Attention Ram fans- The H.S. baseball game scheduled for today at Caliche has been moved to Monday at 2:00 pm. As a result, the JV game scheduled for Monday has been moved to Friday 4/27 at 3:00 in Caliche.
Akron FBLA swept the top three spots in Accounting II and is sending six students to nationals. Akron State FBLA results: Accounting II Derrick Poss-1st Isaiah Herder-2nd Anthony Dreher- 3rd American Enterprise Sara Wylie, Nadalyn Poss, Mariah DeMers-5th Business Calculations Levi Kipp-1st Future Business Leader Tyler Wylie-2nd Intro to Business Procedures Grayson Pachner- 3rd Congratulations to FBLA Advisor Ms. Ali Houston and her students. Go Rams!
The H.S. track meet scheduled for tomorrow in Kersey has been moved to Monday, April 23 at 1 p.m.
The Akron H.S. baseball game scheduled at Caliche tomorrow has been pushed back to a 12 (noon) start.
The Akron J.H. track relays scheduled for Friday, April 20th have been moved up to tomorrow, Thursday, April 19th due to Friday forecast. Field events will start at 12:30 p.m. with running events to follow at approx. 2 p.m.
Due to the high winds, reduced visibility, and other safety factors: Akron school district will not provide any bus service this afternoon. Parents of students that typically ride the bus home are asked to please pick your child up from the school. Regular bus service is planned to resume Wednesday morning.
The H.S. track meet scheduled for tomorrow in Byers has been cancelled.
The H.S. baseball game scheduled at Caliche tomorrow April 14th has been cancelled. H.S. baseball and track practices scheduled for today have also been cancelled. Stay safe!
ATTN 8TH GRADE PARENTS: Since the JH track meet has been moved to tomorrow (Thursday), the 8th grade continuation meeting has been moved to Monday, 4/16, at 5:00 pm in Mrs. Randel's room.
The Akron J.H. track meet scheduled for Friday, April 13th has been moved up to tomorrow, Thursday, April 12th due to poor weather forecasted for Friday. The schedule remains the same field events start at 12:30 pm and running events at 1:30 pm
The Akron School Board was treated to a presentation about knowledge bowl tonight by Mrs. Denise Pickens and her knowledge bowl team. The Akron knowledge bowl team then challenged the board to a contest, which gave the board a feel for how the competition is conducted. The Akron knowledge bowl team won regionals and finished 4th at State in 2A this year. Thank you students and Coach Pickens for representing our school and community!
State FCCLA results: Cheyenne McGuire was installed as a state FCCLA officer, Sarah Clarkson and Abbie Scholes received a gold medal and placed third, Tayler Clarkson and Landrie Reese received a gold medal and placed third. Tara Chadwick received a silver medal. Orion Wagers was on the judging panel. Congratulations advisor Peggy Hall and her Akron FCCLA students!
The H.S. baseball game against Haxtun today has been moved to a 1 pm start to allow for improved field conditions. Go Rams!
Akron FFA CDE Results Yesterday at NJC the Farm Business Management team of Derrick Poss, Kate Pachner, Isaiah Herder, and Seth Dorrenbacher placed 1st. Derrick finished 1st overall in Farm Business Management and Kate, Isaiah, and Seth all finished in the top ten. Ely Kipp finished second overall in Ag Mechanics. Cheyenne McGuire finished in the top ten in Floriculture. Congratulations!!!
The Holyoke JH track meet scheduled for this Friday, April 6th has been postponed. The meet has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17th.
Akron Ram Activities March 26th –April 1st Word of the Week: Orderliness 3/26-Honor Band @ Holyoke (all day) FFA Quiz Bowl/Officer Interview 6 p.m. BOCES Board Meeting 6:30 p.m. Honor Band Concert @ Holyoke 6:30 p.m. 3/27-Senior Government State Capitol Trip (all day) H.S. Basketball Teams End of Season Banquet 6:30 p.m. 3/28-FBLA Meeting 7:25 a.m. FCCLA Meeting 3:30 p.m. 3/29-H.S. Track @ Holyoke 9 a.m. Washington D.C. Trip Meeting 5:30 p.m. FFA Hired Hand Sale @ Event Center 6 p.m. 3/30-No School H.S. Track Pictures 9 a.m. 3/31-H.S. Baseball @ SedgCo (Ovid) 11 a.m.
Check out this week's Akron School Newsletter: http://5il.co/30nv In this issue you will find some important dates to put in your calendar!
The 2018-2019 school calendar was approved at last night's school board meeting. You can find it under the "Calendar" tab or access it here: http://5il.co/3060
BOYS BASKETBALL The Akron Ram basketball team will play the Haxtun Bulldogs this evening at NJC. Game time is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Make the trip to Sterling and support the Rams!
Tournament Cancelled The Akron J.H. wrestling tournament scheduled for tomorrow, February 24th has been cancelled. Unfortunately, we had some teams drop out and additional concerns with the overnight weather forecast.
BOYS' DISTRICT BASKETBALL TONIGHT: Akron Rams vs. Yuma Indians @ NJC 4:30 p.m. Come show your support! Also, if you haven't yet - download the school app from the app store (akronrams). GO BLUE!
REMINDER: Parent/Teacher conferences will be held tonight from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm and tomorrow morning from 7:30 am - 11:30 am. Please call today to schedule an appointment!
The Akron School wishes to thank those who helped donate and sponsor bringing Rulon Gardner to our school and community. Thank You! Bank of Colorado, Alan Baer Agency, Akron Wrestling Association, Glosson Construction, TBK Bank, Luke & Kristin Crumley Family, Layne and Samantha Crumley, and All-American Sports- Dave Vondy.
DISTRICT BASKETBALL TONIGHT: Come out & support the Akron Rams! The girls play in Yuma @ 5:30 p.m and the boys play at home vs. Merino @ 6:30 p.m. GO BLUE!
The Akron Ram wrestlers had a successful state tournament finishing with 37.5 points. Senior Jeffrey Pieper made state in just his second year of wrestling. Juniors Seth Dorrenbacher and Derrick Poss finished just one match from placing. Juniors Justin Traxler and Carson Reese both finished the tournament with wins and 5th place finishes. The Rams will have these four wrestlers back as seniors next year to lead the squad. Thanks for giving us so much to cheer about gentleman! Go Rams!
The Ram wrestlers finished the second day of the state wrestling tournament yesterday with 4 of 5 wrestlers still alive. Seth Dorrenbacher won by fall, Carson Reese won by fall, Derrick Poss won by fall, and Justin Traxler lost by fall. All four wrestlers will be in action this morning in pursuit of a state medal. Good luck Rams!
Parent/Teacher Conferences are next Thursday the 22nd and Friday the 23rd. Please call the office to schedule your appointment!
We will be giving our state qualifying wrestlers a send off this Thursday morning around 8 a.m. Please join us at the school or cheer them on while they head out of town. Go Rams!
Our Akron FBLA students had another great district competition yesterday, as 27 of our students placedin the top five. Several students qualified for the state competition that will be held this spring in Vail, CO. Congratulations to all of our students and to their leader Mrs. Ali Houston. Great job Rams!!!
Attention Basketball Parents Schedule for Friday vs. Wray No Boys ‘C’ or JV games. 5:00 pm-Girls JV (2 x 8 min.) followed by parents/senior night before Girls Varsity Warmup. Girls Varsity then Boys Varsity.
We had the privilege of meeting Ms. Kylie Gardener at our home basketball game on Thesday night. She is the daughter of Tanya Thomsen Gardener who graduated from Akron H.S. in 1993. Kylie has been through a lot for a 17 year old and is now on a mission to bless others. Please take the time to read her story in the photo below. The Akron Lady Ram basketball team met Kylie and gave her flavored chapsticks they collected for her cause. Thank you, Kylie!
We had a wonderful day hosting the Akron JH and HS Knowledge Bowl today. We had over 120 students compete today from Akron, Burlington, Holyoke, Ft. Morgan, Merino, Wiggins, Wray, and Yuma. Top 3 JH results in order: Wiggins, Ft. Morgan, and Burlington Top 3 HS results in order: Ft. Morgan, Akron, and Holyoke. Thank you to everyone who helped and competed today!
The Akron Ram wrestlers had a very good day at the Englewood Pirate Invitational in Denver on Saturday.. All seven wrestlers placed and as a team the Rams finished 4th with 94 points. Placers: Elvis Guy 1st, Seth Dorrenbacher 1st, Justin Traxler 1st, Derrick Poss 1st, Cameron Collin 3rd, Carson Reese 3rd, and Jeffrey Pieper 4th. Great job Fighting Rams!
Arnold Torgerson Invitational in Ft. Collins The Akron Ram wrestlers didn’t have any placers today but they did wrestle well against some very good competition. The Ram wrestlers will be in action again this next Thursday at home against Yuma. It will also be parents night so come out and fill up the field house to support our wrestlers who spend a big part of their season on the road. Go Fighting Rams!
Attention Akron Ram Basketball Parents and Fans The games at Otis on Saturday will be varsity only. Girls will play at 3 pm and Boys at 4:30 pm.
Akron Ram Activities January 3rd -7th Word of the Week: Determination 1/3-FCCLA Meeting 7:30 a.m. Big Buddy Program 1:40 p.m. 1/4- 1/5-UTT College Visit H.S. Basketball vs. Caliche 4 p.m. 1/6-J.H. Knowledge Bowl @ Standley Lake H.S. 8:30 a.m. H.S. Wrestling @ Ft. Collins 9 a.m. H.S. Basketball @ Otis 2 p.m. 1/7-Area Wrestling Officials Meeting 12 p.m. Go Fighting Rams!
Akron Rams get ready to join the 100 Mile Club starting October 9th! See the following link for practice schedule: 5il.co/20kx
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