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Village Schools Section :: Page 26

  • 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

    Joyce McCurdy

    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

  • Kinder Concert

    Oh, say can you sign?

    The bright t-shirts of the Mills Lawn School Kindergartners were only matched by the shining faces and sparkling songs Wednesday night. Read more and see a slide show.

  • Seniors make meaning from tragedy

    YSHS seniors Elise Giardullo and Gabe Amrhein will host a 24-hour relay “A Promise to Eben: No Text Is Worth Your Life,” to raise awareness of the dangers of driving and texting. The event takes place Saturday, May 28, at the high school, beginning at 9 a.m. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The loss of a young life is always tragic, but two local young people hope to find meaning in that tragedy. The meaning sought by Elise Giardullo and Gabe Amrhein is their attempt to save other lives by educating young adults on the dangers of texting while driving.