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  • Ohio reduces funds for schools

    According to former Governor Strickland’s Evidence-Based funding model, the local school district is scheduled to receive $1,037,354 from the state to educate its 621 in-district students this year.

  • Engage in designing the future for Yellow Springs schools

    Tonight at Antioch University Midwest, the Yellow Springs school district will launch “The Future of Education” lecture series aimed at stirring the community toward reinventing the village’s public school model.

  • YSHS’s O’Brien retiring after 33 years — A passion for lifelong fitness

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School teacher Kevin O’Brien retires this Friday after 33 years teaching physical education and health. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Retiring Yellow Springs High School teacher Kevin O’Brien hopes that he inspired students to commit to lifelong fitness as he worked to create a strong physical education program in the Yellow Springs School District.

  • New YSHS newspaper a hit with students

    The new Writing for Publications class at Yellow Springs High School, taught by English teacher Desirée Nickell, is putting out a monthly newspaper. Class members pictured are, front row left to right, Ms. Nickell, Rachell Meyer, Liana Rothman, Julia Tucheslau and Shyanne Barnett. Those in the top row, left to right, are Collin Hardy, Rory Papania, Gabe Amrhein, Jazz Exel, Henry Crews, Issac Haller, Kelly Miller, Austin Bailey, Bella Hernandez and Max Mullin. (Photo by Kelsey Cundiff)

    Along with many other changes that took place this year at YSHS, something new was offered to students: a unique, workshop-type class in which students produce a monthly school newspaper.

  • Mils Lonn speling bee socksessfull

    Dylan Dietrich, Evalynn Orme and Atulya Dora-Laskey were winners of the Mills Lawn spelling bee.

    Mills Lawn held its annual spelling bee on Wednesday, Jan. 4.

  • Rwandan visitors heading home

    Espérance, left, a student from the Byimana School of Sciences in Rwanda, said goodbye to her host family, Savita, Saba and Vijay Bathija this week. Two students and a teacher spent three weeks in Yellow Springs, living with host families, attending school and trying activities such as skiing. They make the journey home today. (Submitted Photo)

    Yellow Springs has been host to several Rwandan students and school officials over the past few weeks.

  • Schools look at fiscal crisis

    In order to avoid a projected negative cash balance by the end of the 2013 fiscal year, school board members at their Dec. 9 meeting discussed ways to reduce the district’s 2010–2011 budget.

  • Increased school district enrollment increases opportunities

    Increasing local students means increasing local families, and while the village appears to provide a home for families at a variety of income levels, more housing in general could help to generate a school district population that is more sustainable.

  • Dec. 16, 2010 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Alex Beer charges to the basket during the Lady Bulldog’s first win of the season, a 34–26 victory over Middletown Christian last Friday. Beer scored 10 points in the game.

    December 16, 2010 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • School’s 2020 plan kicks off

    The Yellow Springs School Board’s Class of 2020 strategic planning process kicked off Saturday morning with a community workshop.

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