Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 32

  • A native son, talented, caring, addicted

    While Oliver Simons, the local man who police say is behind a string of nine burglaries in the village this year, is now locked up at the Greene County Jail, back in town friends, family, victims and community members are left dealing with the aftershock of his alleged crimes.

  • Girls compete at regionals

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    Six athletes on the YSHS girls track and field team competed at the regional tournament this week. The top Lady Bulldog finisher was senior Alex Brown, who came in sixth place out of 14 runners in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:31.12. Brown, who holds the school record in the 1600-meter and one-mile […]

  • YS-Opoly to host pre-launch party

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    A YS-Opoly pre-launch party for the new customized game about the village will take place on Sunday, June 2, at AUM.

  • Basketball coach Brad Newsome retires— Winning games, molding men

    Some basketball coaches are just coaches, their influence confined to the court. Brad Newsome was the other kind. In his 16 years coaching Yellow Springs High School boys basketball, Newsome not only crafted athletes, he molded men.

  • May 30, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    May 30, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

  • PE teacher Sarah Lowe to retire— Caring for the whole person

    For all teachers, developing a good relationship with students is key. But it’s especially important when it comes to teaching the touchy and highly personal topics that health teacher Sarah Lowe has covered in her 35-year career.

  • Roosevelt envisions ‘Antioch village’

    As the only liberal arts college in the country in the process of starting up, Antioch College must find new and better ways of operating, and the village of Yellow Springs could play a pivotal role.

  • Records crushed at MBC meet

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    The McKinney track team broke 15 school records this season, including at last week’s league meet.

  • YSHS athletes win scholarships

    Six Yellow Springs High School seniors committed to play collegiate sports in recent months.

  • Guest learned by teaching

    Ellen Guest retires after 35 years in the Yellow Springs School District. A first and second grade teacher at Mills Lawn for the last 12 years, Guest encouraged nature observation and incorporated project-based learning into the classroom. Guest is pictured at one of the many gardens she planted with students at Mills Lawn. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While the district will begin so-called project-based learning (PBL) next school year, Ellen Guest has been exploring similar methods for decades, squeezing in projects wherever she could. That’s one reason her retirement at the end of this school year is tinged with sadness.