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  • School calendar adds delays

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    All students who attend Yellow Springs schools next year will start two hours late on 14 Wednesdays to make dedicated time for teacher professional development. The school board approved the 2014–15 calendar, including this pilot late start, at its meeting on Thursday, April 10. Other calendar changes included the addition of three calamity days to the end of the current school year, and fewer waiver day Fridays.

  • Yellow Springs High School senior organizes mock crash before prom

    YSHS senior Zach Kimmet organized a mock crash and rescue scene played out three days before prom.

    About 100 local high school students witnessed the emergency response to a mock crash with serious injuries this week at the school campus.

  • New YSHS FFA teams bring home wins

    Zane Pergram and Isabella Long practice after school for their upcoming FFA competition in the poultry division. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    Ohio’s newest chapter of the Future Farmers of America Organization was born right here in the village at YSHS this school year.

  • Mills Lawn’s “Project Peace” to curtail conflict

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    “Project Peace” is not your typical school anti-bullying campaign.

  • Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Pirates’— It’s the very model of a YSHS musical

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    For a generation raised on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” action films, the Victorian-era comic opera “Pirates of Penzance” might seem out of date.
    With operatic music, jokes that landed before the turn of the 20th century and more dance numbers than sword fights, “Pirates of Penzance” is a different kind of pirate production for these local teens.

  • Theater review— Players do justice to ‘Pirates’

    The Yellow Springs High School Drama Club and the YSHS Theatre Arts Association present Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” at the Mills Lawn Auditorium on March 21–23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If you are up for a jaunty two hours gallivanting about with pirates, daughters and policemen, find a seat in the center section at Mill Lawns Auditorium for the Yellow Springs High School production Pirates of Penzance.

  • Folksinger Bob Lucas to play at Mills Lawn School

    Folk for the family Folk singer Bob Lucas, of Zanesfield, performs at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Mills Lawn auditorium for the Mills Lawn PTO Family Fun Night, an annual event to lighten the dreary winter months. Lucas is a professional musician with roots in the 1960s folk revival whose songs have been recorded by Alison Krauss, New Grass Revival and Sam Bush. (Submitted photo)

    Folk singer Bob Lucas will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Mills Lawn auditorium for the Mills Lawn PTO Family Fun Night, an annual event to lighten the dreary winter months.

  • Making the call for calamity days

    School buses sit idle during the single-digit temperatures of the previous weeks. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    During this exceptionally cold and snowy winter, Yellow Springs School Superintendent Mario Basora has closed local schools eight times, three more than the state’s maximum of five calamity days per school year without having to make up the days.

  • School board— School of rock replaces ‘flex’

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    An overwhelming majority of Yellow Springs High School students last fall voiced disappointment with part of a new scheduling system that was implemented at the beginning of the school year.

  • Yellow Springs schools closed Tuesday, Feb. 18

    Yellow Springs Schools decided to delay classes by two hours Tuesday morning because of icy conditions. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs schools are closed on Tuesday, Feb. 18, because of icy conditions.