- Spotlight on theater expands at every level; classes help students gain self confidence, practical skills
- Robert Cupit, Project Lead the Way teacher, Huron High School
- AAPS launches the first IB Career-related Programme (CP) in the state
- Profile: Sophomore quarterback giving Pioneer plenty of hope for now and the future
- Jill Wesley, Lawton Elementary fifth grade teacher
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News As Huron High School says goodbye to two beloved guidance counselors, many will miss the collective wisdom of the retiring Wendy Reinhardt and Denise Eaddy-Richardson. In addition, future Huron …
By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor All 616 students at A2 STEAM can say they had a hand in painting the new 8×40-foot mural just completed at the school. The final design includes three motifs: …
Superintendent Jeanice Swift recaps the 2017-18 school year and offers a preview of what’s going on this summer in the Ann Arbor Public Schools. She also looks ahead to the 2018-19 school year.
Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor When Linda Carter’s first piano teacher tried to get her to sit down and practice for an hour every day, her parents knew that wasn’t going …
“Change is inevitable, but change is exciting. Change will force a new person from within ourselves to emerge and we must not fear this. We must embrace it with unbridled enthusiasm because our futures are bright and brilliant,” says Olivianah Baugh.
Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center was the setting Thursday night for Pioneer High School’s 50th commencement ceremony, where 430 graduates received their diplomas. Superintendent Jeanice Swift …
Profile and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Kristin Kubacki grew up in Grand Rapids, and moved to Ann Arbor when she became a student at the University of Michigan. She has a bachelor’s …
“Promise me that you will cherish your convictions, keep them pure and close to your heart. Listen to your conscience, vote, participate, take care of this democracy, stay optimistic, know that integrity matters, dig deep, work hard, love big, forgive quickly, and always be able to say with conviction, here I stand, I can not do otherwise,” said Amy Van Appledorn.
Story, photos & video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Hill Auditorium was the setting Tuesday night for Communitiy High School’s 2018 commencement ceremony. Each of the 127 graduates had 30 seconds to speak to …
On May 24, 2018 Washtenaw International High School celebrated the class of 2018 with a Commencement Ceremony at Rackham Auditorium. Of the 95 graduates, 31 were Ann Arbor Public Schools students.
The entire 2018 State of the School Event can be watched below.
“I still kept going because of my ambition, motivation, independence, and having unconditional love for my loved ones. I’m ready to take my next step on my journey, class of 2018 it’s our turn,” says Pathways graduate Tiana Corrao.
Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Skyline High School bid seniors farewell this morning in an emotional standing ovation.
Photos and profile by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Jenny Szalay was born and raised in Ann Arbor and attended Allen, Tappan, and Huron High. She feels very fortunate to teach in the community …
Story, photos, and video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Melanie is a sixth grader at Scarlett Middle School who fled Cuba on a raft with her family when she was five. Ahmed is an …