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Articles About Mills Lawn School

  • A new school year with new projects, people

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    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.

  • Interpreting Yellow Springs Schools’ report card

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    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.

  • Root causes

    Every Arbor Day since 1982, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee has planted at least one tree on the Mills Lawn School grounds. This year the elementary yard got two new trees: a cucumber tree, which is a type of magnolia, and a scarlet oak. Above, Tree Committe member Bob Barcus and the new tree are surrounded by students from kindergarten to third grade, who earlier helped top off the tree’s topsoil. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Every Arbor Day since 1982, the Yellow Springs Tree Committee has planted at least one tree on the Mills Lawn School grounds.

  • Art & Soul: Art both high-quality and affordable

    Last year more than 850 people attended the Art & Soul art fair which features high-caliber local and regional artists selling fine arts and crafts across many price ranges. This year’s fair is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Mills Lawn School gym. (Submitted photo)

    Those who can embrace the idea of a high-caliber art fair in an elementary school gym will be treated this Saturday to some of the finest and most striking pieces of local and regional art.

  • Mills Lawn on the move to innovate

    New to Mills Lawn this year are fourth-grade teacher Cheryl Devine, left, and fifth and sixth grade special education teacher Renée Hatert. The two joined other district teachers this week for several days of professional development at AU Midwest before school starts Friday. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When Mills Lawn School opens its doors this Friday, it will serve more students than last year, a growth trend that Principal Matt Housh sees as steady.

  • Peace piece

    At last Friday’s exhibition of the school-wide Project Peace Initiative at Mills Lawn School, music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert led third-graders in a conga drum performance, as part of D.R.U.M Code, which stands for “discipline, respect and unity through music.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At last Friday’s exhibition of the school-wide Project Peace Initiative at Mills Lawn School, third-graders performed a conga drum performance, as part of D.R.U.M Code.

  • A lesson in black and white

    The program celebrating Black History Month was performed during the day for the K–6 student body and included a dialogue with Rosa Parks, songs by Civil Rights-era folk singer Pete Seeger, and Mills Lawn students, from left, Eliza Gilchrist, Eva Schell and Malaya Booth singing with the rest of their class. (Photos by Lauren Heaton)

    Last Friday the Mills Lawn fourth, fifth and sixth grade students performed a varied program of songs, readings, poems and a skit to celebrate the end of Black History Month.

  • VIDEO — New climber at Mills Lawn School

    Sven Meister atop the new Mills Lawn School climber. The climber was officially unveiled Thursday, Aug. 8, in the afternoon. Families and friends were encouraged to come and play

    The beloved wooden Big Toy was partially destroyed by a falling silver maple during a storm last July. In its place last week arose a mighty, multi-piece structure.

  • Mills Lawn teacher to play civil rights icon

    Mills Lawn music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert plays Rosa Parks in a traveling musical that opens with a show at Mills Lawn on Saturday.

    Mills Lawn music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert plays the role of Rosa Parks in a production about the life of the civil rights icon at Mills Lawn this Saturday.

  • Mills Lawn puts on 1940s radio show

    The canteen girls sing "Corns for My Country" in Mills Lawn's all-school musical, The Albert Brown Show, which opens on Friday. Pictured are, from left, Zoe Williams, Lily Rainey, Maggie Knopp, Ateerys Wagner, Julia Hoff, Anastasia Cooper and Sophia Bottelier. Not pictured are Shaylee Smith and Ashley Shaffer. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The silly laughs and sensational songs heard on 1940s radio will be re-performed live in the Mills Lawn biennial all-school musical, The Albert Brown Show, which opens Friday.

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