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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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A Time to Plant, a Time to Reap
09/07/2022
It’s summer harvest time and fall planting. Current David Hill CLC second-graders were harvesting last year's garden and planting more seeds.
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The Vibe - Student Recordings at 91.3, Part 9
09/07/2022
These APS student profiles elevate student voices and give each learner an opportunity to talk about themselves, their chosen pathways and their hopes for the future.
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Supt. Inspires 'Employee of Distinction' Luncheon
09/07/2022
Hundreds gathered to thank, honor and recognize some of the Akron area's best employees for their dedication to those they serve
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Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class
09/06/2022
Our first induction banquet will take place Saturday, October 1, at Guy's Party Center (500 E. Waterloo Road), with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. for a cash bar cocktail hour.
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Happy Harvest Craft and Vendor Show
09/06/2022
North High School (985 Gorge Blvd.) is holding a Happy Harvest Craft and Vendor Show on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the practice field
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APS Football Media Day - July 27, 2022
09/02/2022
APS Coaches for the Akron City Series Football League talk about the upcoming season and the exceptional students they brought with them.
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New Day, New Week, New Beginnings
09/02/2022
It's a new day, a new week and new beginnings for students heading back to the Akron Public Schools district.
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Day Owls
09/01/2022
Looking sharp on the first day of kindergarten at Seiberling CLC.
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The Return of the Pfeiffer Pirates
09/01/2022
Welcome back to school, Pfeiffer Pirates -- proud to be a Pirate!
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What a Week!
09/01/2022
All grades are now in school and ready for the 2022-23 school year. Leggett CLC students strode the red carpet this morning and were greeted by Principal Greg Blondheim and his team.
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The Vibe - Garfield CLC
08/31/2022
91.3's own Matt Anthony interviews APS Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack about the opening of the brand-new Garfield CLC.
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Making Her Way Around
08/31/2022
Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack joined some of the leadership team at Voris CLC in Firestone Park today for a photo.
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - August 22, 2022
08/30/2022
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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The Rimer Huskies Are Back
08/30/2022
The staff at Rimer CLC made sure the first day back to school was fun and exciting for students. There was music playing and balloon sculptures created by Nyeeda Beacham, a local Kenmore mother of three who shared her business’s success with us.
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Summit MetroParks' First-Ever Children's Art Exhibit
08/30/2022
Calling all kid artists! Submit your artwork for the Summit MetroParks first-ever children's art exhibit. The theme is pollinators: ants, bees, butterflies, moths, etc.
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APS Cribz - Garfield CLC
08/29/2022
The students of Garfield CLC take you on tour of the new facility in this homage to MTV Cribs. See what APS has to offer in our newest CLC and why it has the community so excited!
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Monday's Meaningful Message: Student Voices Part 20
08/29/2022
Elevating Student Voices: APS students share with us their personal messages of encouragement filled with hope, inspiration and support.
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More Thank-Yous
08/29/2022
We extend gratitude to Akron Energy Systems for its 'You Matter Community Event' that greatly helped Akron Public Schools families prior to the resumption of classes.
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Buchtel Cluster Open House/Carnival
08/26/2022
The annual Buchtel Cluster Back-to-School Open House/Carnival was a HUGE success! Principal LaCresia Beecher tells us, "This was again a great event!"
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Gracias Christmas Cantata U.S. Tour
08/26/2022
E.J. Thomas Hall (198 Hill St.) will present the Gracias Christmas Cantata on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
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We Had a G.R.E.A.T. Time
08/25/2022
Last week, Buchtel CLC hosted 42 College & Career Academies of Akron business and non-profit partners during the inaugural Buchtel 8 to G.R.E.A.T. (Griffins Rally to Engage, Activate & Transform) conference.
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Recognition of Student Athletes and Coaches
08/25/2022
The Akron Public Schools District has a rich heritage of producing outstanding student athletes from its high schools.
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APS on HLN
08/24/2022
Two hard working APS team members have been making the rounds on local media outlets getting the word out about hiring over the past several weeks.
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STEM HS State Competition
08/24/2022
Congratulations, students from NIHF STEM High School who participated in Believe in Ohio during the 2021-22 school year!
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Being Part of the Solution
08/24/2022
Our scholars actively engaged this week with young people from across the city, ages 15-26.
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Bounding With Enthusiasm for Day 1
08/23/2022
The East cluster convocation was great! The energy started with the cheerleaders greeting everyone with pep as the buses of school staff pulled into East CLC.
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Garfield Cluster Ready for Day 1
08/23/2022
Monday, August 22, was the district-wide Convocation to kick off the 2022-23 school year and welcome staff back to their buildings.
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Mini Monster Course
08/22/2022
The Akron Zoo is bringing back the Akron Children's Museum exhibit, Mini Monster Course, for a limited time.
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Get Help Managing Money and Credit
08/22/2022
Schumacher CLC and the Pride Through Empowerment Foundation Inc. will co-host a financial academy that is open to the Buchtel Cluster and surrounding community.
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Co-Hosts of Backpack Adventure
08/22/2022
Akron Public Schools partnered with the Akron Zoo and welcomed more than 5,000 guests on Aug. 16-17 for the annual Backpack Adventure.
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Monday's Meaningful Message: Student Voices Part 19
08/22/2022
Elevating Student Voices: APS students share with us their personal messages of encouragement filled with hope, inspiration and support.
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Viking Visit
08/22/2022
Akron Public Schools Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack pays a visit to North High School, and some of the school’s ambassadors made her feel welcome with wonderful smiles and greetings on behalf of fellow students.
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Registration Now Open For Children's Choir Performance Program
08/19/2022
Registration is now open for the Summit Choral Society children's choir performance program (grades K-10). Children will experience learning through sequential development of musical skills with emphasis on music literacy and the development of a solid and healthy vocal technique.
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East Grad Awarded Ed Scholarship
08/19/2022
The University of Akron (UA) has selected Karley Scott as the 2022 recipient of its Harrington Scholarship, which provides full tuition coverage for an incoming education student
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Dance Floor in Lock 4
08/18/2022
Lock 4 is the site of a temporary dance floor installation, funded by a Knight Arts Challenge Akron Award and created by Dansbanal in collaboration with FRONT International.
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Learning More Every Day We Teach
08/18/2022
Part of coming back to school for faculty and staff involves professional development time to learn the latest in certain areas of teaching and learning before the start of classes.
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Another One in the Backpack
08/18/2022
Akron Public Schools, its partners and the Akron Zoo have again put together an exciting and fun couple of days for students and families at the zoo.
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A Super Bounty
08/18/2022
The harvest you see was picked yesterday for Superintendent Christine Fowler Mack by students at North High School from their community garden.
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Educators and More
08/17/2022
The Akron Public Schools District is looking to hire teachers, with about 60 spots open, as the district moves into the 2022-23 school year, said Angela Carter, the district’s recruitment and retention manager.
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Student Safety Every Day
08/17/2022
Akron Public Schools preparations for the return to class include a strong focus on campus security measures.
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The Vibe - Student Recordings at 91.3, Part 7
08/17/2022
These APS student profiles elevate student voices and give each learner an opportunity to talk about themselves, their chosen pathways and their hopes for the future.
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'Bustin' a Do' for Back-to-School
08/17/2022
At Beyond Expectations Barber College (BEBC) on Romig Road in Akron, things were hopping on Tuesday!
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Congratulations to Brad Savage
08/16/2022
The Triple-A radio conference "SummitFest" is the largest annual gathering of radio station program directors in the U.S. This year, Brad Savage was named the "2022 Triple-A Program Director of the Year."
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