Monday, June 5, 2023
Graduation 2023 is in the books! What an amazing event it was, too. Great job; bands, choir, dancers, speakers, and ESPECIALLY all the graduates. Even the weather was perfect. Congratulations to one and all! Dates to remember: Monday, June 12th is a full day, dismissal is at 3:31 Final exams begin in 7th hour. June...Read More
May 24, 2023
School will be closed on Friday, May 26th, and Monday, May 29th, for the Memorial Day weekend. Senior Dates to remember: May 24th, Final Exams in 5th and 6th hour classes. May 25th, Final Exams in 1st and 2nd hour classes. June 1st: Graduation rehearsal. June 2nd: Graduation June 15th: School Picnic. Seniors: Remember to...Read More
What Is Bioart?
Art and science are often portrayed more as art vs. science; as if the two are diametrically opposed. But anyone who’s watched leaves change color or looked at an image in a microscope knows that biology ‘creates’ amazing art. Arts-integrated schools even use art to teach biology. In fact, biology is so loaded with complex...Read More
May 18, 2023
• Senior dates to remember: -Next week -May 22nd through 25th Final Exams -June 1st Graduation Rehearsal -June 2nd GRADUATION –June 15th SCHOOL PICNIC –Seniors: after your last final, remember to empty your locker, leave the combination lock on the locker, turn in any laptops, or school equipment you may have checked out, and we...Read More
May 12, 2023
Teacher Appreciation Week: A big SHOUT OUT to our PTO moms (and dads) for all they did for the AAW staff, in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week. Sweets, treats, lunches, and so much more! THANK YOU EVERYONE! Also, a big THANK YOU to Dr. Mitchell for the amazing AAW jackets. Your staff is now stylin’...Read More
Can You Actually Apply Acting Skills in the Real World?
You can totally use acting skills in the real world. (And we’re not talking about The Real World program, which was anything but.) But if you’re a young actor, or the parent of one, you might believe that studying acting is a dead-end road. We’re here to tell you that’s just not true. When Does...Read More
May 1, 2023
• Prom: This year’s prom will be held at Barrister Gardens in St. Clair Shores. It is open to Juniors and Seniors. Tickets are $65 and can be bought from Mr. Wotherspoon before school in room 112, and/or in both A and B lunches on Monday,Thursday and Friday. • Congratulations to Jorja Montgomery, Semya Jarret,...Read More
April 28, 2023
Senior Showcase: Friday, April 28th, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Prom: Friday, May 12th Open to Juniors and Seniors. Tickets are $65 and can be bought from Mr. Wotherspoon in room 112 before and after school. Poem-In-Your-Pocket: Students were invited to put a poem in their pocket, (not on their phone) and if a staff member...Read More
April 25, 2023
Prom: tickets are $65 and can be bought from Mr. Wotherspoon in room 112 and A & B lunches on Mon, Thurs., and Friday. The Prom is open to all Juniors and Seniors. Senior Showcase is on Friday, April 28th, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday is Administrative Professionals Day. Thank an office worker for all...Read More
The Not-So-Rosy Picture of Arts Education in the U.S.
Why is arts education in the U.S. so increasingly an afterthought? It often seems that the folks at the helm of doling out the funds don’t grasp just how vital the arts are in creating a whole child. After all, the arts can introduce students to a wide range of subjects in a way that’s...Read More