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  • Antioch University receives reaccreditation

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    After three years of hard work on a self evaluation, Antioch University received news last week that it is fully reaccredited with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  • Friends concert for a special camp

    From left, Matthias Enderle, violin, and Wendy Champney-Enderle, viola, of the Zurich, Switzerland-based Carmina Quartet, will perform at the annual Friends Music Camp winter benefit concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Here they perform at the 2011 concert. The Enderle family will perform this year with their daugher, Ciara, an up-and-coming cellist. Other Friends Music Camp alumni and instructors to perform at the concert include Martha Hyde, Martin Bakari, Minnita Daniel-Cox and local teen New Orleans-style brass band, Sassabrass. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Several Friends Music Camp alumni and instructors will perform at its Winter Benefit Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center, to support need-based scholarships and tuition reductions at the annual youth summer music camp.

  • More money needed for 2020 strategic plan

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    According to Superintendent Mario Basora, while the 2020 strategic plan activity is on track, it needs more financial support and increased capacity in order to reach its goals.

  • 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.

  • December 19, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    Elizabeth Smith, center, congratulated teammates Julie Roberts, left, and Shanie Wright, after Roberts scored a two-pointer. The girls later lost 41–36 to Miami Valley High School. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    December 19, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Hip hop holiday

    Audrey Creighton became the self-appointed star of the Holiday Fest in the Springs show on Saturday when she climbed up on stage as the elves gave their seasonal admonition about pouting and crying. The afternoon’s performance at the Vernet Ecological Center featured a chorus of the Mills Lawn fifth and sixth graders and dance and vocal concerts by each of YS Kids Playhouse classes in hip-hop, ballet and singing. (Photos by Lauren Heaton)

    Saturday afternoon’s holiday fest at the Glen Helen’s Vernet Ecological Center was buzzing with activity — and Santa!

  • McKee Group holds forum— Villagers debate CBE funding

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    About 100 villagers turned out last Thursday evening to discuss whether the Village should fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE. The community forum was sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and took place at the First Presbyterian Church, with Jalyn Roe serving as moderator. The evening began with three representatives of […]

  • Proposing an ‘Impact Hub’ in village — New entrepreneurial model

    Antioch College Alumni Board member Roger Husbands of northern California is spending three months in Yellow Springs to drum up interest in launching an Impact Hub, a new model of collaborative small business development. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    As befits one who spent his formative years at Antioch College, Roger Husbands in his life has reinvented himself, and his career, at regular intervals. The new thing that Husbands wants to start now is an Impact Hub in Yellow Springs.

  • Farmer sows seeds for love of music

    The Antioch School hired Dennis Farmer for a yearlong arts residency, funded partially by the Emily Bailey Fund. Shown above are several Younger Group future musicians trying their hands at recorders, from left, Isaac Stiles (partially obscured), Jackson Grotes, Kian Barker, Ayla Current, Olivia Hasek, Scout Espinosa, Sophia Hale and Caroline Tucker. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School has always encouraged the musician in students interested in developing their skills and talents. This year the Antioch School formalized its music program by inviting artist-in-residence Dennis Farmer to start an introductory program during a year-long residency.

  • Antioch College arts faculty exhibit— Creating art with time and spaces

    Antioch College’s art faculty members and resident scholars are exhibiting in “Currencies,” a new Herndon Gallery show running from Dec. 12–Feb. 14, with an opening reception from 7 to 9:30 p.m, Thursday, Dec. 12. From left are faculty members Sara Black, a sculptor, Raewyn Martyn, a painter, and Gabrielle Civil, a performance artist, in front of Martyn’s painting, portions of which will be peeled away to reveal new images during the course of the exhibit. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A current of artistic energy is circulating on the Antioch College campus these days with spontaneous artwork from students and experimental art from faculty and resident scholars.

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