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Skyline High School

Teens from Skyline High School’s health and medicine magnet class, taught by Mr. Jeffrey Bradley, decided to help raise money to fight childhood obesity. To make this happen, Mr. Bradley’s class teamed up with Champions For Charity to host a 5K in which all the …

By Tara Cavanaugh One step into the Google office in downtown Ann Arbor, and you can tell that this isn’t your typical company. A well-stocked kitchen with on-demand chefs can whip up nearly any meal or snack. Brightly colored, Michigan-themed rooms are stocked with comfortable …

Skyline CMPP teacher Pat Jenkins and MEEMIC representative Stuart Gordon show off the $1,000 donation. Behind them are the Skyline seniors who are the first to complete the 3-year Communications, Media and Public Policy magnet. By Tara Cavanaugh A big check always brings big smiles, …

Orchestra Night showcases district talent Feb. 16

February 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photo by Lon Horwedel for annarbor.com via flickr. It’s that time of the year again: time for Orchestra Night, which showcases the talent of more than 800 students in the middle school and high school orchestras at the University of Michigan Hill Auditorium.

The dodgeball tournament is a creative fundraiser for Skyline's rowing team. For more photos, see slideshow below. By Tara Cavanaugh, AAPS News Service If the second annual dodgeball tournament could be summed in one word, it would have to be this: Duck!

Dodgeball tournament returns Jan. 21

January 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last year's dodgeball tournament drew hundreds of participants and raised roughly $2,500 for the Skyline High School rowing team. Photo provided by Karen Yamada. Dodgeball lovers unite! The Skyline rowing team’s dodgeball tournament returns this year on Saturday, Jan. 21.

A series of briefs from around the district, including: WAY Washtenaw meeting June 14, Kiwanians give scholarships, One Million Reasons foundation fundraiser under way, Carpenter Girl Scouts donate to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and more.

Skyline High School has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way program that it has offered since 2010. “Rather than sit passively by and listen to a lecture – kids are building, developing and creating,” said teacher Tom Pachera. “It’s the kind of hands-on experience that will engage more students in science, technology, engineering and math.”

A series of news briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools including: Online safety panel scheduled June 6, two honored for excellence, Clemente students lauded, Skyline students place in Special Olympics, WAY Washtenaw Information Night June 14 and more.

Project Healthy Schools, a U-M Health System initiative that started at Clague Middle School four years ago, is now in all Ann Arbor middle schools and has brought a culture of health to sixth-graders. Students in Skyline’s Health & Medicine Magnet host a walk/run on Saturday, May 21 to benefit the program.

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