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McKinney School Section :: Page 3

  • Students cultivate strong voices

    YSHS student facilitators Ben Green and Lucy Callahan, background, moderated a discussion for McKinney Middle School students on problem-solving school issues. The facilitators are part of an effort to train student leaders who can advocate for themselves and others to solve issues that youth find important. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School students have been learning how to give voice to those who want it and to help students and adults share their views with each other.

  • Class of 2020 Initiative — Executive Summary

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — Yellow Springs Exempted School District Class of 2020 Initiative Strategic Plan, 2011-2020 Draft.

  • Students lead students to solve issues their way

    High school students led McKinney middle school students in problem-solving discussions at the school Tuesday.

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students engaged in an all-day workshop Tuesday on how to resolve some of the issues they find problematic at their school.

  • ‘We’re cookin’ ’ at YSHS/McKinney

    Students returned to McKinney and Yellow Springs High School this week to new teachers and returning teachers in different positions, including from left, Principal Tim Krier, athletic director Steve Rossi, guidance counselor Linda Sikes, math and physics teacher Jeff Collins, guidance and main office secretary Pam Stephens, math teacher and assistant principal Jack Hatert, secretary Julie Lorenzo and study hall aide Paul Comstock. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    During Tim Krier’s first year as principal at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney, teachers and staff met in small groups considering how they could serve students better.

  • Schools broaden elective choices

    Teachers and administrators of Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School met last month to compose a new class schedule for next school year, which allows students greater flexibility and leverages teachers’ time to create more core electives.

  • McKinney Chili Cook-off raised money and the roof

    Lynn, Maya and Nathan Hardman helped serve the chili that won the adult category Saturday night.

    The 17th annual McKinney Chili Cook-off drew about 150 tasters and 24 chefs who entered their recipes in the contest held at Yellow Springs High School on Saturday, March 12.

  • 142 students make the grade

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    Each quarter the secondary schools in the Yellow Springs district commend students in grades seven through 12 who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or above. The following is the list of students at McKinney Middle School, Yellow Springs High School and the Greene County Career Center who have attained that goal for […]

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Running back Ahmad Wagner charged through the Troy Christian defensive line in the McKinney School football team’s 52–20 loss on Thursday, Oct. 7. The home game was the final test of the season for the Bulldogs, who kept the game close in the first half. Wagner passed for 50 yards and rushed for 189 yards.

    Girls soccer battles back to win The girls soccer team triumphed over visiting Stivers on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by a score of 2–1. Just five minutes into the game, Stivers went up 1–0. But the Lady Bulldogs fought back, taking 12 shots on goal in the first half and allowing only one. YSHS freshman Sharde […]

  • Students, teachers jam to their own success

    School librarian Marianne Christopher and McKinney social studies teacher Shawn Jackson boogied at the fringe on Friday. (photos by Lauren Heaton)

    During Friday’s all-school assembly, Principal Tim Krier asked all the teachers to stand and be recognized for their hard work over the past two years of continuous improvement for the district.

  • YS schools make good grades, still need work

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    Preliminary results of the Ohio Achievement Tests that students took last spring indicated that Yellow Springs students are likely to score at least as well as or better than last year, according to new district Superintendent.