AAPS Updates

Burns Park Elementary School

The Feb. 4-5 and Feb. 10-12 performances at Tappan Middle School include a cast of 170 community members, including 100 Burns Park Elementary students. Proceeds of the annual production benefit students in the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

“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.

Both Burns Park and Northside elementary schools have received grants from the AAPS Educational Foundation to start school gardens, designed as outdoor classrooms. Burns Park is well under way, while Northside is getting started this spring.

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.

The University Musical Society has honored Ann Arbor’s Burns Park Elementary School as its 2009-10 School of the Year. DTE Energy Foundation sponsors the award through a commitment to UMS’s Youth Education Programs.

School Bells: Budget feedback report Feb. 17

February 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Ann Arbor Board of Education is scheduled to hear a report Wednesday, Feb. 17 from school administrators, wrapping up information gleaned from recent community budget meetings. The meetings, held in January around the district, …

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