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Village Schools Section :: Page 2

  • California ’49er stops at Mills Lawn along his journey

    Hank Finken appeared as California Trail blazer J.G. Bruff before a rapt audience of MLS students.

    Ohio Chautauqua actor Hank Fincken came to Mills Lawn School to present a preview of this summer’s living history tour in Clifton.

  • 2015 Yellow Springs News senior supplement

    Read the words of the YSHS Class of 2015, online or in print in the May 21 edition of the News.

    This annual special issue gives a parting voice to the members of the current graduating class.

  • Yellow Springs schools host all-school art show

    Photograph by Meredith Rowe

    Yellow Springs schools will host its annual K–12 art show at McKinney/YSHS tonight, May 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Antioch School to present ‘Alice’

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A children’s book that started as an improvised story to entertain a 10-year-old girl on a row boat named Alice is being staged by children of the Antioch School.

  • Antioch School LG Store

    Isaac Stiles (in the hood) and Jonah Summers sold strawberry-marshmallow-watermelon fruit kabobs at the store ‘Caveman Campfire Snacks’ to other Antioch School students with Antioch play money. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On April 22, Antioch School’s Younger Group opened their stores on the Bryan Center lawn, where they small toys, clothes and snacks for sale using Antioch play money.

  • School board— YSHS student liaison proposed

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    Yellow Springs High School senior David Butcher proposed at the Yellow Springs School Board meeting last week that a member of the student body be appointed as a school board liaison.

  • Mad undertaking

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Antioch School is staging “Alice in Wonderland” for its annual spring musical.

  • Ohio approves school testing waiver

    Yellow Springs High School sophomores spent a solid week in March taking the Ohio Graduation Test. Last week the the Yellow Springs district received state permission to waive over 50 percent of standardized tests for grades K–12 over the next five years. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs public school students are one big step closer to taking significantly fewer standardized tests next school year, as the state of Ohio approved the district’s assessment waiver application last week.

  • Social media safety the focus of talk

    Dr. Jennie Noll of Penn State University has been researching how children and teens expose themselves to sexual predators online. (Submitted photo by  Patrick Mansell, Penn State)

    Penn State researcher Dr. Jennie Noll will teach local parents how to keep their kids safe online at Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym.

  • MLS kids learn to practice peace

    Students in the Mills Lawn Elementary School media club worked on projects for Peace Week, March 16–20, as part of the schoolwide Project Peace, an effort to teach conflict resolution and empathy. Hanging above students are the triptychs of peace leaders created for Project Peace in 2013. Pictured are, from left, front row: Noah Van Hoose and Peter Cooper; second row: Owen Gustafson, Sophie Bottelier, Zoe Hamilton and Hailey Rowe; third row: Aiden Adamson, Ty Housh and Shawn Van Hoose; fourth row: media club facilitator Allison Paul, Lisa Bales, Mila De Spain and Camryn Strolger. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What began as an anti-bullying campaign at Mills Lawn Elementary School has evolved into a school-wide focus on empathy, inclusion and conflict resolution, Project Peace.