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Mills Lawn School Section :: Page 4

  • Life in India focus of Mills Lawn study

    Village resident Al Pana Sharma visited Mills Lawn School last week to share Indian clothing and culture. She is shown wrapping a sari around third grader Zoe Williams. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Students at Mills Lawn School have been studying Indian life and culture in preparation for this weekend’s all-school musical, Bollywood Jungle Book. The play will be shown this Saturday and Sunday at the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center on the Central State campus.

  • Students dig for morbid treasures

    Travis Scarfpin dislodged a rodent skull from his owl pellet.

    Fifth grade students glean the inside story from owl pellets.

  • Mils Lonn speling bee socksessfull

    Dylan Dietrich, Evalynn Orme and Atulya Dora-Laskey were winners of the Mills Lawn spelling bee.

    Mills Lawn held its annual spelling bee on Wednesday, Jan. 4.

  • Mills Lawn kids respond to hunger

    Resse Elam, left, and Aza Hurwitz shuttle food to the Methodist Church pantry

    Before breaking for the holidays, students at Mills Lawn collected and delivered food for those in need.

  • Mills Lawn students wound up on homemade windmills

    Seen through the inside of a homemade plastic wind tunnel, Mills Lawn sixth graders can view and measure how efficiently the tiny windmills they are making this week function to produce energy. Last week, Ms. Amin’s sixth-grade class experimented with scientist-in-residence Eric Lang and Dan Rudolf. The class will make a public presentation on Monday, Dec. 6, 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the school. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In groups gathered around their model windmills last week, students discussed the probability that the tilt angle of the blades was steep enough that the wind would propel them without knocking them down completely.

  • Red Priest pays visit to Mills Lawn School

    The rollicking baroque ensemble Red Priest gave a commanding performance at Mills Lawn School Monday morning. (Photo by Matt Minde; camera courtesy of Ms. Deborah Mabra)

    Mills Lawn School students got an ear- and eyeful of baroque music madness when the world-class ensemble Red Priest performed.

  • A petrifying parade of grade-school ghouls

    Treats await Mills Lawn School students on their return from their annual Halloween Parade.

    Last Friday, Oct. 29, Mills Lawn School students once again set out to spook downtown via the annual Halloween Parade.

  • Teacher surprised by national win

    Mills Lawn teacher Ben Trumbull, here with one of his students, Chris Jennings, was surprised last Tuesday, Oct. 5, with $1,000 in free classroom supplies from a local Office Max store. Trumbull, who has taught at Mills Lawn for 15 years, was one of 1,100 teachers nationwide who received the gift. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Last week Mills Lawn teacher Ben Trumbull was in the middle of a math lesson when Principal Matt Housh and representatives from a local Office Max store walked into his classroom with a surprise — a giant box filled with more than $1,000 in classroom supplies.

  • YS schools make good grades, still need work

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    Preliminary results of the Ohio Achievement Tests that students took last spring indicated that Yellow Springs students are likely to score at least as well as or better than last year, according to new district Superintendent.

  • Energy upgrades spark learning

    Waibel's project manager Rodney Rhoades inspects a highly-efficient new mechanical cooling unit to be installed on the roof of the McKinney school. New HVAC systems are just one component of an energy-efficiency overhaul at the schools. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Not only will the Yellow Springs high, middle and elementary schools benefit from an energy-efficient makeover this coming school year, their students will learn how to analyze and reduce the school’s energy use from the classroom.

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