- Skyline’s first Athletic Supervisor departs for John Glenn High
- Bank of Ann Arbor JumpstART program donates $30,000 to AAPS
- Tech Bond Update: New equipment in classrooms and more
- Rec&Ed launches blog
- Northside student earns World Record, again
Pattengill Elementary School
A series of news briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools including: All-district art exhibition begins this week; Huron places 12th at state Science Olympiad; 2 staffers earn Celebration of Excellence awards; DonorsChoose.org at Pattengill; June book events around town from AAPSNews sponsor Nicola’s Books.
WITH VIDEO: A group of senior mentors will leave behind a legacy of helping students at Bach, Dicken, Eberwhite, Haisley, Lawton, Lakewood, and Pattengill elementary schools through the Trailblazers program.
Ann Arbor teachers are discovering that “there’s an app for that” thanks to a technology initiative that distributed 700 iPod Touches this semester for classroom use. “They’re excited about learning things in different ways,” said Pattengill Elementary third-grade teacher Dawn Blair. “They’re walking right in and ready to go. It gives them some independence and a sense of responsibility.”
Ann Arbor Public Schools occupational therapist Raleigh Sadlier loves her work. “It’s a job that requires creativity, patience,” she said. “I find it challenging, frustrating and rewarding.”