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  • Bulldog Theater Festival to present two student plays this fall

    McKinney and YSHS will present two plays in October and November.

    The McKinney and YSHS theater departments will expand their offerings this fall with the first Bulldog Theater Festival, which will bring two theatrical performances to local audiences.

  • Board of Education— Meeting focuses on facilities

    The Yellow Springs Board of Education met in a work session on Wednesday, Sept. 13, to take stock of the ongoing discussion about the future of the district’s physical facilities and to determine the board’s next steps.

  • New manager at Antioch School

    Nathan Summers took over as the new school manager of the Antioch School, a small, private school in the village, after former manager M.J. Richlen left last year. Summers previously was board chair at the school and vice president of student affairs at the School of Advertising Art in Kettering. (Photo by Jessica Sees)

    Nathan Summers, a Yellow Springs resident of 20 years, has been handed the unicycle as the new school manager at the Antioch School.

  • Village schools— New year, new requirements

    With the new school year also comes a variety of new initiatives and policies — some the result of changing state and federal requirements and funding.

  • First of many

    Layla Walland, 5, was ready for her first day of kindergarten. Her father, Matt Walland, and 2-year-old brother, Finn, looked on. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Layla Walland, 5, was ready for her first day of kindergarten to begin in Linnea Denman’s class at Mills Lawn on Friday, Aug. 25, while her father, Matt Walland, and 2-year-old brother, Finn, said their goodbyes.

  • $150K grant for real-world engineering

    Food trucks may have their avid followers, but in nine months or so, villagers can look for a small fleet of food “trikes” to join the outdoor culinary ranks.

  • Ready, set, teach …

    The newest faculty members for Yellow Springs School District, from left, they are Chelsee McFarland, who is teaching second grade; Tamara Morrison, high school math; Ryan Montross, sixth-grade science; and Olivia Dishmon, the new intervention specialist at Mills Lawn. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The newest faculty members for Yellow Springs School District gathered in the morning last Friday for some computer system orientation in anticipation of the first day of school Friday, Aug. 25.

  • ‘Gear’ up for ‘Into the Wild’ with training rides

    A series of training rides for the upcoming seventh grade "Into the Wild" project begin Thursday, Aug. 31.

    McKinney seventh graders are invited to begin preparing for this year’s “Into the Wild: Learning On the Land” project with a series of bike rides facilitated by teachers.

  • School facilities question— One town builds, one does not

    In the past 10 or so years, every school district in Greene County, except Yellow Springs, has either already built new school buildings or passed a levy to do so soon. The same is true for each district contiguous to the Yellow Springs schools.

  • BLOG — Ms. Mac: Ever Our Teacher

    Mary Mcdonald, aka Ms. Mac.

    Now that Ms. Mary McDonald — Ms. Mac — has passed on and the legal statute of limitations has run out, I can tell a story that underscores the point about how she helped students take important risks.

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