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Alumnae Jamie Hibbs (Huron, ’13) and Kelsey Moran (Community, ’13) are organizing a family friendly fundraiser for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research.  The fundraiser, a St. Baldrick’s signature head-shaving event, will take place at Colonial Lanes …

Pioneer and Huron high school alum Eileen Meier joins four other Washtenaw Community College students in celebrating the win of a Michigan Emmy at the 35th Gala on June 15. Meier, Kevin Jackson and George Pariseau’s documentary film “The Flow” took home the Emmy in …

Ann Arbor Rec&Ed will host its third annual Opening Day celebration for Youth Baseball at the newly refurbished fields at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday, June 15, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Detroit Tiger’s mascot, PAWS, will be at the park for photos and visits with …

Emily Fairless’ third grade class participated in Oscar Night on June 3. All students earned awards in one of the five categories: Helping Hands, Team Player, Above and Beyond, Most Improved, and Best Listener.  There were two students (Emily Nowak and Jayden Ballard-Taylor) who earned …

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patricia Green is retiring at the end of this school year. On Wednesday, June 19, the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education is hosting a series of public forums to hear from the community about key criteria they woul dlike …

Lakewood Principal Michael Johnson promised any student who participated in fundraising for the school’s Jump Rope for Heart Event and earned more than $50 would be able to pie him in the face.

Tappan Middle School’s eighth grade band, choir and orchestra have the honor of performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. next month to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

Ellen Stone has won the 2013 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press chapbook contest. Her poetry collection, “The Solid Living World,” will be published and available in June. Stone teaches at Community High School in Ann Arbor where she lives with her husband and three daughters. She has been writing …

Congratulations to Clague’s Art Students for a successful show, Midnight’s Muse, held April 25th and 26th, on the stage at Clague!  The students’ work was inspired by their discussions on Surrealism and images of the unconscious mind. Through the exploration of ideas connected to dreams, nightmares, the moon, …

The Ann Arbor Publics Schools’ K-12 Art Exhibition will be at the Ann Arbor District Library downtown location ( 343 S. Fifth Ave.) from April 18 to May 29. An opening reception will be held May 2 from 6-8 p.m.

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