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Village Schools Section :: Page 2

  • Peaceful gathering

    For Peace Week at Mills Lawn School, the entire student body “chose peace” — gathering on school grounds to form a huge peace sign. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    This week is Peace Week at Mills Lawn School, and to celebrate, the student body “chose peace” — gathering on school grounds to form a huge peace sign, each student wearing a “Choose Peace” T-shirt.

  • Yellow Springs School Board— ‘Wheelchair Experience’ at Mills Lawn

    Above, from left, Nick Meister, Tyee Meeks and Ayla Arnold play soccer in sports wheelchairs brought over to the school from the Wright State Office of Recreation. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    Students from Mills Lawn Elementary School’s fourth-grade classes presented the findings of their recent PBL project, “Wheelchair Experience,” which gave students in the class a better understanding of what school is like for their “wheelchair friends.”

  • Chamber of Commerce to offer scholarship

    The YS Chamber of Commerce will offer a scholarship open to all graduating YSHS and Greene County Career Center students.

    The YS Chamber of Commerce invites all YSHS and Greene County Career Center graduating seniors to apply for the annual college scholarship to students attending a two- or four-year institution of higher learning.

  • Parents, students, staff assess schools

    A majority of parents, students and staff at Yellow Springs schools have positive impressions of the district staff and schools, according to a recent survey conducted by the Yellow Springs School District.

  • Antioch School Auction Gala on Saturday

    The annual Antioch School Auction Gala will take place this Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at the Antioch College Theater.

  • Yellow Springs school board— Early success on 2020 plan?

    It’s only 2017, but the 2020 strategic plan for Yellow Springs schools is — with a few key exceptions — mostly accomplished.

  • Rollerball

    Above, from left, Nick Meister, Tyee Meeks and Ayla Arnold play soccer in sports wheelchairs brought over to the school from the Wright State Office of Recreation. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    Mills Lawn Elementary fourth-grade students participated in the “Wheelchair Experience,” a project-based learning curriculum designed to help students understand accessibility issues.

  • Antioch School kids tell Bill Mullins’ story

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A recent theatrical storytelling residency at the Antioch School became an opportunity to learn and share a story from their own community history via the medium of live theater.

  • Yellow Springs school board— Next step on facilities update

    Yellow Springs school board members and village residents will soon be considering options for dealing with aging infrastructure and meeting the district’s evolving instructional needs.

  • McKinney students show off machines, humanitarian concerns

    A few of the Rube Goldberg devices that McKinney students will present on Friday, Feb. 3. (Submitted photo)

    McKinney School seventh graders will present Rube Goldberg machines that they have built on Friday, Feb. 3, from 4:30–5:30 p.m. in the McKinney/YSHS cafeteria.

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