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The safety of our students and staff is always our primary concern at APS.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Akron School of Practical Nursing earns highest accreditation.
by Rene Garrett in Award  Program  News 
Ghost appears at FHS.
by Rene Garrett in Theatre  Events  Community 
A Poignant Message from Mr LeBron.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
OHSAA investigation detailed.
by Rene Garrett in Sports  News 
Firestone will present Ghost the Musical on Wednesday, March 4 (7 p.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  Music  Theatre 
Smart phone study is telling.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
More flux on Ohio testing.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Many challenges from mobility of students.
by Rene Garrett in News 
Miller South will present Pippi Longstocking on Thursday, March 12 (7 p.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events  Theatre 
Along with a variety of guest readers from throughout the community, grades K-2 from both Seiberling CLC and Barber CLC celebrated Dr.
by Rene Garrett in News  Other 
Ray Horner spent some time in the classroom this week to learn about the importance of Black History Month in Akron Public Schools.
by Ryan Dumont in Community  News 
Teachers in line for Teacher of the Year.
by Rene Garrett in Other  Contest 
Project GRAD Akron is holding a spring fundraiser at the Game Grill and Bar (300 S.
by Rene Garrett in Fundraiser  Events  Community 
 Akron students heavily invested in program.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Award  Community 
Friends of The Akron School for the Arts Hosts Fifth Annual Gala Fundraiser.
by Rene Garrett in Fundraiser  Music  Events  Community 
Firestone High School hosted the Nile Project this morning, with an interactive concert for students and teachers in Akron Public Schools.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Music  Community 
The Akron School for the Arts auditions that were originally scheduled for February will now take place in March due to the many weather-related school closings.
by Ryan Dumont in Art  Music 
Findley digs it.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Pastors motivating kids.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Community works.
by Rene Garrett in News  Community 
Teach Ohio put together a video about "The Ohio 8," the 8 largest urban school districts in Ohio.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Events  Art 
The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus performed at the Akron Civic Theatre last evening (2/26/15).
by Rene Garrett in Award  Events  Music 
Listed below are the dates for the spring preseason parent meetings as required by OHSAA.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Question: We have canceled several school days because of cold weather.
by Rene Garrett in News 
State of the Schools Speech Goes to Press Club.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
by Ryan Dumont in Community  News 
Early learning boost.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
Our wonderful masonry program at Buchtel Community Learning Center teaches our students valuable skills in the art of masonry.
by Rene Garrett in Contest  Events 
Following are the boys' basketball game updates: Feb.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
How it works.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Keep Akron Beautiful recently selected award-winning student projects that addressed Action Areas listed in Greenprint for Akron, a KAB-facilitated program.
by Rene Garrett in Contest  Award  News 
Lawrence Brownlee, a native of Youngstown will perform in recital for the second time at Tuesday Musical in Akron on Feb.
by Rene Garrett in Music  Events  Community 
Llibrary staff supported the Akron Summit County Public Library during the Family Reading Festival.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
Who pays for this?
by Rene Garrett in News 
Akron has used seven calamity days thus far.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Ohio's new College Credit Plus program can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities.
by Rene Garrett in Program  Academics 
Charter funding bump?
by Rene Garrett in Other 
More efficient schools in Akron are beginning to pay off.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Student leads Pledge at Board meeting.
by Rene Garrett in Other 
Following is an update on the girls' basketball tournament schedule:   Wednesday, Feb.
by Rene Garrett in Sports 
Community members will come together for the community’s first Big Dig event on Friday, February 27, 2015, from 2:30-4:30 p.
by Rene Garrett in Community  Events 
The first round of APS staff, parent  and community partners who were trained to conduct the new APS Family Academies braved the cold to attend a certification session at the Ott Staff development building on Friday, February 20.
by Rene Garrett in Program 
All Akron Public School After School Activities will be canceled today, Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Due to weather conditions, Akron Public Schools will not conduct classes today, Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Doran Grant and Devin Smith didn’t find out they were second cousins until Smith’s grandmother died in 2012 and they discovered their family tree when cleaning out her belongings.
by Rene Garrett in Other  News 
Ohio’s students are taking a new batch of standardized testing aligned to the Common Core, the math and English standards adopted by the majority of the country.
by Rene Garrett in News  Academics 
All Akron Public School After School Activities will be canceled today, Monday, February 23, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in Alert  Closures  Community  News 
Due to weather conditions, Akron Public Schools will not conduct classes today, Monday, February 23, 2015.
by Ryan Dumont in News  Community  Closures  Alert 
Project RISE and experiencing homelessness.
by Rene Garrett in Events  Community 
Want to know how the decision is made to close schools due to inclement weather?
by Rene Garrett in News 
Below is a listing of the City of Akron's Community Centers along with the hours of operation for any residents who need to get out of the cold.
by Rene Garrett in Other  Community 

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