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  • Piece sign: Mills Lawn School mosaic project in progress

    Mounting the Mills Lawn School mosaic project. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Wendy Shelton’s fourth- and fifth-grade students gathered outside late Thursday morning to begin work on the new Mills Lawn School front lawn sign.

  • Mills Lawn Feelings Wall

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    Mills Lawn students express their feelings.

  • ‘Grease’ grabs YSHS hearts

    YSHS students have brought energy and enthusiasm to the spring musical production, according to director Katie Mann. Main cast members are, in the back row, from left to right, Wade Huston, Benjamin Green, Cole Edwards, Rory Papania, Dora Perini, Naomi Guth, Lucy Callahan and Zyna Bakari; front row, Bear Wright and Ali Solomon. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Grease was announced as this year’s spring musical over the loudspeaker at Yellow Springs High School, students screamed.

  • A swinging spring musical at YSHS — Grease opens Friday

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    Yellow Springs High School students are eager to play their rebellious teenage counterparts at the fictitious Rydell High School in this year’s spring musical, Grease.

  • McKinney focuses on wellness

    McKinney Middle School students are shown last Monday during small group discussions that were part of Re-Do Day, an anti-bullying program. All students took part in the activity, which was part of a weeklong McKinney Wellness Week. The week also included presentations on male and female body image and suicide prevention. (photos Megan Bachman)

    Bullying is a problem everywhere in schools today, according to longtime ­McKinney Middle School teacher Sarah Lowe, and Yellow Springs is no exception.

  • Schools initiate new tax levy

    Yellow Springs school board members faced a room of empty chairs last week as they discussed a school tax hike at their “committee of the whole” meeting on Thursday, March 22.

  • Students think Police Chief Grote is “awesome like a possum”

    Chef Grote gets a Mills Lawn School farewell (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Mills Lawn students bid Police Chief John Grote farewell yesterday on the occasion of his retirement from the force this month.

  • Schools discuss new property tax levy

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    The Yellow Springs school board is considering a new property tax for this year’s November ballot. See how much the levy could cost you.

  • Schools commit to laptops

    The schools are talking tech this year, with a recently established goal to purchase laptop computers to replace the district’s desktop computers, some of which are 10 to 13 years old.

  • Wellness week at McKinney

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    Students at McKinney Middle School are experiencing a “Wellness Week” this week at the school, focused on learning healthy behaviors along with becoming aware of the warning signs for troubled peers.

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