Articles From March 2011

  • 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.

  • CBE could be ready in 2012

    Good fits for the new Center for Business and Education, or CBE, could be light manufacturers that make parts for wind turbines, or agricultural businesses that cater to people’s growing interest in local food

  • Local musicians, promoters at fest

    The Yellow Springs band Soul Rebels is one of eight local musical groups that will perform at the HighPoint Music Festival at Zane Shawnee Caverns in Bellefontaine this weekend, Aug. 20 to Aug. 22. Shown above are band members Jonathan Stillwell, Ari Harker, Scott Abla and Jonny Dredlocks. The festival is one of two music festivals organized by Mindy and Patrick Harney, owners of Brother Bear’s Coffee House. The second festival, Werk Out, will take place in September at the same location. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    Coffee, hula hoops and transformation are all on the agenda for two upcoming music festivals in Bellefontaine, organized by the local promotion company Funky Bean Productions and featuring local musicians.

  • College hosts talk on governance

    Welcome back!

    Antioch College is sponsoring a forum on college community governance on Friday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom at One Morgan Place.

  • ‘Dog days

    Copies of this and other photographs may be purchased from the Yellow Springs News; please contact us via e-mail at ysnews {at} ysnews(.)com or by phone, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Mon.–Fri.

  • Sports Announcements

    Registration for the Yellow Springs youth recreational soccer leagues will be held at the Morgan Building fields on Saturday, Aug. 28, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A skills clinic and evaluation will follow at 11 a.m. All first- through eighth-grade boys and girls interested in playing should attend.

  • Barbara Preis

    Barbara Preis

    Barbara Elizabeth Hogg Preis died at Friends Care Community on Friday, July 20. She was 83. Barbara was born on December 22, 1926, in Rangitikei, New Zealand, the daughter of Lewis Gordon Hogg and Bessie Bruce Hogg. Barbara grew up on a sheep farm in Halcombe, New Zealand, and attended Nga Tawa Diocesan School for Girls.

  • Board of Education: Committee of the Whole Meeting with Village Council

    Thursday, August 26, 2010, 7 p.m., Mills Lawn Music Room

  • BLOG – Steaming little-neck clams

    photo by Vanessa Query

    Steaming little-neck clams might be easy in that there aren’t many steps involved, but there’s a real science to it, that requires you pay a lot of attention the whole time. You can’t just toss them in a pot with some water and leave them to cook, and turn your back and chop some veggies or whatever.

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