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From The Print Section :: Page 9

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • ‘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.

  • Virginia (Ginny) Brintlinger Willey

    Virginia (Ginny) Brintlinger Willey

    Virginia (Ginny) Brintlinger Willey passed away Thursday, May 28, at the Hospice House of Williamsburg, following a six-month struggle with leukemia.

  • Village Council— No easy options for sidewalks

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    There were no easy options presented by Assistant Village Manager John Yung in his report on local sidewalks to Village Council at its May 18 meeting.

  • YSHS music room is made harmonious

    YSHS Band and orchestra director Brian Mayer used community resources to create a music library, searchable online, in one of the rooms in the “flying saucer” at the high school. It’s taken him two years, but thousands of band and orchestra scores and pieces can now be found on a database at Mayer’s staff page from the high school website. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For the past two years of his tenure as head of the McKinney/YSHS music department, Brian Mayer has sorted and catalogued all the school’s music, and built a searchable music library, which can be shared with anyone in the community.

  • Luisa Owens’ poems bear witness, honor dead

    Luisa Owen will read her original poems in German on Friday, June 5, at the Epic Book Shop. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Luisa Owens’ poems describe the terror and inhumanity of daily life in the concentration camp in Yugoslavia, where Owen lived with her family shortly before the end of World War II, from the ages of 9 to 13.

  • New fund establishes money for young artists

    Nadia Mulhall received the first award this year from the Lisa Goldberg YS Arts Scholarship, established by ceramic artist and art supporter Lisa Goldberg to help young people or college-bound seniors further their education in the arts. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Scholarships support Yellow Springs students with many different abilities and interests, but to local resident Lisa Goldberg, scholarships in the visual arts are not as numerous as those in other fields.