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  • Collins spells her way to regionals

     

    Mills Lawn student Freddie Collins will compete at the Dayton regional spelling bee this weekend.

  • Show goes on for One-Acts

    The Yellow Springs High School One-Acts, featuring student-written and student-directed plays, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mills Lawn auditorium. This year’s playwrights of original one-acts are, from left, Lois Miller, Colton Pitstick and Rory Papania. This year, the plays will be supplemented with a variety show. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a Friday night in Yellow Springs and a group of high school kids are looking for things to do. The typical, albeit caricatured, teenage banter is captured in a one-act play written by YSHS students Rory Papania and Lois Miller and will be performed at this year’s annual staging of student-written, student-directed pieces.

  • School as wireless provider?

    The Yellow Springs school district, in partnership with other local agencies, could potentially become a wireless Internet provider for the entire village.

  • Students oppose teacher’s imposed leave

    Yellow Springs High School students walked out of class last Wednesday, Feb. 8, in protest of the removal of their chemistry teacher from school. District Superintendent Mario Basora came to the school to field questions from students. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    About 80 Yellow Springs High School students walked out of school last week in protest of the school administration’s decision to place a high school teacher on administrative leave.

  • Board Of Education

    Meeting Canceled Thursday. Feb. 23

  • 90 years child-centered learning

    Comedian Julia Sweeney, center, will perform at the Antioch School’s 90th anniversary auction gala next month. Sweeney, a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, was persuaded to come by Kipra Heerman, left, and Liz Griffin, right, of the Antioch School development committee, who drove to Chicago to tell her about one of the nation’s older alternative schools last fall. (Submitted photo)

    To keep the Antioch School, one of America’s oldest independent schools alive, its board and development committee will put on an anniversary auction gala next month commemorating the Antioch School’s 90th school year to raise $25,000 for tuition scholarships and operating expenses.

  • One-Acts take on a variety of performances

    Lois Miller, Rory Papania and Colton Pitstick are three of this year's One-Act writers.

    The YSHS One-Act plays will be presented this Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mills Lawn auditorium.

  • GALLERY – Intergenerational celebration at Friends preschool

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    Last week’s Friends Care Community event, Color Our World Intergenerational, spanned three generations. Intergenerational activities are common at the skilled care nursing facility, which has a preschool operating within. See more photos after the jump.

  • With chess, thinking and fun unite

    During last week’s tournament that wrapped the Emily Bailey Arts Residency, local chess mentor Omar Durrani counseled Antioch School students on their chess moves. Counterclockwise from bottom left are Marin Wirrig, Ceron Gomez, Henry Wirrig, Tim Bold, Tahlia Potter and Lida Boutis. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Older Group boys at the Antioch School began lobbying about a year ago to make chess the focus of the school’s annual artist-in-residency for the annual Emily Bailey arts residency.

  • Local girls invited to “A Girls Night Out”

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    YSHS and McKinney girls are invited to “A Girls Night Out” on Saturday, Feb. 4, 7-11 p.m. at YSHS.

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