Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 2

  • 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.

  • Last Antioch College class enters on Horace’s tab

    The 71 students in the Antioch College incoming class moved into their dorm rooms last week. Above, new student Esmé Westerlund of Nantucket, Mass., moves in with the help of her father, Ron. Classes began Tuesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The incoming class at Antioch College may be more diverse, more international and more committed to saving the world than the three classes above them.

  • October 16, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    Senior midfielder Jared Scarfpin passed the ball up to forward Joe Plumber during the Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer team’s 6–0 victory over Northeastern at home in the first round of the sectional tournament. Plumber scored a goal a few minutes later. Also visible is YSHS forward Ian Chick. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    October 16, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Tecumseh Land Trust’s language of the land

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    The Tecumseh Land Trust and WYSO–FM essay contest “Home on Earth: Living on the Land” will award winners for personal nonfiction essays on what home and land mean to them.

  • Antioch College Farm sprouts power

    Antioch students David Schopmeyer, left, and Alex Rolland work on the college’s new solar array. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A one-megawatt solar farm recently popped up at Antioch College along Corry Street as part of the college’s plan to become carbon neutral.