- Huron sophomores share their passion in displaying their Middle Years Programme Personal Project
- Pioneer students create fleece blankets for patients at Mott Children’s Hospital
- 16th annual FutureStars set for Jan. 27; calls on students to ‘Rise Up’
- Tappan Middle School holds inspirational MLK Jr. Assemblies
- Colleen Creal, Pioneer High School guidance counselor
Omari Rush interviews a student during Portfolio Day at Scarlett Middle School May 15, 2012. The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation (AAPSEF) is proud to announce that Omari Rush has been appointed Chair of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation for a two-year …
By Tara Cavanaugh Ann Arbor Public School PTOs could see a sizable donation thanks to its support of a study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). UMTRI, in a contract with the US Department of Transportation, is organizing a 3,000-participant study of …
Each lesson, the U-M student teacher selects elementary students to lead the class in song. These four third-graders led the class in singing the Spanish alphabet on Tuesday, March 6 at Bryant Park. By Tara Cavanaugh Twice a week, third and fourth grade classrooms at …
Public Radio International co-host Celeste Headlee shares with Lawton Elementary students stories about her grandfather, William Grant Still on Jan. 13. Still was a famous African American composer. Photo courtesy of Christy Potter. By Tara Cavanaugh, AAPS News Service Special guests at Lawton Elementary’s Martin …
Pottery, paintings, jewelry and mixed media are all represented in the district’s largest student art show of the year. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and noon to 7 p.m. Saturdays. The Slusser Gallery is in the U-M School of Art & Design Building, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd., just off of Fuller.
A math enrichment through the Young People’s Project is offered at Scarlett Middle School with the help of Huron High School students who have been trained to run the program. Coordinated through U-M, it uses fun math techniques to stress algebraic concepts and is funded by the district and the Ann Arbor Education Association.
A partnership with U-M School of Education will proceed, but a balanced calendar will not occur in 2011-12 so it can be further studied, officials said.
A K-8 program for Mitchell and Scarlett schools could offer a balanced school year calendar with a shorter summer break and more school year inter-sessions for academic enrichment or traditional family time.
WITH VIDEO: Teaching students added to established elementary program; new kindergarten reading club added this year.
A longstanding partnership brings one-on-one help to students. “Kids struggle at all ages,” explained Ellen Quart, an Eberwhite Elementary School teacher consultant and U-M Psychology professor who started the program in the mid-1990s.
WITH VIDEO: Scarlett Middle School band students spent the day immersed in music as part of the first Band Clinic Day, which included 10 professional musicians sharing their knowledge and talent.
WITH VIDEO: About 25 college students from the New Life Church performed a community service day at Scarlett Middle School, moving desks and pulling weeds along the building’s front entrance.
The largest Ann Arbor Public Schools student art exhibition is under way at the Jean Paul Slusser Gallery on U-M’s North Campus through June 4. It is open to the public and there is no fee.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools is supporting the City of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan to bring Google’s broadband high-speed network to Ann Arbor.
On Thursday, Dec. 3. U-M nurse practitioner Judith Coucouvanis does a free parent workshop at Skyline High School on helping children succeed.