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  • Mills Lawn Book Fair this week

    BookFair

    Mills Lawn Elementary School is excited about the upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way!

  • Mills Lawn School’s Project Peace— Kids learn to make art, not war

    At the beginning of the school year, Mills Lawn principal Matt Housh and school counselor John Gudgel got together to discuss their school-wide goals for the year. Number one on Gudgel’s list was addressing the issue of bullying, which he defines as “ongoing, intentional behavior to cause physical or emotional harm.”

  • Laugh, grow with Antioch School

    The Antioch School’s scholarship fund got a big push last year when the school’s main fundraising event featured a comedian to liven things up. And the school aims to do the same thing this year for its annual Antioch School Silent Auction.

  • 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.

  • Icy weather closes schools

    Yellow Springs Schools are closed today, Feb. 22.

  • Guns and the Village: Reviewing safety in our schools

    Mills Lawn sixth grade student Teymour Fultz helped youth cross safely to school this week, as parents, teachers and the wider community continue to discuss the security needs for the local school district. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 has caused school communities across the country to reassess the safety of their buildings and their ability to respond to violent threats and crises, especially those related to an active shooter.

  • 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.