AAPS Updates

2012 Tech Bond

Tech Bond approved by voters

May 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

Voters resoundingly approved the 2012 Tech Bond Tuesday night. Election results showed 70.35 percent voting for the bond and 29.65 percent voting against.

Video: Learn about the Tech Bond

May 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Skyline Communications, Media and Public Policy magnet students Mara Sullivan, Marissa Relitz and Max Killough created an overview of the 2012 Tech Bond. Their video includes interviews with Ann Arbor Public Schools Communications Director Liz Margolis and Deputy Superintendent Robert Allen.

In a letter to the members of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education, the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce voiced its support of the 2012 Tech Bond. This letter of support follows the Tech Advisory Group’s endorsement of the Tech Bond.

Burns Park Elementary looks like an idyllic old fashioned school from the early 20th century. The brick building boasts huge paned windows, crown moldings and alcoves. Surrounding oak trees only add to the charm. But this pretty little picture turns nightmarish for a technology expert who wants to update the school to 21st century technology.

All district computers out of warranty

March 1, 2012 // 5 Comments

As of the end of February, all AAPS computers are out of warranty. This means the district is facing rising repair costs and shrinking inventory, said John VanRiper, director of information technology.