Reimagine Learning Update September 8th

  • AAPS Reimagine Learning Update
    September 8th

    Hello AAPS Students, Parents, Staff and Community,

    Many thanks to all for your support with an excellent virtual opening day of the 2020-21 school year. It is truly remarkable to see our students, teachers, staff and leaders connecting in virtual classrooms across our AAPS schools.  We achieved high attendance on this first day of the school year, and more students are coming online each day this week as we move forward together. 

    Food Distribution

    Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9th, will be the one food distribution for this week due to the Labor Day Holiday. In addition to the mid-day distributions, we are also adding late afternoon pick-up locations from 4:30 to 6 PM at Huron, Mitchell, Pathways, Pioneer and Skyline beginning tomorrow. Starting the week of September 14th, food distributions will take place on Monday and Thursday. For full details on the food distribution program, click here.

    We also encourage families to complete the Free and Reduced Family Meal Application.

    Device Distribution

    Last week over 15,000 devices were distributed to AAPS students. For families still in need of a device for students, we will have an additional device distribution this week on Thursday, September 10th, and Friday, September 11th, at the Balas Administration Building. Please fill out this 1:1 Form to select the date and time for device pick-up that works best for you. We plan to continue to schedule device pick-ups regularly in the coming weeks as necessary until all student needs are met.

    Families in need of a hotspot for connectivity can fill out this 2020-21 Student Mobile Hotspot Request Form, and a member of the IT Department will call to discuss the best option for each family.

    For questions about device distribution or other technology issues, please call 734-997-1222 or email

    Although this 2020-21 school year isn’t beginning with in-person instruction, our teams are working hard to ensure every student is connected and learning in our classrooms and that every child feels valued, cared for and supported within this AAPS community. 

    Please continue to reach out to your teacher, principal or any of us on the AAPS team as we move forward together; we are here to serve you. 


    Jeanice K. Swift
    Superintendent of Schools
    Ann Arbor Public Schools