- Continue the Conversation: Parents says administrators not only listen, but act on new information
- Chemistry students raise $528 for Alpha House
- Voters to decide on district enhancements May 5
- Taxpayers expected to save up to $3 million through refinancing of district bonds
- Superintendent Jeanice Swift: Trustees govern the district; work together to make the best decisions they can for students
The Widening Advancements for Youth Washtenaw county program is run through the Washtenaw Intermediate School District. In its pilot year in 2010-11, the program had 240 students from 10 Washtenaw districts enrolled; in the coming year, it will expand to a full program and add more students, bringing the total served to as many as 420.
A series of briefs from around the district, including: WAY Washtenaw meeting June 14, Kiwanians give scholarships, One Million Reasons foundation fundraiser under way, Carpenter Girl Scouts donate to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and more.
The 7-year, 0.985 mill renewal was supported by nearly 77 percent of those casting ballots in the countywide election. Ann Arbor will receive $5.8 million of the $14 million collected each year.
(UPDATE MAY 3: Millage is approved by voters.)
The Washtenaw Intermediate School District seeks renewal of a special education millage on Tuesday, May 3. The renewal is for seven years and would run from 2011-17. The millage renewal would generate $14 million countywide, of which $5.8 million would come to the Ann Arbor Public Schools.
A series of news briefs from around the district, including: fundraising run, May 3 election, anti-bullying conference at WISD, Skyline receives DECA recognition, Pittsfield Science Fair and more.
A series of briefs from around the district including: Budget information sessions next week, community volunteers sought for Tappan seed planting day April 13; Early College Alliance information night is April 12; and interviews scheduled for two WISD superintendent finalists.
The WISD seeks a renewal of .9850 of a mill for seven years to support special education services. Of the $14 million that would be raised, $5.8 would come to Ann Arbor. A defeat would cause General Fund dollars to be used for these mandated services.
School bells: A series of briefs from in and around the Ann Arbor Public Schools including: New Pioneer football coach, Community High wins state mock trial tourney, Wines parent wins subscription drawing, Huron diving coach earns honors, new principal named for consortium high school, Skyline students earn kudos at regional fair, WISD superintendent finalists interviews wrap up, book events around Ann Arbor,
The Washtenaw Intermediate School District board has scheduled public meetings the week of March 21 to interview the finalists.
A series of briefs from in and around the Ann Arbor Public Schools including: Reading month activities at Pittsfield, CHS teams participate in mock trial competition, Lakewood hosts major fundraiser event, robotics at Skyline, WISD moves forward on superintendent search and hosts event about IEP goals.
A series of briefs from around the Ann Arbor Public Schools: Ann Arbor schools moving to Google, WISD begins superintendent search, PTOC Enrichment Forum slated for Jan. 24, DECA teams showcase business knowledge, talent.
The Washtenaw Intermediate School District will seek renewal next May of a .9850 mill for seven years to support special education services for students in 10 districts, including Ann Arbor.
Currently the intermediate district’s assistant superintendent for student services, Leyshock assumes the interim post when Superintendent William Miller retires Dec. 31.
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.
Information sessions have been scheduled for Ann Arbor’s Options program, which offers Washtenaw County students online classes and individualized learning plans.