23.
Geologist and Bach Elementary fourth-grade teacher Robin Frisch-Gleason continues to share lessons learned from a 2007 trip to Antarctica. A student climate summit is planned for April involving eight teachers from the Ann Arbor Public Schools.