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Part of the Akron Public School System   •   Akron, Ohio

East High       East Middle       Barber CLC       David Hill CLC       Mason CLC       Robinson CLC       Seiberling CLC


Click on the calendar below to see a list of events relating to the schools of the East Cluster.

Thank You

Thanks to the following organizations and individuals who made contributions to the schools of the East Cluster:

• The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Seiberling to continue its Exploring the Cuyahoga River Watershed educational initiative.

Rev. Donald B. Register donated $500 to East to establish The Margaret and Urile Wyche Scholarship.

Victoria and Terry Derr donated a 1999 Ford F250 Pick-Up, valued at $2,150, to the Auto Tech class at East.

• The PTA at Firestone C.L.C. donated $1,135 to Robinson for field trip expenses.

Ronald Stuecher donated $200 to East for the Marine Corps JROTC program.

Video Corner

WAKR's Ray Horner visited the Auto Tech program at East to explore the opportunities available with this curriculum.

Watch here as Mr. Groom and some of his students explain the program.

East Band News

June 11 - 16
Summer rehearsals
8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Mon., July 16
Soap Box Derby parade
Downtown Akron

Sat., July 21
Derby Day parade
8:30 a.m.
Derby Downs

July 30 - Aug. 17
Summer band camp
8:00 a.m. - noon

East Sports News

Wed., July 11
5:00 p.m.
Scrimmage at
St. V.-St. M.

Wed., July 18
5:00 p.m.
Scrimmage at
Cleveland Hts.

Fri., July 20
10:00 a.m.
Scrimmage at
Canton McKinley

Mon., July 30
4:00 p.m.
Training camp begins

Coach Hayes

Football web site

State Report Cards

Every year the Ohio Dept. of Education issues a report card for every school in the state. Evaluated are factors such as test scores, attendance, and graduation rates.

Listed below are the report cards for the schools of the East Cluster for the 2016-17 school year.


David Hill
East High & Middle

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e-mail in motion


Mad Scientists
at Seiberling

A group of young scientists will be cooking up experiments during the week of June 18 at Seiberling at the Mad Science Camp's Yuckology Camp!

The event, part of the Akron After School program, is open to students entering grades 2 - 6.

Campers will receive a Mad Science Camp T-shirt as well as other take-home items.

Camp will operate from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from June 18 - 22.   Breakfast, lunch, and a snack will be provided each day.

For additional info or questions, conatact Karen Moore at 330-761-3038 or via e-mail.



Superintendent's Message

Regarding College & Career Academies

Superintendent David James Here is an excerpt from Akron Public Schools Superintendent David James' end-of-the-school-year message:

Our most ambitious effort remains our College & Career Academies of Akron (C&CAA). This transformation of high school education in Akron is being received with an enormous amount of enthusiasm from our community of families and our business community. I fully expect the enthusiasm to continue to be high as we keep you up to date on how many partners are becoming our allies in education. College & Career Academies of Akron has more than a dozen corporate partners already, and we're just getting started.

The benefits we are already seeing, even as this program is still early in its development, are the connections our students are making with potential employers, career opportunities and higher education. We have made the connection now between education and careers that our city has struggled with up until now because it did not have a strong connection between school and business communities.

There are many exciting announcements in the pipeline, as we say, that will be coming out of our C&CAA in the coming months. The influences of these programs are soon to be trickling down throughout Akron Public Schools so that our families will benefit from K through 12 from this team approach to educating our children. This is very exciting.

Here is a list of the Academies and career pathways for all Akron high schools.


Summer Food Program

The City of Akron, in partnership with the Akron Public Schools, is again participating in the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program.

The program ensures that low-income children under the age of 19 continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.   Any family eligible for the school lunch program will be eligible for the summer program.

Akron's food program will operate from June 11 to August 10.   All of the sites will offer lunch; some will offer breakfast as well.

East Cluster schools serving as meal sites are David Hill, Mason, and Seiberling.   Meals are also available locally at Joy Park Community Center.

For questions about eligibility or for any other info about the program, contact Food Service Program Co-ordinator, Audley McGill, at 330-375-2826 or via

For a list of food sites, types of meals served, and serving times, click here.


Art Is Where You Find It

See where they found it

Art is where you find it.   And East Middle School students found their art in materials that they recycled and glued onto a framed surface to create the montage you see in the picture below.

The project was a collaboration involving students from Tom Ely's Gateway to Technology class and Emily Watson's art class.

This completed work of art is on display outside the school's main office.

(Note the recycling symbol in the center of the piece.)


Thanks to a $500,000 KeyBank grant

Financial Learning Center
Coming to East

The East Cluster will be the beneficiary of a $500,000 grant from the KeyBank Foundation.

Part of this grant, which will be funnelled through the United Way of Summit County, will be used to establish a finance learning lab at East High School as part of the implementation of the Akron Public Schools' College and Career Academies.

The finance learning lab will be a component of the Finance career pathway within the Academy of Business and Health Services at East and will begin operation in the 2019-2020 school year.

Another part of this grant will be designated for services to the elementary schools in the East Cluster (Barber, David Hill, Mason, Robinson, and Seiberling).   Examples of these services, which are not yet finalized, could include adult education, child nutrition programs, and financial wellness training.

Said Assistant Superintendent, Ellen McWilliams-Woods, "KeyBank is investing in our students, educators, and schools in ways that are both supportive and inspirational."

Read the full story in the Akron Beacon Journal.




class reunion

Alumni Group

Class of 1976
reunion pics

Class reunion

East High Alumni
Association web site


Bio-med careers

College & career

Computer Sci.
vs. Algebra II


David Hill's veggies

Earn scholarship $
for K.S.U.

East football
college signees

East's walkout

Free tuition
for future

Ohio Bd. of Ed.
wants less testing

sales tax holiday

Texting & driving


test takers

Testing dates

Practice tests

Ohio Graduation
Test info

Testing dates

Practice tests

Looking Ahead

College & Career

Some overlooked scholarship opportunities



math students

Discovery Educ.

Homework Spot

Info Please

Khan Academy

Aids to Deal
with Bullying

Bully Free:
It Starts With Me

The BULLY Project

I Am A Witness

National Bullying
Prevention Center

Sit With Us



For a list of resources helpful to residents of the East Cluster neighborhoods , click here.

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What is a Cluster?

six clusters The Akron Public Schools are divided into six neighborhood groups or clusters — each headed by the traditional high school located within that cluster.   The rest of the cluster is made up of the middle school that feeds into that high school and the various elementary schools that feed into that middle school.   The clusters were formed to increase community identity within a large school system.

The East Cluster schools work among themsevles, and with parent and community groups, to develop a partnership to best serve our student population.

The cluster concept helps to make a large school system much more personal and responsive to the needs of its students, parents, and the larger community.   The East Cluster has always been a very active, engaged cluster with great school and community pride.

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