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Listed below are the dates for the spring preseason parent meetings as required by OHSAA.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Question: We have canceled several school days because of cold weather.
by Rene Garrett in News 
State of the Schools Speech Goes to Press Club.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
by Ryan Dumont in Community  News 
Early learning boost.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
Our wonderful masonry program at Buchtel Community Learning Center teaches our students valuable skills in the art of masonry.
by Rene Garrett in Contest  Events 
Following are the boys' basketball game updates: Feb.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
How it works.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Keep Akron Beautiful recently selected award-winning student projects that addressed Action Areas listed in Greenprint for Akron, a KAB-facilitated program.
by Rene Garrett in Contest  Award  News 
Lawrence Brownlee, a native of Youngstown will perform in recital for the second time at Tuesday Musical in Akron on Feb.
by Rene Garrett in Music  Events  Community 
Llibrary staff supported the Akron Summit County Public Library during the Family Reading Festival.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
Who pays for this?
by Rene Garrett in News 
The Akron School for the Arts auditions that were originally scheduled for February will now take place in March due to the many weather-related school closings.
by Rene Garrett in Music  Art 
Akron has used seven calamity days thus far.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Ohio's new College Credit Plus program can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Academics 
Charter funding bump?
by Rene Garrett in Other 
More efficient schools in Akron are beginning to pay off.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Student leads Pledge at Board meeting.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Following is an update on the girls' basketball tournament schedule:   Wednesday, Feb.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Community members will come together for the community’s first Big Dig event on Friday, February 27, 2015, from 2:30-4:30 p.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events 
The first round of APS staff, parent  and community partners who were trained to conduct the new APS Family Academies braved the cold to attend a certification session at the Ott Staff development building on Friday, February 20.
by Rene Garrett in Program 
All Akron Public School After School Activities will be canceled today, Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Due to weather conditions, Akron Public Schools will not conduct classes today, Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Doran Grant and Devin Smith didn’t find out they were second cousins until Smith’s grandmother died in 2012 and they discovered their family tree when cleaning out her belongings.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Ohio’s students are taking a new batch of standardized testing aligned to the Common Core, the math and English standards adopted by the majority of the country.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
All Akron Public School After School Activities will be canceled today, Monday, February 23, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in Alert  Closures  Community  News 
Due to weather conditions, Akron Public Schools will not conduct classes today, Monday, February 23, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Project RISE and experiencing homelessness.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
Want to know how the decision is made to close schools due to inclement weather?
by Rene Garrett in News 
Below is a listing of the City of Akron's Community Centers along with the hours of operation for any residents who need to get out of the cold.
by Rene Garrett in Other  Community 
All Akron Public School After School Activities will be canceled for tomorrow, Thursday, February 19, 2015
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Due to frigid weather conditions, Akron Public Schools will not conduct classes Thursday, February 19, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in Alert  Closures  Community  News 
For The Kid from Akron, a PROMISE to leave a legacy and a PROMISE to never forget where he came from collided this weekend in the Empire State.
by Rene Garrett in News  Community 
Crystal Davis lends expertise to our students.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events 
Kudos to APS friend, Bill Considine.
by Rene Garrett in Community  News  Other 
"Dark Money" for charters.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Following is the schedule for girls' basketball games for the state tournament.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Cards deal with Falcons on court.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
From our community partners at Weathervane.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Workshop  Community 
Backstrokes and Stripes Forever.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Sports  Community 
Board to obtain nine additional buses.
by Rene Garrett in Grants  Other  News 
Board learns details.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community 
The previously canceled boys basketball games have been rescheduled for the following dates and times:    Feb 14   East @ Buchtel               Junior Varsity 5:30 pm               Varsity 7 pm   Feb 16   Stow @ East CLC               Junior Varsity 5:30 pm               Varsity 7 pm   Feb 17   Firestone @ Kenmore               Junior Varsity  5:30 pm               Varsity 7 pm                            North @ Ellet               Junior Varsity 5:30 pm               Varsity 7 pm   Garfield was scheduled at Barberton ----TBD at a later date.
by Ryan Dumont in Sports  News  Community 
Due to weather concerns, ALL APS After School activities are canceled, Friday, February 13th, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in Alert  Closures  Community  Sports 
Due to dangerously low temperatures, All Akron Public Schools are closed Friday, Febraury 13th, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Alert 
Info Line is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1975.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Program 
More on our lessons from Sandy Hook.
by Rene Garrett in Program  News  Community 
After the retirement of longtime Akron Public Schools athletic director Joe Howard, Ron Linger will be stepping into that role on an interim basis to help grow the APS athletic brand and look to maintain that standard of excellence.
by Rene Garrett in News  Sports  Other 
Bus stop distance questioned.
by Rene Garrett in News 
Something Big is Coming to All Star 2015.
by Rene Garrett in News  Community 
An appeal for former APS teacher David Spondike has been denied.
by Rene Garrett in News 

APS Smart Thought

“Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.”

‐Ernest Dimnet

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