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Village Schools Section :: Page 18

  • 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.

  • Board Of Education Work Session

    Agenda for Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.

  • Board Of Education Work Session

    Agenda for Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.

  • Local kale for the K–12 crowd? Lessons in fresh food service

    Three years into the Columbus-area school’s local food initiative, its cafeteria regularly serves up healthy meals prepared on-site using raw, organic ingredients, about 40 percent of which are sourced from within 125 miles of the school.

  • Three students recognized as National Merit Scholars

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    Three Yellow Springs High School students were honored by the National Merit Scholarship Program this year.

  • YSHS and McKinney students win art awards

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    This week McKinney School students won $1,000 for their school from a local calendar competition while Yellow Springs High School students were given regional awards in the 2012 scholastic art competition.

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UPDATE: Yellow Springs Schools are now closed Monday, Jan. 26 due to icy roadways and snow. Click here for details