AKRON, Ohio — Akron Public Schools are delaying the start of the school year and extracurriculars due to COVID-19 concerns.
The new start dates are:
- Aug. 24 – First Day for Teachers
- Sept. 9 – First Day for Grades 8-9, 12
- Sept. 10 – First Day for Grades 2-4, 10
- Sept. 11 – First Day for Grades 5-7, 11
- Sept. 14 – First Day for Grades Pre-K, K-1
All school athletics and extracurricular activities will be delayed by nine weeks.
No athletic events or practices can take place until Oct. 1.
The district announced earlier this summer that they will start the school year online.
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