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Warm, Safe, Dry and More
10/04/2022
National Custodian Day was Sunday. At APS, our appreciation never ends for the dedication of these wonderful women and men.
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City of Akron to Hold Trick or Treat Event
10/03/2022
The City of Akron's annual celebration of Halloween will be held on Oct. 29. Akron residents who wish to participate should turn on their porch lights between 5-7 p.m.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - September 26, 2022
10/03/2022
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.
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Gio's Give Back Tuesdays in October
10/03/2022
Gio's (1186 Canton Road) is holding a series of Gio's Give Back Tuesdays events for the month of October to benefit ArtSparks.
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Monday's Meaningful Message: Student Voices Part 24
10/03/2022
Elevating Student Voices: APS students share with us their personal messages of encouragement filled with hope, inspiration and support.
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All is in Order for Autumn at APS
10/03/2022
Cadets in Akron Public Schools Jr. ROTC program serve their community admirably at a variety of events and ceremonies. They are truly in their element at a high school football game on a sunny autumn day.
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When Should I Stay Home?
10/03/2022
Akron Children's Hospital has provided a handy chart for determining when your child(ren) should stay home due to illness and when it is OK to return to school.
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Our Partners at the Zoo Are On Frog Watch
09/30/2022
The Akron Zoo is the new managing organization for a national conservation program, FrogWatch USA.
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A Week of Cultural Learning
09/29/2022
Akron Public Schools is among the organizations hosting events to commemorate North American First People’s Day Oct. 1-7.
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Hispanic Heritage Month Interview Series - Mr. Carlos Baerga, Former Major League Baseball Player
09/29/2022
Diana is a fourth-grade student at Voris CLC. As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month video series, Diana interviewed Mr. Carlos Baerga, a former Major League baseball player.
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Boo at the Zoo Kicks off Oct. 15
09/29/2022
Boo at the Zoo at the Akron Zoo will run Saturdays and Sundays -- Oct. 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30 -- from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Guests can wear a Halloween costume and trick-or-treat at 12 decorated treat stations.
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The Autograph Chair
09/29/2022
When their punch card is full, students can shop in our school store. Small items are purchased with one punch card. The Autograph Chair is our highest "priced" item worth five punch cards.
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A Warning for APS Families
09/28/2022
*Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 50 times more potent than heroin.
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Hall of Fame Ceremony and Banquet Returns
09/28/2022
The Summit County Sports Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony and banquet on Oct. 4 at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church beginning with a reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.
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Students Show Akron in Action
09/28/2022
Akron Public Schools gave Akron in Action a warm and enthusiastic initiation last evening at the John S. Knight Center.
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Hispanic Heritage Month Interview Series - Mrs. Juanita Rogers, Forest Hill CLC Principal
09/28/2022
Leonardo is a fifth-grade student at Voris CLC. As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month video series, Leonardo interviewed Mrs. Juanita Rogers, the principal of Forest Hill CLC.
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Superintendent Talks About Post-Pandemic World
09/27/2022
Join the Akron Roundtable in a presentation by Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack on Oct. 20 at noon.
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Race in to Give!
09/27/2022
Come to the American Red Cross at 501 W. Market St. from noon-6 p.m.
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Hispanic Heritage Month Interview Series - Dr. Gloria de Leon, Co-Founder, National Hispanic Institute
09/27/2022
Duangsavang is a fourth-grade student at Voris CLC. As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month video series, Duangsavang interviewed Dr. Gloria de Leon, co-founder of the National Hispanic Institute.
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Monday's Meaningful Message: Student Voices Part 23
09/26/2022
Elevating Student Voices: APS students share with us their personal messages of encouragement filled with hope, inspiration and support.
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Fathers Walk 2023
09/23/2022
Take a look at all the ways fathers and other male mentors supported their student(s) in Akron Public Schools yesterday for the annual Fathers Walk.
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Transportation Team Keeps 'Em Clean
09/21/2022
Akron Public Schools is working to keep germs away on school buses with the push of a button.
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APS All Access: Cleveland Browns Stay in the Game Gaming Room and Courtyard Dedications
09/21/2022
To encourage students to attend school and reward those with improved and perfect attendance, the Cleveland Browns donated the tech and props to make a dedicated gaming room at East CLC.
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Fathers Walk
09/21/2022
Thursday, Sept. 22, Fathers Walk. Learn more about how you can support your child(ren) by participating; details are in the flier below.
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Akron Symphony Orchestra's Concerts For Kids
09/20/2022
Concerts For Kids returns with the classic story of "Peter and the Wolf."
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - September 12, 2022
09/20/2022
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.
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One, Two Punch vs. Germs
09/20/2022
As we enter the fall flu and COVID-19 season, Akron Public Schools is working to keep students and bus drivers healthy with some upgraded cleaning and disinfecting technology.
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Rimer Scholars Stay in the Game
09/20/2022
The Rimer CLC family has always taken attendance very seriously, but last week they took it to a whole new level!
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Monday's Meaningful Message: Student Voices Part 22
09/19/2022
Elevating Student Voices: APS students share with us their personal messages of encouragement filled with hope, inspiration and support.
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APS School is One of Ohio's Best
09/19/2022
We recognize Akron Early College High School (AECHS) for its Five Star rating in ALL categories in the State Report Card issued last week.
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APS Begins Search for New CFO
09/19/2022
The Akron Public Schools Board of Education has met with the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) to begin the search process for its next treasurer, as CFO/Treasurer Ryan Pendleton has left the district for another position.
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School-Based Health Centers
09/19/2022
Akron Children's Hospital is providing school-based health centers to deliver medical care (see the flyer below for more information).
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A Letter to Our Families
09/15/2022
Please read the letter below from Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack to parents and caregivers regarding the State Report Cards just released.
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Basketball Shooting Contest
09/14/2022
St. John CME Church's Stewardess Board is holding a three-on-three/three-point basketball shooting contest on Sept. 18 beginning at 10:45 a.m. at Hawkins Park (800 N. Hawkins Ave.).
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Fall Back Into Summer
09/13/2022
The APS Backpack Adventure at the Akron Zoo this year took place on August 16-17.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - September 13, 2022
09/13/2022
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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The Browns Build on a Strong Effort at East CLC
09/13/2022
Representatives from the Cleveland Browns visited East Community Learning Center to commend the school for its strong and improved attendance, aligned with the goals of the Stay in the Game! Keep Learning, Every Day! Network.
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More Than a Field
09/13/2022
“This is more than an athletic field. It’s much bigger than that. This symbolizes a belief in our students and in our community.” ~ Akron Public Schools Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack
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Monday's Meaningful Message: Student Voices Part 21
09/12/2022
Elevating Student Voices: APS students share with us their personal messages of encouragement filled with hope, inspiration and support.
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Governor Recognized 200+ APS Teachers
09/12/2022
In what Akron Public Schools Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack called "an extraordinary achievement in academics," more than 200 of the 500 teachers recognized in Ohio for STEM teaching and learning, work in the APS system.
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Project GRAD Akron's Achieving Dreams Celebration Gala
09/08/2022
Enjoy "An Evening to Remember" on Oct. 15 at the John S. Knight Center to celebrate Project GRAD Akron's 20th year of providing programs, services and scholarships to benefit APS students.
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