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Bullying Meets the Circle
10/19/2021
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a time when people across the country try to raise awareness and find solutions to this ever-growing issue.
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Middle School Volleyball 2021-22
10/19/2021
Middle school volleyball hit the courts again during the fall sports season!
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Trunk or Treat
10/18/2021
Heart 4 the City will hold its annual Trunk or Treat event Sunday, Oct. 24, from 5-6:30 p.m. at 954 Eastland Ave. in Akron, weather permitting.
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Griffs Highlighted Athletes of the Week
10/15/2021
Two of Buchtel CLC's scholar athletes have had the honor of being recognized as Athlete of the Week on 93.5/1590 WAKR this week, by Ray Horner.
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Dream Day for APS
10/15/2021
This year's Dream Day adventure was a virtual one for Akron Public Schools seniors.
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Boo at the Zoo
10/15/2021
Boo at the Zoo returns to the Akron Zoo on Saturdays-Sundays, Oct. 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., presented by Acme Fresh Market.
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Trunk or Treat!
10/15/2021
First United Methodist Church and Christ Child Society are holding a Trunk or Treat event Saturday, Oct. 23, from 2-3:30 p.m. at 263 E. Mill St. in Akron.
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Weekly Update for October 14, 2021
10/15/2021
Find out the latest information on the Ohio Vax-2-School scholarship campaign, Pfizer vaccine for children, COVID-19 stats, TikTok Challenge, free admission to UA football game, feedback on use of ESSER funds and SEI Family Pulse survey, Akron Children's Museum Play at Home fall fundraiser, Halloween events, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - October 11, 2021
10/15/2021
The most recent BOE Meeting video is online now at youtube.com/akronschools, and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end.
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Positive Trends Overall for APS on OH Report Card
10/14/2021
The release of the State Report Card for Akron Public Schools and for all Ohio school districts today provides data for districts to use in assessing and planning with regard to student progress in an unprecedented year of disruption and recovery.
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Financial Fitness For Your Future
10/14/2021
The Akron Alumnae, Zeta Alpha and Epsilon Mu Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present a virtual event titled Financial Fitness For Your Future.
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Buchtel Community Pancake Day
10/14/2021
Buchtel Community Pancake Day is Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1040 Copley Road.
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APS Alum Plays Akron Friday Night
10/14/2021
Kofi Boakye's journey from his graduation from Akron Early College High School to the Berklee College of Music has brought out his non-musical creative side.
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All Challenges Are Not Academic
10/14/2021
Akron Public Schools psychologist Erich Merkle, Ph.D., has seen changes in some students since they returned from having, essentially, a year away from their traditional learning environment.
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Northeast Ohio Sectional and District Fall Sports
10/14/2021
Northeast Ohio sectional and district fall sports tournament games will be ticketed online; no cash tickets will be sold at the gate.
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Countdown to Dream Day 5
10/14/2021
Dream Day is coming October 14! Hear what APS seniors are saying about it and what their dreams are. Always remember that no dream is too big!
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Akron Football Community Day
10/14/2021
The University of Akron will hold a football Community Day on Oct. 23.
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Play at Home Fundraiser
10/14/2021
The Akron Children's Museum is presenting its second annual Play at Home fundraiser Oct. 23 (time to be determined).
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Coats and Cans for Kids
10/14/2021
One thousand free turkeys (with the donation of a coat or can) will be given away at the Coats and Cans for Kids Turkey Giveaway event on November 19, from noon-4 p.m., at KNR (3412 W. Market St.).
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APS Staff Spotlight - October 13, 2021
10/14/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
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APS Looking for Your Suggestions
10/13/2021
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds (Post-Pandemic Education Stabilization funds or ESSER) are provided to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the nation’s students.
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Board Presents Knight Award to Hudson Church
10/12/2021
A church in Hudson is the recipient of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Community Partnership Award given by Akron Public Schools, its board of education and, this year, North High School.
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Countdown to Dream Day 4
10/11/2021
Dream Day is coming October 14! Hear what APS seniors are saying about it and what their dreams are. Always remember that no dream is too big!
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Passion for Food ... Lots of Food
10/11/2021
Since 1946, national school lunch programs have been available. While many areas may have offered school lunches before that time, other areas found it difficult to find the funds and resources to support such a program.
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Stay in the Game/Spirit Week Promo
10/08/2021
Check out these student board members and staff promoting Stay in School/Spirit Week!
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Countdown to Dream Day 3
10/07/2021
Dream Day is coming October 14! Hear what APS seniors are saying about it and what their dreams are. Always remember that no dream is too big!
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Weekly Update for October 7, 2021
10/07/2021
Find out the latest information on The Roll Up a Sleeve With APS campaign, warnings against the Tik Tok challenge, senior participation in Dream Day, the Diversity Career Fair, feedback in the ESSER Funds survey, APS GEAR UP Partnership Program, free Trunk or Treat event, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Parochial School Rivalry to Benefit APS Students
10/06/2021
Good Samaritan Hunger Center in Akron has put together a food drive at a most spirited location. This Friday night’s football matchup between St. Vincent-St. Mary and Hoban is the venue, also, for fans to make contributions of food for Akron Public Schools students.
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An Advisory Concerning Tik Tok Challenge
10/06/2021
Please see the letter below from Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack concerning the Tik Tok "devious licks" challenge.
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It's Absolutely Paranormal
10/06/2021
The Summit County Historical Society of Akron will host some of its popular paranormal programming again this fall.
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APS Staff Spotlight - October 6, 2021
10/06/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
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Lessons in Cultural Understanding
10/05/2021
In preparation for Indigenous Peoples' Day Monday, October 11, Akron Public Schools social studies teachers are preparing activities and lessons to learn more about what is celebrated in Akron, Monday, October 4, as First Peoples' Day.
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Trunk or Treat Drive-Thru
10/04/2021
Christ Child Society and First United Methodist Church of Akron will host a Trunk or Treat Drive-Thru on Oct. 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. at 263 E. Mill St. (parking lot), rain or shine.
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APS Receives Grant for Middle/High School Students
10/04/2021
Congressman Tim Ryan is today announcing $1,182,948 in federal funds for the first year of the Akron Public Schools’ GEAR UP Partnership Program, which is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
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Trick or Treat in the Valley
10/04/2021
Bring your children to The Healing Brew (1672 Merriman Road) in the valley for a Trick or Treat event with the vendors and businesses in the plaza. The event will be held Oct. 16 from 2-4 p.m.
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Jr. Fire Marshals in Training
10/04/2021
At Seiberling CLC in east Akron, Barbara Fisher's first-graders have the best possible teacher for their upcoming fire safety lessons as part of The Hartford Junior Fire Marshal Program.
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