Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 54

  • School staff settles on a contract

    The school board ratified one of its two employee contracts this week with the local Ohio Association of Public School Employees, or the certified staff union. An agreement was reached within two meetings, and ratified 3–0 by the school board at a special meeting on Monday, June 27.

  • Survey gives schools B, C grades

    The Yellow Springs School District district released the results of the survey this week, and overall, the community rated it “within average to above average range,” according to the survey report.

  • Vectren to replace gas lines

    Vectren is replacing aging gas lines in areas around the village. Construction may impede passage or parking. Click the link in the article below to find dates and areas of work. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Vectren replaces aging natural gas lines around the village this month.

  • Schools hire new teachers, staff

    After a slate of retirements that took place this past year, the Yellow Springs schools began the rebuilding process this month by hiring six new teachers and staff.

  • Youths plead guilty to offense

    This week police charged five male youth from Yellow Springs and one from Beavercreek with committing a dangerous “prank” at the home of an Omar Circle resident early in the morning on June 7.

  • Students, community grade the schools

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    A recently completed survey of the schools allowed students and the community to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of their hometown district.

  • Former village residents cause a stir with new film project

    Yellow Springs High School graduates Sean Devine and Matthew Morgan are working on a new film from their home in Portland, Ore.

    A film project of three Yellow Springs natives went viral last week when the group put a clip from their movie on YouTube.

  • McCurdy delivers farewell address to school board

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    YSHS teacher Joyce McCurdy delivers parting words to Yellow Springs school board.

  • Musical event lifts a town and college

    Demons (from left, Amelia Tarpey, Ali Thomas and Jill Becker danced in Hades during Sunday’s performance of Orfeo ed Euridice, which was organized by conductor James Johnston in honor of the rebirth of Antioch College. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    To have loved and lost is better than the usual alternative, but not quite as good as to have loved, lost and then regained love again — at least according to both 18th century composer Willibald Gluck and the leaders of Antioch College.

  • Village may rank ‘most fun’

    The history of Yellow Springs is that of a town that is constantly being rediscovered, so it may come as no surprise that recently Yellow Springs was yet again discovered as one of the top 30 best small towns in America.