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Village Schools Section :: Page 3

  • Social media safety the focus of talk

    Dr. Jennie Noll of Penn State University has been researching how children and teens expose themselves to sexual predators online. (Submitted photo by  Patrick Mansell, Penn State)

    Penn State researcher Dr. Jennie Noll will teach local parents how to keep their kids safe online at Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym.

  • MLS kids learn to practice peace

    Students in the Mills Lawn Elementary School media club worked on projects for Peace Week, March 16–20, as part of the schoolwide Project Peace, an effort to teach conflict resolution and empathy. Hanging above students are the triptychs of peace leaders created for Project Peace in 2013. Pictured are, from left, front row: Noah Van Hoose and Peter Cooper; second row: Owen Gustafson, Sophie Bottelier, Zoe Hamilton and Hailey Rowe; third row: Aiden Adamson, Ty Housh and Shawn Van Hoose; fourth row: media club facilitator Allison Paul, Lisa Bales, Mila De Spain and Camryn Strolger. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What began as an anti-bullying campaign at Mills Lawn Elementary School has evolved into a school-wide focus on empathy, inclusion and conflict resolution, Project Peace.

  • Yellow Springs schools eye hiring fundraiser

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    Yellow Springs schools are considering increasing expenditures next year for a new full-time employee to help raise private funds for the district.

  • YSHS’s ‘West Side Story’ sweeps you up

    The Jets of “West Side Story” starring from left, Duard Headley, Meredith Rowe, Bear Wright, Josh Seitz as Riff, Jonah Trillana, Ursula Kremer, Christina Brewer, David Walker, and in front, Sumayah Chappelle and Zoe Williams. The show opens this weekend at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Yellow Springs High School thespians present the romantic tragedy “West Side Story”, based on “Romeo and Juliet” with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

  • Homegrown “peace project” aims to reduce conflict

    Students in the Mills Lawn media club working on Project Peace projects are, from left, front row: Noah Van Hoose and Peter Cooper; second row: Owen Gustafson, Sophie Bottelier, Zoe Hamilton and Hailey Rowe; third row: Aiden Adamson, Ty Housh and Shawn Van Hoose; fourth row: media club facilitator Allison Paul, Lisa Bales, Mila De Spain and Camryn Strolger. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In its third year, Project Peace is teaching Mills Lawn Elementary School students to mediate their own conflicts through respectful communication and other strategies.

  • Antioch School fundraiser— Lord headlines comedy gala benefit

    Leighann Lord, a New York City comedian inspired by George Carlin, Rita Rudner and Franklyn Ajaye, will perform a stand-up routine at the Antioch School’s 19th annual Auction Gala and Comedy Show Saturday, March 7, at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    While it’s sometimes wise to avoid sitting in the front row at a comedy show, Leighann Lord will share laughs — not attacks — with her audience at a local fundraiser this weekend for a 93-year-old private school. The New York City comedian’s stand-up routine touches on everything from aging parents to dating after divorce, […]

  • Yellow Springs Schools on 2-hour delay Thursday, March 5

    Winter (and the kids) still with us: Yellow Springs Schools are on a 2-hour delay Thursday, March 5, due to icy road conditions (photo by Matt MInde)

    Yellow Springs Schools are on a 2-hour delay Thursday, March 5, due to icy roads and cold.

  • Mills Lawn School Math and Science Night, 2015

    Jonah Simon and Vivian Grushon examine various items up closer with magnifying glasses at the optics station at Mills Lawn School's annual Math and Science Night. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Mills Lawn School held its annual Math and Science Night Friday, Jan. 28.

  • Chili Cook-Off returns on Saturday

    The 21st annual McKinney Middle School Chili Cook-Off will be held this Saturday, March 7, 5–8 p.m., in the YSHS/MMS cafeteria.

    Warm up with some chili at the annual McKinney Middle School Chili Cook-Off this weekend.

  • Yellow Springs schools CLOSED Thursday, Feb. 19

    Sub-zero temperatures and light snowfall throughout Wednesday have forced Yellow Springs Schools to close Thursday, Feb. 19. (Photo by Suzsanne Szempruch)

    The Yellow Springs Board of Education has CLOSED village schools Wdnesday, Feb. 18 due to recent snowfall and slick road conditions.