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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 34

  • Seeds, not pesticides, fall from sky

    Local farmer Jim Clem will soon begin aerial seeding on his fields north of the village. Clem is spreading the word that the aircraft won’t be spraying pesticides but seeding cover crops to help enhance the soil. Here an aircraft seeds an area field. (Photo courtesy of Integrated AG Services)

    The small, low-flying aircraft that will soon buzz area farm fields are nothing to worry about, according to local farmer Jim Clem. At this time of year, the planes aren’t spraying pesticides but spreading seeds.

  • Soccer kicks off with league win

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    The YSHS boys soccer started the league play with a home win over Xenia Christian on Saturday afternoon.

  • VIDEO — Local farmer to seed from the sky

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    Local farmer Jim Clem is using aerial crop seeding to plant cover crops this fall. See a video featuring Clem on the new technique for increasing soil fertility.

  • Bulldog sports round-up

    Girls tee off for the first time In what Coach Mike Reichert believes may be the first ever girls golf match in Yellow Springs High School history, the four-strong Lady Bulldog golf team competed in a match at Locust Hills on Aug. 12. At the match, returning district qualifier Rachele Orme finished with a nine-hole […]

  • Tecumseh Land Trust and Dharma Center sponsor walking toward mindfulness

    Monthly nature meditation walks in Glen Helen are from 4–5 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month through October with the next session this Sunday, Aug. 25. The sessions include an introduction to meditation, 20-minute silent hike, thoughts on the season from Bill Felker, 20-minute journaliing period and group reflection. Organizers demonstrating walking meditation are, from front, Antioch College student Charlotte Pulitzer, Dharma Center board member Katie Egart, Tecumseh Land Trust executive director Krista Magaw and Felker. (Photo by Megan Bachman)c

    If you think the only way to meditate is sitting cross-legged with eyes closed, think again. A walking meditation in the great outdoors can open up a whole new world of sights, sounds, sensations and smells — all while re-wiring the brain to be more aware in everyday life.

  • Antioch College skill-sharing workshop­ — From herbal tea to art from trash

    Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational.

  • Cheer on your Bulldogs

    Nathan Miller celebrated his game-winning goal with teammates during the Bulldogs 2–1 come-from-behind victory over visiting Madison in last Thursday’s district opener. Miller scored on a header with less than three minutes left in the game. From left are Grant Reigelsperger, Levi Perry, Miller, Roland Newsome, Fielding Lewis, Gabe Rehm, Ian Chick and Jared Scarfpin. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Can the YSHS contend the league championship? Will the boys soccer team defend its MBC title? Can the record-setting girls golf team compete? Come cheer on the Bulldogs at their upcoming home games to find out.

  • Antioch students organize skill-share

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    Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind a skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational. At a skill-sharing workshop organized by Antioch College students from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in McGregor Hall.

  • Art to wear in “Bling” show

    Jewelry has adorned the human body for 100,000 years as a way to ward off evil spirits, signify religious affiliation and more. It’s also wearable art, and since walking around with an armful of paintings can be cumbersome, donning jewelry is a better way to show off one’s artwork in public. That’s one reason Yellow […]

  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]