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Akron Parks Week Starts Oct. 3
09/30/2020
The City of Akron, in partnership with the Akron Parks Collaborative, is hosting its annual Akron Parks Week to celebrate, improve and utilize Akron's public spaces.
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Storytime: Oh, the Places You'll Go! #NationalReadABookDay
09/30/2020
We are celebrating National Read a Book Day on September 6 by reposting these fun read-with-me videos from our staff and friends.
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Akron Zoo Hosts Howl-O-Ween Celebration
09/30/2020
A Howl-O-Ween Celebration will take place at the Akron Zoo on Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 24,25 and 31 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
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Trick or Treat on Saturday, October 31
09/29/2020
The City of Akron's annual Trick or Treat celebration is Saturday, October 31.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - September 29, 2020
09/29/2020
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Grown-Up Play Date
09/29/2020
The Akron Children's Museum will bring the party to you during its virtual Party At Home-themed Grown-Up Play Date fundraiser on October 17.
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Storytime: Dog Breath #NationalReadABookDay
09/28/2020
We are celebrating National Read a Book Day on September 6 by reposting these fun read-with-me videos from our staff and friends.
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The Jim Chenot Rock and Recovery Scholarship
09/26/2020
The new Jim Chenot Rock and Recovery Scholarship will be managed by the Akron Community Foundation.
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Firestone Falcons vs. East Dragons Football - September 20, 2020
09/25/2020
Watch the Firestone Falcons take on the East Dragons at Ellet!
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Firestone Falcons vs. East Dragons Football Highlights - September 20, 2020
09/25/2020
Watch highlights from the football game on September 20, 2020 - Firestone Falcons vs. East Dragons!
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For September 24, 2020
09/24/2020
Find out the latest information on Student Voices, school zone speeds, updated athletic schedules, applications for assistance, Cleveland Clinic tips for fall activities, student technical resources and support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Taco 'Bout Voting
09/24/2020
As LeBron continues to be a leader in educating and energizing his community to vote, his Akron I PROMISE Network families engaged in the efforts in a fun and informational way this week.
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The Student Voice (In 5 Parts) - Part 2 of 5: On Essential Experiences...
09/24/2020
Dreama Whitfield, the Career Advising Manager for K-12, moderates a panel of amazing students sharing their real thoughts and feelings on topics ranging from virtual learning to mental health.
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Storytime: Who Would Win? Wolverine vs. Tasmanian Devil #NationalReadABookDay
09/23/2020
We are celebrating National Read a Book Day on September 6 by reposting these fun read-with-me videos from our staff and friends.
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Zips Honor APS Teacher
09/23/2020
In an effort to support and uplift teachers during the entire fall season, the Akron Zips in conjunction with the College Football Foundation's Extra Yard for Teachers Program and the Mid-American Conference, honored Dr. Perkins Pringle, a teacher at NIHF (National Inventor's Hall of Fame) Stem Middle School in Akron for his continuing efforts to go the "Extra Yard" for his students.
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Storytime: The Book With No Pictures #NationalReadABookDay
09/22/2020
We are celebrating National Read a Book Day on September 6 by reposting these fun read-with-me videos from our staff and friends.
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For APS Families Needing Assistance
09/22/2020
The window period for accepting applications for Summit County CARES Rental and Mortgage Assistance has been reopened.
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Storytime: Fox in Socks #NationalReadABookDay
09/21/2020
We are celebrating National Read a Book Day on September 6 by reposting these fun read-with-me videos from our staff and friends.
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Partners in Education School of the Year
09/21/2020
The Ohio Lottery is recognizing Robinson CLC as the Partners in Education 2019-20 School of the Year.
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National Voter Registration Day
09/21/2020
The Summit County National Voter Registration Day is September 22.
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Board of Education Meeting - September 14, 2020
09/18/2020
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 - September 18, 2020
09/18/2020
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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Important Notice From Akron Public Schools
09/18/2020
Due to increased security measures being taken, in the wake of the shooting incident at Ellet CLC Stadium last night, this evening's game (9/18/20) between Buchtel and Kenmore-Garfield AND tomorrow afternoon's game between North and Ellet are being postponed and will be played at a later date.
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Football During a Pandemic
09/18/2020
When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gave K-12 students the go-ahead to play sports this fall, he left the final decision up to each school district.
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Exploring Enzymes
09/18/2020
Akron Public Schools National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM High School excels in every area of learning.
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Healthy Eating in the Park
09/18/2020
Learning healthy eating habits is important for kids as they grow up.
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The Student Voice (In 5 Parts) - Part 1 of 5: On Virtual Learning...
09/17/2020
Dreama Whitfield, the Career Advising Manager for K-12, moderates a panel of amazing students sharing their real thoughts and feelings on topics ranging from virtual learning to mental health.
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Weekly Update
09/17/2020
Find out the latest information on attendance, dress for success, technical resources and support, Imagination Library, area agency support, student meal pickup, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Storytime: Are You My Mother? #NationalReadABookDay
09/16/2020
We are celebrating National Read a Book Day on September 6 by reposting these fun read-with-me videos from our staff and friends.
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COVID Kits Distributed
09/16/2020
The Schumacher CLC PTA is making a difference in the Schumacher Community with COVID-19 Survival Kits.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - September 15, 2020
09/15/2020
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Limited State Report Card Released
09/15/2020
Graduation rates gradually climbed in Akron Public Schools (APS) while absentee rates improved a bit, too, as noted in this year’s Ohio Department of Education annual school report card.
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Mayor Horrigan Announces Programming and Facilities Changes
09/15/2020
Following consultation with Summit County Public Health officials, the City of Akron is announcing upcoming openings and updates for the city's Recreation and Parks Department.
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Leggett CLC Welcomes You!
09/14/2020
Take a look at what the Legget CLC 2020-21 school year has in store!
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Hey Mavis and Others Bring the Notes
09/14/2020
Children's Concert Society, which has been bringing free music and dance programs into the schools for youngsters throughout Summit County and beyond since 1954, wasn't about to let COVID-19 stop them from delivering that vital arts enrichment.
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First Serve
09/14/2020
More than 600 volunteers have been working behind the scenes to benefit Akron’s North Hill neighborhood for the interfaith day of service known as First Serve, taking place Sunday, Sept. 13.
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Free Fishing Derby for Kids
09/14/2020
On October 7, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition will host the Cargill/PNC Fishing Derby along the Ohio & Erie Canal at Wilbeth Road. On October 7, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition will host the Cargill/PNC Fishing Derby along the Ohio & Erie Canal at Wilbeth Road. On October 7, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition will host the Cargill/PNC Fishing Derby along the Ohio & Erie Canal at Wilbeth Road. On October 7, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition will host the Cargill/PNC Fishing Derby along the Ohio & Erie Canal at Wilbeth Road. On October 7, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition will host the Cargill/PNC Fishing Derby along the Ohio & Erie Canal at Wilbeth Road.
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