Tag Archives: schools

AAPS Back to School 2014-2015

First Day of School – 2012 I just found that Ann Arbor Public Schools has their Back to School Guide posted on their website. The Back To School Guide includes useful information about schedules, busing, lunch accounts, and more. The Back to School Information Page also includes links to specific guides for each high school, lunch information, bus safety, etc. The back to school […]

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Early Bird Pricing on Mabel’s Labels Back to School Kits – #ad

Disclaimer: I am a Mabel’s Labels affiliate and am compensated for sales through Mabel’s Labels links. I have also been compensated for sharing this information with you. Is it really time to start thinking about Back to School already? In Ann Arbor we’re only in our 3rd week of summer vacation. (However I do know other parts of the country return to […]

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Help Teachers Change Lives through Adopt-A-Classroom Sponsored by Office Depot

With all of the budget cuts that schools across Michigan have been through in recent years, there has been a lot of turmoil at the schools and the teachers have been doing a great job at adapting to the changes. Both my daughter’s teacher last year and this year were on the list of teachers that received layoff notices from […]

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Changing School Start Times?

Yesterday afternoon Ann Arbor Public School sent families an e-mail with the subject “AAPS High School Start Time Survey”. The e-mail states: The Ann Arbor Public Schools is reviewing the subject of later start times at the high school level. However, an adjustment at the high school level would impact the middle and elementary start times as well.  To gather […]

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Kindergarten: My Thoughts on the Full Day Change

Ann Arbor Public Schools are switching to full day kindergarten district wide. This year, a full-day kindergarten is the only option at several schools. At other schools, half-day kindergarten is the norm with a paid option for full-day and/or the K-care program (provided there is sufficient interest). Personally, I am thrilled that they are changing to a consistent district-wide policy. […]

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