AAPS Update May 28th
Ann Arbor Public Schools
Friday, May 28, 2021
AAPS Food Distribution
The Ann Arbor Public Schools has shifted food distribution to Wednesdays. The distributions will provide food for seven days. Full details on the food distribution program, including distribution times and locations, are available here.
Enrollment for Fall - Registration and In-Person or Virtual Selection
AAPS is preparing for the 2021-22 school year and sent out information on PowerSchool Enrollment (formerly called InfoSnap) via email from firstname.lastname@example.org. The email contains a secure "snapcode" link and instructions that connect you directly to your student’s information.
This email also includes the opportunity to make your choice of in-person or virtual instruction in the fall.
As a reminder, all students entering young fives, kindergarten, seventh grade or new to the district will also need to present up-to-date immunization records to their school prior to the first day of school.
AAPS Celebrates the Graduating Class of 2021
The Ann Arbor Public Schools congratulates the class of 2021 with Commencement Ceremonies starting on June 1st. For more information including how to watch live and when the ceremonies will be broadcast on CTN click here.
AAPS Seeking Community Feedback for 2021-22 School Year
AAPS wants to hear from you through this ThoughtExchange Conversation. We want to hear from you about priorities for the coming school year, the supports your student and family may need, the innovations you want to see continue, and your personal thoughts that you want to share as we prepare for the 2021-22 school year. Find out more about the conversation here.
Fall 2021 Planning and Community Information Meetings
Preparations for a strong Fall 2021 Back-to-School launch continue, including five full days per week of in-school learning for students. You can watch the video of the first three community information meetings here.
AAPS Bond Program Spring 2021 Update
AAPS hosted a series of virtual community forums to share the latest updates to the AAPS Bond Program, including details of the Preliminary Phase I Plan approved by the Board of Education this week. You can watch a video of one of the sessions here and provide feedback on the plan via this ThoughtExchange conversation.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
The Washtenaw County Health Department has information about the COVID-19 vaccination, including making an appointment here and here.
AAPS COVID Metrics Dashboard Update
This week’s update of Washtenaw County’s COVID cases and where that places AAPS according to the current CDC guidelines is available here. The AAPS COVID Case Dashboard is here.
AAPS Breaches of Racial Equity and Title IX Concerns Hotline
The AAPS encourages individuals who wish to share concerns or experiences, racist attitudes and practices related to the Pioneer High School Investigation, or other AAPS schools, to contact Bonnie Mayfield or Jill Wheaton at PioneerHighSchoolInvestigation@dykema.com. More information and the AAPS Breaches of Racial Equity and Title IX Concerns hotline here.
Rec and Ed Summer Camps
Registration is open for early childhood through 8th-grade summer camps. Half-day and full-day options are available starting June 14. Scholarships are available, and camps are expected to fill quickly. More information, including camp descriptions and direct links to registration, may be found here.
City of Ann Arbor Equitable Engagement Steering Committee
The City of Ann Arbor is kicking off an Equitable Engagement initiative to overcome our community’s history with racism and biases that have caused important perspectives to be marginalized from community conversations and decision-making processes. You can help by submitting an application to serve on the new Equitable Engagement Steering Committee (due by Monday, June 7). We are looking for participation from all segments of the community, including youth and students.
Visit www.a2gov.org/A2EquitableEngagement for more information and for the Steering Committee application. Questions? Call 734-794-6430, ext. 42590 or email HSeyfarth@a2gov.org.
A2 Zero Week and Family Emergency Plan
The City of Ann Arbor is recognizing A2 Zero Week with a series of decentralized, distributed, and family-fun events to learn more, get involved, and have fun as we work collectively to achieve a more just and sustainable future. Families with students in Pre-K through 5th grade can submit their Family Communication Plan by May 31st for the chance to win an emergency preparedness kit.