Students Return to Creative Schumacher Teachers

Boundless Enthusiasm for Teaching
Posted on 03/16/2021
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Friday March 5 was a new kind of morning for educators in Akron Public Schools. Teachers across the district were setting up their rooms to welcome students back.

Minni Connalley, a veteran kindergarten teacher, said it felt more like the fall than early March.

"Year 30 ended with my children going home," she said about March 2020.

Connalley spent Thursday and Friday before students arrived making her room ready for first-time learners.

"I love kindergarten. They're just sweet." Connalley said about her students. "They're so sweet and loving and they want to learn."

APS is one of the last public districts in Ohio to welcome students and staff back for in-person learning. Read more here >>.
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