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Color Coding Ohio
07/02/2020
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday a new Ohio Public Health Advisory Alert System that will help make clear the dangers of COVID-19 in Ohio counties.
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DeWine Shares Update on Schools
07/02/2020
During his briefing Thursday, DeWine shared the state's reopening plan for schools including a strong recommendation that students third grade and up wear face masks.
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Ellet Bricks
07/02/2020
Hammond Construction will begin to make Ellet High School building bricks available for community members July 13-31, 2020 (Monday-Friday only from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.).
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Board of Education Meeting - June 29, 2020
07/02/2020
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - July 2, 2020
07/02/2020
The most recent Board of Education Meeting video is online now and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end of this video.
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APS Honors its Shining Apples - John DiDonato
07/01/2020
Every year, the Shining Apple honors go to teachers -- nominated by the top-ranking graduating senior at each high school -- who had the greatest influence on them.
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Children’s Hospital and City Giveaway
07/01/2020
The city and Akron Children’s Hospital are giving 750 bags of summer fun and health supplies to Akron families.
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APS Congratulates Savage and The Summit
07/01/2020
Brad Savage, program director of WAPS "The Summit" (91.3 FM Akron/Canton and 90.7 FM Youngstown/Warren and western Pennsylvania), has been nominated for the prestigious Jack Barton Entertainment/AAA Program Director of the Year award.
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Board to Study Proposals for Reopening
06/30/2020
Akron Public Schools delivered to its board last night reopening recommendations that are based on expected requirements for social distancing of at least six feet and 50% capacity on buses.
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Hyre CLC Staff Misses Its Students
06/30/2020
Hyre CLC put together this video to let their students know they miss them and care about them! Hyre wishes them a great summer and hopes to see them soon!
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Partner Expands Service Due to COVID-19
06/30/2020
United Way of Summit County is expanding several of its direct service programs in response to COVID-19.
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Get 2 School. Stay in the Game
06/29/2020
Akron Public Schools, Akron Education Association and Cleveland Browns Foundation proudly announce the launch of the APS 'Get 2 School, Stay in the Game!' attendance campaign!
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Take a Hike
06/29/2020
Summit County Historical Society partners with Akron Zoo for a John Brown Monument Hike on July 4 at 11 a.m.
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Community Family Fun Day
06/29/2020
Chalk the Walk, Schumacher CLC's Community Family Fun day, invites you to chalk the sidewalk at 1225 Hartford Ave. on July 10 at 2 p.m.
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Off and Running
06/29/2020
This is a video featuring veteran school psychologist, Nichole Wirtzberger.
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Be Mindful of the Mask
06/26/2020
As the responsible restart of Ohio begins, face coverings have become a familiar sight as people try to prevent exposure of COVID-19.
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Executive Director of Elementary Ed. Selected
06/26/2020
Leadership Akron announced its Signature Class 37, which includes Mary Outley-Kelly, our executive director of elementary education.
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Board of Education Meeting - June 22, 2020
06/26/2020
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - June 26, 2020
06/26/2020
The most recent Board of Education Meeting video is online now and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end of this video.
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Board of Education Meeting - June 19, 2020
06/25/2020
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
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For the Many Students Who Ride METRO
06/25/2020
Buses are running at a 50% capacity and cannot be at more than 50% capacity at any point.
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Virtual Summer Camp
06/25/2020
A summer camp for middle school students, designed to get them involved within their community, is going virtual.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - June 19, 2020
06/25/2020
The most recent Board of Education Meeting video is online now and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end of this video.
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APS Honors its Shining Apples - Sam Crews
06/25/2020
Every year, the Shining Apple honors go to teachers -- nominated by the top-ranking graduating senior at each high school -- who had the greatest influence on them.
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Student Resource Officer Steps in
06/25/2020
A local officer is getting some appreciation after a video of him helping a woman who had car trouble got widely shared online.
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Firestone Student, Dad in PresentMode
06/25/2020
When Michael Gray returns home to Akron after a day of work at TechnologyXperts in Beachwood, he switches his smartphone to PresentMode.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - June 23, 2020
06/23/2020
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Awaiting Decisions on Fall
06/23/2020
Most schools say they plan to restart learning in two months, but a coalition of school administrators and teachers from the state's largest city school districts say they're waiting on a slew of decisions from Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Education ranging from funding to operations.
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"Masks for Moms" Campaign
06/23/2020
Summit County Public Health (SCPH), in partnership with the Commission on Minority Health, Medicaid Managed Care Plans and the Full Term First Birthday (FTFB) Greater Akron collaborative, announced an initiative to collect and distribute handmade cloth face masks to pregnant and postpartum women in Summit County.
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Miller South Virtual Concert on Zoom
06/22/2020
The video of the Miller South Chamber Choir singing “Light in the Hallway” was chosen to be a featured performance at the Ohio Choral Directors Association (OCDA) 2020 Virtual Summer Conference.
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Council of PTAs Honors Students
06/22/2020
Watch a video of the Akron Council of PTAs video in which it honors students.
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Clearing Hurdles For Fall
06/22/2020
Having the school year cut two months short due to the COVID-19 pandemic was devastating for Charlene Tabata, a fifth-grade teacher in Akron Public Schools.
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Fund Delivers More Dollars
06/22/2020
The fourth round of pandemic relief funding from the Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund is aiding nine organizations.
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You Will Be Found
06/22/2020
Here is a creation from Litchfield's choir teacher, Eleanor Nickras, featuring members of her choir and teachers.
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Camp What If: Akron
06/19/2020
The cost of Camp What If: Akron is free for middle schoolers leaving grades 5-8 enrolled in Akron Public Schools thanks to support from the City of Akron!
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