Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 52

  • Teachers urge caution—Personnel cuts detrimental?

    With a healthy cash carryover, the Yellow Springs district should be “judicious” about decisions to eliminate staff and cut benefits, which could end up hurting the district more than helping, the teachers said.

  • Students dig for morbid treasures

    Travis Scarfpin dislodged a rodent skull from his owl pellet.

    Fifth grade students glean the inside story from owl pellets.

  • Forum examines town and gown

    Last Friday night at the Corretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, about 75 college and village representatives came together to talk about the strength that could be created by fostering positive relations between the village and Antioch College.

  • Yellow Springs school board— Possible budget cuts eyed

    This week, the Yellow Springs school administration will begin drafting a recommendation to make significant cuts to the district’s 2011–12 budget, partially based on input from the schools and community that Superintendent Mario Basora has received over the past several months.

  • Web TV features local writer, professor

    Writer Jaime Adoff

    This winter two Yellow Springs intellectuals were featured in a new series of Web seminars designed to publicize the exciting research and coursework educators around the Miami Valley are engaged in.

  • CMYS presents double reed, piano trio

    poulenc

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs presents the Poulenc Trio tonight, at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • BLOG — Kids navigate gustatory rush hour

    Sodexo's cheeseburger and salad.

    This week in the McKinney/Yellow Springs High School cafeteria, I learned a funny thing.

  • Ohio reduces funds for schools

    According to former Governor Strickland’s Evidence-Based funding model, the local school district is scheduled to receive $1,037,354 from the state to educate its 621 in-district students this year.

  • Engage in designing the future for Yellow Springs schools

    Tonight at Antioch University Midwest, the Yellow Springs school district will launch “The Future of Education” lecture series aimed at stirring the community toward reinventing the village’s public school model.

  • Old game of chess captures youth

    Check, mates!— Omar Durrani coached local chess enthusiasts on the smart moves at the Emporium last Sunday over a game between Amelie Maruyama, left, and Olivia Ling. Observing and trying so hard not to give away the answers were from left, Zenya Miyazaki, Jacob Woodburn, Eliana Ling and Kai Maruyama. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    At the Emporium last Sunday, a group of local youth gathered around several tables in the back to play the age-old game of chess. At one table, Eliana Ling slid her white pawn out to start the match, and Amelie Maruyama moved a black pawn to mirror her adversary across the checkered grid. Soon two […]

  • Village officers’ daily duty dangerous

    Naomi Penrod does her best to keep the duties of her job as a Yellow Springs Police officer in perspective. She keeps a photo of her daughter on her clipboard to remind her that while it is her job to keep the community safe, her goal at the end of every day is to get back home to her little girl.

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