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APS All Access: Step Into Autism - June 15, 2019
06/18/2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019, the Autism Society of Greater Akron held the ninth Annual Step Into Autism Event (formerly the Autism 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk).
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Not Merely Buzz Words
06/17/2019
When the elementary students walked off the bus and into the I Promise School this last year, their teachers were outside ready to greet them with loud music, high-fives and hugs.
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Responsible Fatherhood Month and National Reunification Month
06/17/2019
Anyone can father a child, but being a dad takes a lifetime. Fathers play a role in every child’s life that cannot be filled by others.
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Profiles in Excellence
06/17/2019
Akron Public Schools’ National Inventors Hall of Fame Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (NIHF-STEM) High School had 12 students in the Class of 2019 graduate as valedictorians with a summa cum laude designation.
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Good Mixture
06/17/2019
The latest downtown Akron public art project is the work of a Spanish arts collective called Boa Mistura, which means “good mixture” in Portuguese.
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APS Student Productions: Life of an Alien (Genre: Mockumentary)
06/17/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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Highlights From the 2018-19 School Year
06/17/2019
One of the biggest challenges facing today’s workforce is the technical skills gap, partly created by a lack of accessible education opportunities for young professionals.
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Profiles in Excellence
06/17/2019
The graduation ceremony for Buchtel Community Learning Center’s (CLC) 125 seniors in the Class of 2019 was held May 29 at The Word Church.
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Flash Students Help IPS Learners
06/17/2019
For the second year, Kent State University is hosting a special summer camp designed to help students in the LeBron James "I PROMISE" program realize their collegiate dreams.
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Board of Education Meeting - June 10, 2019
06/13/2019
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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Cruise-In For KIDS Car Show & Flag Auction
06/13/2019
The Maynard Family Foundation and Don Sitts Auto Group will present the first Cruise-In For KIDS Car Show and Flag Auction July 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Joseph School Parish (1909 3rd St. at Broad Blvd. in Cuyahoga Falls).
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Midnight Basketball Program Returns to Akron
06/13/2019
Mayor Dan Horrigan is bringing Midnight Basketball back to Akron this summer, and the league launches next week.
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APS Student Productions: The Mystery of the Museum (Genre: Mystery)
06/13/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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I PROMISE School Summer Programming
06/13/2019
This week’s I PROMISE School summer programming sees our students sparking their imaginations with the National Inventors Hall of Fame Camp.
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Your Weekly Video Update
06/12/2019
Your weekly video update is brought to you by APS, your real public schools. You may also enjoy the printed version you've always loved to read.
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Buchtel Coach, Player Among Best
06/12/2019
They came in droves to Exhibit Hall at the John S. Knight Center to honor the standouts at the 2019 Greater Akron Best of Preps gala.
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APS Student Productions: The Legend of Zip Man (Genre: Superhero)
06/12/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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Pop Up Clinics
06/12/2019
Here are some images of the pop up clinic at Perkins Park Saturday, June 8.
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APS Student Productions: The Futuristic Phone Book (Genre: Drama)
06/11/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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Board Recognizes Distinguished Employees
06/11/2019
Half a dozen recently retired Akron Public Schools employees attended the June 10 board meeting to receive their Distinguished Employee Emeritus Certificates.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - June 11, 2019
06/11/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Veteran's Diploma Presented
06/11/2019
He was a student at North High School in the late 1960s. Richard Stoltz never had the chance to complete school and receive his diploma.
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Camp Creativity and STEM Lego and Lux Blok Maker Camp
06/11/2019
Akron Children’s Museum’s Summer Camp programs start this month and run through July.
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APS Student Productions: 4^2 Intro
06/10/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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APS Student Productions: DJ Starshooter and the Set-Up (Genre: Superhero)
06/10/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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