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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 6

  • ADA compliance project: Sorry, no exit, nor entrance

    Antioch College student Cleo van der Veen organized The Go! Project last Friday, locking all but handicapped-accessible doors on campus to raise awareness about mobility and accessibility standards. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College Student Cleo van der Veen’s “The Go! Accessibility Project” was conceived to give those who take their ambulation for granted a peek at how some get around campus without front-door access.

  • AU embraces Peace Corps


    While Jason Rhoades was a student at Michigan Technical Institute in 2006, he joined the Peace Corps and earned graduate school credit working on reforestation and renewable energy projects in Armenia.

  • Village Council— Council dips into mayor’s role


    At its meeting Monday, June 1, Village Council held an initial discussion on potential revisions to the Village Charter, including the replacement of mayor with a member of Village Council.

  • Police officer Meister commended in Council

    Yellow Springs Police Officer Dave Meister was presented with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty. (News archive photo by Lauren Heaton)

    On behalf of Village Council at its meeting Monday, Police Chief David Hale presented Officer David Meister with a commendation for exceptional service in the line of duty.

  • Mudding puppies at the Antioch School

    In April, students and teachers started the straw bale playhouse project — which will have an open loft, a ladder and a slide — with a frame, followed by bales; last week they applied several coats of mud plaster. For more on the straw bale playhouse, go to (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School students have been working with builders-in-residence Beth and Andy Holyoke to build a straw bale playhouse of the kindergartner’s design.

  • 2015 valedictorian, salutatorian—Two minds, one grit, one glory

    Yellow Springs High School Valedictorian Mollye Malone and Salutatorian Dylan Boczar were scheduled to address their Class of 2015 at the commencement ceremony last night, May 28. (Submitted photo)

    Mollye Malone and Dylan Boczar believe there are a lot of bright students in their Yellow Springs High School graduating class — some more deserving of honorary titles.

  • YSHS music room is made harmonious

    YSHS Band and orchestra director Brian Mayer used community resources to create a music library, searchable online, in one of the rooms in the “flying saucer” at the high school. It’s taken him two years, but thousands of band and orchestra scores and pieces can now be found on a database at Mayer’s staff page from the high school website. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For the past two years of his tenure as head of the McKinney/YSHS music department, Brian Mayer has sorted and catalogued all the school’s music, and built a searchable music library, which can be shared with anyone in the community.

  • New fund establishes money for young artists

    Nadia Mulhall received the first award this year from the Lisa Goldberg YS Arts Scholarship, established by ceramic artist and art supporter Lisa Goldberg to help young people or college-bound seniors further their education in the arts. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Scholarships support Yellow Springs students with many different abilities and interests, but to local resident Lisa Goldberg, scholarships in the visual arts are not as numerous as those in other fields.

  • YS Theatre Company presents ‘Inherit the Wind’

    Shannon Lewis, Rob Campbell and Dave Nickel rehearsed a scene in "Inherit the Wind."

    “Inherit the Wind” opens this weekend at Mills Lawn auditorium.

  • Yellow Springs High School Class of 2015 commences

    Charles Benning, with his grandson Sean Jenkins '85, received an honorary diploma from Yellow Springs High School.

    Yellow Springs High School honored graduates, young and old, on Thursday, May 28.