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McKinney School Section

  • School threat rumor unsubstantiated

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    A rumor about a threat to McKinney Middle/Yellow Springs High School was determined last week to be unsubstantiated, according to school officials.

  • Yellow Springs High School dancers cut ‘Footloose’

    Charlotte Walkey, playing Ariel, and Lucas Mulhall, playing Ren, rehearse a dance from “Footloose,” the YSHS/MMS spring musical directed by Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and produced by Ara Beal. The musical runs over two weekends, opening on Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. All shows take place at Mills Lawn School. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    One week and one day out from opening night, the cast and crew of “Footloose” was hard at work, warming up their voices with crisp sounds: “va, va, va,” “no, no, no, no, no” and several rounds of “red leather, yellow leather.”

  • Chili Cook-Off returns on Saturday

    The 21st annual McKinney Middle School Chili Cook-Off will be held this Saturday, March 7, 5–8 p.m., in the YSHS/MMS cafeteria.

    Warm up with some chili at the annual McKinney Middle School Chili Cook-Off this weekend.

  • Yellow Springs School Board affirms nonrenewal of contract

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    Three members of the Yellow Springs School Board met last Monday, July 14, at a special board meeting and voted to affirm their previous decision to nonrenew the contract of McKinney Middle School physical education and health teacher Angela Bussey.

  • Teacher opposes nonrenewal

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    The Yellow Springs School Board approved a recommendation at their meeting Thursday, May 8, to nonrenew the contract of McKinney physical education and health teacher Angela Bussey. During the board meeting, Bussey and her attorney Mark Landers held a public hearing to defend her right to maintain her job.

  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]

  • 2013 Mills Lawn School Sixth Grade Clap-out

    The Mills Lawn School sixth grade clap-out can be an emotional experience for those moving on. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    For the younger residents of the school, it’s just the end of another grade. For the oldest, it’s the end of a world they’ve known since kindergarten.

  • World hunger by class

    Travis Scarfpin, left, and Nathan Davis toast to their fortune as part of the wealthy class.

    McKinney students explore issues of economic privilege around the globe as part of Wellness Week.

  • McKinney takes top writing honors

    McKinney Middle School students took home an impressive array of awards at the annual Power of the Pen writing competition on Saturday, Feb. 2. Pictured from left to right in the back are: Duard Headley, Baer Wright, Jack Lewis, Windom Mesure, Lorien Chavez and Evening Hudson. Pictured in the front row from left to right are: Ms. Aurelia Blake, Evalynn Orme, Aidan Hackett, Greta Kremer, Peter Day, Cameron Knopp and Solene Roullier. (Submitted photo)

    McKinney Middle School students took several top honors at the annual Power of the Pen District Tournament held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at YSHS.

  • McKinney artists hold their own ‘Chopped’

    Olivia Brintlinger-Conn paced herself in yesterday's art competition at McKinney.

    McKinney eighth grade students competed in a series of timed art contests this week to make the cut or get “chopped.”

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