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Perfecting 'Alice's Arm'
01/18/2022
Isabelle Strobel is a ninth-grader at Akron's STEM High School who has been working for several years to perfect her invention, "Alice's arm."
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Five Things You May Be Interested In - January 10, 2022
01/14/2022
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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Maintaining a High-Quality Education
01/14/2022
Akron Public Schools has seen a record number of teachers out sick due to coronavirus, according to Christine Fowler Mack, the superintendent of Akron schools.
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The Summit Reaches South to Athens
01/13/2022
It all started on Nov. 5, 2021: “The Summit,” also known as 91.3 WAPS-FM, expanded its reach from Akron, Ohio, to Athens.
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Weekly Update for January 13, 2022
01/13/2022
Find out the latest on the APS and Children's Hospital vaccine clinics, new COVID testing updates, Goodyear and The University of Akron scholarships, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Kenmore's Pinkel in Hall of Fame
01/12/2022
Ahead of Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship Game, the National Football Foundation has revealed its 21 selections for the College Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022.
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APS Staff Spotlight - January 12, 2022
01/12/2022
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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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - January 11, 2022
01/11/2022
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Board Reappoints Akbar, Hall
01/11/2022
As COVID-19 closes in on two years of occupation in the U.S., school districts across the nation continue to wrestle with its effect on day-to-day teaching, learning and overall school operations.
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Akron Zoo Offer for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
01/10/2022
The Akron Zoo is offering free admission for all guests on January 17 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
01/10/2022
The University of Akron will host Kemp A. Boyd, executive director of Love Akron, on January 14 at noon in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union Gardner Theatre.
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Weekly Update for January 6, 2022
01/07/2022
Find out the latest on the APS and Children's Hospital vaccine clinics, new COVID protocols, shelter/food assistance, APS plus After-Hours Support, Dr. Erich Merkle's Mental Health Moment, and other helpful resources.
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Scholarship Opportunity for APS Students
01/07/2022
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and The University of Akron offer a new program designed to increase job-readiness training for under-served students.
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Supporting Opportunities for Families and Alums
01/06/2022
Akron Public Schools, in partnership with Stark State College, has a tremendous opportunity available. Recently, APS families, alums and community members gathered to learn more about what the partnership can do for them and help create a better future for families.
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APS Staff Spotlight - January 5, 2022
01/05/2022
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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It's 'All in the Timing'
01/04/2022
Miller South's drama department will present "All in the Timing" on January 21-22 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium (1055 East Ave.).
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The Angel ART Auction
01/04/2022
The Angel ART Auction features art by local artists, food and drink, entertainment and fellowship. The event will be held Feb. 3 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center (77 E Mill St.).
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A Land of Opportunity
12/31/2021
Guidance counselors in Akron Public Schools are preparing students for careers.
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APS Staff Spotlight - December 29, 2021
12/30/2021
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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Isolation Time for COVID-Positive People is Shortened
12/28/2021
COVID cases have more than doubled in 10 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ohio, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey and New York have contributed the most to the rise in pediatric hospitalizations.
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Students Addressing Gun Violence
12/27/2021
In Shannon Turick's 10th-grade language arts class at Buchtel High School, many of the students carry tragic memories and share deeply emotional stories.
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APS Staff Spotlight - December 22, 2021
12/23/2021
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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