Pioneer Family Communication

Week of May 22 - May 29, 2022

From the Desk of Principal Mr. Tracey Lowder

Good Evening Pioneer,


What a great week at Pioneer! Thank you to all of the staff and students that made our first prom in 3 years a success! We look forward to finishing out this week with seniors. For parents interested in summer school. Registration is now open please click here for the link. Contact Dr. Hyliard via email regarding any summer school questions - hyliardd@aaps.k12.mi.us


We look forward to the Graduation Ceremony on May 27. Please review the Covid protocols if you plan to attend the Ann Arbor Pioneer Graduation Ceremony with you and your family at the George Gervin GameAbove Center on May 27, 2022.


For the safety of everyone in attendance for the graduation ceremony, we ask each person to follow these instructions:

  • Monitor yourself and your other attendees for COVID symptoms using the updated Daily Prescreener. If you have any symptoms, please take a COVID test and consider staying home.

  • If you’ve had a recent close exposure to someone with COVID in your household or a social setting, consider staying home.

  • Wear a tight-fitting mask to the indoor event (Required). Consider a high filtration mask (N95, KN95, etc.).

  • Individuals at risk for severe illness: check with your health care provider to assess risks.


Below are important dates for the week of May 22. Please check The Pioneer Graduate Newsletter for updates on our Seniors Final Week - CLICK HERE.


May 25 - Club Day Schedule

May 27 - Graduation Ceremony


Upcoming Important Dates:

May 30 - Memorial Day - No School


If you have any questions/needs. Please email me directly at lowder@aaps.k12.mi.us.


Mr. Tracey Lowder, Principal

Pioneer High School

Pioneer Club Day Schedule - May 25

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Pioneer College & Career Center

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Good News @ Pioneer!

Congratulations to our Pioneer Crew Team for qualifying for the National rowing Championships in Camden, NJ - Seniors Emma Bassett, Grace Kennel, Lillian Davidson-Walshe and Mary Katherine (MK) Coolican- with Pio Sophomore Coxswain Allison Miller.


Please find the attached photos & a link to the video from the A Cappella Choir's performance at the MSVMA All State Festival in East Lansing.


MSVMA All-State Festival - 2022 Outstanding Choir

Friday, May 13, 2022

9:00am, Michigan State University, Cook Recital Hall

Ann Arbor Pioneer High School A Cappella Choir

Livestream video (AC begins at 2:47:30)


Congratulations to our Men's Water Polo Team - Regional Champions!

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PIONEER Care Closet @ C311 - led by ACTION @ Pioneer

ACTION @ Pioneer is in need of donations of the following items for the Pioneer Care Closet. Items are available for Pioneer Students. Please send donated items to the Main Office or C311. Thank you for your support.

  • toothpaste
  • tooth brushes
  • kleenex
  • wipes
  • hand sanitizer
  • floss
  • mouth wash
  • hair ties
  • Q Tips
  • chapstick
  • lotion
  • shaving supplies
  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • dry shampoo
  • hair gel
  • men's deodorant
  • women's deodorant
  • feminine hygiene products
  • face wash
  • makeup remover
  • lint roller
  • tide wipes
  • bar soap
  • body wash

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