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Eight-Graders' Teachers Behind the Wheel
05/29/2020
Thanks to all staff who celebrated East CLC eighth-graders today with a neighborhood parade.
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Virtual May Festival 2020 - Part 3 of 3
05/29/2020
The May Festival has been a celebrated annual tradition in Akron Public Schools for 93 years. Our presentation this year will be unique due to the virtual aspects of the program.
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Long Journey Leads to Graduation
05/29/2020
D’Ayshunah Kind’s high school graduation is an accomplishment that goes beyond GPAs, scholarships and big future plans.
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A Math Test - D^2 Miller South’s Digital Film Festival
05/29/2020
The last mission for fifth-grade reading students in Mission Control (part of Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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Are You Interested in the Field of Public Health?
05/29/2020
KSU is offering a free, summer camp opportunity that will run for three weeks in August and will be held entirely online to our high school students who are interested in exploring the field of public health.
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Virtual May Festival 2020 - Part 2 of 3
05/28/2020
The May Festival has been a celebrated annual tradition in Akron Public Schools for 93 years. Our presentation this year will be unique due to the virtual aspects of the program.
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/28/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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From The Ohio State University
05/28/2020
OSU's staff has prepared a PowerPoint that highlights 10 of our seniors within the Young Scholars program who will head to The Ohio State University and other colleges in the area.
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The Mystery Box - D^2 Miller South’s Digital Film Festival
05/28/2020
The last mission for fifth-grade reading students in Mission Control (part of Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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Virtual May Festival 2020 - Part 1 of 3
05/27/2020
The May Festival has been a celebrated annual tradition in Akron Public Schools for 93 years. Our presentation this year will be unique due to the virtual aspects of the program.
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APS Teacher of the Year Countdown to #1
05/27/2020
Watch a looped slideshow highlighting all of the 2020 building teachers of the year.
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Prime Time 9
05/27/2020
It's Prime Time to recognize APS seniors from the 9 (PT9)!
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/27/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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The 3D Thief - D^2 Audience Choice Award!
05/27/2020
Following the premiere of Miller South's Digital Film Festival, families voted to determine which of the five main short films would receive the audience choice award.
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Graduation Ceremonies Begin This Week
05/26/2020
Akron Public Schools has created a virtual graduation experience for its students, their families and the community. All graduating seniors are going to go through a ceremony, with limited family attendance in keeping with social distancing guidance, that will be live streamed.
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Kaiden's Recycled Instrument
05/26/2020
As part of our Instruments Unit, the second grade had to make their own instruments from materials they have around their house.
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/26/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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Jada Strikes Just the Right Note
05/26/2020
Nathaniel D. Duvuvuei, music yeacher at Forest Hill and Robinson CLCs, says that Jada is very passionate about demonstrating what she knows about quadrilaterals. Give it a watch and listen!
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Patience Pays Off
05/22/2020
ChickQuest is an Ohio State University extension 4H enrichment program.
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Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer
05/22/2020
On May 12, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue announced that Ohio has been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT).
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Board of Education Meeting - May 18, 2020
05/22/2020
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 - May 22, 2020
05/22/2020
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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Housing Plans Take Shape for IPS
05/22/2020
An affordable housing provider has won $10 million in state tax credits to build 50 apartments for the families of students at the I Promise School, which is supported by NBA star LeBron James.
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/22/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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The Virtual Race for Case - Run and/or Donate
05/21/2020
The 8th Annual Race for Case will not be a public event. This year, we have decided to use Race for Case to inspire our students to continue to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle while following Governor DeWine's stay-at-home order.
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Graduating in Person
05/21/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has left high schools scrambling to create a commencement ceremony that follows social distancing protocols. While some schools have resorted to a virtual or drive-in ceremony, Akron Public Schools has come up with a way for more than 1,000 seniors to graduate in person.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - May 21, 2020
05/21/2020
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/21/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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Life Saving Lessons Honored
05/20/2020
This training really works! A real teacher tells her story of how this training saves lives.
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/20/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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Spring Tulips From Helen Arnold
05/20/2020
Anne Lackney teaches an art lesson from home. Grab a piece of paper and a pencil and follow along!
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Otterly Amazing, ZooCamp and Habitat Heroes
05/20/2020
The Akron Zoo is now offering virtual programs for people of all ages.
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Summer Food Sites
05/19/2020
Free meals are available to all children ages 1-18, regardless of the school they attend, Monday through Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
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Graduation Guidelines
05/19/2020
Akron Public Schools is pleased to announce that it will be celebrating each senior with an in-person individualized graduation that will then be compiled into a keepsake digital graduation ceremony.
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May Five-Year Forecast
05/19/2020
Akron Public Schools CFO/Treasurer Ryan Pendleton shared the updated May 2020 five-year forecast with the Akron Board of Education today.
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Messages From the Heart
05/19/2020
Miller South reminds families and students how much they care about them!
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/19/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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From the Class of Karen Hazlett, Miller South
05/18/2020
Students in Karen Hazlett's class at Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts created these "Pandemic Poems." We will publish one a day for the next few weeks.
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Surprise!
05/18/2020
The PTA of Firestone Park Elementary School celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with a surprise breakfast for Julia Spangler, Firestone Park Teacher of the Year.
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