The Firestone Woodwind Choir was selected, out of a large number of applicants, to perform at this year’s OMEA (Ohio Music Education Association) conference at the Cleveland Convention Center.
The Science Expo at North on Saturday, January 24, 2015, saw some excited winners.
Celebrate a night of dinner, dancing, silent auction and live jazz featuring the award-winning Firestone Jazz Band and alumni musicians under the direction of Kate Ferguson.
Weathervane Playhouse will present "A Raisin in the Sun" from January 29-February 15, with a special performance during the school day on Tuesday, February 10, at 10 a.
Sitting in his car at the Q, LeBron had an important message for his Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) students, "We're in this together.
59th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Expo Coming What can 536 students do with science and math material?
The following Firestone students have been accepted to the American School Band Directors Association Honors Band, which will beheld on February 20-21 at Green High School.
Students from CTAG (Closing the Achievement Gap) get a trip to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park January 16, an inservice day for teachers.
It does us all good to learn about the wonderful things our neighbors do for others.
APS-educated astronaut and namesake of Judith Resnik Community Learning Center enters Jewish Hall of Fame.
Cedar PointAs the snow fell in Northeast Ohio, the Foundation and Cedar Point were making warm weather plans that are sure to excite our kids and their families.
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
The Creative Contest deadline is January 30, 2015, for the 28th annual Child and Family Awareness Month.
Bruce Alexander thanks Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Teodosio, as his family looks on at Monday’s board meeting (1/12/15).
Akron School Board President Lisa Mansfield, with her family accompanying her, is given the oath of office by Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Teodosio at Monday’s board meeting (1/12/15).
Project RISE staff members delivered presents, pillowcases and cookies to Akron's homeless shelters and sang Christmas carols with the shelter residents.
The Project RISE PACT (Performing Arts Can Teach) program offered an opportunity for families experiencing homelessness to enjoy performances of "Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing," "The Monkey's Paw and Other Unexpected Endings," and "The Christmas Carol" at the Megical Theatre Company in Barberton.
The Ohio school board’s beefed-up coalition of Democrats said Friday it will fight for better accountability for charter schools, beginning with pushing for the election of Democrats for board president and vice president.
A majority of elected state school board members have formed a coalition to advocate for traditional public schools, to increase accountability and transparency in charter schools, and to work with lawmakers to correct what they consider to be a less than equitable school funding system.
Tickets are available now for the Firestone High Aquatic Association's (FHAA) annual Reverse Raffle and Auction.
Calling a snow day is always a difficult decision, and we do not make these decisions lightly.
The National Weather Service is monitoring an ongoing Lake Effect Snow event over parts of Northeastern Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania.
APS Smart Thought
“It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known but to question it.”
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