Articles About YS School Board

  • Schools ask for levy renewal

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    The roof of the annex at Mills Lawn School is in need of replacement, students in all grade levels need new texbook resources, and the district needs a new school bus (so that it can stop borrowing ones from other neighboring districts.)

  • 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.

  • Board, Basora set contract

    Last week the Yellow Springs District Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora came to an agreement about Basora’s contract with the local district, according to an Aug. 8 press release. The board will vote on the five-year amended contract at its regular Sept. 12 meeting. “We are pleased to announce that the superintendent has […]

  • VIDEO—Community voices disappointment in school board

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    This post contains a video montage of villagers speaking at last week’s special school board meeting.

  • School Board— Improvement levy discussed

    The Yellow Springs Schools Permanent Improvement levy that supports buildings and other fixed assets will expire at the end of the year, and the district is discussing whether to renew the levy at the same level or replace it at a higher one.

  • Schools initiate new tax levy

    Yellow Springs school board members faced a room of empty chairs last week as they discussed a school tax hike at their “committee of the whole” meeting on Thursday, March 22.

  • YSHS teacher settles, resigns

    Michelle Edwards, chemistry teacher at Yellow Springs High School for seven years, resigned her position last week after coming to a settlement with school officials. (News archive photo)

    During a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16, the Yellow Springs school board accepted the resignation of Yellow Springs High School chemistry teacher Michelle Edwards.

  • Local kale for the K–12 crowd? Lessons in fresh food service

    Three years into the Columbus-area school’s local food initiative, its cafeteria regularly serves up healthy meals prepared on-site using raw, organic ingredients, about 40 percent of which are sourced from within 125 miles of the school.

  • Winners of uncontested races

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

    Uncontested campaigns this year were for seats on the Yellow Springs School Board and for the position of Mayor.

  • School breaks open 2020 plan

    After a year of brainstorming, researching and discussing the wide world of education, the Yellow Springs school district presents its first draft of the Class of 2020 10-year strategic plan.

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