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Thursday, August 28, is the first day of school!
by Mark Williamson in Alert 
In an effort to make the Akron Public Schools (APS) more competitive, the district is hiring three new administrators to boost both the district’s and its students’ digital capabilities.
by Rene Garrett in News 
Area residents and students got a sneak peek of the new King Community Learning Center (CLC) Aug.
by Rene Garrett in News  Community  Events 
Buchtel High School secretary Lola Brewer and family brought her grandson, Ny’Aire Brock, to REACH for his first day of kindergarten.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Byron Hopkins holds the Kenmore Cardinal to help direct "traffic" on the third floor.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Day 1 of the school year at the new McEbright Lakeside.
by Rene Garrett in Academics  News 
Project Ujima has a new weekly schedule of events.
by Rene Garrett in Community  News 
State officials say Portage County educator disregarded orders to not open any more charter schools.
by Rene Garrett in News 
Superintendent David James challenged Desiree Bolden (manager, extended learning, Akron After School) to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and here is her response!
by Rene Garrett in Other  Community 
With the start of the 2014-15 school year, LeBron and the Foundation are committed to more than 800 students .
by Rene Garrett in News  Community 
Community partners from Rubber City Radio (WNWV, WONE, WQMX and WAKR) and Infiniti of Akron bring Christmas in August .
by Rene Garrett in Community  Other 
The junior cadets from Garfield High prepare to present colors at the board meeting.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Akron Public Schools principals are ready to receive students from SPARK (Supporting Partnership to Assure Ready Kids), a generous, early childhood program.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
There are only eight more regular-season RubberDucks Home Games!
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Project Ujima has a new weekly schedule of events.
by Rene Garrett in News  Community 
Some say it all began here.
by Rene Garrett in Events  News 
With their applications to become International Baccalaureate (IB) World School candidates approved, Akron Public Schools’ (APS) Case Elementary and Litchfield Middle schools will begin introducing new concepts and curriculum this school year.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
Wheels for Education, that is .
by Rene Garrett in Community  News 
The Global Village Festival of Greater Akron is a celebration of international and ethnic diversity in our community.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events 
In recognition of National Recovery Month and to increase access for those in greatest need, The Summit 91.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Other 
Check out this video from the Ohio Department of Education about Career Ed!
by Ryan Dumont in News  Other  Academics  Technology 
Are you wondering why David James is all wet?
by Ryan Dumont in Community  News 
Community Partner South Street Ministries rides again!
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
On Wednesday, August 27, from 8 a.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Case is now an IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) candidate school.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
Community partner, City of Akron, makes music.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community  Music 
If it's up to running back Ernest Calhoun, life for the Kent State football team without Dri Archer won't be too bad.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
An APS Education Career Fair (including on-site interviewing) will be held on Friday, August 22, from 8:30 a.
by Rene Garrett in News 
Family activity alert!
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
Community partners after hours.
by Rene Garrett in News  Events  Community 
At InfoCision Stadium August 8, Akron welcomed back LeBron James.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  News 
Firestone High School is bringing back its full slate of coaches for the falls sports season; and Athletic Director Brian Fuller, who is in his 15th year on the job, said the school “absolutely” has a strong group of coaches in place heading into the 2014-15 school year.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Community Partner Akron RubberDucks.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  Sports 
Project Ujima has a new weekly schedule of events.
by Rene Garrett in Community  News 
Online registration for Girls on the Run of Greater Summit begins August 21 at 9:30 a.
by Rene Garrett in Academics  Community  Events 
The Navy Jr.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
by Ryan Dumont in News 
When LeBron said, "I am ready to accept the challenge," he was referring to more than the challenge on the court.
by Rene Garrett in News 
The produced recordings from the KIDJAM!
by Rene Garrett in News  Events  Community 
LeBron James and HGTV's Nicole Curtis handed one Akron family the keys to a newly renovated house on Monday, the product of a week-long project that saw James' hands at work on something other than a basketball.
by Rene Garrett in News  Events 
Poet to assist Project Learn.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events 
Grant to help outreach.
by Rene Garrett in Grants  News 
Community Partners Offer FUZE!
by Rene Garrett in Music  Events 
Project RISE will present a play about teen homelessness on Wednesday, August 20, at 6:30 p.
by Rene Garrett in Theatre  Community 
Barberton’s Pendleton Named New Treasurer at APS.
by Mark Williamson in News 
The Project RISE Summer Art and Literacy Program provided children and youth experiencing homelessness with opportunities to explore art media that integrated literacy components.
by Rene Garrett in Art  Community  News 
The annual City Series football media day Wednesday served as an opportunity for coaches to talk about their teams and to welcome two new guys to the fraternity.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Five Marine Corps JROTC cadets from East CLC and their instructor (Michael Booker) visited Boston, Mass.
by Rene Garrett in News  Events 
Plans are set for the public Akron event welcoming home LeBron James, who is returning to the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers this season.
by Rene Garrett in News  Events 
Arrive early and leave your Frisbee at home are among the suggestions the City of Akron is offering those lucky ticket holders for Friday’s LeBron James’ homecoming event.
by Rene Garrett in News  Events 
FHS grad has a story to tell .
by Rene Garrett in News 
In the month of July, Project RISE provided four educational and cultural field trips for local families experiencing homelessness.
by Rene Garrett in News  Community 

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