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  • School staff settles on a contract

    The school board ratified one of its two employee contracts this week with the local Ohio Association of Public School Employees, or the certified staff union. An agreement was reached within two meetings, and ratified 3–0 by the school board at a special meeting on Monday, June 27.

  • Survey gives schools B, C grades

    The Yellow Springs School District district released the results of the survey this week, and overall, the community rated it “within average to above average range,” according to the survey report.

  • Schools hire new teachers, staff

    After a slate of retirements that took place this past year, the Yellow Springs schools began the rebuilding process this month by hiring six new teachers and staff.

  • Students, community grade the schools

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    A recently completed survey of the schools allowed students and the community to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of their hometown district.

  • McCurdy delivers farewell address to school board

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    YSHS teacher Joyce McCurdy delivers parting words to Yellow Springs school board.

  • Class of 2020 vision begins to form

    There are many themes that have emerged in the process of crafting the Class of 2020 strategic plan for the village’s public schools.

  • Kids’ music pioneer performs at MLS

    Behind all of today’s fun and inspiring music for youth, is one African-American woman who set out with a conga drum in the cafés of Chicago in the 1950s and humbly started a wave of change that, six decades later, she and others are still riding.

  • Schools trying to stem losses

    According to the Yellow Springs school board, due to the cumulative effect of the budget reductions the district instituted this spring, the five-year budget forecast through 2015 looks slightly better than it did last fall.

  • Speak up about the future of Yellow Springs schools

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    It’s your turn to give input about the future of the Yellow Springs Exempted Village schools.

  • Joyce McCurdy retires — Imparting the complexity of past

    When Joyce McCurdy left her teaching job in Springfield and took a pay cut to come to Yellow Springs schools, classes were still being held at Bryan High School, right next to the train that ran through town. That was 1968

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