- Chemistry students raise $528 for Alpha House
- Voters to decide on district enhancements May 5
- Taxpayers expected to save up to $3 million through refinancing of district bonds
- Superintendent Jeanice Swift: Trustees govern the district; work together to make the best decisions they can for students
- Health expo promotes wellness culture at Skyline
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.
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 …
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 …
Many AAPS buildings have their own gardens, some which were born this spring. The blooming gardens, each as unique as their respective schools, boast everything from small basil plants to tall corn stalks –– and plenty of promise for fall harvest time.
Volunteers organize and pack school supplies Friday morning. By Tara Cavanaugh Back in March, Logan Elementary school was commended by Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje for donating more than 5,000 books to the Philippines as part of its March Reading Month activities. The First Presbyterian …
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 …
This year’s kindergarten round-ups are more kid-centered, teaching parents and future students about the kindergarten experience.
A series of briefs from around the district, including: Data posted on the Mitchell-Scarlett survey, King hosts auction and science night, Logan hosts silent auction for Harold Logan Fund, WISD picks new superintendent.
WITH VIDEO/SLIDE SHOW: The Leslie Science and Nature Center visits the school weekly for the club, which includes both work and play. The center also partners with the Wolf Family Foundation to provide larger, student-driven projects at Carpenter, King and Northside elementaries each year.
WITH VIDEO: King Elementary School offered its seventh annual International Night this month. More than 350 students performed on stage with about 1,000 enjoying the show and a cultural potluck.
Dozens of parents went back to school last week at King Elementary to find out how their children learn to read and write.
Third-graders in all 21 Ann Arbor elementary schools are saying “hola!” this fall to learning Spanish thanks to a partnership with the University of Michigan.