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Staff Spotlight: Christopher Erickson

November 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

The AAPS News met up with Erickson and discussed his focus on incorporating music into his lessons, his expectations for students and his favorite moments in the classroom.

Staff Spotlight: Jonathan Royce

October 23, 2013 // 1 Comment

Jonathan Royce is a self-published author and a language arts teacher at Roberto Clemente Student Development Center.

Roberto Clemente teacher Jonathan Royce shows off his debut children’s book. By Tara Cavanaugh Roberto Clemente High School English teacher Jonathan Royce’s debut children’s book, “Detective Dwayne Drake and the Alphabet Thief,” is a tale that kids and adults alike will enjoy. Especially the adults. …

Students get hands-on experience through the AAPS Homebuilding Program. Photo supplied by John Birko. By Tara Cavanaugh A street of stately two-story homes just off of Dhu Varren Road gleams with neatly manicured lawns and impressive stonework. Although they blend seamlessly into the rest of …

The students’ written predictions and reflections have been collected in the book “2020: Visions of the (Near) Future” published by 826michigan. It is the result of a yearlong residency with the local writing, publishing and tutoring nonprofit’s staff and volunteers.

WITH VIDEO: A proud Roberto Clemente community offered its first student drama performance this month with August Wilson’s award-winning play “Fences.” The new student group took to the stage on May 11-12, offering public performances of the acclaimed production.