Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 27

  • Village schools — Private fund fuels change

    Village of Yellow Springs Schools

    Yellow Springs schools are on the road toward change, and investigating other education models is one piece of the complex web of adjustments the district expects to make over the next eight years as part of its strategic plan.

  • Triple Shadow the promise of a new kind of education in the village

    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.

    Mills Lawn recently welcomed to its campus a new piece of public art to be used as an innovative teaching tool.

  • Creative Memories building— Auctioneer offers purchase

    The Antioch Company drafted a contract last week to sell its facility on East Enon Road to International Auction and Appraisal Services Worldwide, an industrial auctioneer and property manager based in Shrewsbury, Pa.

  • A Cajun Robin Hood seeks funds

    YS Kids Playhouse will hold a proper Cajun Mardi Gras as its winter fundraiser on Feb. 9. Because of special Louisiana catering, participants are asked to sign up by Feb. 1. Crawfish organizers are, clockwise from bottom, YSKP board president Brian Housh, Bette Kelley, Sharon Fleming Cooke, Director John Fleming, Jill Becker and actor Shakina Williams. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In honor of Fleming’s Cajunhood and the New Orleans culture he comes from, YSKP will host its annual fundraiser as a Mardi Gras party on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Glen Helen auditorium in the Vernet Ecological Center

  • 2013 Yellow Springs year in review: village schools

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    Events in education in 2013 in the Village

  • Greene County to replace Hyde bridge

    A Greene County road crew member took a blow torch to the steel girders to dismantle the bridge last week.

    The historic Hyde Road bridge was dismantled last week and will be replaced later in the year.

  • Village pulls through for Little Art

    The local community helped the Little Art Theatre to reach its fundraising goal of $475,000 to complete a total renovation of the facility. Little Art Director Jenny Cowperthwaite and capital campaign co-chair Dorothy Scott spelled out the good news on the marquee this week. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    This year’s Campaign to Renovate the Little Art Theatre reached its goal of $475,000 to bring the theater into the 21st century.

  • Pining for a resistant strain

    Yellow Springs Tree Committee members Anna Bellisari and Robert Gage enjoyed a rare view of Dayton Street and beyond from the height of a bucket truck last week. They went to the upper stories of an unusually strong and resilient Austrian pine to get clippings they will use to reproduce and potentially commercialize. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Village resident Robert Gage doesn’t relish heights, but even hovering at 70 feet in the air last week, he appeared less concerned with the drop than with the fertility of the newest shoots he was clipping.

  • YS Credit Union names Sandy Hollenberg as president

    Sandra Hollenberg (submitted photo)

    Interim president and CEO of Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union Sandra Hollenberg was named permanent leader of the local lender.

  • McKinney artists hold their own ‘Chopped’

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

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