Homecoming Week

Posted September 20, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Wednesday, Sept. 20

7:00 p.m. – Coronation in new gym followed by Bonfire and Spirit Fest on the hill to football field.

Friday, Sept. 22

8:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Class float decorating at school

2:00 – Parade

5:30 – 7 p.m. A-W Athletic Boosters Tailgate Party football field concession stand

7:00 p.m. – Football game against Westwood

9:00 p.m.-midnight – A-W Dance

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    A-W elementary renovations underway

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Progress is being made day by day in the Akron-Westfield Community School’s elementary classrooms.

    On Tuesday, there were two crews hard at work. One was painting walls and the other was installing new tile flooring.

    The classrooms’ asbestos flooring has been removed. Now, new plumbing, electrical and infrastructure upgrades are being made to all 14 elementary classrooms.

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    School Board goes back to class

    By Julie Ann Madden

    They were handed an iPad, told to click on a QR (Quick Response) Code using an iPad’s QR Reader, and informed they would be using a Kahoot! software game to learn the highlights of Akron-Westfield’s first year of participation in the state’s Teacher Leadership & Compensation (TLC) Program.

    Just like typical students, some struggled to follow the technological steps and needed the teachers’

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    NHD: A lifelong lasting experience

    By Julie Ann Madden

    The Akron-Westfield National History Day competitors competed at the national finals last week in Maryland.

    “It was an awesome trip to the Nationals,” said Akron-Westfield National History Day Coach Val Philips. “We are all winners, no hardware (brought home), but we have all expanded our minds.”

    “I’m so proud of these students and all at Akron-Westfield who

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School Archived

    NHD Tip Night

    Akron-Westfield National History Day students will be working for tips to help fund their journey to Washington, D.C. Tip Night is Tuesday, June

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