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Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 9

  • School board— Longer classes sought for PBL

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    McKinney and Yellow Springs High School students will take almost half of their courses in long, interdisciplinary blocks next year if the school switches to a full block schedule.

  • Forum tackles race relations

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    About 15 years ago in Knoxville, Tenn., Opolot Okia was riding his bicycle past the daycare where his son was playing with other kids in the school yard.

  • Antioch Review still surprises

    The Antioch Review was nominated for its fourth “Ellie” award from the American Society of Magazine Editors. Shown above is the cover of the 2014 summer issue, designed by David Battle.

    When Bob Fogarty became editor of the Antioch Review in 1977, his goal in maintaining the college’s literary magazine was to keep surprising readers with fresh, lively work.

  • Township trustees appoint Spracklen

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    During the year John Eastman served on the Miami Township Board of Trustees, he showed an interest in road safety and regional issues, such as maintaining good water quality and protecting source water in the region, fellow Trustee Chris Mucher said last week.

  • YS Dance hits the Antioch Foundry stage this weekend

    Jill Becker, Katie Gaines and Angie Bogner will perform “Chair Dancin” to the 1933 song "Let's Fall in Love" at this weekend's Community Dance Concert.

    The Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert will take place at the Antioch Foundry Theater this weekend.

  • Antioch College to host Black History Month events

    Free Poet's Press founder Chaun Webster

    Antioch College will host several upcoming events in honor of Black History Month, including artists talks and political action campaigns.

  • Mini dramas pique, entertain

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents the Yellow Springs Ten Minute Play Festival on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30–31, 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Admission is $10 at the door. Here, from left, Sommer McGuire, Krissy Hartman and Ron Weber rehearse Jerry Holt’s play, “Bagged.” (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For the fifth consecutive year, the Ten Minute Play Festival that revived community theater in Yellow Springs is back. The Yellow Springs Theater Company is producing a range of comedies, dramas and experimental pieces about sharp-toothed animals, the talking dead, burglars with a conscience and growing old in a small town, with all local or locally associated playwrights, directors, actors and producers.

  • Penrod faces criminal charges

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    Yellow Springs Sergeant Naomi Penrod was charged in Xenia Municipal Court on Monday with three misdemeanors related to an altercation she had with a village resident in November.

  • Coach resigned under pressure

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    Nearly a year after Vince Peters resigned as a coach for Yellow Springs schools in March 2014, a local complaint has made public the circumstances of his departure.

  • HRC fosters village diversity

    The Yellow Springs Human Relations Commission, or HRC, will host a meet-and-greet with the public next Thursday, Jan. 29, from 7–9 p.m. at Bryan Center rooms A and B. Shown above are HRC members, from left, Brian Housh, Kathryn Hitchcock, Chrissy Cruz, Steve McQueen and Nick Cunningham. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Village Human Relations Commission member Chrissy Cruz likes to think of the commission she joined last year as “the people’s village council” — whereas Village Council looks out for the village’s infrastructure, HRC looks out for the village’s people. HRC member Steve McQueen sees the group as a liaison between the citizens and Village Council. […]