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  • Antioch School Forest Kindergarten— Where the wild things are

    In Antioch School’s Forest Kindergarten program, the outdoors serves as laboratory and playground. Pictured, Kaede Eto took water samples from the river last month — while also holding fast to her doll. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    the Kindergarten group at Antioch School has succeeded in beginning every school week exploring, playing and learning out-of-doors. They call it Forest Kindergarten.

  • Students explore, learn and play in Forest Kindergarten

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    As the 2015–16 school year heads into its final month, the Kindergarten group at Antioch School has succeeded in beginning every school week exploring, playing and learning out-of-doors. They call it Forest Kindergarten.

  • School threat rumor unsubstantiated


    A rumor about a threat to McKinney Middle/Yellow Springs High School was determined last week to be unsubstantiated, according to school officials.

  • Teacher resigns after investigation


    Following an internal school district investigation, longtime Yellow Springs teacher Shawn Jackson resigned his position recently.

  • Power of the Pen, high school edition

    Participants in last Saturday's writing competition at YSHS. Front row, from left: organizer Ursula Kremer, Aidan Hackett, Grant Crawford, Juno Shemano, Erin Mooneyham, Alice Miller, Ellery Bledsoe and organizer Henry Potts-Rubin. Back row, from left: Duard Headley, Bear Wright, Greta Kremer, Peter Day, Windom Mesure, Eilis Price and Keegan Chlanda.

    Thirteen YSHS students took part in a special high school edition of Power of the Pen this past Saturday. The local writing competition was organized by seniors Ursula Kremer and Henry Potts-Rubin for their senior project.

  • Yellow Springs middle and high school student drug use assessed


    On Monday, Yellow Springs students filled out the latest version of the Dayton Area Drug Survey, a bi-annual survey designed to collect data on the substance use habits of area students.

  • Interpreting Yellow Springs Schools’ report card


    Ohio released its 2014–2015 school report cards last month, which are measures of student and school performance based on an array of state tests.

  • Mills Lawn celebrates Peace Week


    Mills Lawn students celebrated Peace Week last week, as part of the school’s annual Project Peace campaign.

  • Yellow Springs school board eyes rising PBL costs


    The Yellow Springs School District’s budget work session concerned itself with overall ways to increase revenue as the district slides to deficit spending.

  • Yellow Springs High School dancers cut ‘Footloose’

    Charlotte Walkey, playing Ariel, and Lucas Mulhall, playing Ren, rehearse a dance from “Footloose,” the YSHS/MMS spring musical directed by Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and produced by Ara Beal. The musical runs over two weekends, opening on Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. All shows take place at Mills Lawn School. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    One week and one day out from opening night, the cast and crew of “Footloose” was hard at work, warming up their voices with crisp sounds: “va, va, va,” “no, no, no, no, no” and several rounds of “red leather, yellow leather.”

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