- Alivia Maus, Dicken Elementary first grade teacher
- Ritchie Coleman retires as Pittsfield Township’s longtime liaison to AAPS; described as ‘servant to all’
- Pioneer Symphony Orchestra to hold preview concert Dec. 13 prior to attending prestigious Midwest Clinic
- Skyline Anti-Bullying Club offers supportive atmosphere for students
- Burns Park students get a taste for keeping cool under pressure in “Chopped Assembly”
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.
The Ann Arbor school board heard a proposal Wednesday to rename the school Ann Arbor Technical High School, reflecting the high-tech approach used in learning.
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.
News briefs from around the district: Stone High’s yard sale is slated for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 and the PTOC’s event is Oct. 18 for current and aspiring officers.
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.
WITH VIDEO: A 10-year-old partnership between the Downtown Ann Arbor Rotary and Stone High School helps graduating seniors start their college careers at WCC.
A tuition-based program will allow Ypsilanti students to attend alternative programs at Roberto Clemente Student Development Center and Stone High School in Ann Arbor this year.
Emily Cepla has fought depression throughout high school and college. The U-M senior said telling her parents about the problem was the best thing she did to put her life back on track.
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 …
Eighty one Ann Arbor high school students were honored Saturday at the Freedom Fund Dinner, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Chapter of the NAACP.
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