Articles About Yellow Springs School Board

  • Making the call for calamity days

    School buses sit idle during the single-digit temperatures of the previous weeks. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    During this exceptionally cold and snowy winter, Yellow Springs School Superintendent Mario Basora has closed local schools eight times, three more than the state’s maximum of five calamity days per school year without having to make up the days.

  • School board— School of rock replaces ‘flex’

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    An overwhelming majority of Yellow Springs High School students last fall voiced disappointment with part of a new scheduling system that was implemented at the beginning of the school year.

  • Angela Wright leaves school board with hope

    Angela Wright left the school board last month after 20 years and four full terms of serving the schools. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Having served 20 years as a Yellow Springs school board member over a span of three decades, Angela Wright has seen her share of ebb and flow in the district.

  • District honors former Yellow Springs School Board members

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    At the Dec. 12 school board meeting, outgoing board President Benji Maruyama and board member Angela Wright were honored for their service to the district.

  • How much tech should be in Yellow Springs schools?

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    The Yellow Springs community needs to have a serious discussion about the technology that local students need to keep up with today’s educational demands, Yellow Springs Superintendent Mario Basora said at the November school board meeting last week.

  • Yellow Springs candidates’ forums video, online

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    Yellow Springs 2013 candidates’ forums video, online, courtesy of local access cable Channel 5.

  • Leading Yellow Springs Schools a delicate balance

    Maintaining a leadership team in the Yellow Springs Schools that always agrees is seldom possible; the schools struggle at times to balance the shared authority granted by the state to both the local school board and the school administration.

  • School salaries on the rise

    At its meeting on Sept. 12 the Yellow Springs school board approved new contracts for district Superintendent Mario Basora and Treasurer Dawn Weller.

  • Divisions over contracts — Yellow Springs School board admonished

    After a tense school board meeting on Saturday, Aug. 3, called on Friday to resume a discussion that had been tabled at the previous Thursday’s meeting, the board voted unanimously to approve new contracts with raises for five of the district’s principals and program directors.

  • More candidates vie for offices

    With just under two weeks left to file petitions to run for local office, the races for Village Council, school board and Township Trustees are becoming more robust, according to the Greene County Board of Elections this week.

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