• Huron News 04/14/19

    Posted by Huron Webmaster on 4/14/2019

    From the Principal’s Desk – Dr. Janet Schwamb
    Huron News for the week of 4/14/19

    Congratulations to Kate Odette R.N. who has been selected as the 2019 Michigan School Nurse of the Year! Kate is an exceptional school nurse and Huron High School has been most fortunate to have Kate Odette as our school nurse!

    Mr. William Finch, Latin teacher at Huron, has been selected by the University of Michigan as the recipient of the 2019 Glenn M. Knudsvig Award for Outstanding Latin Teaching in Michigan Secondary Schools.  Congratulations Mr. Finch!

    Tuesday, 4/16/19AAPS School Safety Update Meeting. AAPS and representatives from the Ann Arbor Police Department will be holding a parent information meeting from 6:30-8:00 PM at the Pioneer High School annex. Information about recent safety initiatives as well as an overview of the ALICE emergency response protocol will be presented. For more information

    Parents/Guardians -The Ann Arbor Public Schools Climate Survey continues to remain open. Please share your feedback on academic preparation, safety and behavior, student support, school operations, family involvement and more. Check your email for an invitation and survey link, go to https://survey.k12insight.com/r/AAPSParents2019. Responses are 100% confidential. The survey is open though  4/19.

    This  week on Tuesday, April 16th & Wednesday, April 17th 11th grade students will be taking the M-STEP exam, which is part of the Michigan Merit Examinations. The  MME assesses students in grade 11 and eligible students in grade 12 based on Michigan high school standards. The MME is administered each spring to 11th graders, and consists of three components, the SAT, the  WorkKeys® job skills assessment, and the M-STEP in Science and Social Studies.​ M-STEP is a 21st Century online test which is designed to gauge how well students are mastering state standards. These standards, broadly outline what students should know and be able to do in order to be prepared to enter the workplace, career education training, and college. 11th Graders will attend school during regular hours (7:45AM – 2:36PM) and will take the M-STEP exam in the morning per the schedule below. Room locations will be posted for students. Your student will attend regularly scheduled classes when not testing. If you have any questions about the  M- STEP exams, please contact your student’s Guidance Counselor.

    Tuesday, April 16th:  Students attend their regularly scheduled classes except where noted below

    11th

    Graders

    2nd thru 3rd Hours

    Last Names A - Le

     

    Room locations will be posted for students

    Wednesday, April 17th: Students attend their regularly scheduled classes except where noted below

    11th

    Graders

    2nd thru 3rd Hours

    Last Names Li - Z

     

    Room locations will be posted for students

    Thursday,  4/19/19- Building Recovery Oriented Communities from 5:00-7:30  PM – St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. A panelist discussion highlighting community collaborations that support long-term recovery. For more information see the attached flyer.Recovery Is flyer 

    Friday, 4/19/19 - School closed for students and staff in observance of Passover and Good Friday.

    Mark Your Calendars - Upcoming Events:

    AAPS 34th Annual College & Career Fair will be held on Tuesday, 4/23 at Pioneer High School. The event is free and open to all students and families from surrounding counties. Meet with representatives from more than 100 colleges, career, technical and skilled trades. The College Fair runs from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. The Career Fair runs from 6 - 8 PM. For more information

    Thursday, 4/25/19 Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert at 7:30 PM in Meyers Auditorium.

    Tuesday, 4/30/19 at 6:00PM - 9th Grade Spring Parent Presentation in the Ingram Theater. This presentation will be hosted by our 9th Grade Dean, Ms. Tracey Stevenson, the 9th Grade Counselor Team, Ms. Potacki, Ms. Nunlee, Ms. Castron, and Ms. Jamerson, Mr. Newell, the MYP Coordinator,  Mr. Samaha, Huron Social Worker, Intervention Specialist, Ms. Tooson, and Huron DP/CP students.  The group will provide helpful  information and tips for our freshmen parents/guardians to assist freshmen with their transition to their sophomore year at Huron High School and providing information on summer opportunities for their students.

    Have a wonderful week!

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