- Alivia Maus, Dicken Elementary first grade teacher
- Ritchie Coleman retires as Pittsfield Township’s longtime liaison to AAPS; described as ‘servant to all’
- Pioneer Symphony Orchestra to hold preview concert Dec. 13 prior to attending prestigious Midwest Clinic
- Skyline Anti-Bullying Club offers supportive atmosphere for students
- Burns Park students get a taste for keeping cool under pressure in “Chopped Assembly”
The University of Michigan Edward Ginsberg Center Community Service and Learning promotes community service. In the spirit of that goal the center sent volunteers to read to Abbot students during March Reading Month.
Code.org’s “Hour of Code” provided fun ways for students to learn basic programming skills.
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 …
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 …
Retiring TA Ann Mooney at her retirement celebration Dec. 19. After 15 years, TA Ann Mooney is retiring from the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Mooney worked half-time first at Haisley and then at Lawton Elementary. A social worker, she spent much of her time in …
State Senator Rebekah Warren gave a tribute to three AAPS retirees Wednesday night. Dr. Gloria Dunn rang in 24 years with AAPS; Dr. Marilyn Higgins rang in 25 and Gayle Richardson rang in 38. By Tara Cavanaugh Three longtime Ann Arbor Public Schools educators celebrated …
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.
Public Radio International co-host Celeste Headlee shares with Lawton Elementary students stories about her grandfather, William Grant Still on Jan. 13. Still was a famous African American composer. Photo courtesy of Christy Potter. By Tara Cavanaugh, AAPS News Service Special guests at Lawton Elementary’s Martin …
Members of the Angell Elementary Ecology Club have the right idea: They’re finding to encourage sustainability, recycling and using fewer resources and spreading the word throughout their elementary school community. And a Burns Park teacher takes her green passion and translates it into a lesson for students.
Itzik Henig showcases his mobile, solar-powered device for areas around the world that do not have modern amenities such as running water and power. The device generates electricity and purifies water.
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.
Teri Fraley’s fourth-graders at Lawton Elementary collect 110 pounds of candy and donate it to military troops overseas. They not only used math, reading and art skills, but also got a lesson in giving.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools has scheduled a gathering for Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Slauson Middle School following the deaths of two members of the Supica family and the injury of two others in a Virginia traffic crash this week.