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Lawton Elementary

Kindergarten Round-Ups begin in February

January 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

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 …

Big Lots donates $2,500 to Lawton Elementary

August 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

The grand opening of the Big Lots on Lohr Road Friday morning featured balloons, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and a sizable donation to Lawton Elementary. “Before we open the doors, I’d like to take the opportunity to donate to the community,” said Diane Kimmel, a Big …

Photos: AAPS celebrates March Reading Month

March 30, 2012 // 3 Comments

Children's author and illustrator Patricia Polacco shared the stories behind her books at Burns Park Elementary March 28. Swinging hula dancers, a reading dog, and live storytelling from world-famous authors: our schools sure know how to make March Reading Month interesting. But even though the …

Patricia Polacco, author and illustrator of "Pink and Say," "My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother" and dozens more children's books, listens to a Burns Park student before he makes a wish on her family's magic wishing rock, which she holds in her hand. By Tara Cavanaugh …