Articles From March 2011

  • Teachers, students report on visit to model school in San Diego

    Mills Lawn fifth graders planned a special Veteran's Day celebration this fall as part of a project-based lesson. The decorating committee included, from left, Priscilla Hadap, Alayna Wilson, Stephanie Burks, Andrea Reeder, and Sam Foster.

    Yellow Springs teachers and students gave their impressions of a recent visit to model school High Tech High as a lead-up to the district’s first community sharing event of the project-based education they’re in the process of adopting.

  • Yellow Springs schools on two-hour delay

    Snow falls through the cracks of a storm grate in last year's snowfall. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are delayed by two hours Wednesday, Jan. 23, because of extremely cold temperatures.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed

    The weather has determined to keep kids in bed for an extra two hours Tuesday, Jan 21. The snow cover, slick conditions and dropping temperatures make the outside challenging, but beautiful.. (Photo by Matt MInde)

    Yellow Springs schools and the Antioch School are closed because of snow, slick conditions and cold temperatures.

  • New app by Yellow Springs residents is a gas

    New app "My Little AlphaButts," created by villagers Mike Fleishman, Joanne Caputo and Max Fleishman, was a true village effort, featuring the vocal talents of Caputo, Benny Vazquez, Shaylee and Nevaeh Smith and Kenji and Tyson Housh. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs residents and family members Mike Fleishman, Joanne Caputo and Max Fleishman recently released “My Little AlphaButts,” an app for iPod that aims to teach children the alphabet … in an untraditional way. The app’s interactive alphabet features illustrated letter shapes and sounds that are positively flatulent.

  • MLK Jr. day in Yellow Springs

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers the 1965 commencement address at Antioch College. (Photo courtesy of Antiochiana/Antioch College Archives)

    In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday today, Monday, Jan. 20, village offices, schools and the News will be closed.

  • Antioch students donate water to West Virginians

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    In the wake of a chemical spill in W.Va., Antioch College students organized a water drive on campus last week.

  • BLOG-Early At the Market

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    This week I open and close the Yellow Springs Winter Market. The 2014 market runs 9am to 11:30am each Saturday from January through March at 202 S Winter Street.

  • Yellow Springs schools cancel evening activities for Friday, Jan. 17

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    The Yellow Springs Schools Board of Education announced at 2 p.m. today that all evening activities are canceled due to snow. Sports games may be rescheduled; please check notifications and calendars for updates. RELATED POSTS: UPDATED: Yellow Springs schools, Children’s Center and others closed Yellow Springs schools on two-hour delay Yellow Springs schools closed Yellow […]

  • Neuhardt on Democratic gubernatorial ticket

    Villager Sharen Neuhardt announced today that she will be Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald's running mate in November. (YS News File Photo)

    Yellow Springs resident Sharen Neuhardt will be Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald’s running mate in November’s election.

  • Filmmaker presents rare 1970 King film

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    A rare 1970 film “King: A Filmed Record” that uses archival news footage will be shown locally as part of MLK Day events.

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