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Akron high school student shot at bus stop; suspect charged

Sep 15, 2014 • Akron Beacon Journal
The teen, 16, sustained multiple gun wounds that appear to be non-life-threatening injuries, police said. He was undergoing surgery at Summa Akron City Hospital. Police say his condition was later upgraded from serious to stable. The teen told police ... More

Dallas Ebola patient graduated from Akron high school, Kent State University

Oct 15, 2014 • The Plain Dealer -
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Dallas registered nurse diagnosed with Ebola after leaving Cleveland this week graduated from an Akron high school before studying at Kent State University. Amber Joy Vinson, 29, graduated from Firestone High School in Akron ... More

Akron high school student shot; Cleveland man shot and killed; state auditor ...

Sep 15, 2014 • The Plain Dealer -
An Akron high school student was shot at 8:30 a.m. today, prompting three area schools to be put on lockdown. ( (WKYC Channel 3). Michael Hunter, 25, of Cleveland was shot and killed on East 113th Street Saturday morning. ( ... More

Chapin earns Akron's first State Champion hog

Aug 27, 2014 • Akron News-reporter
She is a sophomore at Akron High School, and plays volleyball, basketball, and track. Cassie competed for her second straight year at the Colorado State Fair. Last year she showed one pig and placed third in her class - just one place away from making ... More

Akron student shot at Metro bus stop, three schools placed on lockdown

Sep 15, 2014 • The Plain Dealer -
AKRON, Ohio — An Akron high school was shot student early Monday, prompting three area schools to be put on lockdown. Akron Public Schools Superintendent of David James said police arrested a man and a woman in connection with the 8:30 a.m. ... More

Akron senior sets Colorado career scoring mark

Mar 14, 2014 • Pueblo Chieftain
The Akron High School senior became Colorado prep basketball's career scoring leader with a 40-point performance against Meeker in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A state tournament at Colorado State University-Pueblo's Massari Arena. He needed 30 to ... More

Akron outscores global average in program other area students have abandoned

Jul 18, 2014 • Akron Beacon Journal
The Akron high school offers visual performing arts, Advanced Placement, dual enrollment and pre-engineering programs, Harrison said, which explains why the number of 16-year-old students entering the high school's IB program consistently dwindles from ... More

Normalcy returns to Kenmore High School after exodus of problem students

Oct 23, 2014 • Akron Beacon Journal
Last year, Kenmore performed better academically than the average Akron high school but was more likely to be labeled unsafe. “And it really was only a handful of kids,” said Lee Thompson, a 1984 Kenmore graduate. “But that's the only thing you saw ... More

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