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APS Alum in NFL on Mission for Kids
12/05/2019
When Jaguars S Jarrod Wilson steps on the field Sunday at TIAA Bank Field, he won’t be alone. His new friends Ayianna, Ka’Mari, Joey, Jarael, and Zion, to name a few, will be along for the ride.
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UA's Annual MLK Event
12/04/2019
The University of Akron will hold its annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Activities Fair on January 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
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Hands-On Holidays
12/04/2019
Hands-On Holidays at the Akron Children's Museum will be held on December 8 runs from 1-5 p.m. and includes holiday characters (such as Elsa and Anna), a Wandering Aesthetics performance, live DJ, paint and canvas workshops, kids dance party, design a cookie station, fun games and interactive play sessions.
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Your Weekly Video Update
12/04/2019
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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Joe Siegferth Basketball Classic
12/03/2019
The fourth annual Joe Siegferth Classic will be held December 7 in the Firestone gymnasium.
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Firestone Offers "The Revolutionists"
12/03/2019
Firestone Theatre will present "The Revolutionists" December 13-14 at 7 p.m. and December 14-15 at 2:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre (470 Castle Blvd.).
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How We Engage
12/03/2019
In Akron's College & Career Academies model, the school district is focused on offering hands-on experiences, rather than test-taking, while partnerships with the business community play a vital role.
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McEbright Students Benefit From Winter Wear
12/02/2019
Thanks to a local Elks lodge, the holiday season arrived a couple of days early for some lucky students at McEbright Community Learning Center in Akron.
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Transforming Education
12/02/2019
The Akron Public Schools district is making history this year: it’s transforming the way students are educated.
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Your Weekly Update
11/27/2019
Your weekly update is brought to you by APS, your real public schools.
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Board of Education Meeting - November 18, 2019
11/26/2019
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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Five Things You May Be Interested In
11/26/2019
The most recent Board of Education Meeting video is online now, and here are five things you may be interested in.
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Teen of the Month
11/26/2019
Meet D'Essence Jackson, Make the Grade: Teen of the Month
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On the Move with Our Friends at The Summit
11/26/2019
Casual listeners may not have noticed any difference since the 65-year-old station, aka 91.3 The Summit, didn’t go off the air for any length of time.
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Akron's Refugee Community Enriches Schools
11/25/2019
The nation of Myanmar, formerly Burma, is made up of eight ethnic groups speaking 135 different dialects. The Mon, making up just two percent of Myanmar’s estimated 55 million people, are one of the smallest groups and also one of the oldest.
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APS Basketball Media Day - November 12, 2019
11/25/2019
APS Coaches for the Akron City Series Basketball League talk about the upcoming season and the exceptional students they brought with them.
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On or Off the Court, Always Learning
11/25/2019
Check out this musical montage of some of the best moments from Basketball Media Day on November 12, 2019.
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Prehistoric History Day
11/22/2019
Students from Betty Jane CLC had a great day at the Cleveland Natural History Museum earlier this week.
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Ready to Travel
11/22/2019
National Junior Honor Society students from Litchfield CLC have completed this year's donation they're making to the Children's Hospital Holiday Tree Festival in downtown Akron.
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VEX Robotics Competition "Tower Takeover" - November 16, 2019
11/22/2019
The VEX Robotics Competition is designed to foster critical thinking by middle and high school teams by means of a problem-based activity.
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VEX Robotics Competition "Tower Takeover" Highlights - November 16, 2019
11/22/2019
Watch highlights from the VEX Robotics Competition "Tower Takeover" on November 16, 2019!
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Strong Effort to Hire Teachers
11/22/2019
Akron Public Schools (APS) Board of Education members heard a presentation about the district’s efforts to recruit minority teachers at the Nov. 18 meeting.
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Your Weekly Video Update
11/21/2019
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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Kyrice Brunson
11/19/2019
Student representative to the Akron School Board, Kyrice Brunson, is pictured with Board President Rev. Dr. Curtis T. Walker, Sr., after the Pledge of Allegiance.
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Cadets Work in Service to Community
11/19/2019
When members of StarkFresh, a nonprofit organization in Canton, Ohio, that tackles the causes of hunger, said it needed help turning a decaying building into a brand-new supermarket, students at The University of Akron answered the call.
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She Makes a Difference for Children
11/19/2019
Make the Grade is a weekly feature in Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal featuring NEO teachers, staff members and students who excel.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - November 19, 2019
11/19/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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15th Annual Breakfast and Educational Fun With Santa
11/18/2019
Project GRAD Akron will host its 15th annual Breakfast and Educational Fun With Santa December 7 from 9 a.m.-noon at Buchtel CLC (1040 Copley Road).
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ESports Takes Off at APS STEM
11/18/2019
During the day at National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM High School in Akron, 17-year-old Isaiah Campbell said he keeps mostly to himself, feeling more comfortable not talking to anyone.
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