Changes! Every year students grow and change! There are also updates and changes at school, from our classrooms to the central office. This year, there will also be a transition from ellet.org to the main Akron Public Schools Web site, akronschools.com. The new akronschools.com will make it easier to find out what's happening around the school district. You can update your bookmarks and go straight to the Ellet page here:
Thank you for your past support of Ellet.org!
The first day for students is Thursday, August 27! We look forward to an incredible year!
The books shown are for students entering the listed grades. Specific assignments are attached below the reading list. Open the appropriate file and follow the directions:
9th grade- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
9th grade honors - (choose two) Stotan by Chris Crutcher, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
10th grade- (choose one) Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, Wicked by Gregory Maguire, Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
10th grade honors - The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
11th grade - Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
11th grade honors - Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom AND The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
12th grade - Beautiful Boy by David Sheff
AP English 12 - 1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (1984 is available as an EHS LRC eBook over the summer)
Assignments are provided in both Word and PDF file formats.
Ellet High School and leaders were recognized as one of 15 high performing High Schools That Work sites during the 15 Year Celebration of HSTW NE Ohio Region, April 21, 2015 at NEOMED, Rootstown, Ohio. This recognition was based upon national, state and regional awards received over 15 years for school improvement efforts. Individual and site awards were presented by HSTW Ohio Network Board of Trustees, a non-profit organization comprised of district and building administrators and region and state leaders that supports middle and high school improvement efforts in northeast Ohio and statewide.
April was National Library Week. May is “Get Caught Reading” Month and has Screen Free Week. Let the reading continue! We definitely have some readers here at EHS…A LOT OF BOOKWORMS! There were OVER 300 ballots and students & staff nominated over 90 different students for the 2015 “Ellet High School Orangemen Bookworm of the year. The distinguished “Be- Seen Reader” this year is…
Her LRC PRIZE REWARD included:
Ellet, Firestone and Hyre CLC are receiving the 2014 High Schools That Work (HSTW) High/Middle School Improvement Award.The honor comes in recognition of the progress made in improving school practices and raising student achievement.
Read more at http://www.akronschools.com/headlines/1691
On Saturday November 15, Ellet teacher Mr. Grassell won an open invitiational sudoku tournament held at the Main Branch of the Akron-Summit County Library. Congratulations Mr. Grassell!
Congratulations to Mr. Boldry, who was named Akron Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Mr. Bouldry teaches the Automotive Technology class. Mr. Boldry has nine years of teaching under his belt, seven in his current position. He is a member of the Association of Career Technical Educators and is a master technician in ASE (Automotive Service Excellence).
Our Career Education program is among the most innovative and best anywhere in any system. Mr. Boldry and his colleagues in Career Ed give APS a broader reach and allow us to offer a well-rounded curriculum to our students.
Mr. Boldry joins a long list of wonderfully talented educators who have earned this distinction and who we are blessed to have here at APS.
Commencement took place June 3 at 7pm. Congratulations to the class of 2014! Best wishes for the future from the entire Ellet High School community!
(Story courtesy of Fred Cay/Ohio.com, photo by Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
April is National Library Month and our Ellet High School Learning Resource Center was on the hunt for BOOKWORMS!- Yasmine (pictured right with Mrs. Clemens) took home the top prize. There were nearly 100 ballots turned in! Students and staff nominated over 70 different students and nearly 20 votes were tallied for teachers and almost 60 students had multiple votes… But our most nominated avid Orangeman readers were:
Attention seniors! The Ellet Info Tech seniors are working on your Senior DVD and Baby Picture Slideshow.
*Here's what we need from you:
Digital photos (on a flash drive or CD) are most helpful, so we don't have to scan. All materials will be returned.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 25th
WHERE: Bring photos to INFO TECH, Room 126
*If you already gave your baby photo to Mr. Lance, we have it. Thank you!
Coach Wallace’s leadership and hard work with Ellet students and her own family are why she is the 26th recipient of the Clem Caraboolad Memorial Coach of the Year award from the Akron Beacon Journal and the Touchdown Club of Greater Akron.
On March 13-14, the Economic Research Project Team of Megan Delong and Michael Woodward won 1st place at the Ohio State Leadership Conference for Business Professionals of America. With the assistance of the advisor Mrs. Nockengost, the team prepared a 5-page paper and speech on the topic of raising the minimum wage.
The school board honored the Ellet bowling teams at the March 24, 2014 meeting. Ellet girls went 5-0 in league play and defeated Firestone by 143 in the city championship held at Midway Lanes on February 11. Ellet boys went 5-0 in league play and took home the city crown for the second consecutive year as they out-distanced runner-up Firestone 3,142-2,694. Pictured are Joel Beswetherick with Duane Grassell, Ellet's bowling coach.
Students from APS Ellet High School and Jackson High in Massillon teamed up to create a water bottle recycling display at the Akron Home and Flower Show, sponsored by the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Akron. Students collected more than
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