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  • 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.

  • Village schools — Private fund fuels change

    Village of Yellow Springs Schools

    Yellow Springs schools are on the road toward change, and investigating other education models is one piece of the complex web of adjustments the district expects to make over the next eight years as part of its strategic plan.

  • 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.”

  • Schools offer drug counseling

    At its meeting on Dec. 13, the Yellow Springs school board agreed to contract with Greene County’s TCN Behavioral Health Services for substance abuse prevention and treatment services for students in the school.

  • Mills Lawn kids tip hats to 1940s

    The Albert Brown Show, Mills Lawn Elementary School’s biennial all-school musical, will be performed on Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center on the Central State University campus. Saluting are a group of Rosie the Riveters, from left, in the front row, Deena Green, Jenesis Williams and Malaya Booth; back row, Freddie Collins, Charlotte Nieberding, Audrey Thomas, Ellie Lang and Jude Meekin. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The silly laughs and sensational songs heard on 1940s radio will be re-performed live in the Mills Lawn biennial all-school musical, The Albert Brown Show, featuring some of the era’s comedy routines, music and dance numbers and celebrity knockoffs.

  • Mills Lawn puts on 1940s radio show

    The canteen girls sing "Corns for My Country" in Mills Lawn's all-school musical, The Albert Brown Show, which opens on Friday. Pictured are, from left, Zoe Williams, Lily Rainey, Maggie Knopp, Ateerys Wagner, Julia Hoff, Anastasia Cooper and Sophia Bottelier. Not pictured are Shaylee Smith and Ashley Shaffer. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The silly laughs and sensational songs heard on 1940s radio will be re-performed live in the Mills Lawn biennial all-school musical, The Albert Brown Show, which opens Friday.

  • Students sail by state exam

    By design of the evaluation tool, the Yellow Springs school district fell this year from “excellent with distinction” to just “excellent” in its quality designation on the State of Ohio report card. But the apparent reduction in status was merely a technical result of the State’s metrics, as the district received exactly the same student-wide achievement score as last year, when it was labeled “excellent with distinction” for the second consecutive year.

  • Making dough

    The fourth-grade class at Mills Lawn school proudly presented a check to the Yellow Springs Food Bank this week for $182.92. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The fourth-grade class at Mills Lawn school proudly presented a check to the Yellow Springs Food Bank this week for $182.92. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

  • A Monumental Event!

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    Last Friday was the Mills Lawn Spelling Bee. There were 21 students involved and they all did a fantastic job! Congrats to all of them!

  • Reed quintet delights students

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    Members of the Amsterdam-based reed quintet Calefax treated Mills Lawn students to a music workshop on Monday.

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