What's New

Image of All Akron Student Engineering Program logo
Deadline Approaching for Engineering Application
11/06/2021
The All Akron Student Engineering Program is open to current high school juniors or seniors in the Greater City of Akron area.
Read More about Deadline Approaching for Engineering Application
clear
Image of KG Acme Fresh Market Academy
KG Launches ACME Fresh Market Academy
10/27/2021
Akron Public Schools (APS) Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack and Kenmore-Garfield Campus Principal Kathryn Rodocker joined ACME Fresh Market President Nick Albrecht to launch the ACME Fresh Market Academy of Innovation and Industry.
Read More about KG Launches ACME Fresh Market Academy
clear
Image of Bus Driver Appreciation Week
Entrusted to Deliver
10/27/2021
School bus drivers not only work hard every day, they carry on their shoulders a tremendous responsibility.
Read More about Entrusted to Deliver
clear
Image of Jennifer Stokoe
APS Staff Spotlight - October 27, 2021
10/27/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
Read More about APS Staff Spotlight - October 27, 2021
clear
Image of Brian Johnson and National Anthem
Browns Draft APS Teacher for Anthem vs. Steelers
10/27/2021
An Akron Public Schools music teacher is hoping to get the Browns rivalry match-up with the Steelers started on a high note.
Read More about Browns Draft APS Teacher for Anthem vs. Steelers
clear
Image of John Johnson III video
John Johnson III "Set Yourself Up for Success"
10/27/2021
The Cleveland Browns are happy to help APS kids STAY IN THE GAME!
Read More about John Johnson III "Set Yourself Up for Success"
clear
Image of Brian Johnson
Teacher to Start Browns on a High Note Sunday
10/26/2021
It's Brian Johnson's big day, and he'll be giving US a gift.
Read More about Teacher to Start Browns on a High Note Sunday
clear
Image of Stay in the Game logo
Jarvis Landry "Good Habits"
10/26/2021
The Cleveland Browns are happy to help APS kids STAY IN THE GAME!
Read More about Jarvis Landry "Good Habits"
clear
Image of Firestone Swim Marathon
Everybody in the Pool to Assist Children's Hospital
10/26/2021
On November 6, 2021, the Firestone High School Swim Team will hold its 33rd Annual Kids Helping Kids Swim Marathon.
Read More about Everybody in the Pool to Assist Children's Hospital
clear
Image of Donors and Donations Video for October 26, 2021
APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - October 26, 2021
10/26/2021
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
Read More about APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - October 26, 2021
clear
Image of Hands-On Halloween
Hands-On Halloween Event
10/25/2021
Want to show off your favorite Halloween costume, catch a scary good mini-concert featuring Mr. Jeff, or build a car and park it in an indoor theatre while watching Halloween short films?
Read More about Hands-On Halloween Event
clear
Image of City of Akron Academy
City of Akron Academy of Community Health and Safety
10/22/2021
Akron Public Schools (APS) announced today its partnership between Ellet Community Learning Center (CLC) and the City of Akron.
Read More about City of Akron Academy of Community Health and Safety
clear
Image of Going Beyond the Game
Going Beyond the Game
10/22/2021
Akron Public Schools thanks Beyond the Game and its founder and President Devin Jordan Beyond the Game for his generosity of spirit and the donation he arranged with Walmart for our students.
Read More about Going Beyond the Game
clear
Image of East vs. Firestone Football Highlights video
clear
Image of Middle School Soccer 2021-22
On the Pitch and in the Middle
10/22/2021
Once again, Jennings CLC dominated the middle school soccer league at APS.
Read More about On the Pitch and in the Middle
clear
Image of APS Learning 2021-22
Weekly Update for October 21, 2021
10/21/2021
Find out the latest information on the Ohio Vax-2-School scholarship campaign, Pfizer vaccine for children, COVID-19 stats, hiring opportunities at APS, Children's Museum Play at Home fall fundraiser, Halloween events, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
Read More about Weekly Update for October 21, 2021
clear
Image of Safe Route to School
Keeping Student Travelers Safe
10/21/2021
The Akron Safe Routes to School team has brightened the sidewalks around Findley CLC and Forest Hill CLC using chalk.
Read More about Keeping Student Travelers Safe
clear
Image of APS Vans
In Your Travels ...
10/21/2021
In the Akron Public Schools ongoing push to bring on board more bus drivers (teachers, substitutes and tutors, too), the transportation department has made its vans into mobile billboards advertising the need for drivers.
Read More about In Your Travels ...
clear
Image of Off-Site Court
Students to Meet Justices
10/20/2021
The Ohio Supreme Court will hold two days of oral arguments next week outside of its Columbus home as part of a civic education program for students.
Read More about Students to Meet Justices
clear
Image of Rikki Brown
APS Staff Spotlight - October 20, 2021
10/20/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
Read More about APS Staff Spotlight - October 20, 2021
clear
Image of Terrence Shelton
Bullying Meets the Circle
10/19/2021
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a time when people across the country try to raise awareness and find solutions to this ever-growing issue.
Read More about Bullying Meets the Circle
clear
Image of Middle School Volleyball 2021-22
Middle School Volleyball 2021-22
10/19/2021
Middle school volleyball hit the courts again during the fall sports season!
Read More about Middle School Volleyball 2021-22
clear
Image of Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat
10/18/2021
Heart 4 the City will hold its annual Trunk or Treat event Sunday, Oct. 24, from 5-6:30 p.m. at 954 Eastland Ave. in Akron, weather permitting.
Read More about Trunk or Treat
clear
Image of Cheatham and Rodgers
Griffs Highlighted Athletes of the Week
10/15/2021
Two of Buchtel CLC's scholar athletes have had the honor of being recognized as Athlete of the Week on 93.5/1590 WAKR this week, by Ray Horner.
Read More about Griffs Highlighted Athletes of the Week
clear
Image of Dream Day for APS
Dream Day for APS
10/15/2021
This year's Dream Day adventure was a virtual one for Akron Public Schools seniors.
Read More about Dream Day for APS
clear
Image of Boo at the Zoo 2021
Boo at the Zoo
10/15/2021
Boo at the Zoo returns to the Akron Zoo on Saturdays-Sundays, Oct. 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., presented by Acme Fresh Market.
Read More about Boo at the Zoo
clear
Image of Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat!
10/15/2021
First United Methodist Church and Christ Child Society are holding a Trunk or Treat event Saturday, Oct. 23, from 2-3:30 p.m. at 263 E. Mill St. in Akron.
Read More about Trunk or Treat!
clear
Image of APS Learning 2021-22 logo
Weekly Update for October 14, 2021
10/15/2021
Find out the latest information on the Ohio Vax-2-School scholarship campaign, Pfizer vaccine for children, COVID-19 stats, TikTok Challenge, free admission to UA football game, feedback on use of ESSER funds and SEI Family Pulse survey, Akron Children's Museum Play at Home fall fundraiser, Halloween events, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
Read More about Weekly Update for October 14, 2021
clear
Image of Five Things Video
Five Things You May Be Interested In - October 11, 2021
10/15/2021
The most recent BOE Meeting video is online now at youtube.com/akronschools, and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end.
Read More about Five Things You May Be Interested In - October 11, 2021
clear
Image of Guide to Ohio Report Cards
Positive Trends Overall for APS on OH Report Card
10/14/2021
The release of the State Report Card for Akron Public Schools and for all Ohio school districts today provides data for districts to use in assessing and planning with regard to student progress in an unprecedented year of disruption and recovery.
Read More about Positive Trends Overall for APS on OH Report Card
clear
Image of MIDS Registration
Financial Fitness For Your Future
10/14/2021
The Akron Alumnae, Zeta Alpha and Epsilon Mu Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will present a virtual event titled Financial Fitness For Your Future.
Read More about Financial Fitness For Your Future
clear
Image of Buchtel Griffin
Buchtel Community Pancake Day
10/14/2021
Buchtel Community Pancake Day is Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1040 Copley Road.
Read More about Buchtel Community Pancake Day
clear
Image of Kofi Boakye
APS Alum Plays Akron Friday Night
10/14/2021
Kofi Boakye's journey from his graduation from Akron Early College High School to the Berklee College of Music has brought out his non-musical creative side.
Read More about APS Alum Plays Akron Friday Night
clear
Image of Erich Merkle
All Challenges Are Not Academic
10/14/2021
Akron Public Schools psychologist Erich Merkle, Ph.D., has seen changes in some students since they returned from having, essentially, a year away from their traditional learning environment.
Read More about All Challenges Are Not Academic
clear
Image of NE Ohio Fall Sports Ticketing logo
Northeast Ohio Sectional and District Fall Sports
10/14/2021
Northeast Ohio sectional and district fall sports tournament games will be ticketed online; no cash tickets will be sold at the gate.
Read More about Northeast Ohio Sectional and District Fall Sports
clear
Image of Dream Day logo
Countdown to Dream Day 5
10/14/2021
Dream Day is coming October 14! Hear what APS seniors are saying about it and what their dreams are. Always remember that no dream is too big!
Read More about Countdown to Dream Day 5
clear
Image of UA Community Day
Akron Football Community Day
10/14/2021
The University of Akron will hold a football Community Day on Oct. 23.
Read More about Akron Football Community Day
clear
Image of Play at Home Fundraiser
Play at Home Fundraiser
10/14/2021
The Akron Children's Museum is presenting its second annual Play at Home fundraiser Oct. 23 (time to be determined).
Read More about Play at Home Fundraiser
clear
Image of Turkey Giveaway 2021
Coats and Cans for Kids
10/14/2021
One thousand free turkeys (with the donation of a coat or can) will be given away at the Coats and Cans for Kids Turkey Giveaway event on November 19, from noon-4 p.m., at KNR (3412 W. Market St.).
Read More about Coats and Cans for Kids
clear
Image of Marquetta Summerville
APS Staff Spotlight - October 13, 2021
10/14/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
Read More about APS Staff Spotlight - October 13, 2021
clear
Image of ESSER in APS logo
APS Looking for Your Suggestions
10/13/2021
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds (Post-Pandemic Education Stabilization funds or ESSER) are provided to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the nation’s students.
Read More about APS Looking for Your Suggestions
clear
Image of Knight Award to Hudson Church
Board Presents Knight Award to Hudson Church
10/12/2021
A church in Hudson is the recipient of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Community Partnership Award given by Akron Public Schools, its board of education and, this year, North High School.
Read More about Board Presents Knight Award to Hudson Church
clear
Image of Dream Day logo
Countdown to Dream Day 4
10/11/2021
Dream Day is coming October 14! Hear what APS seniors are saying about it and what their dreams are. Always remember that no dream is too big!
Read More about Countdown to Dream Day 4
clear
Image of COVID Lunch Program
Passion for Food ... Lots of Food
10/11/2021
Since 1946, national school lunch programs have been available. While many areas may have offered school lunches before that time, other areas found it difficult to find the funds and resources to support such a program.
Read More about Passion for Food ... Lots of Food
clear
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2021 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.