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Subdivisions with Racially Restrictive Covenants. Credit: Justice InDeed (2022)

Racial Covenants Found in Deeds to Ann Arbor Homes

Rohan Sharma and Ascher Sargent June 6, 2022

Since as early as 1912, racially restrictive covenants have been written into the deeds of many American homes. These covenants were designed to prohibit Black people from living in certain houses and...

As masking in Ann Arbor Public Schools continues, controversies about the issue have been thrust into the forefront. Photograph by Zia Nizami/Bellville   News Democrat

AAPS Masking Policy Faces Controversy Yet Again

Lance Caswell May 17, 2022
Ann Arbor Public Schools’ universal mask policy was front and center as protestors disrupted a school board meeting at Forsythe Middle School on March 23rd.
New banner on the first floor, at the entrance of the A-Hallway. (Asher Hendricks

What’s Up With All of These New Signs and Banners in the Building?

Asher Hendricks May 17, 2022
Recently, Skyline administration made the decision to put up new signs, banners, and other decorative elements around Skyline High School.
Hayner puts forth his previously unpublished amendments to the displeasure of some of his colleagues. Credit: City of Ann Arbor – CTN

City of Ann Arbor Decides on $24.2 million ARPA Funding

Lucas Caswell May 17, 2022
“It wasn't easy and I don't think, in the end, everyone is going to be happy but, I hope most everyone will be satisfied,” Councilor Ali Ramlawi said about the decision of how to spend the funds. 

Despite Washtenaw County Decision, AAPS Mask Mandate Remains

Michael Mychaliska and Sammi Perkins May 10, 2022

Written and reported on February 11 The Washtenaw County Health Department (WCHD) announced Friday, February 11th that it will lift its mask mandate on February 28th. It will also lift its isolation...

Are Skyline Students’ Settling in After Online School? Will They Get the Full High School Experience?

Are Skyline Students’ Settling in After Online School? Will They Get the Full High School Experience?

Since May, 2020, students all over the country have had to adapt to a new academic environment. Because of this, many students feel as though they’re being robbed of the normal high school experience.  The...

After a Week-Long Closure, the Future of Learning at Skyline Remains Uncertain

On January 14th, Skyline moved to remote, virtual learning due to a dramatic rise in Covid-19 case numbers. This rise resulted in elevated student absences and staff shortages, necessitating the week-long...

Kenichi Lobbezoo (left) and Elijiah Kaufman (right) won the Michigan Debate

Skyline Pair Takes First at Debate States Tournament

Catherine van Lent May 10, 2022

On December 11th, Seniors Elijah Kaufman and Kenichi Lobbezoo of Skyline High School finished first in the Michigan Debate State Finals for Varsity Public Forum, for the first time in Skyline history....

District Dress Code Sparks Controversy Among Skyline Student Body

Elsa Weber April 27, 2022

The dress code has long been a point of tension among students at Skyline High School. Changing norms of fashion and a year spent at home has altered how people dress themselves. Student fashion choices...

“This has never happened before” AAPS Cancels School Due to Staff Shortages

Freya Israelsen and Karar Al-Shafey April 27, 2022

“Excess staff absences and unfilled positions are leading to staff shortages,” says Casey Elmore, Principal of Diversity/Integrity SLCs. There were four days canceled due to Covid-19 and staff shortages...

Supply Chain Shortages Rages On, Leaving School Lunches Limited

Andrew Dunfee and Collin Michele April 27, 2022

The future remains uncertain for many people within the U.S. due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, a new problem has arisen amidst the plethora of Covid-19 related problems: school lunches. With how impactful...

Groups of students exit their bus and walk towards Skyline

Staffing Shortage Impacts AAPS Busing Services, Students & Families Feeling the Pressure

Samantha Towers and Samuel Klein April 27, 2022

As of Monday, January 31st there were 14 bus route suspensions all around Ann Arbor, Michigan. These suspensions, set to end Friday, February 11th, will negatively impact many families and students. “Illness...

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