Academic grades (A,B,C,D,F) encompass an evaulation of homework, test grades, class work, quizzes, reports, projects, participation, and attendance. Citizenship grades (1,2,3,4,5) encompass courtesy, participation, attitude, dependability, trustworthiness, effort, initiative, and good behavior. Interim report cards are issued approximately midway through each grading period.
Honor Roll status is achieved by maintaining a 3.5 or higher G.P.A. Merit Roll status is achieved by maintaining a G.P.A. between 3.0 - 3.499.
Bylaws and Policies 5517.01 – Bullying and Other Forms of Agressive Behavior
The Board of Education is committed to providing a safe, positive, productive and nurturing educational environment for all of its students. The Board encourages the promotion of positive interpersonal relations between members of the school community.
Harassment, intimidation or bullying toward a student – whether by other students, staff or third parties – is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated. This prohibition includes
For more scholarships visit the following sites:
All students can sign up for a scholarship mailbox at www.fastweb.com
Students, be aware that the list posted here will not include scholarships offered by a University for their prospective students. Check with the admissions office of the university of your choice to see what scholarships they offer to their students.
Scholarships are listed in order they are received - find them in the same number folder
Box of paper applications located in the GRC
December 5, 2014
Parent or guardian of applicant must be a member, must be a
graduating senior of Akron Public Schools, min 2.5 GPA, complete
(10) $2,000 scholarships
February 13, 2015
Based on academic achievement, extracurricular and community
involvement, letter of recommendation from high school faculty,
500-word essay and interview, must reside in Summit County
$1,000 to $2,000
Jan 15, 2015
This is an essay writing competition. See application for more
details. To get an entry form, go to
up to $6,000
March 6, 2015
Student must be a member of BPA, DECA, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA
HS Student Gov't, HOSA, JROTC, NHS, Skills USA,
TSA, Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition, National
Tech Honor Society
Feb 15, 2015
Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and apply and be accepted for
the 2014-2015 academic year at one of the WACE Partner
Institutions: Clarkson Univ, SUNY Oswego, Drexel Univ,
Univ of Cincinnati, Johnson & Wales, Univ of Massachusetts Lowell
RIT, Univ of Toledo and Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Apply online at www.waceinc.org
President's Scholar Award, Choose Ohio First Scholarship,
Fortisure Foundation, Dual Enrollment & Early College, Stark State
over $2 million in scholarships
December 5, 2014
Academic performance as well as financial need. Application must
be initiated online at www.elks.org
up to $3,500
February 6, 2015
Students under age 19 who have not yet graduated. Complete
up to $3,500
February 17, 2015
Students under age 19 who have not yet graduated. Complete application
November 1, 2015
Must submit part I of Oberlin's application with SAT/ACT plus Writing
by Nov 1. Common app, letters of recommendation, essay Oberlin's Writing
supplement and CSS profile must be submitted by January 2.
up to $2,500 in scholarships
December 12, 2014
Create a 60-second video on consumer scams, cybersecurity, or identity theft
and enter the Ohio Attorney General's Take Action Video Contest.
more than 220 scholarships, over $1 million available
High school graduate 2015 from state of Ohio, "C" average, must be nominated
by a current member of the Ohio Legislature
January 20, 2015
Students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the
initiative to fulfill their educational goals.
December 18, 2014
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their
freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or
vocational/technical institute. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to
be considered for an award
December 1, 2014
Degree specific, 3.0 GPA and 26 ACT or 1180 SAT critical reading/math, consideration for
leadership and work experience, extracurricular activities, results from your personal
interivew, questionnaire results, and academic scores.
January 8, 2015
Seniors who embody the characteristics of Leadership, Drive, Integrity and Citizenship.
The online application can be found at www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
up to $5,200
March 1, 2015
You must be enrolled full time in pursuit of a degree in a science, technology, engineering
or mathematics related discipline. It is a renewable scholarship with a maximum eligibility of
four years (eight semesters) or until completion of a baccalaureate degree, whichever comes
first. For renewal, you must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 overall and make sufficient
progress toward degree completion in a timely manner.
52 winners - one from each state $10,000
December 15, 2014
Enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the US for
entire 2015/16 school year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding
achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Special consideraton will be
given to achievements that empower socity to mitigate risk thro education and/or action in
areas such as financial, environmental, health and/or emergency-preparedness
up to twelve $2,500
February 1, 2015
Students who have distinguished themselves within their community. Enrolled full-time in an accredited
two-year or four-year college or university in the US for entire 2015/16 school year.
entire 2015/15 school year
1st place $100
2nd place $50
3rd place $25
December 9, 2014
Open to any high school student involved in commercial art, graphic design, computer graphics,
printing, journalism or communications programs in the Northeast Ohio area.
December 9, 2014
To further the technical education of our youth in preparation for tomorrow's employment
opportunities in the Graphic Arts community in the Northeast Ohio area.
December 9, 2014
This award is established to recognize the efforts of the selected student and to
encourage their interest in further education and future career opportunities available
in the Graphic Communications industry.
January 31, 2015
High school seniors currently pursuing a nursing or pre-nursing course of study.
Akron Public Schools posted additional scholarship information on the old Ellet Web site found here: