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Articles About Mckinney Middle School

  • School facilities question— One town builds, one does not

    In the past 10 or so years, every school district in Greene County, except Yellow Springs, has either already built new school buildings or passed a levy to do so soon. The same is true for each district contiguous to the Yellow Springs schools.

  • School board — Mills Lawn ends ILE program

    The longstanding Interest Learning Education Program, or ILE, at Mills Lawn, which arose out of former gifted programming at the elementary school, will be discontinued with the start of the new academic year, according to Superintendent Mario Basora.

  • ‘Community Pulse’ meeting— YS school facilities discussed

    About 50 villagers heard from a panel of eight Yellow Springs School district teachers and shared their ideas, questions and concerns on the future of the district’s school buildings Tuesday, July 11, at Mills Lawn School.

  • Big small steps

    An impressively attended Sister March to the Women's March on Washington, D.C. made its way through Yellow Springs Saturday, Jan. 21. Among the many young, determined marchers, from left, were Oskar Dennis, Malaya Booth and Vivian Bryan. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    At least 250 villagers took to the sidewalks in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday, Jan. 21, marching in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of other marches around the country and world.

  • Yellow Springs School Board— Group to create mediation protocol for PBL

    The Yellow Springs High School’s Student Relations Board, a group of students and teachers, will be reconfiguring the project-based learning, or PBL, contracts signed by students in each class, with the intent of developing a mediation protocol for how the PBL teams deal with conflict.

  • McKinney students go ‘Into the Wild’ to bike, learn, bond

    McKinney Middle School students and staff led groups of students on a 53-mile bike ride last week as part of the “Into the Wild” immersive learning field trip. Students biked, canoed and camped their way from Yellow Springs to Loveland, learning about the Little Miami watershed and the Underground Railroad in the process. (Photos by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Last week, approximately 65 students left the hallowed halls of McKinney Middle School on a 53-mile bike trip over three days as part of “Into the Wild,” a project-based learning (PBL) excursion.

  • A new school year with new projects, people

    Mills Lawn Principal Matt Housh and McKinney/Yellow Springs High School Principal Tim Krier discussed the possibilities awaiting students in the upcoming 2016–2017 school year.

  • McKinney 7th graders launch year in canoes

    As the start of the school year draws closer, teachers and staff at the district’s schools already have plans in place for a number of immersive educational projects that reflect the district’s philosophy of project-based learning, or PBL.

  • Interpreting Yellow Springs Schools’ report card

    Ohio released its 2014–2015 school report cards last month, which are measures of student and school performance based on an array of state tests.

  • Yellow Springs High School dancers cut ‘Footloose’

    Charlotte Walkey, playing Ariel, and Lucas Mulhall, playing Ren, rehearse a dance from “Footloose,” the YSHS/MMS spring musical directed by Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and produced by Ara Beal. The musical runs over two weekends, opening on Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. All shows take place at Mills Lawn School. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    One week and one day out from opening night, the cast and crew of “Footloose” was hard at work, warming up their voices with crisp sounds: “va, va, va,” “no, no, no, no, no” and several rounds of “red leather, yellow leather.”