- 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
Lakewood Elementary School
An exciting project at Lakewood Elementary is bringing creativity and collaboration to a whole new level.
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.
The field trip is just one example of how the Ann Arbor Public Schools’ humanities curriculum for elementary students works.
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 …
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 …
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 …
This year’s kindergarten round-ups are more kid-centered, teaching parents and future students about the kindergarten experience.
WITH VIDEO: She visited the Ann Arbor school recently to read her new book “Dream Big, Little Pig!” to early elementary students. The visit was arranged by Nicola’s Books.
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.
WITH VIDEO: Lakewood students researched their history and learned about life in a one-room schoolhouse, the times in the 1960s when their school first opened and they put together an all-encompassing assembly to showcase their work.
Farm Fresh Features began in the Ann Arbor schools last week, offering students three days of fresh produce for lunch through the fall months.