What's New

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Our New Home at 10 N. Main St.
04/22/2019
From April 22-29, our administrative staff will be moving from the Sylvester Small Administration Building at 70 N. Broadway St. to its new offices at 10 N. Main St.
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North Vikings vs Buchtel Griffins Baseball - April 8, 2019
04/22/2019
Watch the North Vikings take on the Buchtel Griffins at Old Forge!
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North Vikings vs Buchtel Griffins Baseball Highlights - April 8, 2019
04/22/2019
Watch highlights from the baseball game on April 8, 2019 - North Vikings vs. Buchtel Griffins!
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Alum Ready With Netflix Project
04/22/2019
“Chambers,” the new horror series created by Leah Rachel (Firestone class of 2004), debuts Friday on Netflix.
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A Gift of Love
04/22/2019
Nearly 300 students at Mason Elementary School in Akron will be assured meals and snacks over spring break thanks to members of three local churches who delivered bags of food to every child in grades K-6.
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Surprise at Crouse CLC
04/22/2019
On Thursday, April 18, kindergarten-through-second-grade students at Crouse CLC put on a flash mob for Ms. Bruce (Principal) and Ms. Hines (Dean of Students).
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Elementary Education Options
04/22/2019
Why choose schools in the Kenmore-Garfield Cluster?
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Cost-Friendly, Engaging Conference Sponsored by APS
04/18/2019
Tech Transform is being presented for its third year in a row, and it is even bigger and better than before.
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Board of Education Meeting - 03/25/19
04/18/2019
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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Your Weekly Video Update
04/17/2019
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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North, STEM Medal in Columbus
04/17/2019
Kudos! APS, North High School and National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM High School have something to put in their trophy cases.
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Seventh Annual Race for Case
04/17/2019
Please join us this year as Case CLC hosts its seventh Annual Race for Case.
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Board Learns More on Fair Funding for Schools
04/17/2019
Perrysburg Local Schools Superintendent Tom Hosler contributed his time and efforts to shedding more light on the Cupp-Patterson Fair School Funding Plan for Ohio's public schools.
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Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio to Receive $1,500
04/17/2019
Destiny Druso, Aylena Rush and Chaudralyn Bell, seniors in Eric Mathews' North High School DECA Youth Philanthropy Group, have chosen to award a grant of $1,500 to Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio.
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Three STEM Students Reach Scouting Goal
04/16/2019
Three STEM students have reached their goal of becoming Eagle Scouts. Following is information in their projects, plans after graduation, hobbies, and the impact STEM had on their success with the Scouts.
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Veggie U and Mustard Seed Market & Cafe
04/16/2019
With a goal to educate Akron Public Schools’ (APS) students about the importance of healthy eating and how real food reaches their plate, APS partnered with Mustard Seed Market to provide 1,500 third-graders (78 classrooms) with a sample box of fresh vegetables to enhance their classroom gardens.
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Student Rep Delivers Pledge
04/16/2019
Sophomore Chandler Forshee is the Akron Public Schools student representative to the board of education from Kenmore-Garfield High School.
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Foundation Grant Will Expand Academies
04/16/2019
Akron Public Schools (APS) College & Career Academies Middle School Initiative has been awarded a multi-year grant by the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation (MHJF).
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - April 16, 2019
04/16/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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First, Again!
04/15/2019
Jennings CLC (middle school) has received First Place in the Canton Scholastic Chess Tournament. Jennings students also won first place overall for the tournament.
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Mayor, Health Department and Partners Team Up
04/15/2019
Today, Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Health Commissioner Donna Skoda joined together with community partners to mark the public release of Akron’s Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan.
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Future Career Plans in Focus
04/15/2019
On Thursday, April 4, 100+ eighth-graders from Akron Public Schools (APS), accompanied by their school counselor, attended the fourth annual National Society of Black Engineer (NSBE) STEM Career Day at The University of Akron.
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Partners Provide STEM Program
04/15/2019
Saturday, April 6, saw 90 pluse students, staff and parents from eight Akron Public Schools (APS) high schools attended Goodyear STEM Day at The University of Akron.
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Early Learning is Community Effort
04/15/2019
We wanted to share with you a few images and stories from three of our preschool programs.
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Why Families Should Consider APS After Preschool
04/15/2019
Why choose schools in the Firestone Cluster?
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