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  • India by way of ‘Jungle Book’

    Join a singing, dancing Kaa and his coils, played by, from left, Grace Wilke, Olivia Chick, Kallyn Buckenmyer, Shekinah Williams, David Walker and Kayla Brown (obscured) this weekend as Mills Lawn School presents Bollywood Jungle Book, the all school musical, at Central State’s Robeson auditorium. Shows are Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    As Mills Lawn students rehearse Disney’s Jungle Book for the all-school musical this year, they have begun to investigate not just the animated India, but the real life India as well.

  • VIDEO: Mills Lawn presents Bollywood Jungle Book

    The monkey King Louie is played by Nia Stewart, and is presented here by monkey Kylie Johnson.

    The Mills Lawn all-school musical Bollywood Jungle Book premieres Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday, at 2 p.m. Both shows take place at the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center at Central State University.

  • Attempted theft at US Bank

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    At 12:30 p.m. today a man attempted a bank robbery at US Bank.

  • Four local teachers to retire

    Four teachers with long and distinguished tenure in the Yellow Springs schools gave notice of their resignations at the end of the current school year.

  • This week’s Fireside features Antioch’s own Louima and T.J. Jarrett

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    The third Antioch College Fireside reading will feature writers Gariot Louima and T.J. Jarrett, reading short fiction and poetry on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m.

  • Friends plans to sell Barr property

    This week a Friends Care Community task force announced plans to sell the Barr property, which the Morgan Family Foundation had gifted to the care center in November.

  • Get educated about education

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    The community will get a double dose of education-inspired talk this week with a presentation by Miami University education professor Michael Dantley on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and a screening of the film No Textbook Answer: Communities Confront the Achievement Gap the following Saturday. See the film’s trailer here.

  • Writer to read essays about his life with cancer

    Writer and teacher Rafael Torch to speak at Antioch College.

    As part of the Antioch College fireside reading series, writer and teacher Rafael Torch will read from his recent creative nonfiction work on Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Coretta Scott King Center.

  • Schools aim for least harmful cuts

    The ultimate goal of school district budget cuts is to respond to the district’s deficit spending while making the least amount of programmatic change.

  • Inspiring better education

    About 50 people came to hear Deborah Meier and Shadia Alvarez, both progressive educators and Antioch alumni, speak at the Herndon Gallery on Antioch College campus Feb. 12.

  • BLOG — Chilis that came before the McKinney Chili Cook-off

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    The McKinney School’s 17th annual Chili Cook-off is coming next month, and it has some stiff competition from chiliheads around the country.

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