AAPS Update January 15th
Ann Arbor Public Schools
Friday, January 15, 2021
MLK Day - No School
All Ann Arbor Public Schools schools and offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18th. Many community engagement events are planned; you may see additional information on a few events in this update.
AAPS Food Distribution Adds Dinners
The Ann Arbor Public Schools continue to distribute food on Mondays and Thursdays. These distributions now include dinner bowls. Full details on the food distribution program, including distribution times and locations, are available here.
AAPS Rec & Ed Free Programs
Rec & Ed continues to offer free programs on Wednesdays and Saturdays, both virtually and in-person, outside school buildings across the community. Our programs are designed to keep kids active through fun virtual and outdoor activities, providing a safe opportunity to be active and social. Registration for all winter Rec & Ed programs is now open. For dates, locations and registration, click here.
AAPS COVID Metrics Dashboard Update
AAPS weekly update of the COVID-19 Metrics Dashboard was published today and can be viewed here.
Updated Frequently Asked Questions
With this week’s announcement of a plan to transition to offer a hybrid in-person learning option we know parents have many additional questions. We have updated our FAQ section and answers can be found here.
AAPS Excellence in Virtual Instruction Award
Nominations are now open for the AAPS Excellence in Virtual Instruction Award. Sponsored by Google, the award recognizes exceptional AAPS educators during this challenging year. To learn more about the award and nominate an educator by February 16th at 5 PM, click here.
AAPS Board of Education Swears in New Trustees and Elects Officers
At their organizational meeting this week, the AAPS Board of Education welcomed two new trustees and elected officers. Details here.
University of Michigan MLK Children and Youth Program
The 22nd annual MLK Children and Youth Program takes place on January 18, 2021. Celebrate the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with programming for children and youth via zoom. Information and registration here.
The University of Michigan 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Keynote:
Where Do We Go From Here
Additional information, including streaming link can be found here:
Eastern Michigan University 2021 Martin Luther King Celebration -
We the People Speak: No Justice, No Peace
Full schedule of events here
Youth Discussion with Washtenaw County Prosecutor
The Washtenaw Alliance for Children and Youth will host a virtual youth discussion with Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit on Tuesday, January 26th, at 5 PM. Link to the town hall here.