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Medical Support to APS Students
10/15/2019
wo Northeast Ohio school districts, one in Akron and another in Warren, are taking part in a pilot program conducted by Akron Children’s Hospital to provide school-based health clinics to students.
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North Vikings vs. Firestone Falcons Football - October 4, 2019
10/15/2019
Watch the North Vikings take on the Firestone Falcons at Infocision!
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Football Highlights - North Vikings vs. Firestone Falcons, October 4, 2019
10/15/2019
Watch highlights from the football game on October 4, 2019 - North Vikings vs. Firestone Falcons!
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Valuable Lesson Learned
10/14/2019
Barb Fisher is especially ecstatic one of her first-graders from last school year paid particular attention during a two-hour fire safety class.
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Forty Years, Children's Celebrates
10/14/2019
More than 700 guests marked William H. Considine’s 40 years of leadership at Akron Children’s Hospital during a celebration in his honor Saturday at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.
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Kenmore-Garfield Has Partner in Education
10/14/2019
Akron Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Dr. David James joined FirstEnergy President and CEO Charles Jones to announce that FirstEnergy will become a named integrated partner in the College and Career Academies of Akron at Kenmore-Garfield High School.
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Alum Back, Brings Camera, Crew
10/14/2019
Horror movie fans in Northeast Ohio will want to keep their eyes peeled for an upcoming film set in Akron and Cleveland.
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Feeding Students Outside of School
10/11/2019
The Good Samaritan Hunger Center has been helping the poorest of Akron area residents make sure they can put food on their tables since 1982.
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Ellet Girls Soccer
10/10/2019
On Tuesday night, the Ellet girls soccer team won their second consecutive City Series Championship defeating Firestone by a score of 5-1.
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Board of Education Meeting - October 7, 2019
10/10/2019
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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Here, Hold This Heart
10/10/2019
It’s one thing to hear about anatomy and how the human organs function. It is quite another to physically hold the specimens in your hand, having the ability to dissect and analyze every nook and cranny in real life.
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Art Meets Music
10/10/2019
Pictured are Rowan Loess, Jenny Wei and Cyndee Snider of Tuesday Musical along with Sydnee Wade and Evelyn Brooks with the paintings the students created for the Legends of Jazz and Dance concert.
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Alum a Star on Field and Off
10/10/2019
The Houston Texans’ powerhouse, Whitney Mercilus, packs as much heart into the Houston philanthropic scene as he does into every game he plays in the National Football League (NFL).
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Escape Room is a Teacher
10/10/2019
Learn about the STEM High School's Escape Room in this Spectrum 1 News video.
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First People's Day a Success
10/10/2019
North American First People's Day was deemed "most successful" by Dave Lieberth, who produced a weekend and a day's worth of events to celebrate.
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Five-Year Forecast for APS
10/10/2019
It’s time to talk about a levy, Akron Public Schools leaders said Monday night, as the district expects to see a deficit sooner than planned.
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Wraparound Supports Grow
10/10/2019
The United Way of Summit County celebrated the opening of its first Family Resource Center at Robinson Community Learning Center (CLC) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday.
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Your Weekly Video Update
10/09/2019
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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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - October 8, 2019
10/08/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Cultural Lessons
10/07/2019
Standing in a bed of indigenous grass at the corner of Merriman Road and Portage Path, the 3,200-pound statue of a Native American lifting a canoe overhead was nearly another disgrace to the culture.
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Book Lovers to Glover CLC
10/04/2019
Families enjoyed an evening of books, a well-known local author, food and more at Glover CLC last night.
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Seeing is Believing
10/04/2019
The I Promise School in Akron has its sights set on providing support for its students and their families.
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External Service Provider Application is Available
10/04/2019
Akron Public Schools is seeking to solicit applications to develop a list of approved external service providers that can provide interventions, supports and resources to third-grade students who have been retained as part of Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee Legislation.
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I Promise Fall Activities
10/03/2019
On a seasonably warm Sunday afternoon in Akron, the I PROMISE School’s fifth-graders and their families filed into the Highland Square theatre for an afternoon matinee showing of “Abominable.”
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Batty About Books
10/03/2019
Glover CLC'S "Batty About Books" Literacy Night is tonight from 5-7 p.m. with noted author Conrad Storad on hand to talk about his book about bats and the writing process.
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Akron's Trick or Treat
10/02/2019
This year, the City of Akron’s annual celebration of Halloween will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019.
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Your Weekly Video Update
10/02/2019
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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Mayor Horrigan to Continue Successful Program
10/01/2019
The City of Akron will host a fall basketball league to begin on October 21.
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A Pipeline for Employers
10/01/2019
When Akron Public Schools students returned to school earlier this month, sophomores through seniors reported to one of eight College & Career Academies.
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A Tribute to the Portage Path
09/30/2019
The Portage Path, Akron’s oldest landmark and a tribute to the Native people who first occupied land here, will be celebrated in a series of events October 4-7 titled Akron’s second annual “North American First People’s Day.”
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Want to be a Bell Ringer This Holiday Season?
09/30/2019
The Salvation Army is looking for Bell Ringers for its annual Red Kettle fundraising campaign.
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AEC is a 2019 National Blue Ribbon Winner
09/27/2019
For the second time in 12 years, Akron Early College High School (AECHS) has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for its “overall academic excellence.”
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