AAPS Updates

Ann Arbor Public Schools

The district consults with the Washtenaw County Sheriff, the WISD Transportation Department, and the City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County road departments. Road conditions, the timing of the road clearing schedule, the conditions of school drives and sidewalks, and the weather forecast are all considered.

The AAPS News is thrilled to announce that the district and AAPS News Editor Tara Cavanaugh have received four awards from the Michigan School Public Relations Association’s annual Communications Contest.

  Have you noticed that the AAPS News looks a little different? This summer AAPS News Editor Tara Cavanaugh is upgrading the site to better feature the wide variety of multimedia content — videos, photos, slideshows and stories. Please “pardon our dust” as Tara puts …

As you go up the stairs to see the exhibit, what you’ll likely notice first is a huge, 10-foot tall tree.The decoupaged tree is a three-school project, showing art from Bryant Elementary second graders, King Elementary fourth graders, and Pattengill fourth graders.

Dozens of young kids could be seen sprinting over tires, jumping over walls and crawling under nets in a challenging half-mile obstacle course at Scarlett Middle School’s field one summer morning. And they were having the time of their lives.

Congratulations to all of the graduates in the Ann Arbor Public Schools Class of 2013! The slideshow includes photos of the five graduation ceremonies that took place June 3-10, 2013.

Tahani Othman’s fifth grade class gave a $525 check to Meals on Wheels Director Beth Adams Tuesday afternoon. The donation was the result of a two-month long economics lesson that taught basic economics principles, which the students summarized in essays and shared with Adams on June 11.

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