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Village Schools Section :: Page 18

  • 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


    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.

  • The great unveiling at Mills Lawn School

    Mills Lawn School artist-in-residence Johanna Smith and art teacher Amy Minehart unveil the new mosaic sign in front of students and faculty Wednesday. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    The air was filled with anticipation, the lawn filled with students Wednesday afternoon, May 23, as Mills Lawn School emptied for the ceremonial unveiling of the new school sign.

  • High school honors high achievers

    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)

    Yellow Springs High School recognized a number of graduating students at the school’s annual scholarship awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 16.

  • Chim chim cheroo at Antioch School

    The Antioch School older group will perform Mary Poppins at 7 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Clifton Opera House. Students in the production are, from left, front row, Kai Maruyama; middle row, Grant Crawford, Cessi Jones, Jorie Sieck, Ket Snyder White, Kaden Boutis, Zachary Brintlinger-Conn, Ella Comerford; back row, Graham Arnett, Sulayman Chappelle, Zenya Hoff-Miyazaki, Eli Jones, Carter Griffin, Brice Bogan, Forrest Rowe. Evelyn Potter and Miles Sturm are not pictured. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Antioch School older group students can now spell one of the longest words in the English language — supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. And they can sing it, too.