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Akron Public Schools Dress Code
08/02/2021
Akron Public Schools Board of Education has suspended uniform requirements for grades K-8 for the 2021-22 school year. All other elements of the APS Dress Code will be enforced.
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Author Inspires I PROMISE School Students
07/23/2021
Will Clark IV, author of the inspirational blog Bumps and Seams, began meeting with IPS (I PROMISE School) scholars during online learning to share his insights and experiences learned through NCAA.
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All Americans Selected
07/23/2021
Congratulations to some stellar student-athletes at Firestone CLC for earning All American honors.
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Lifting Their Wonderful Voices
07/23/2021
Watch and listen to the combined choirs of the Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts performing "Sing Dem Herrn" by Michael Praetorius as part of our 2021 Digital Spring Concert Series.
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'Campers,' Lima Beans and Wax Paper
07/22/2021
APS teacher Nicole Smith from Harris-Jackson CLC wrote to share her excitement from APS Summer Mystery Camp.
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Do You Need a Child Car Seat?
07/21/2021
Akron Children's Hospital is holding a drive-through child car seat distribution at Spring Hill Apartments (1221 Everton Drive) on Thursday, August 12, by appointment only.
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APS Staff Spotlight - July 21, 2021
07/21/2021
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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Rainbow Connection
07/21/2021
Watch and listen to the sixth-grade Concert Choir of the Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts performing "The Rainbow Connection" by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher, arranged by Gary D. Fry (Hal Leonard #08603534) as part of the school's 2021 Digital Spring Concert.
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Inspired Leaders Create Scholarships
07/20/2021
The Inspired Leaders Program is coordinating a fundraiser for Kenmore-Garfield High School as a capstone for its summer class.
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Former APS Student's Last Wish
07/19/2021
Akron Public Schools teacher Vanzi Wright, an intervention specialist at Seiberling CLC, wrote to tell us about a special former student who, along with his family, she had maintained a close friendship with over the years.
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Free Bike Helmets and a Fitting!
07/19/2021
Thanks to the generosity of Children's Hospital and the Akron fire and police departments, some of the youngest APS students will receive free bicycle helmets and have them fitted.
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Student, Faculty and Staff Safety is Our Top Priority
07/19/2021
Please click the Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services to view the district's plan for a safe return to school.
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Summertime Learning With the Akron Zoo
07/16/2021
The Akron Zoo is offering fun videos this summer to refresh your student's science education. By watching these videos, you will receive the opportunity to visit the Akron Zoo this summer for a free family night.
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Premiere Comes to I PROMISE School
07/16/2021
Students from the I PROMISE School in Akron got to see LeBron James‘ new movie “Space Jam: A New Legacy” on Thursday.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - July 16, 2021
07/16/2021
The most recent Board of Education Meeting video is online now and here are five things you may be interested in. The times codes for each segment are listed at the end of this video.
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No Summer Break for Bus Upkeep
07/15/2021
Each year, inspectors Larry Eller and Rick Lamp of the Ohio State Highway Patrol have about 1,100 school buses to look over, and they’ve gotten pretty efficient.
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APS Staff Spotlight - July 14, 2021
07/14/2021
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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Buchtel CLC Ceramics Students Work With Resident Artist
07/14/2021
Congratulations to the students in ceramics classes in grades 9-12 at Buchtel CLC who had a unique opportunity to work with Molly Judge as a resident artist who specializes in ceramic tile creations.
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Storytime: Bonyo Bonyo
07/13/2021
Here's another fun read-with-me video from one of our staff and friends. Watch, read along and let us know what your family is reading!
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Yes, Falcons Can Golf
07/13/2021
On July 31, 2021, more than 150 friends, supporters, staff and alumni of Firestone CLC will gather at Chippewa Golf Club for the 4th Annual Falcon Athletics Golf Outing sponsored by the Firestone Falcons All Sports Boosters (FFASB). The money raised will be used to improve the athletic programs and support the athletes at Firestone CLC.
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Principals Named for Mason and King CLCs
07/13/2021
Akron Public Schools Board of Education approved hirings in several leadership positions at its meeting last night (July 12, 2021).
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