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Thrilled He Does More Than Play Basketball
02/20/2018
Michele Campbell, the executive director of the LeBron James Family Foundation, considered the alternative outcome had James decided to “just shut up and dribble," as suggested last week by a political pundit.
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Board Selects Otterman Replacement
02/20/2018
The newest member of the Akron School Board will be officially sworn in today.
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Preparing, Training, Learning
02/20/2018
"Are you kids good at running and screaming?" a police officer asks a class of elementary school kids in Akron, Ohio. His friendly tone then turns serious.
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Protecting Children is Everyone's Responsibility
02/16/2018
A letter to the community on the Parkland Shootings
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Another APS Lifesaver
02/16/2018
Becky Feora at King Community Learning Center in Akron has been a third-grade teacher for decades. Griffin Starcher, 11, had Mrs. Feora when he was in third grade; and she was one of his favorite teachers. But the two never thought they would face more than third-grade reading and math together.
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APS Student Takes Charge, Saves a Life
02/15/2018
Seventy-three-year-old Jim Gifford and 16-year-old Jordan McNeil are an unlikely pair. The two talk everything from hobbies to love and relationships. While their differences are many, one thing binds them forever.
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David James Talks About Student Behavior
02/15/2018
APS All Access: Superintendent David W. James shares his thoughts on student behavior.
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Students Ponder the Past
02/15/2018
Students in a program known as Superintendent Seminar took a short trip to the 190-year-old John Brown House for what educators call a deliberative dialogue.
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Buchtel vs. Kenmore-Garfield Girls Basketball Championship - February 8, 2018
02/15/2018
Watch the Buchtel CLC Lady Griffins take on the Kenmore-Garfield Lady Rams for the girls' basketball championship at Firestone CLC!
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Ellet and North Bowling Teams Take Titles
02/15/2018
Every year, City Series bowling is filled with great stories and terrific bowling. This season was no exception!!
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How Local News Covered the Speech
02/14/2018
Local media has coverage of the APS State-of-the-Schools address on February 13, 2018.
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Horner's Corner: Buchtel CLC Boys' Basketball
02/14/2018
Ray Horner visited Buchtel CLC to hear from the Buchtel Griffins.
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Board of Education Meeting - 02/12/18
02/14/2018
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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Ellet Orangemen vs. Kenmore-Garfield Rams - February 2, 2018
02/14/2018
Ellet Orangemen take on the Kenmore-Garfield Rams at Kenmore-Garfield!
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The State of Akron Public Schools - February 13, 2018
02/14/2018
Superintendent David W. James gave the State of Akron Public Schools address during the Akron Press Club's luncheon at The Tangier on February 13.
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Ritzman CLC Student Leads Board in Pledge
02/13/2018
The Akron School Board meeting of February 12, 2018, featured Jacob Goodspeed leading the board in the Pledge of Allegiance.
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Culinary Student Heading East
02/13/2018
Gillian Allen, a senior in the culinary arts program at Kenmore-Garfield High School, has been accepted at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
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Golf Tournament Draws Contribution to I Promise School
02/13/2018
The DAP Championship, Cleveland's Web.com Tour Finals golf tournament, has donated $224,023 to the LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF).
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The State of Education in Ohio
02/13/2018
The two-year battle over state funding for the ECOT online charter school goes to the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday, with at least $80 million in tax dollars, the future of the school and Ohio's approach to charter schools all hanging in the balance.
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National Signing Day, Poolside
02/13/2018
Firestone CLC Coach Cindy Virdo calls swimmer Delaney Gasaway a leader in their program.
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Because It's Never Too Early
02/13/2018
Findley CLC (elementary) teacher Shannon Gregg wanted her students to start having a conversation about college!
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Superintendent's State of the Schools Address
02/13/2018
Akron Public Schools (APS) Superintendent David W. James delivered his annual State of the Schools address to the community today at The Tangier, focusing on community partnerships and innovations in education that are transforming public schools in the city.
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East Lady Dragons vs. Firestone Lady Falcons - February 1, 2018
02/12/2018
The East Lady Dragons take on the Firestone Lady Falcons at Firestone CLC!
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Dragons to Bring Fire to College Teams
02/12/2018
Fourteen East CLC football players have decided to continue their playing careers in college.
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Your Brother's and Sister's Keeper
02/12/2018
Tonight we were very grateful to have Scott Hamilton of the Adam Hamilton Foundation speak to the young men and women at Akron North High School.
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Cleveland Orchestra Plays Firestone CLC
02/09/2018
Eric Floyd sings We Shall Overcome during a Cleveland Orchestra ensemble performance titled "Civil Rights: Remembering Dr. Luther King Jr." at Firestone High School on Thursday in Akron.
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Feeling Part of the Team
02/09/2018
Friday is National No One Eats Alone Day, but students at Harris-Jackson elementary school spent Thursday learning how to be inclusive not just at lunchtime but at all times of the day.
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Board Vacancy Draws Great Interest
02/09/2018
The Akron Board of Education planned on interviewing every person who applied for the vacant board seat this Saturday. But when 57 applications rushed in by the deadline last week, the task became nearly undoable.
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Board Vacancy Draws Interest
02/08/2018
Interest is so strong in the vacated Akron School Board seat that officials are opting to take more time than anticipated to select a replacement for John Otterman.
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