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January 09:45am-01:00pm
V.I.P. Performance
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January 05:00pm-07:30pm
Family Feast!
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February 05:00pm-07:30pm
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March 05:00pm-07:30pm
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Hometown Innovators
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Bringing It Home

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The center of every tight-knit family is the age-old tradition of the family meal. More than simply food and drinks, it’s a time for sharing, for telling stories, for staying in tune with each other...

The Family in Action

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It started out as every other anything-but-ordinary day at the I PROMISE School. Warm hugs, high fives, and smiles all around despite the freezing cold temperatures outside...

Striving for Greatness

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Since LeBron welcomed his very first class of third graders into his I PROMISE program in 2011, the programming and the interventions have evolved and grown deeper but the mission has always been the same: to graduate from high school.

Promising Results

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Just a couple years ago, it was an ambitious idea with education-changing implications. Two Springs ago, it was an announcement driven by hope and community support. Months later...

Work Hard, Play Hard

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Work hard, play hard. It’s a mantra often and easily said but more complicated to apply. The key is in the execution of both elements, with the work preceding the play...

Glow & Grow

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In year one at the I PROMISE School, our students aren’t just growing. They’re glowing. To celebrate all of its students’ success and achievement in the first half of the school year...

Year Two

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With arms open wide and ready for hugs, the I PROMISE School officially re-opened to its returning students and new class of incoming 3rd graders.

Springing Forward

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With wide eyes and excited minds, LeBron’s 7th graders listened intently to the executives, engineers, and employees as they shared about their jobs and their journeys...

Building A Better Boat

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we can take on water, we can ebb and flow with the changing tides, we can survive crashing waves, and together, we can build a better boat...

IPS Test Prep

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Our students are tackling the tests with all their might this week, but not before a few family engagements…

The Right Fit

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Clipboards in hand and pens at the ready, the interviewers’ questions were casual yet stern. Fun but firm. The typically tense interview process was anything but that...

Dr. King’s Legacy @ IPS

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As the nation remembered and honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, the I PROMISE School students learned about the ideals he stood for...

Feeling Resourceful

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The I PROMISE School is unlike any other place of learning on the planet. Starting the day with hugs and high fives, continuing with regular PROMISE circles of support...

All in the Family

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It’s been a busy, rewarding, and inspiring week that illustrates the Foundation’s commitment to keep pushing, keep digging, and keep striving to do more...

The I PROMISE Village

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LeBron’s commitment to his kids in Akron is taking another monumental leap forward with this week’s announcement of the I PROMISE Village by Graduate Hotels.

All Aboard!

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The I PROMISE Polar Express is one of the many experience outings all I PROMISE students go on throughout the school year...

Greatness Continues

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While our younger kids got to work in the pool, our older I PROMISE students turned up their learning on land with the kickoff of the second annual Flash P’ACT experience at Kent State University.

IPS Inventors

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This week’s I PROMISE School summer programming sees our students sparking their imaginations with the National Inventors Hall of Fame Camp.

We Are Community

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To be part of a community means to uplift, collaborate, and engage with those around us to achieve shared goals greater than ourselves.

Stars and Strides

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IPS teacher Jessica Tozzi recently represented the I PROMISE School at Microsoft Education’s ISTE conference in Philadelphia, where thousands of teachers from all over the world...

Heating Up

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As the weather in Akron continues to heat up, summer is just getting started at the I PROMISE School.

We Are Family Reunion Review

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It all started with a tweet. Five years ago, Cedar Point extended an offer to name one of their famed roller coasters after LeBron James.

Out of This World

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With a sea of green shirts and smiling faces filling Cedar Point in Sandusky, the 2019 We Are Family Reunion was truly Out of this World.

Extreme Makeover: IPS Edition

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After a summer of planning, design, and full-time labor of love, 15 spaces were completely renovated over the course of eight weeks to reimagine what’s possible at IPS.

Back to School Surprise

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As IPS 4th grader LaRiyah sat on a stool eagerly talking about the upcoming school year, she heard a jarring knock on the door. She let out a scream of excitement when she turned to see it was Mr. LeBron.

Seeing Clearly

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This second annual Eye Exam Day courtesy of NEOES saw more than 100 IPS students and family members receive free comprehensive eye exams and complimentary lenses and frames as needed.

Promises, Progress & Perseverance

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On the latest Ohio School Report Card, IPS showed incredible signs of growth and expected areas of improvement. In the most rewarding measure, the I PROMISE School received an “A” in the Progress Component...

Walk of Fame

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At the I PROMISE School, parent participation is not only encouraged, it is a pillar of all of its programming. Our parents are invited to be active participants in every phase of the process.

Fall & Family

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On a seasonably warm Sunday afternoon in Akron, the I PROMISE School’s 5th graders and their families filed into the Highland Square theatre for an afternoon matinee...

Brains and a Break

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Our I PROMISE 4th grade students are getting that hands-on experience, thanks to a series of special visits from a group of medical students out of Ohio State University.

Earned, Not Given

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As LeBron’s Akron I PROMISE Network students arrived at school on Monday morning, they walked with a little extra pep in their step.

Family Feast

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The Feast featured a hot meal provided by Piada, who along with Barilla, hosted a healthy cooking demonstration – complete with hand-rolled meatballs – for our families to enjoy.

Strength & Awareness

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“Angel” as we all know her, is bravely stepping away from her day-to-day duties at IPS to focus her strength and energy on her battle with breast cancer.

A Monumental Year

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Meanwhile, another monumental moment was brewing just down the street from the I PROMISE School. Recognizing that his kids need a larger space to gather, to play, and most of all, to ball, LeBron and his Foundation teamed up with the 2K Foundation...

A New Home for the Holidays

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Meanwhile, another monumental moment was brewing just down the street from the I PROMISE School. Recognizing that his kids need a larger space to gather, to play, and most of all, to ball, LeBron and his Foundation teamed up with the 2K Foundation...

A Little IPS Magic

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With the holiday spirit hanging in the halls, the I PROMISE School students recently received a double dose of magic to help make the season bright.

PROMISE Polar Express

Event 12/10/2019 11:00 AM

Our 3rd Grade I PROMISE School students will begin their magical journey to the North Pole.

I PROMISE Too Info Session

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With over 30 I Promise parents and their families in attendance, our I Promise Too info session quickly became...

Chase Incentive Packaging

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They say it takes a village. When it comes to the LeBron James Family Foundation’s commitment to changing lives in Akron through education, that could not be more true...

A New Semester for I Promise Too

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The I PROMISE program is rooted in creating positive change not just for kids in Akron, but for their entire families as well...

Jarvis Landry Joins the IPS Family

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"I was born and raised in Louisiana, similar to this, similar to Akron. But this right here, this school, this community, it’s about to change things"...

In This Together

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Hey My WFE Kids ~ My teammates and I came up short in the Finals. The San Antonio Spurs played better. They were an incredible opponent.

HE’S MY LITTLE ARTIST

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I bet you would have never guessed this, LeBron’s favorite subject in elementary school was...

LeBron Message: Home Sweet Home

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Man, it feels great to be back in Akron with the family. Don’t get me wrong, I love road games, but...

LeBron Message | Have To Wear Your Jersey

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I hope everyone had an awesome Halloween. My teammates and I definitely did!

Winter Is Here

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How are my kids doing? My teammates and I are on a long road trip and man, do I miss home!

Season 2 Video: PROMISE Kept

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Witness: IRISH FOREVER PROMISE Kept - Falls Sports Fashion Show

What Cold?

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How are my sixth and seventh graders doing? Every time I see you guys I'm blown away by how much you've grown.

LAB Highlight | Sherry Neubert

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We love sharing PROMISE kept moments of our WFE kids and AIPN kids. Additionally, we enjoy sharing PROMISE kept moments that happen in our community.

Don't Forget Your PROMISE

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Even though school is out, we want to make sure you continue to stick with your reading, be active and eat healthy!

New Year, Same PROMISE

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With a new year comes a fresh start, and for the Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...

330 Ambassador Highlight: Aleah Duncan

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Get ready to meet one amazing young lady and PROMISE keeper! Aleah Duncan attends Buchtel CLC where she is a sophomore. She works hard...

LeBron's 3rd Graders Hop On The Polar Express Powered By FirstEnergyFoundation

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In what’s become an annual Akron treat and a holiday season staple for LeBron’s I PROMISE students, the LeBron James Family Foundation’s 3rd graders will once again hop on board the Polar Express Powered by the FirstEnergy Foundation...

Finish Strong Kids!

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How are all of my Wheels for Ed All-Stars doing? It has been a busy few days for my teammates and I.

Similarities

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Hey kids, How are my Wheels for Ed kids doing? I miss you guys! My teammates and I are getting ready for a long road trip. We have a lot of fun...

Parent's First

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At the start of every Hometown Hall meeting, the Foundation recognizes the I Promise program’s most important stakeholders: parents...

Secondary: I PROMISE School

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I hope you guys have heard the awesome news about The I PROMISE School.

LeBron Message | Respect Game

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I hope you had an awesome weekend. We’re back to basketball in full force now that the All-Star break is over...

Front Office Freshman

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With the bright and rising Cleveland sun shining in their eyes, our I Promise freshmen stampeded down Ontario Street...

Back In Town

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Hey guys! I’m back in town to play the Cavaliers! Who is going to watch the game tonight? Whether you are at home or at the Q, I want you guys to know...

Family Staycation

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As the warm fall sun reached its peak, hundreds of I Promise students converged on the picturesque Cleveland-area farm...

Happy New Year

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Hey guys! How are MY Wheels for Ed kids doing? Can you believe the year is almost over? Time is flying by. I remember just eight years ago...

We Are Zips

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LeBron, The Foundation, and The University of Akron have committed to a long term partnership that will, at the least, see nine classes of Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network students...

What A Week!

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Wow… I don’t think I can begin with saying anything else other than "thank you". Thank you for making my welcome home one of the most special...

I PROMISE To Go To School

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Ohhhhh man, it’s time for school!!!!!!!! Are you excited?

23 Big Dreams: Alissa McCullough

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As a proud member of the LeBron James Family Foundation’s Akron I PROMISE Network, Arlissa embodies the spirit, the fight, and the determination that Akron has become known for.

PROMISE Kept: A Long Term Partnership With Cedar Point

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In the words of LeBron James, "BOOOOOOOM! CEDAR POINT DONE CHANGED THE GAME!!!!!" We could not have said it any better ourselves…

I PROMISE Moment: The Team Visits the Ronald McDonald House of Akron

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Team LJFF keeps their PROMISE to serve our Akron community and support our partner’s philanthropic initiatives. We spent quality time at the Ronald McDonald House...

LEBRON’S PROMISE PROJECT

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LeBron’s first class of Wheels for Education (WFE) students, the Class of 2021, is moving into middle school and LeBron wanted to do something big.

Ibtihaj Muhammad visits IPS

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Each day at the I PROMISE School is anything but ordinary. Our students get out of bed every morning and arrive to school, greeted by high fives and smiling faces, not knowing what incredible new experiences await them...

I PROMISE Day at Stan Hywet

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LeBron’s Wheels for Education and Akron I PROMISE Network kids experienced another reason why there’s no better place to grow up than Northeast Ohio...

Family Reunion Video

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"For us, we’re one big family," said LeBron James when asked why the Foundation’s yearly summer gathering is called the "I PROMISE Family Reunion."

Savannah's I PROMise Makeover Event 2018

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For many high school girls, their vision for the perfect prom is clear. Wearing the perfect dress, they enter a packed room to gazes of excitement and awe...

LeBron Message | Orchestra Outing

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How are all of my Wheels for Ed All-Stars doing? I wish I could share with you what my Foundation team has been planning...

AIPN Students and Families Give Back

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In the spirit of his creed, over 100 Akron I PROMISE Network (AIPN) students and their families sacrificed their...

PROMISE Project Take Two!

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We all need parachutes. Whether it’s literally or figuratively, parachutes are our lifesaving devices, and there are few people who have more silk lifesavers than the forward from St. Vincent – St. Mary and his Foundation.

Dream Big

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I am finally back home after being away for a couple of games and man I couldn’t be more excited! Now, I heard some of you got to meet with...

Training Camp

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Hey guys! How are my kids doing? I really miss you guys! Do you know what tomorrow is for me and my teammates? Tomorrow is...

LeBron Message | All-Star 2017

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I can’t believe I’m at the midpoint of the season already. Do you guys feel like your school year is flying by?

Can’t Stop the IPS Feeling

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On a typical Tuesday afternoon, the I PROMISE School’s 3rd and 4th graders dutifully filed into the gym for their monthly Grade Level Family Meeting. A new addition to IPS programming, the topic of the month was their Habits of Promise...

Class of 2021 Student Highlight: Jaiden

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He met Mr. LeBron and heard the PROMISE for the first time at the Wheels for Education "Take the Charge" event at East CLC in 2011.

IPS Parent Conferences + A DAP Champ

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With over a month of classes already in the books, the I PROMISE School staff hosted its families for their first round of parent teacher conferences this week...

PROMISE Project Take 2 | Week 2

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The second installment of the PROMISE Project is now 2/3 of the way complete!

Summit Cycling Center

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Have you seen some of LeBron’s Wheels for Education students riding around Akron on their I PROMISE bikes?

Rice’s to the Rescue: PROMISE Project Episode 4

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"The path is crumbling and the porch is worn down… it’s sad when it should be welcoming!" – Nicole Curtis