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Akron Teens Learn to Lead!
05/22/2019
The Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC), in partnership with The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and The University of Akron, will host a “Learn to Lead” Teen Leadership Workshop on Wednesday, June 26.
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2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet - May 9, 2019
05/22/2019
The 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet took place at Guy's Party Center on May 9, 2019.
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Tradition in Dancing Classrooms Continues
05/22/2019
Schumacher CLC's fifth-grade students participated in Dancing Classrooms!
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Creative Ideas Abound
05/21/2019
The Akron Children's Museum has field trips, camps and volunteer opportunities available.
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Big Truck Day
05/20/2019
The brand-spanking-new Anne T. Case CLC hosted an exhilarating and successful Big Truck and Career Day on Tuesday, May 14.
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Volunteer to Help a Student Build Reading Skills
05/20/2019
Akron Public Schools, the City of Akron, the EX L Center and Summit Education Initiative have teamed up to sponsor a volunteer program this summer for APS students in grades K-2.
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City Series Baseball Title
05/20/2019
The Firestone Falcons are playing their best baseball at the absolute right time in 2019. Fresh off a Division I sectional final win over Wooster on Thursday, host Firestone met rival Ellet on Sunday afternoon in the City Series postseason championship game.
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Uniting Urban, Amish
05/20/2019
While Amish Country and the city life in Akron may be two very separate lifestyles, the two united as one in song and voice when the choir from Akron East High School traveled south to perform with the choir from Hiland High School on Tuesday, May 7.
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Chess Moves Jennings
05/20/2019
Charles Jones rested his chin against his left hand, stared down at the chessboard in front of him and patiently plotted his next move in silence. His opponent, gnawing on a Goldfish cracker, wasn’t so patient.
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Firestone Student Congressional Art Winner
05/20/2019
U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, has announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition from Ohio’s 13th Congressional District.
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Events at the Pro Football Hall of Fame
05/20/2019
Spend some time this summer at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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Community Meeting to be Held
05/17/2019
APS is holding a community meeting on Wednesday May 22, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Kenmore/Garfield High School (2140 13th St. SW.) in the auditorium to review the current building designs and project update.
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Students are Getting a Walkway Built
05/17/2019
Buchtel CLC's Commercial & Residential Construction & Masonry instructor Matt Simpson and his students have partnered with the City of Akron, Akron Parks Collaborative and KGK Landscaping to create a brick walkway for the new community park at the corner of Cadillac and Dover near Buchtel.
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College & Career Academies of Akron
05/17/2019
Our College & Career Academies of Akron are connecting community to the classroom every day by partnering businesses and organizations with our students to enhance their learning experiences.
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Commended by the Governor
05/17/2019
Hatton CLC teacher RaDonna Mair and her husband have been running a Soap Box Derby Club at Hatton for the past seven years.
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Board of Education Meeting - 05/13/19
05/17/2019
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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You're Invited!
05/16/2019
Pfeiffer Elementary School will hold its 100-year celebration May 17 from 5-7 p.m.
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Highway Patrol on Special APS Mission
05/16/2019
Dozens of law enforcement officers, including state troopers from as far away as Columbus, an elite swat team and members of the Ohio Special Investigative Unit, converged on Akron on Wednesday focused on fifth-grade students from Helen Arnold Community Learning Center.
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Walmart Joins LeBron
05/16/2019
It’s time to team up! Hear from LeBron James & Doug McMillon, Walmart’s CEO, on how they’re partnering to do good.
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Senior Interview Day
05/16/2019
It's all about putting students in the best position to achieve what they dream.
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Your Weekly Video Update
05/15/2019
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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In Service to Community
05/15/2019
Kenmore-Garfield High School's Army JROTC presenting colors at the Akron Rubberducks Akron Education Days May 14. Cadets also served May 15 at a 'Ducks game.
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Fuel Your School
05/15/2019
A Fuel Your School winner has been chosen! Schumacher CLC won $5,000 to help teachers buy supplies.
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STEM Learners Paint the 'Town'
05/15/2019
The public is invited to help turn a drab plaza in downtown Akron into a vibrant public space — all in a matter of days.
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Students Weigh in On Vaping Concerns
05/15/2019
The number of kids vaping in Summit County is evidence of a growing epidemic, according to Summit County health officials.
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APS BPA Students Get Great Results
05/15/2019
Business Professionals of America is back from the National Leadership Conference which was held in Anaheim, California, with great news!
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Perkins Mansion
05/15/2019
Crouse Community Learning Center’s kindergarten, first- and second-grade classes were the first to see and experience the restorations and renovations of the 1830s structure that was once home to abolitionist and Akronite John Brown on Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
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You Are Invited
05/14/2019
Akron Public Schools CFO Ryan Pendleton will talk about the Cupp-Patterson Fair School Funding Plan for Ohio at 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) at the Akron-Summit Main Library.
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City Series Championship
05/14/2019
APS middle school track held the City Championship last week at CVCA.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - May 14, 2019
05/14/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Board Takes Step on I PROMISE Gym
05/14/2019
APS is moving forward with plans for the new gym at I PROMISE School.
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Board Recognizes Jennings, AECHS for 'Board' Work
05/14/2019
The Akron School Board welcomed more than a dozen young chess players at last evening's meeting.
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Akron Kids Fest
05/14/2019
The Akron Kids Fest is a free children's festival designed to bring kids, teens and families to the heart of Akron to grow, inspire and motivate young minds through science-, technology-, engineering-, arts- and mathematics-related play.
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Kenmore-Garfield Rams vs. Ellet Orangemen Baseball - May 1, 2019
05/13/2019
Watch the Kenmore-Garfield Rams take on the Ellet Orangemen at The University of Akron's Lee R. Jackson field!
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Kenmore-Garfield Rams vs. Ellet Orangemen Baseball Highlights - May 1, 2019
05/13/2019
Watch highlights from the baseball game on May 1, 2019 - Kenmore-Garfield Rams vs. Ellet Orangemen!
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The Many Cultures of Akron Public Schools
05/13/2019
On May 2, nearly 300 families, staff members and friends from the community gathered as one Harris-Jackson CLC family.
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Great Start, Great Finish
05/13/2019
The City Series track and field championship meet ventured outside of Summit County this year and into Portage County.
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