WITH VIDEO: Intermediate-level English as a Second Language students shared their experience recently with state Rep. Mark Ouimet. Video offers a special hello to the state legislator from a student from Ecuador.
Teen parents at Stone High School can continue their education with the help of an on-site child care center. The center takes up to 16 infants and toddlers. Starting second semester, the parents will be required to take a parenting class.
WAY Washtenaw, a year-round cyber-school pilot program, will target students who have dropped out or have disengaged from traditional school. A pilot is proposed to begin this fall at Stone High School.
A student-run program designed to resolve conflict among peers has expanded in Ann Arbor. Peers Making Peace was first adopted at Pioneer High School and has now moved into Skyline, Stone and Clemente high schools as well as Slauson Middle School. “I think it’s a terrific program,” said Slauson Principal Chris Curtis. “I’m very supportive of it. It empowers the students.”
Two clinics housed in The Ann Arbor Public Schools serve a variety of eastside students and their families for preventative care as well as illness and injuries. The clinics at Scarlett Middle School and Stone High School are open during regular school hours and are run by the University of Michigan Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools.
The Ann Arbor Board of Education is scheduled to hear a report Wednesday, Feb. 17 from school administrators, wrapping up information gleaned from recent community budget meetings. The meetings, held in January around the district, were scheduled to gather suggestions from members of the public …
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