Students and staff at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts gave a presentation on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Following a series of very special performances and testimonies by students and staff, Dr. Ellen McWilliams gave a closing speech about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the importance of service to our fellow man.
Island Breeze, a Hawaiian group that shares a taste of island culture through dance, song and inspirational messages, visited Seiberling Elementary School Monday, Jan. 14. The group spoke to students about the power of good character and reinforced the importance of reading. Seiberling chose to focus on Hawaiian themes for its 100 Book Challenge reading program this year. Island Breeze tours worldwide. The group was in the area for its annual trip to Hartville, Ohio. Hosts Howard Miller and Ruby Whittmer, owners of the Hartville Marketplace and Flea Market, hosted the group and helped make the visit to Seiberling possible.
Hyre students were involved in a PBL at Hampton Hills and Highland/Dover national parks. They conducted Phosphorous, Ph and Nitrogen tests on the soil and used the data collected to formulate hypotheses about the results of reforestation on those environments. On November 20th, the students presented their findings to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Rangers at Hyre CLC.
The latest installment of APS Shoutouts! on Tuseday, November 20 honored ward captains, lieutenants, campaign managers, and others who gave so much to spread the positive message of the Akron Public Schools. APS representatives, including Superintendent David W. James, Assistant Superintendent Ellen McWilliams, Executive Director of Business Affairs Debra Foulk, Director of Community Relations Carla Sibley and others recognized the invaluable service of so many that volunteered their time and effort to the campaign. These individuals were greeted with a round of applause, words of thanks, a breakfast of pancakes and sausage cooked by David James, and a few small gifts. During the event, Ellen McWilliams read a proclamation by Don Plusquellic, Mayor of Akron, praising the efforts of all involved and declaring November 20, 2012 as Team 61 Day! APS Shoutouts! honors APS employees who go above and beyond in their work for the district. APS chooses and surprises winners (a group, department or individual) every other week.
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Fire EMT is a Career Education program offered by Akron Public Schools to prepare students with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes to serve a competitive advantage in the workforce. This video was edited by August Young, a student enrolled in the Ellet I.T. Career Education course.
APS Coaches for the Boys and Girls Akron City Series League talk about the 2011-2012 season and the exceptional students they brought with them.
Welding is a Career Education program offered by Akron Public Schools to prepare students with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes to serve a competitive advantage in the workforce. This video was edited by Mitch Secaur, a student enrolled in the Ellet I.T. Career Education course.
Marketing is a Career Education program offered by Akron Public Schools to prepare students with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes to serve a competitive advantage in the workforce. This video was edited by Amanda Marzano, a student enrolled in the Ellet I.T. Career Education course.
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