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U-M rowing team meets Pittsfield pen pals

May 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Tara Cavanaugh After three months of writing letters back and forth, Pittsfield fifth graders finally got a chance to meet their pen pals on the University of Michigan women’s rowing team this week.

By Tara Cavanaugh The University of Michigan softball team is pretty busy these days. The team just won another Big Ten Title, their sixth in a row, and are set to play at the next Big Ten Tournament in Nebraska this weekend. But today the …

Huron High School alum, and U.S. Marine Band clarinetist Jonathon Troy returned to the district for a Picnic Pop performance May 20, 2012. “I just wanted to let you know that the music programs in the Ann Arbor Public Schools are extraordinary,” he said to …

Pioneer to perform ‘Shrek the Musical’

April 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Chelsea Stauffer, Joe Riesterer and Mitch Fehrle show off two of Princess Fiona’s dresses that the costuming students created. Fiona undergoes many physical transformations in the show, necessitating dresses of different sizes and a fat suit. By Tara Cavanaugh Oh, for the love of Pete! …

By Tara Cavanaugh  Two University of Michigan student mentors donated more than 200 books to Anthony Galardi’s third grade class at Carpenter Elementary last month. The mentors, Francesca George and Tiffany Tan, are senior psychology students who participate in U-M’s mentorship program. They volunteered once …

U-M water polo players Emily Senja and Barbara Lanier lead a group activity with Michele Wilkins’ fourth grade class from Pattengill at “Block Out Bullying.” By Tara Cavanaugh Bullying affects everyone –– even college-level athletes. That lesson and many more were highlighted at “Block Out …

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