Click on the calendar below to see a list of events involving the
schools of the East Cluster.
East High Sports
May 2 @ 4:30 p.m.
Warrensville Hts. 3
Warrensville Hts. 2
May 2 @ 4:30 p.m.
Middle School Track
May 11 @ 4:00 p.m.
City Meet at Ellet
Thank you to the members of the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson for
their donation of $200 to assist Barber families in purchasing
Akron students looking for a summer activity might want to consider
the City of Akron's Lock 3 Summer Arts Experience.
If activities such as learning to play steel drums, painting murals, or creating
public sculptures appeal to you, and you will between 14-17 years old during
the course of the summer,
are the details and an application.
Charles Jones Honored
Robinson principal, Charles Jones, was honored
at the third annual Principal Appreciation & Student Recognition Banquet
on April 16 at the Columbus Airport Marriott Hotel.
The banquet is sponsored each year by the Ohio Alliance of Black School Educators.
Thurs., Apr. 28
Middle & high school
Will be mailed
Looking for a Summer Job ?
Summit County receives federal grant
The Summit County Council has officially accepted a
federal grant of $1.96 million for this year's Summer Youth Employment Program.
The program, entering its fifth year, is designed for Summit County residents
who will be between the ages of 16 and 24 as of June 1 and who live in
The period of employment will run from June 13 to August 20.
Registration is based on zip code of residence. Since most East High students
live in either the 44305 or 44306 zip codes, they will need to contact Jobs for Ohio's Graduates
at 330-374-9477 to apply.
are the guidelines for this year's program.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
The greenhouse built by students and members of the Seiberling community
is entering its second year of existence and its second growing season.
However, a growing season is rather empty without things to grow.
Seiberling's young gardeners are asking for your help.
If you have extra seedlings, plant starts, or hand gadening tools that you
no longer need, the students would be happy to put them to use.
Items can be dropped off at Seiberling any time during school hours.
Isn't Just for Summer
The Akron Public Schools are no longer waiting until summer as the only time for
its high schoolers to retake a failed class.
Based on interim grade reports, students in danger of failing a class are identified
and directed to an after-school intervention program during the school year.
The goal is to give students a chance to catch up with their classwork instead of
failing the class at the end of the school year.
A winter transition program was held between November 30 and January 8. A similar
program will be held between March 21 and May 20.
A transition program for middle school students will take place in August.
For additional background on the school system's intervention programs, visit the
Leader papers web site
Beginning March 5
Redesigned SAT Debuts
Any student taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) on or after
March 5, 2016, will notice some major changes.
Because the SAT has become less effective in predicting how well prepared a student is for
college-level academics, the College Board, administrator of the test, has instituted some
major revisions. These are the first changes to the test since 2005.
The new SAT strives to be more relevant by measuring what a student has learned in high school
and what they will need to succeed in college.
Major changes to the SAT include:
- the essay portion of the test, added in 2005, will become optional
- the maximum score attainable will return to 1,600 from the previous 2,400
- the math portion of the test will place more emphasis on problem solving, data
analysis, and algebra
- test vocabulary will be more in line with current college usage.
For more detail,
the College Board web site.
For a list of resources helpful to residents of the East Cluster neighborhoods , click
If you have questions, comments, or suggestions regarding this web site or its contents,
send us an e-mail.
East Cluster E-mail
What is a Cluster?
The Akron Public Schools are divided into seven neighborhood groups or clusters
— each headed by the 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
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.