Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 2

  • “Killers” play explores violence, human nature

    Thor Sage co-stars in a play he wrote as a senior thesis at Antioch University Midwest. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Killers,” an original play written by Thor Sage, will be put on by the Yellow Springs Theater Company at the Antioch Foundry Theater over the next two weekends.

  • New way to empower, protect

    Johanna Kohout, black belt instructor of To Shin Do, here teaching self-defense classes to Antioch College students, will offer a free self-defense workshop for Yellow Springs High School junior and senior girls from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, during a teacher in-service day. A shorter self-defense workshop for YSHS sophomore girls is 1 to 4 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 8. Kohout also hopes to offer local To Shin Do classes to adults and children. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Knee him in the nuts and poke him in the eye.”
    Self-defense training often begins and ends with that blanket statement.

  • Oct. 30. 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    The 2014 Yellow Springs High School girls varsity volleyball team ended its season last week with a hard-fought match against Fairlawn in the sectional tournament. Players are, from left, seated, graduating seniors Modjeska Chavez and Mollye Malone; standing, Kasey Linkhart, Meredith Rowe, Madeline Neilsen, Elle Peifer, Julian Roberts, Gracie Wilke, Dede Cheatom and Elizabeth Smith. (Submitted photo by Coach Chris Linkhart)

    Oct. 30. 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Boys soccer bows out in districts

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    The Yellow Springs High School boys soccer season ended on Monday after a solid season.

  • YSHS presents ‘Harvey’— Big rabbit, big deal at new theater

    The Yellow Springs High School Theater Arts Association presents ‘Harvey,’ the 1944 Pulitzer prize-winning play by Mary Chase. Cast members are, from left, sitting in front, Anna Knippling, Kaila Russell; middle row, Allison Bothwell, Josh Seitz, Sierra Ward, Jonah Trillana; back row, Shekinah Williams, Alex Kellogg, Simone Collins, Windom Mesure. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Harvey,” presented by the Yellow Springs High School Theater Arts Association, runs two weekends, Oct. 17–19 and Oct. 24–26, at the recently renovated Antioch College Foundry Theater.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

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    CROSS COUNTRY Brown qualifies for regionals YSHS sophomore Levi Brown led the Bulldogs to a seventh-place finish out of nine teams at the OHSAA District Meet at the Miami Valley Career Technical Center on Saturday. With his 17:56 personal best run in the 5K race, Brown finished 13th out of 64 runners and earned a […]

  • YSHS presents “Harvey” at Foundry Theater

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    An invisible rabbit takes center stage in the high school drama troupe’s “Harvey,” which runs the next two weekends at the Antioch Foundry Theater.

  • Children get a choice at Montessori school

    Edward and Melanie Ricart started the Yellow Springs Children’s Montessori Cooperative three years ago, which this fall moved into the Sontag-Fels building at Antioch College. There are 19 students between ages 2 and a half to 6 in the program, which is currently full but open to observations and waiting list additions. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a school without teachers, a place where the children teach themselves. What sounds radical is a concept developed by Dr. Maria Montessori more than 100 years ago and now in use in more than 7,000 schools around the world.

  • Artists tell their own stories on Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour

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    Want to hear how stained glass is assembled, what a soda kiln is, or how a screenprinting machine makes T-shirts? The annual Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale is one way to learn about the art-making process from local artists themselves.

  • Crime author ferrets out her plots

    Local crime fiction author Cyndi Pauwels recently released her first fiction book, ‘Forty & Out,’ through Deadly Writes Publishing. Pauwels will read and sign books at Epic Book Shop at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and present at the Yellow Springs Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to kick off National Novel Writing Month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Cynthia Pauuwel’s new crime mystery “Forty & Out” is based around a morbid concept, it’s really the story of the female detective out to find the killer while balancing police politics, a clingy almost-ex-husband and a family rift.