AAPS Updates

Haisley Elementary School

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 …

Students play with goop that behaves like a solid sometimes, and a liquid other times. By Tara Cavanaugh It doesn’t always take a gadget with a wireless connection to engage a kid. Sometimes, all it takes is some simple science. Haisley’s first Family Science Night …

Every year, Haisley fifth graders dissect squid. It’s a way to get them interested in life science, said teacher Jim Weindorf. The students, lead by pharamacologist and toxicologist Dr. Alan Brown, learned how to cut the squid open, determine if it is a male or …

By Tara Cavanaugh At the Haisley Heritage Festival, you can feel like you’re a world away –– and right at home. The annual festival highlights students’ families and cultures with booths, foods and dances. It also creates a sense of community within the school itself. …

By Tara Cavanaugh You can learn a lot by playing in the dirt. You can learn about starting seeds, pulling weeds, the life cycle and the compost pile. Now that spring is in full swing, Tappan Middle School students are learning all that and more …

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