- Community conversation to kick off this month will lead to new AAPS Strategic Plan
- Darcy Knoll, Pittsfield and Pattengill elementary physical education teacher
- That’s a Great Idea: PLPs on sticky labels keep students focused on goals
- Superintendent Swift promotes public education as Michigan Superintendent of the Year
- Don Packard, Pioneer High School English teacher
Eberwhite Elementary School
A teen uses his technology talent to help AAPS families in need.
PTO Thrift Shop representatives smile May 30 after getting their checks. The reps will deliver the checks to their school PTOs. By Tara Cavanaugh Three times a year, the PTO Thrift Shop distributes checks that go directly to the Ann Arbor Public Schools PTOs. The …
Eberwhite’s Mind Fair, March 20 At first glance, the Eberwhite Mind Fair on March 20 looked like a science fair: the auditorium was full of posters and interactive displays. But on closer look, the topics strayed from your typical science-y fare, ranging from bread baking …
The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop is located at 2280 S. Industrial Highway. The shop sells furniture, clothing, books, home goods, electronics, craft supplies and more. By Tara Cavanaugh The Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop’s mission is to support the schools. And three times each …
Megan Franzen’s kindergarten class at Bach Elementary. Will you have a kindergartener in the Ann Arbor Public Schools in the 2013-2014 school year? Then make sure to get to the information sessions, called Kindergarten Round-Ups, that start in just a few weeks. The sessions are …
PTO member Julie Agranoff helps students understand the importance of composting. In the Eberwhite Elementary cafeteria, there are trash bins, recycling bins, and a small 5-gallon bucket lined with a biodegradable bag. It’s the compost bucket where kids put their leftover apple cores, banana peels, …
The students were especially creative with their costumes this year. One kid even carried his own head in a jar!
WITH VIDEO AND SLIDE SHOW: Fourth-graders at 18 Ann Arbor elementary schools find out about living with disabilities first-hand in daylong workshops each winter and spring. Parent Steve Schwartz shares his story – one that touches student hearts every year, says one parent.
WITH VIDEO: Clague Middle School event involves 60 students in a multi-media production, Bryant Early Elementary School sings about peace and Dicken Elementary students learn about jazz music and history with an assembly by Vincent York & Jazzistry. Many other schools around the district host MLK Day activities.
Haisley and Eberwhite students learn to bake fresh bread, get free ingredients to bake at home and donate loaves to Ann Arborites in need.
Eberwhite vocal music teacher Jeffrey Willets had a life-changing experience when he lost use of his voice. With much work, he regained it and his love of the stage.
A series of briefs around The Ann Arbor Public Schools: Local teacher in summer theater production; AAPS Educational Foundation changes to accrual accounting, continues One Million Reasons campaign.
WITH VIDEO: Fifth-graders at Eberwhite Elementary had a lesson in entrepreneurship, business acumen and teamwork through their Hip Hop Popcorn project this spring which raised money for local charities. The bottom line: Tasty!
Eberwhite Elementary School teachers are taking turns this year tutoring at the nearby Parkhurst Apartments, where they assist students with lessons as well as homework. The program, which takes place after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays, expands the school’s community outreach, which has also included a lending library at the apartments.