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Mills Lawn School Section :: Page 5

  • School breaks open 2020 plan

    After a year of brainstorming, researching and discussing the wide world of education, the Yellow Springs school district presents its first draft of the Class of 2020 10-year strategic plan.

  • Class of 2020 Initiative — Executive Summary

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

  • Kids’ music pioneer performs at MLS

    Behind all of today’s fun and inspiring music for youth, is one African-American woman who set out with a conga drum in the cafés of Chicago in the 1950s and humbly started a wave of change that, six decades later, she and others are still riding.

  • Kinder Concert

    Oh, say can you sign?

    The bright t-shirts of the Mills Lawn School Kindergartners were only matched by the shining faces and sparkling songs Wednesday night. Read more and see a slide show.

  • Teachers Winks, Lemkau look back

    Yellow Springs High School teachers Shanna Winks and Phil Lemkau are retiring this year.

  • Teachers reflect on fulfilling careers

    Reveling by her youths — Becky Brunsman, who has taught music and kindergarten at Mills Lawn School for nearly 40 years, will retire at the end of the school year. She and long-time P.E. teacher Jutta Galbraith, are featured together in a story on page 9. Three other long-time teachers in the district, who are also retiring this year, will be featured in next week’s News. Brunsman is shown here with her kindergarten class, including in back from left, Jaleigh Smith, Vivian Bryan, Io Palassis, Eliza Minde-Berman, Mya Jones, Ethan Knemeyer, Jason Knemeyer and Liam Cooney; in front from left, Liam McClean, Elijah Williams, Hailey Roe, Maya Kingsley, Isabella Blackwell, Joe Freeman, Parker Kidd and Tallis Onfroy-Curley. (Photo by Lauren heaton)

    Five teachers from Mills Lawn Elementary School and Yellow Springs High School are retiring this year after more than 30 years in the district.

  • India by way of ‘Jungle Book’

    Join a singing, dancing Kaa and his coils, played by, from left, Grace Wilke, Olivia Chick, Kallyn Buckenmyer, Shekinah Williams, David Walker and Kayla Brown (obscured) this weekend as Mills Lawn School presents Bollywood Jungle Book, the all school musical, at Central State’s Robeson auditorium. Shows are Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    As Mills Lawn students rehearse Disney’s Jungle Book for the all-school musical this year, they have begun to investigate not just the animated India, but the real life India as well.

  • VIDEO: Mills Lawn presents Bollywood Jungle Book

    The monkey King Louie is played by Nia Stewart, and is presented here by monkey Kylie Johnson.

    The Mills Lawn all-school musical Bollywood Jungle Book premieres Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday, at 2 p.m. Both shows take place at the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center at Central State University.

  • Life in India focus of Mills Lawn study

    Village resident Al Pana Sharma visited Mills Lawn School last week to share Indian clothing and culture. She is shown wrapping a sari around third grader Zoe Williams. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Students at Mills Lawn School have been studying Indian life and culture in preparation for this weekend’s all-school musical, Bollywood Jungle Book. The play will be shown this Saturday and Sunday at the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center on the Central State campus.

  • Students dig for morbid treasures

    Travis Scarfpin dislodged a rodent skull from his owl pellet.

    Fifth grade students glean the inside story from owl pellets.