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Slauson Middle School

PTO Thrift Shop representatives smile May 30 after getting their checks. The reps will deliver the checks to their school PTOs. By Tara Cavanaugh Three times a year, the PTO Thrift Shop distributes checks that go directly to the Ann Arbor Public Schools PTOs. The …

We are so proud of Slauson’s 30 determined, ingenious Science Olympians who took first place in the Region 9 Olympiad in Hillsdale on Saturday, March 16.  This means they’re going to the State Olympiad in Lansing on April 27!

AAPS celebrates Bike to School Day

May 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh A parade of bike riders rolled in to Wines Elementary Wednesday morning. Tikes on tiny bikes with training wheels. Kids in bike buggies, enjoying the ride. Tandem bikes. Junior-sized mountain bikes. Grown-up sized bikes ridden by moms and dads. The unusually high …

More Schools of Choice seats open

March 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

The Board of Education voted to open 170 seats for Schools of Choice at its March 7 meeting. This means that more students have the option to request to attend a new district school. In the previous two years of Schools of Choice, the district opened …

Daniel Varner, a State School Board member, shakes hands with a Slauson parent after discussing the achievement gap on National African American Parent Involvement Day Feb. 13. By Tara Cavanaugh Daniel Varner, a member of the State School Board and executive director of Excellent Schools …

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.

Spanish Language Internship Program tutor Victora Reackhoff translates for seventh grader Brian in his science class at Slauson Middle School. SLIP tutors are University of Michigan students who provide in-class translation for AAPS students who are learning English. By Tara Cavanaugh, AAPS News Service The …

Friends, colleagues and music parents from around the county have donated to the The E. Daniel Long Fund for Excellence in Music Education over the past eight years. Now, the fund has given out its first award, honoring the long-time music educator.

The Ann Arbor Public Schools has scheduled a gathering for Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at Slauson Middle School following the deaths of two members of the Supica family and the injury of two others in a Virginia traffic crash this week.

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