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  • Help feed the school’s PBL beast this weekend

    Local resident Mariano Rios prepared to roast a flayed local pig for the pre-opening of La Pampa at Peifer Orchards last month.

    Yellow Springs school’s first annual Homecoming Pig Roast is happening at Peifer Orchards this Saturday as a fun fundraiser for the schools.

  • Anything on Wheels rescheduled due to bike path repairs

    The Antioch School held its recently-revived Anything On Wheels fundraising event Sunday, Sept. 23, where students, both present and past, ride from the school on Corry Street to Xenia and back for a total of about 15 miles on bicycles, unicycles, skateboards — anything on wheels. Experienced riders can choose to go the whole distance, while those new to wheels can ride around the path surrounding the school playground. Pictured above are, from left, graduate Jorie Sieck, Sam Linden (obscured), graduate Zack Brintlinger-Conn, Evelyn Potter, graduate Samantha Bold and Zenya Hoff-Miyazaki. Sieck and Brintlinger-Conn rode the entire 15 miles on unicycles, accompanied by Bold and Hoff-Miyazaki. They were met in the last stretch by their peers who had finished and circled back to bring them home. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Antioch School fundraiser Anything on Wheels, originally scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6, has been re-scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 13, to accommodate repairs being made to the Little Miami Scenic Trail.

  • Yellow Springs School District allows service dog

    Jonah Kintner, a Mills Lawn elementary student, has a service dog named Clank who helps him with everyday life skills. Jonah wants Clank to be able to come to school with him.

  • Service dog to help Mills Lawn student in question

    Jonah Kintner plays with Clank at home in the village.

    The Yellow Springs school district is deliberating on whether to allow one of its students to bring a service dog to school.

  • Antioch School’s new Younger Group teacher­

    After spending much of the summer preparing for the school year in an empty classroom, new Antioch School teacher Christine Lipari-Althaus is ready for the buzzing joyful energy that her students bring to the space.

  • Mills Lawn school reopens — Students to practice inclusion, service

    Village of Yellow Springs Schools

    Project-based learning (PBL) is at the fore this year at Yellow Springs schools, and Mills Lawn is no exception. But the school also has other goals for the year.

  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]

  • Board, Basora set contract

    Last week the Yellow Springs District Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora came to an agreement about Basora’s contract with the local district, according to an Aug. 8 press release. The board will vote on the five-year amended contract at its regular Sept. 12 meeting. “We are pleased to announce that the superintendent has […]

  • Divisions over contracts — Yellow Springs School board admonished

    After a tense school board meeting on Saturday, Aug. 3, called on Friday to resume a discussion that had been tabled at the previous Thursday’s meeting, the board voted unanimously to approve new contracts with raises for five of the district’s principals and program directors.

  • Basora signs contract

    The Yellow Springs Board of Education released the following statement on Thursday, Aug. 8: The Yellow Springs Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora are happy to announce that the negotiations for an amended contract for Superintendent Basora have successfully concluded with a proposed five-year contract. We anticipate a resolution at the regular business board […]

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