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  • Students cultivate strong voices

    YSHS student facilitators Ben Green and Lucy Callahan, background, moderated a discussion for McKinney Middle School students on problem-solving school issues. The facilitators are part of an effort to train student leaders who can advocate for themselves and others to solve issues that youth find important. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School students have been learning how to give voice to those who want it and to help students and adults share their views with each other.

  • Class of 2020 Initiative — Executive Summary

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — Yellow Springs Exempted School District Class of 2020 Initiative Strategic Plan, 2011-2020 Draft.

  • Schools want feedback on completed Class of 2020 strategic plan

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    After a year of brainstorming, researching and discussing the wide world of education, the Yellow Springs school district presents its first draft of the Class of 2020 10-year strategic plan.

  • Students lead students to solve issues their way

    High school students led McKinney middle school students in problem-solving discussions at the school Tuesday.

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students engaged in an all-day workshop Tuesday on how to resolve some of the issues they find problematic at their school.

  • Basora sets sights high for schools

    Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Mario Basora is intent on making visible changes to the local district, already ranked by the state as excellent with distinction.

  • The Antioch School— A grand experiment going strong

    Antioch School older group students learned how to strum and sing “Oh my darling Clementine” on the new ukeleles teacher Chris Powell added this school year to their musical education tool kit. Clockwise from Powell are Forrest Row, Kaden Boutis, Jorie Sieck, Ket White, Evelyn Potter, Grant Crawford and Ella Comerford. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In its 90th year, the Antioch School — one of the nation’s oldest — will once again craft lessons around the passions of its students, all the while continuing its longstanding traditions and tested instruction methods, teachers said last week.

  • State gives schools high marks

    For the second consecutive year Yellow Springs Exempted Village School District earned a ranking of excellent with distinction on its report card from the State of Ohio.

  • ‘We’re cookin’ ’ at YSHS/McKinney

    Students returned to McKinney and Yellow Springs High School this week to new teachers and returning teachers in different positions, including from left, Principal Tim Krier, athletic director Steve Rossi, guidance counselor Linda Sikes, math and physics teacher Jeff Collins, guidance and main office secretary Pam Stephens, math teacher and assistant principal Jack Hatert, secretary Julie Lorenzo and study hall aide Paul Comstock. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    During Tim Krier’s first year as principal at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney, teachers and staff met in small groups considering how they could serve students better.

  • MLS hits the ground running

    New teachers Dan West, left, and Carol Culbertson joined Mills Lawn Principal Matt Housh at the school this week. School starts on Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    After the challenges of his first year at a new job, Principal Matt Housh has settled in and feels right at home at Mills Lawn School.

  • Finding space new school goal

    With a village school district population of 710 students this year, the primary issue is not about the number of students, but having enough space for them in the classroom.

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