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City of Akron Free Summer Food Program
06/25/2019
As another school year comes to an end, Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to announce that the City of Akron Recreation Bureau, in partnership with Akron Public Schools Child Nutrition Services, will once again be participating in the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program this year.
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An Invitation From State Senator Vernon Sykes
06/25/2019
State Senator Vernon Sykes invites you to his annual summer fishing clinic Wednesday, July 31, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
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APS Spotlight Donors & Donations - June 25, 2019
06/25/2019
Thank you to all those who generously give to APS. Your help secures a brighter future for all students!
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Registration is Now Open in MUNIS Self Serve
06/24/2019
preventive intervention that gives teachers skills and strategies to create nurturing environments by teaching self-regulation, co-regulation and group regulation throughout their daily instruction.
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I PROMISE Teacher Featured
06/21/2019
Jessica Tozzi, who teaches second grade at I PROMISE School, has been invited by Microsoft to participate in its live streaming Hack the Classroom June 25 in Philadelphia.
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Help Via Text Messages
06/21/2019
Summit County residents in need of help can now receive information and referrals from United Way of Summit County’s (UWSC) 2-1-1 service via text.
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Pride of Africa at Akron Zoo
06/21/2019
The Akron Zoo will open its new animal area, The Landon & Cynthia Knight Pride of Africa, June 29. The exhibit will feature a new habitat for African lions and white storks and introduce new species Speke's gazelle and crested guineafowl.
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Your Weekly Video Update
06/21/2019
Your weekly video update is brought to you by APS, your real public schools. You may also enjoy the printed version you've always loved to read.
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Bridge to Kindergarten Program
06/20/2019
Registration is near capacity for Project GRAD Akron’s Bridge to Kindergarten Program for students entering kindergarten in Akron Public Schools in fall 2019, but applications are still being accepted through June 28.
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Summer Service to Community
06/20/2019
At the I PROMISE School, not only are we family, we are a community.
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Connecting Community to the Classroom
06/20/2019
Click on the link below for the 2018-19 second semester news from the College & Careeer Academies of Akron.
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Magical 2010 Season Remembered
06/19/2019
If you plant a seed, under the right circumstances, it will grow.
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Midnight Basketball's Return
06/19/2019
It takes teamwork to address the current state of violence in the community.
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APS All Access: Step Into Autism - June 15, 2019
06/18/2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019, the Autism Society of Greater Akron held the ninth Annual Step Into Autism Event (formerly the Autism 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk).
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Not Merely Buzz Words
06/17/2019
When the elementary students walked off the bus and into the I Promise School this last year, their teachers were outside ready to greet them with loud music, high-fives and hugs.
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Responsible Fatherhood Month and National Reunification Month
06/17/2019
Anyone can father a child, but being a dad takes a lifetime. Fathers play a role in every child’s life that cannot be filled by others.
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Profiles in Excellence
06/17/2019
Akron Public Schools’ National Inventors Hall of Fame Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (NIHF-STEM) High School had 12 students in the Class of 2019 graduate as valedictorians with a summa cum laude designation.
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Good Mixture
06/17/2019
The latest downtown Akron public art project is the work of a Spanish arts collective called Boa Mistura, which means “good mixture” in Portuguese.
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APS Student Productions: Life of an Alien (Genre: Mockumentary)
06/17/2019
The last mission for fourth-grade reading students in Mission Control (Miller South’s Gifted & Talented program) is a digital film competition.
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Highlights From the 2018-19 School Year
06/17/2019
One of the biggest challenges facing today’s workforce is the technical skills gap, partly created by a lack of accessible education opportunities for young professionals.
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Profiles in Excellence
06/17/2019
The graduation ceremony for Buchtel Community Learning Center’s (CLC) 125 seniors in the Class of 2019 was held May 29 at The Word Church.
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Flash Students Help IPS Learners
06/17/2019
For the second year, Kent State University is hosting a special summer camp designed to help students in the LeBron James "I PROMISE" program realize their collegiate dreams.
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