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Martin Slagter


Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Martin:

Gender labels should be removed from youth soccer leagues, Ann Arbor parents say

Parents argued naming the leagues "boys coed" and "girls coed" doesn't make leagues more inclusive. → Read More

Bitter is better? Ducati Spritz cocktail at YORK in Ann Arbor makes the case

It's a bitter alternative to the sweet cocktails of summer. → Read More

These 10 AAPS construction projects total $97M, from solar roofs to geothermal heating

Most of the projects are paid for with funds from the $1 billion bond the district passed in 2019. → Read More

Ann Arbor ‘super pair’ schools prepare for new curriculum program this fall

Bryant Elementary and Pattengill Elementary have operated with a “two schools, one community" model since 1986. → Read More

These are the candidates running for school board in Jackson County

Two county school boards fall short of candidates needed to fill board vacancies. → Read More

Ann Arbor schools hires new human resources director from Farmington Hills

John Randle Sr. has a range of experiences working in the public and private sectors. → Read More

Former high school principal paid $80K to leave Tecumseh Public Schools

Former High School Principal Dennis Niles agreed he will not pursue employment with the district again. → Read More

Paesano’s bartender will try anything in his Ann Arbor cocktail creations

He loves to think outside of the box with drinks like the Peach Cobbler Old-Fashioned. → Read More

9 members of Washtenaw County school boards not seeking re-election

Here is a list of who is running for seats on the county's public school boards in November. → Read More

Chelsea schools approve contract for new superintendent

The school board unanimously approved the three-year contract Monday, July 25. → Read More

Machining U helps Jackson students explore careers in skilled trades

The two-week summer camp gives students in grades 7-9 exposure to skilled trades like welding and machining. → Read More

Stricter valedictorian criteria approved for Jackson High School seniors

A board member who disagrees with the new criteria called it “exclusionary, classist and racist.” → Read More

Ann Arbor remains nation’s most educated city, WalletHub says

Other Michigan metro areas also made the WalletHub list. → Read More

Veteran educator picked as new Ypsilanti Community High School principal

Chelsea Harris-Hugan will transition from leading the district's Achieving Career & College Education program. → Read More

Injunction seeking removal of Ann Arbor schools mask order denied

The Chelsea School District and its superintendent, Julie Helber, also were removed from the lawsuit. → Read More

More Washtenaw County students among final round of National Merit Scholars

Three more students were selected for scholarships sponsored by colleges and universities. → Read More

3 in the running to become next Chelsea schools superintendent

Former High School Principal Mike Kapolka is among the candidates interviewing. → Read More

Tecumseh principal reassigned after district investigation finds his conduct ‘less than professional’

The move comes after Tecumseh Public Schools launched an investigation into “misconduct allegations” against him. → Read More

Principals swap roles in latest administrative shakeup in Saline schools

Middle school and elementary school principals are switching roles. → Read More

Jackson mother keeps late son’s memory alive in new children’s book series

"Meet Carter" is the first in a series telling the inspiring stories of the late Carter Buffum, who died at age 7. → Read More