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Village Schools Section :: Page 2

  • Village schools students focus work on village

    At the district’s project-based learning exhibition night in February 2014, McKinney Middle School students Ischel Heredia, left, and Anastasia Cooper presented the seventh-grade’s Ancient Greece project. The district’s third K-12 PBL exhibition night will take place Thursday, Jan. 15, 6:30–8 p.m. at Mills Lawn School, featuring a wide variety of projects such as a French cookbook, ecosystem exploration and a performance of “Antigone.” (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    Villagers are invited to come to the school to see, what students from kindergarten through 12th grade have been doing with project-based learning this year.

  • Young YSHS artists to host their own show

    The Yellow Springs High School advanced art class will hold a student art show, Views of the Village, at the Village Artisan’s Gallery, 100 Corry St., during the month of January. An opening event will take place on Friday, Jan. 9, 6–8 p.m. Some of the artists include, from left, Nadia Mulhall, Tom Amrhein and Lake Miller. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When seven YSHS artists set out to create a public art exhibit at the beginning of the year, they had no idea that showing their work would be so much more difficult than creating it in the first place.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed Thursday, Jan. 8

    Schools are delayed for two hours Wednesday. All things are patiently waiting for warmer weather. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Board of Education has placed village schools on a two-hour delay for Wednesday, Jan. 29 due to the continuing extreme cold.

  • Yellow Springs schools on two-hour delay Wednesday, Jan. 7

    Schools are delayed for two hours Wednesday. All things are patiently waiting for warmer weather. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Board of Education has placed village schools on a two-hour delay for Wednesday, Jan. 29 due to the continuing extreme cold.

  • Year’s first snow shuts Yellow Springs schools

    Critters scurried across freshly fallen morning snow in this photo from February of this year. The Yellow Springs School District has decided to close schools Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 because of similar conditions. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs Village schools are closed Tuesday, Jan. 6 due to snow and cold.

  • Yellow Springs Schools’ open enrollment acts as a stabilizer

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    This year Yellow Springs schools currently have the highest enrollment the local district has seen since 1984. However, 23 percent of the students are commuting to Yellow Springs from their homes in other districts. That number of open enrollment students is also the highest it has been in the district’s history.  The Yellow Springs school […]

  • Rain on the parade

    Mills Lawn School came alive with stuff of dreams and nightmares Friday, Oct. 31 at the annual Halloween Parade. The parade was held indoors because of inclement weather. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    The seasonally decorated students (and teachers) of Mills Lawn School had to make do with holding the annual Halloween Parade indoors.

  • Yellow Springs High School students to try alternative tests

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    Yellow Springs High School students are scheduled to try out the first of a bevy of alternative standardized tests that the school district is considering for next year.

  • Children get a choice at Montessori school

    Edward and Melanie Ricart started the Yellow Springs Children’s Montessori Cooperative three years ago, which this fall moved into the Sontag-Fels building at Antioch College. There are 19 students between ages 2 and a half to 6 in the program, which is currently full but open to observations and waiting list additions. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a school without teachers, a place where the children teach themselves. What sounds radical is a concept developed by Dr. Maria Montessori more than 100 years ago and now in use in more than 7,000 schools around the world.

  • Mills Lawn students walk and roll to school

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    For Walk to School Day last Wednesday, Mills Lawn Students were encouraged to get themselves to school under their own power.

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Yellow Springs Schools are on a 2-hour delay Thursday, March 5, due to icy road conditions. Click here for details.