Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 9

  • Angela Wright leaves school board with hope

    Angela Wright left the school board last month after 20 years and four full terms of serving the schools. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Having served 20 years as a Yellow Springs school board member over a span of three decades, Angela Wright has seen her share of ebb and flow in the district.

  • Jury rules force appropriate in Paul E. Schenck death

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    On Monday, Dec. 30, a Greene County Grand Jury found no indictments against the law enforcement officer who was identified as having shot and killed villager Paul E. Schenck.

  • January 2, 2014 Bulldog sport round-up

    Eighth grade post Tony Marinelli went for a layup against Troy Christian on Dec. 9. The McKinney Bulldog team also lost their Dec. 19 game against Dayton Christian last week; however the McKinney seventh grade team and the YSHS varsity teams won their respective games. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    January 2, 2014 Bulldog sport round-up

  • Writers, poets and artists give voice to their high school lives

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    YSHS has brought back its school news and literary magazine.

  • Antioch University receives reaccreditation

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    After three years of hard work on a self evaluation, Antioch University received news last week that it is fully reaccredited with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  • More money needed for 2020 strategic plan

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    According to Superintendent Mario Basora, while the 2020 strategic plan activity is on track, it needs more financial support and increased capacity in order to reach its goals.

  • District honors former Yellow Springs School Board members

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    At the Dec. 12 school board meeting, outgoing board President Benji Maruyama and board member Angela Wright were honored for their service to the district.

  • Farmer sows seeds for love of music

    The Antioch School hired Dennis Farmer for a yearlong arts residency, funded partially by the Emily Bailey Fund. Shown above are several Younger Group future musicians trying their hands at recorders, from left, Isaac Stiles (partially obscured), Jackson Grotes, Kian Barker, Ayla Current, Olivia Hasek, Scout Espinosa, Sophia Hale and Caroline Tucker. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School has always encouraged the musician in students interested in developing their skills and talents. This year the Antioch School formalized its music program by inviting artist-in-residence Dennis Farmer to start an introductory program during a year-long residency.

  • Glen Helen makes bid for Girl Scout camp

    The 3,200-square-foot lodge and the surrounding Girl Scout’s Camp Greene, located off of Grinnell Road, could soon belong to the Glen. The Glen Helen Association has applied for grant funding with the Clean Ohio Fund to help purchase and permanently protect the 28-acre camp with a conservation easement. (Submitted photo)

    It’s been nearly 50 years since Glen Helen has expanded its borders, but the preserve recently entered into an agreement that its leaders hope will result in the acquisition of 28 acres.

  • Clifton opens new art gallery

    The Jailhouse Gallery's first show features work by Clifton and Yellow Springs artists.

    Local artists held an art opening last weekend to inaugurate Clifton’s new art gallery in the current town hall building.

  • A doctor of strings and theory

    Ray Lewkowicz has been the go-to repairman for string players in and around the village. As a mathemetician and a musician himself, he opened his business, The Violin Doctor, out of a desire to learn the science and art of instrument making. (Photo by lauren Heaton)

    As a professor of mathematics and the son of a consummate craftsman, local resident Ray Lewkowicz had the temperament, breeding and just the right amount of curiosity to become an instrument maker.

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