Bach Elementary

Ann Arbor Public Schools

Bach Office 734-994-1949

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  • Did you know more than 4,500 students participate in Rec & Ed summer camps?  These students come from every school and neighborhood in the district and we are so pleased to keep them engaged, learning, and having fun over the summer.
    Registration is now open and catalogs have been mailed. 
    Check out the new camp website here.
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    Welcome to Bach Elementary!

    Home of the Bengals


    Bach Elementary School is located near the heart of Ann Arbor, Michigan in the Old West Side. Just like our town, Bach School is a diverse close knit community with a focus on learning and growing together.


    2018 March is Reading Month at Bach School 

    Join Bach School as we celebrate March is Reading Month with special reading-focused activities throughout the entire month of March.

     Important Dates:

     Thursday, March 8

    Dress as a book character and FAMILY READING NIGHT (see below for details)

    Friday, March 9

    Wear a hat that someone can read

    Monday, March 12

    Author Assemblies with Michigan author Kevin Kammeraad

    Friday, March 16

    Wear a button or a shirt that someone can read

    Wednesday, March 21

    At-home reading minutes due

    Friday, March 23

    All-School PJ and flashlight reading party if we reach our reading goal!

    Every Thursday in March

    Schoolwide “Drop Everything and Read” time


    2018 Bach Family Reading Night

    For All Grades K-5

    (Please note that this event is different from the K-1 Family Literacy Night being held on Tuesday, March 6) 

    Thursday, March 8, 2018

    6:00 – 7:30 PM 

    Located in the multipurpose room and in classrooms around the building 

    Come dressed as your favorite character from a book.

    Adults, you dress up too! 


    • Creation Station
      • Students and families build something creative using materials from the Scrap Box.
    • Kahoot Game Show
      • Students and families play trivia games on a phone or school iPad.
    • FlipGrid Video Book Blurbs
      • Students and families record a short book recommendation video using website FlipGrid.
    • Tiny Book Building
      • Students and families make a tiny book that they can write in and illustrate themselves.


    • Nationally renowned storyteller, La’Ron Williams 7:00-7:30
    • Bookmark Art Gallery
    • Used Book Sale (cash and check only)
    • Performance by the Community High Jazz Band

    If you are able to help out at Family Reading Night, please click here. The volunteer opportunities feature short shifts and fun, easy tasks!