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Weekly Update
10/30/2020
Find out the latest information on our learning plan for the final weeks of 2020, Arby's Foundation grant, Get Out the Vote and discounted Lyft rides to the polls, APS plus After-Hours Support, Summit County Public Library online books, College & Career Academies Eighth-Grade Showcase, holiday craft and vendor show fundraiser, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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A Teacher's View
10/30/2020
Kelly Urbano, who works for Project Rise here at Akron Public Schools, shared a photo with us.
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Buchtel Griffins vs. Ellet Orangemen Football - October 22, 2020
10/30/2020
Watch the Buchtel Griffins take on the Ellet Orangemen at Ellet!
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Buchtel Griffins vs. Ellet Orangemen Football Highlights - October 22, 2020
10/30/2020
Watch highlights from the football game on October 22, 2020 - Buchtel Griffins vs. Ellet Orangemen!
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Board of Education Meeting (Part 1) - October 26, 2020
10/29/2020
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - October 29, 2020 (Part 1)
10/29/2020
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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Art Event for High School Students
10/29/2020
Picture your art on Main Street! We are looking for artists to submit your own interpretation of The Night Before Christmas and Celebrations of All Cultures.
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Coats and Cans for Kids
10/28/2020
One thousand free turkeys will be given away at the Coats and Cans for Kids Turkey Giveaway event on November 20, noon-4 p.m., at 3412 W. Market St. (KNR).
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Akron Zoo Has Two Gifts
10/28/2020
The Akron Zoo will offer two discounts in the next few weeks - one for Election Day and one for Veterans Day.
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Special In-School Services During Remote Learning
10/27/2020
The Akron Public Schools Board of Education has voted unanimously to continue 100% remote learning for students the remainder of this calendar year.
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It Gives Us Goosebumps
10/27/2020
You are invited to a hair-raising Halloween Party! R.L. Stine, Scholastic and the Novel Neighbor are teaming up to bring you a socially distant way to celebrate.
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Inviting Students and Teachers
10/27/2020
From our friends and partners at the Akron Art Museum, this invitation is for our teachers and students for the museum's first AMA session tomorrow, Wednesday, October 28, at 4 p.m. (30-minute session).
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - October 27, 2020
10/27/2020
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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From Summit County Department of Health
10/26/2020
Summit County Public Health (SCPH) understands the importance of students being in school for their academic advancement, social development, and well-being. Please help us keep the spread of COVID-19 down as we head into the colder holiday months and continue to experience significant spread in Summit County.
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Full-Time Remote Learning Could Continue
10/26/2020
As the Akron Board of Education prepares to vote Monday whether to start sending students back to classrooms next month, much attention will be on the growing numbers of COVID-19 cases in Ohio.
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Mystery $50 Bill Arrives
10/26/2020
Akron Public Schools has received a letter via U.S. Mail, late last week. Included with the handwritten message was a $50 bill.
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Teacher Recalls Valuable Lesson
10/26/2020
Last Friday, an APS teacher jumped into action to save a life.
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Weekly Update
10/23/2020
Find out the latest information on our learning plan for the final weeks of 2020, the Get 2 School program, APS interpreters helping students, the Monthly Behavioral Health Group, College & Career Academies' Eighth-Grade Showcase, APS plus After-Hours Support, The Student Voice, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Kenmore-Garfield Rams vs. North Vikings Football - October 15, 2020
10/23/2020
Watch the Kenmore-Garfield Rams take on the North Vikings at Ellet!
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Kenmore-Garfield Rams vs. North Vikings Football Highlights - October 15, 2020
10/23/2020
Watch highlights from the football game on October 15, 2020 - Kenmore-Garfield Rams vs. North Vikings!
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APS Coach Leaves Strong Legacy
10/21/2020
Yontami Jones made a positive impact in the lives of students and athletes as a teacher and girls' basketball coach at Kenmore and then Kenmore-Garfield for over 25 years.
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Board of Education Meeting (Part 2) - October 12, 2020
10/19/2020
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education. The Board is non-partisan and non-sectarian.
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Five Things You May be Interested In - October 19, 2020 (Part 2)
10/19/2020
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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Children's Choir Program is Back!
10/19/2020
The Children’s Choir Program activities have shifted to smaller groups with social distancing and PPE.
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APS Learning 2020-21
10/16/2020
It has been a while since I have connected with you. Our team here at Akron Public Schools (APS) has been extremely busy with the most critical planning and decision making of the last several months.
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CSI Akron?
With the help of Nate Ruyan from APS College & Career Academies of Akron staff, criminal justice instructor Erik Fendenheim came up with a take-home project for his students.
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