What's New

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Board Votes on Name For Newest CLC
05/11/2021
In a unanimous vote, 7-0, the Akron Public Schools Board of Education decided to name the newest and final community learning center to be built Garfield CLC. APS has built 33 new community learning centers, to date. This will be number 34.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - May 11, 2021
05/11/2021
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Second Annual Hip Hop Boot Camp
05/10/2021
Alien Arts Inc. is an Ohio-based non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, nurture and teach youth grades K-12 through the performing arts channels of music and dance.
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Weekly Update
05/07/2021
Find out the latest information on the COVID risk level for certain activities based on vaccination status, APS kindergarten registration, registration for APS summer programs, lifeguards needed by City of Akron, Race for Case registration, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - May 7, 2021
05/07/2021
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Enrolled and Ready
05/07/2021
On Wednesday, May 5, 18 students from Akron Public Schools NIHF STEM High School confirmed their fall enrollment at UA in a ceremony celebrating these students and their future academic careers.
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Road to Employment Travel Train and State ID
05/06/2021
The APS Summer Connected Learning Program is offering two Road to Employment camps: Travel Train (learning how to ride the METRO bus and get your district-issued bus pass) and State ID (attaining the credentials needed to apply for a job).
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Not Just For Kicks
05/05/2021
A free soccer summer camp will be hosted by the Ellet CLC girls soccer team July 5-7 at the new turf stadium from 5:30-8 p.m. daily.
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APS Staff Spotlight - May 5, 2021
05/05/2021
Thank you for all that you've done and do. It's because of you that we have success at APS!
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Akron Early College Between Classes
05/04/2021
Akron Early College High School (AECHS) is a unique educational facility of Akron Public Schools housed in the former Polsky Department Store on The University of Akron campus.
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Pillow Willow and the Wireless Charging Phone Bed
05/04/2021
While this may sound like the title of a children's book, these are two projects in the finals of the NEO Pitch Challenge for grades 5-8.
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Softball Championship Game Moved to May 5
05/03/2021
The City Series softball championship has been changed to Wednesday, May 5, at Firestone Stadium at 5 p.m.
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Support the Arts
05/03/2021
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than going out to eat and supporting the Firestone Choirs.
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Public Education Matters
05/03/2021
Join WKSU and ideastream for the Learning Curve Community Tour, a series of virtual events.
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Creating Empowered Girls in Grades 2-5
05/03/2021
Full Spectrum Student Services is a a local non-profit that provides tutoring, camps and support services to local students and families. FSSS is starting a new girls' group called EMPOWERED.
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What Some Students Lost
05/03/2021
Eight-year-old Lyra Christensen loves to play the harmonica after a long day at school.
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Griffin Griffin Recognized
05/03/2021
Our congratulations to Buchtel's Star Griffin. That's right. Griffin's Griffin is a senior this year and was honored this weekend earning the Ohio Alliance of Black School Educators (OABSE) Student Award at its annual banquet.
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