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Literary Arts
Spent a day or two in the fish tank; wanted to see what the big deal was all about. (By Matt MInde)

Spent a day or two in the fish tank; wanted to see what the big deal was all about. (By Matt MInde)

My cat is sweet but really irritating

My cat June.

My cat June.

Well, I see no grid, which is a wonderful thing, though it’ll probably unsettle people who are used to seeing the pink mesh, and with a loss of visual guidance, will be set adrift in a sea of confusion that will paralyze them in their efforts to provide any further content for this vehicle of mass dispersion. 

And here’s the long-awaited paragraph break. It seems to have worked fine. No eaten text, nothing. So far, so good. 

So, in this post, I’ve pulled out all the stops, including adding an inline image, a slider, as well as a Next Gen gallery. About the only two things I did NOT include were the PhotoSmash gallery and an actual, physical kitchen sink (although there’s a plug-in called that.) 

Let’s see how this fares! 

 

McKinney Middle School students took home an impressive array of awards at the annual Power of the Pen writing competition on Saturday, Feb. 2. Pictured from left to right in the back are: Duard Headley, Baer Wright, Jack Lewis, Windom Mesure, Lorien Chavez and Evening Hudson. Pictured in the front row from left to right are: Ms. Aurelia Blake, Evalynn Orme, Aidan Hackett, Greta Kremer, Peter Day, Cameron Knopp and Solene Roullier. (Submitted photo)

McKinney takes top writing honors

McKinney Middle School students took several top honors at the annual Power of the Pen District Tournament held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at YSHS.

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Art casts a hopeful shadow on schools

A few weeks ago a ghostly new figure appeared on the south side of Mills Lawn, The structure, entitled Triple Shadow Double Frame, was designed to use art to get students to wonder about the world around them.

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Mills Lawn students from left, Roman Newsome, Ben Mooneyham, Eridon Stewart, Principal Matt Housh, Noah Van Hoose, Sydney Collins, Annlyn Foster and teacher Jeff May, posed with the sculpture last week on the south school lawn.

Triple Shadow sculpture

Mills Lawn students from left, Roman Newsome, Ben Mooneyham, Eridon Stewart, Principal Matt Housh, Noah Van Hoose, Sydney Collins, Annlyn Foster and teacher Jeff May, posed with the sculpture last week on the south school lawn.

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Olivia Brintlinger-Conn paced herself in yesterday's art competition at McKinney.

McKinney artists hold their own 'Chopped'

McKinney eighth grade students competed in a series of timed art contests this week to make the cut or get "chopped."

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The fourth-grade class at Mills Lawn school proudly presented a check to the Yellow Springs Food Bank this week for $182.92. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

Making dough

The fourth-grade class at Mills Lawn school proudly presented a check to the Yellow Springs Food Bank this week for $182.92. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

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Mills Lawn School sixth graders presented the fruits of their studies at Egypt night, displaying masks, models and jewelry. (Photos by Matt Minde)

Little Egypt filled with facts and artifacts

Mills Lawn School was teeming last Friday with mascaraed, robed and loinclothed sixth graders who presented the fruits of their studies at the annual Egypt night, Thursday, Nov. 15.

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