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Five Things You May Be Interested In - July 26, 2021
07/29/2021
The most recent Board of Education Meeting video is online now and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end of this video.
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Teachers Take a Field Trip
07/29/2021
Teachers never stop learning. Intrepid as they are, APS teachers ventured into a learning experience with one of the district's newest partners
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APS Staff Spotlight - July 28, 2021
07/28/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
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CDC Urges Masks Even for the Vaccinated
07/28/2021
This week, Akron Public Schools Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack informed the board of education and the community that students, staff and visitors to APS schools must wear masks as students return to class for the new school year.
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Maggie Oliver is Statewide Finalist for Ohio Teacher of the Year
07/27/2021
The Ohio Department of Education has announced the 11 teachers who are designated as the “2022 Teacher of the Year” for their respective State Board of Education district through the Teacher of the Year Program.
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Plans Focus on Health and Safety
07/27/2021
At the July 26, 2021, meeting of the Akron Board of Education, Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack detailed plans for the beginning of the school year for how the district will, initially, deal with the growing issue of the COVID Delta variant.
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Senior on Musical Pathway Fellowship
07/27/2021
Talented young music students around the world share the same dream as Cleveland Institute of Music 2021 Musical Pathway Fellowship (MPF) graduate Damian Goggans – to win acceptance to every music school and conservatory they audition for and to secure multiple full scholarship offers.
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School-Based Health Care Opportunities
07/27/2021
Akron Children's Hospital has openings in school-based health care. All positions require a current American Heart Association Heartsaver BLS and the ability to pass a criminal background check, reference check, BCI fingerprint check, education and license/certification verification and urine screen for drugs and nicotine.
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Etude a la APS
07/26/2021
Watch and listen to the Rising Stars of the Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts performing "Mother Goose Meets Mozart" as part of the 2021 Digital Spring Concert Series.
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Pioneering in Mystery Camp
07/26/2021
Akron Public Schools teacher Niculove Vintula is sharing with us the work of one of his Summer Mystery Camp students.
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Akron Public Schools Dress Code
07/26/2021
Akron Public Schools Board of Education has suspended uniform requirements for grades K-8 for the 2021-22 school year. All other elements of the APS Dress Code will be enforced.
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Author Inspires I PROMISE School Students
07/23/2021
Will Clark IV, author of the inspirational blog Bumps and Seams, began meeting with IPS (I PROMISE School) scholars during online learning to share his insights and experiences learned through NCAA.
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All Americans Selected
07/23/2021
Congratulations to some stellar student-athletes at Firestone CLC for earning All American honors.
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Lifting Their Wonderful Voices
07/23/2021
Watch and listen to the combined choirs of the Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts performing "Sing Dem Herrn" by Michael Praetorius as part of our 2021 Digital Spring Concert Series.
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'Campers,' Lima Beans and Wax Paper
07/22/2021
APS teacher Nicole Smith from Harris-Jackson CLC wrote to share her excitement from APS Summer Mystery Camp.
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Do You Need a Child Car Seat?
07/21/2021
Akron Children's Hospital is holding a drive-through child car seat distribution at Spring Hill Apartments (1221 Everton Drive) on Thursday, August 12, by appointment only.
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APS Staff Spotlight - July 21, 2021
07/21/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
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Rainbow Connection
07/21/2021
Watch and listen to the sixth-grade Concert Choir of the Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts performing "The Rainbow Connection" by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher, arranged by Gary D. Fry (Hal Leonard #08603534) as part of the school's 2021 Digital Spring Concert.
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Inspired Leaders Create Scholarships
07/20/2021
The Inspired Leaders Program is coordinating a fundraiser for Kenmore-Garfield High School as a capstone for its summer class.
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Former APS Student's Last Wish
07/19/2021
Akron Public Schools teacher Vanzi Wright, an intervention specialist at Seiberling CLC, wrote to tell us about a special former student who, along with his family, she had maintained a close friendship with over the years.
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Free Bike Helmets and a Fitting!
07/19/2021
Thanks to the generosity of Children's Hospital and the Akron fire and police departments, some of the youngest APS students will receive free bicycle helmets and have them fitted.
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Student, Faculty and Staff Safety is Our Top Priority
07/19/2021
Please click the Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services to view the district's plan for a safe return to school.
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