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Dedicated to Past Superintendents
07/11/2019
Akron Public Schools (APS) today officially dedicated its new administrative headquarters in the heart of downtown Akron. In a special meeting of the Akron School Board, members passed a resolution to name the building after Sylvester Small, Ed.D., retired superintendent.
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Brookledge Golf Club Event
07/11/2019
August 23 is the Akron/Canton FORE golf outing at Brookledge Golf Club (1621 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls).
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Your Weekly Video Update
07/11/2019
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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Changing and Growing at I PROMISE School
07/11/2019
Following an incredible first year and summer of special programming, progress and pride, the I PROMISE School is preparing for another transformational year. But before we give a sneak peek at what’s ahead, we want to celebrate one of our own.
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David James Honored in Cleveland
07/10/2019
Project Love is a school-based, character development initiative of Values in Action Foundation. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, it awarded its Celebration of Goodness honor to Akron Public Schools Superintendent David W. James, Ed.D.
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A Fun Place to Learn, Play and Explore!
07/10/2019
Akron Children's Museum has volunteer opportunities to fit your schedule and interests.
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Summer Reading and the "Slide"
07/09/2019
The “summer slide” is not a new waterpark attraction or a dance craze. It’s a situation that many children and their families likely are not even aware of, much less think about as they enjoy their summer vacations.
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Community Safety Reminder
07/09/2019
Planning has started for the 36th National Nite Out Celebration. National Night Out is a crime and drug prevention event that is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by the City of Akron.
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Mayor Horrigan and City Leaders Celebrate
07/09/2019
Mayor Horrigan and City leaders celebrated the groundbreaking for a new splash pad at Joy Park Community Center (825 Fuller St.).
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APS Community Supports Self Care
07/09/2019
Akron Public Schools officials, along with church and community leaders, are hosting an event designed to shine a light on the serious problem of self-harm among students.
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APS Approved Family Summer Fun
07/05/2019
The Summit County Historical Society is celebrating its 95th birthday at a free event on Saturday, July 13, rain or shine.
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From Glover Gazette's Annual Newspaper Sales
07/05/2019
This year, Project Rise was the grateful recipient of The Glover Gazette’s annual newspaper sales.
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Two Camp Locations for Students Ages 6-11
07/05/2019
Neighborhood Playhouse is a free, two-week Arts Enrichment Summer Camp funded by the City of Akron and Huntington Bank.
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Thanks to Students' Design, Kids Can Canoe
07/03/2019
University of Akron students are helping Akron Rotary Camp kids with special needs experience canoeing more safely.
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A Reminder for Drivers
07/01/2019
The Akron Police Department and the city traffic engineering division are reminding motorists to slow down and be careful in and around schools and playgrounds during summer.
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Summer Work for Board
06/28/2019
Even though the school year ended just a few weeks ago, Akron Public Schools (APS) Board of Education members were already busy preparing for the upcoming 2019-20 school year at the June 24 meeting.
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