Curriculum Night - An event for you to meet your child’s teacher, spend some time in the classroom, learn about the curriculum being taught, and ask questions about the upcoming school year.
Talent Show - It's Showtime! The Angell School Talent Show is a non-competitive event where kids get to show off their special talents. Wonderful acts in the past have been singing, hula hooping, a jump rope routine, skits, percussion performance, gymnastics, magic tricks and cultural dance. No auditions required.
Disability Awareness Week - The purpose of this enrichment activity is to teach students what it might look and/or feel like to have a variety of disabilities. This fosters empathy and inclusivity when working with others.
Art Show - This event showcases all of our students' artwork and arts & crafts are set up in the gym for students to participate in. There is a silent auction for certain pieces of artwork and a raffle. Funds raised during this event go directly to the Angell art program.
International Celebration - Come celebrate Angell School’s rich cultural diversity and learn about cultures and traditions from around the world. At the Parade of Nations, Angell Students march with a banner and flag of their country, while our principal reads interesting facts about the country. After the Parade of Nations, the bazaar-style World Market opens in the gymnasium, where tables are set up with books, pictures, crafts or activities representing various countries. At the potluck-style World Buffet, Angell families can sample foods from all over the world.
Book Fair - The Angell Book Fair is a way for students to buy wonderful books for themselves, their teachers and the school.
Science Olympiad - The Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad is the largest annual elementary school Science Olympiad in the country: every year 3500 students from 35 Washtenaw County schools compete in science events. All Angell students in grades 2 to 5 are welcome to participate. Students learn fun STEM activities and apply their skills as they compete against other schools. Event-specific teams work with volunteer parent
Year-round PTO activities
A few other things…
Ann Arbor PTO Council - The Ann Arbor PTO Council was established to encourage members of all the PTOs in the district to exchange information, ideas, and concerns. The council is independent of the school administration and the Ann Arbor Board of Education, but maintains continuous communication and active cooperation with these bodies and the community. The Council conducts independent study and research projects, acts as a parent lobby group, and sponsors seminars/workshops relevant to education in the Ann Arbor school district. See the AAPTOC site for more information.