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  • From classrooms to coral reefs

    McKinney School seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher Terry Graham retires at the end of the school year to return to science field work and spend more time with family. Here Graham shows off a student project on the rainforest. During her 12 years at McKinney, Graham said she enjoyed encouraging student creativity and teamwork through projects. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Now entering a new phase of her life, Terry Graham, a former field biologist, retires at the end of the school year as science teacher to head back into the field.

  • Mike DeWine visits YSHS— Native son faces local heat

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students to be independent thinkers and sparred with them over the gay marriage issue at an assembly last week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine returned last week to his alma mater, Yellow Springs High School, and shared with students his opinions on gay marriage, abortion and President Obama.

  • Top students’ nod to village

    Erika Chick was named the valedictorian and Savita Bathija the salutatorian of their YSHS class of 2012. They will speak at graduation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at the high school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The pressures of being students and trying to make plans for the future have reared their Cerberean heads in the lives of Yellow Springs High School seniors Erika Chick and Savita Bathija.

  • Mills Lawn School traditional sixth-grade clap-out

    The 2012 annual sixth-grade clap-out happened at the end of the day, June 1.

    The tradition of “clapping out” graduating sixth-graders involves them walking a friendly gauntlet through the school halls past clapping, hooting and cheering kids, on their way back to their MLS classrooms for the last time.

  • McKinney school graduation

    McKinney students strike a proud pose at Thursday's graduation ceremony. (Submitted photos courtesy of Michele Brown)

    McKinney school students celebrated their graduation to status of high schoolers last Thursday, May 31.

  • 2012 Senior Supplement is out

    The 2012 Senior Supplement is available in the May 31 print edition of the News.

    What are the Seniors saying this year? Do you know who said what?

  • School board business— More interdisciplinary options coming soon

    At the Yellow Springs school board May 17 meeting, School District Superintendent Mario Basora announced that shifts in staffing at the YSHS/McKinney Middle School next year will allow for more advanced placement and interdisciplinary opportunities.

  • Graduation this week

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    McKinney Middle School and YSHS will hold their promotion and graduation ceremonies on May 30 and 31, respectively.

  • DeWine speaks at YSHS

    Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine told Yellow Springs High School students to be independent thinkers at an assembly on Wednesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine returned Wednesday to his alma mater, Yellow Springs High School, and shared with students his opinions with students on gay marriage, abortion, gun control, political polarization and President Obama.

  • School board names likely tax hike

    Last week the Yellow Springs school board favored a 7.5-mill levy for the November 2012 ballot to bring in new money to the district and offset several years of deficit spending.

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