AAPS Updates

Lakewood 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 …

World of Motion is a program created by the Society of Automotive Engineers, and Toyota (and other auto companies) take part. Employees volunteer to spend 1-2 hours a week for 6-8 weeks teaching students SAE science and technology curriculum.

By Tara Cavanaugh  Stevie Wonder. Lily Tomlin. Tom Brady. Did you know these people are all from Michigan? Famous Michiganders were the feature of a wax museum project courtesy of Kristal Verlee’s fourth grade class at Lakewood on March 21. Students performed factual and entertaining …

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 …

By Tara Cavanaugh Weekday mornings can feel like a timed race. Starting with a screaming alarm clock and ending with a frantic drive to school, there’s often barely enough time to make sure one’s shoes match. But once a year at Lakewood Elementary, morning slows …

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 …

The Board of Education voted to open 170 seats for Schools of Choice at its March 7 meeting. This means that more students have the option to request to attend a new district school. In the previous two years of Schools of Choice, the district opened …

A series of briefs from in and around the Ann Arbor Public Schools including: Reading month activities at Pittsfield, CHS teams participate in mock trial competition, Lakewood hosts major fundraiser event, robotics at Skyline, WISD moves forward on superintendent search and hosts event about IEP goals.

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