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From The Print Section :: Page 8

  • Out on a limb

    In her commencement speech last Thursday, May 28, Yellow Springs High School valedictorian Mollye Malone described her bent toward documenting every moment with “shameless” selfies, then telescoped her smart phone for two such records: one of Malone and the Class of 2015 and one of Malone and a gym full of proud families, friends and teachers. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Valedictorian Mollye Malone described her bent toward documenting every moment with “shameless” selfies.

  • Kimberly (Murphy) Alanzo

    Obituary

    Kimberly (Murphy) Alanzo passed away this Saturday, May 30. She was the dearly beloved daughter of Wanita Murphy, former owner of the Emporium for almost 30 years.

  • Kula means community + yoga

    A group of local yoga teachers — along with dance, fitness and drumming practitioners — recently formed the Kula Cooperative, a collaborative offering classes for adults and children at the Casa de Paz retreat space on Corry Street. Members are, from left, in front, Nicole Manieri with son Gabriel Manieri, Marcia Sauer and Amy Chavez; second row, Kim Krier and Jill Becker; third row, administrator Sandy Riorden, Katy Gaines and Carmen Milano. Members not pictured are Paula Hurwitz, Melissa Tinker, Larissa McHugh, Leslie Dworkin, Liz Sanchez and Linda Hamilton. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new door has opened in the Kula Cooperative, a collaborative of local yoga and movement teachers who say they are creating a “new model” based upon shared ownership, affordable rates and community-based practice.

  • Mudding puppies at the Antioch School

    In April, students and teachers started the straw bale playhouse project — which will have an open loft, a ladder and a slide — with a frame, followed by bales; last week they applied several coats of mud plaster. For more on the straw bale playhouse, go to antiochschool.org. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School students have been working with builders-in-residence Beth and Andy Holyoke to build a straw bale playhouse of the kindergartner’s design.

  • 2015 valedictorian, salutatorian—Two minds, one grit, one glory

    Yellow Springs High School Valedictorian Mollye Malone and Salutatorian Dylan Boczar were scheduled to address their Class of 2015 at the commencement ceremony last night, May 28. (Submitted photo)

    Mollye Malone and Dylan Boczar believe there are a lot of bright students in their Yellow Springs High School graduating class — some more deserving of honorary titles.

  • Mills Lawn School students on task with four sides

    Mills Lawn third-grade students studied quadrilaterals in math class this year by getting outside and identifying four-sided shapes in the community. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    One of the challenges for teachers of mathematics is helping students see the relevancy of seemingly abstract concepts in their daily lives. “When will I ever use this?” is an oft-muttered refrain.

  • Teaching justice, peace and protest

    Local resident Talis X was arrested last weekend at protests over the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer of charges stemming from a 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple. Talis X will speak about his experiences with police violence and injustice at an Antioch College teach-in on mass incarceration and prison justice Saturday, May 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. in McGregor 113. (Still photo from CNN video)

    Local landscaper Talis X spent Memorial Day weekend in a Cleveland jail after leading a spontaneous street protest on Saturday when a judge acquitted a white Cleveland police officer in the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple.

  • Bulldogs sign, move up to college

    YSHS senior athletes continuing in their sport at the college level were honored at a signing ceremony at the high school this week. From left are soccer player Jared Scarfpin, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, softball players Jesi Worsham and Chelsea Horton, Clark State Community College and soccer player Ian Chick, Sewanee: The University of the South. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Four Yellow Springs High School senior athletes will play their sports at the college level next year.

  • ‘Shout’ in the streets

    Local yoga teacher and choreographer Katy Gaines led the group of local seniors in the dance, which they learned at previous rehearsals. Last year seniors boogied to “I Heard it Through the Grapevine.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Last week the Yellow Springs Senior Center organized a flash mob dance to the Isley Brothers 1959 hit “Shout” to commemorate National Senior Health and Fitness Day.

  • June 4, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up

    Sophomore track athlete Julie Roberts ran the 300-meter hurdles to a seventh-place finish in the regional finals last weekend. She ran the race in in 48.75 seconds. (Submitted photo by Coach Peter Dierauer)

    June 4, 2015 Bulldog sports round-up