Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 12

  • Leading Yellow Springs Schools a delicate balance

    Maintaining a leadership team in the Yellow Springs Schools that always agrees is seldom possible; the schools struggle at times to balance the shared authority granted by the state to both the local school board and the school administration.

  • Musicians rally for one of their own

    When Greg Dewey, on tour with Country Joe and the Fish at the time, first met Carl Schumacher, Carl was eating ice cream out of half a yellow melon, waiting to take a turn on one of the instruments set out before him. He was 10 years old at the time and had come to jam with his three older brothers and their friends.

  • School salaries on the rise

    At its meeting on Sept. 12 the Yellow Springs school board approved new contracts for district Superintendent Mario Basora and Treasurer Dawn Weller.

  • Help feed the school’s PBL beast this weekend

    Local resident Mariano Rios prepared to roast a flayed local pig for the pre-opening of La Pampa at Peifer Orchards last month.

    Yellow Springs school’s first annual Homecoming Pig Roast is happening at Peifer Orchards this Saturday as a fun fundraiser for the schools.

  • Yellow Springs School District allows service dog

    Jonah Kintner, a Mills Lawn elementary student, has a service dog named Clank who helps him with everyday life skills. Jonah wants Clank to be able to come to school with him.

  • A sea change for trash as jelly art

    Through November Antioch College hosts an exhibit of recycled art from under the sea.

    Antioch College hosts an exhibit of jellyfish swimming in an unusually academic environment.

  • Service dog to help Mills Lawn student in question

    Jonah Kintner plays with Clank at home in the village.

    The Yellow Springs school district is deliberating on whether to allow one of its students to bring a service dog to school.

  • Yellow Springs foodies try a new vegan product that has yet to hit the commercial shelves

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    Chef Tetsuko Okada came to town over the weekend to demonstrate the unlimited capacity of her new vegan food product to morph into a facsimile of almost any meat on the planet.

  • Corner Cone hosts fundraiser concert with YSKP and friends

    YS Kids Playhouse staff and performers go Cajun for a day.

    YS Kids Playhouse will host a fundraiser concert this weekend with guest musicians from Yellow Springs and beyond.

  • At the Riding Centre, Young equestrians help others

    Every Saturday morning a group of local high school students comes early to the Riding Centre to tack up the horses for the therapeutic riding lessons. They saddle the horses, help mount the riders, and lead the teams of two around the outdoor ring with meditative composure.

  • Mills Lawn school reopens — Students to practice inclusion, service

    Village of Yellow Springs Schools

    Project-based learning (PBL) is at the fore this year at Yellow Springs schools, and Mills Lawn is no exception. But the school also has other goals for the year.

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