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Village Schools Section :: Page 6

  • Dec. 13 Athletic Events, MLS concert canceled

    Yellow Springs Schools have sent out an advisory that “all athletics games & practices are cancelled for today.

  • Yellow Springs School Board— Group to create mediation protocol for PBL

    The Yellow Springs High School’s Student Relations Board, a group of students and teachers, will be reconfiguring the project-based learning, or PBL, contracts signed by students in each class, with the intent of developing a mediation protocol for how the PBL teams deal with conflict.

  • Village Council— Improving school bikeway safety

    Recent concerns about the safety of students traveling on West South College Street have prompted the Village to look into improving bikeways on that route.

  • All for one … heck of a YSHS play

    From left, YSHS actors Jonah Trillana (Aramis), Windom Mesure (Athos), Allison Bothwell (Sabine), Grant Crawford (D’Artagnan) and Duard Headley (Porthos) at a recent rehearsal of “The Three Musketeers,” the high school’s fall play. Alexandre Dumas’s classic swashbuckling comedy, updated with a feminist twist, will be performed this weekend and next. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Fighting, honor, loyalty, love, camaraderie. More fighting. This fall’s Yellow Springs High School production of Alexandre Dumas’s “The Three Musketeers” is not for the faint of heart, but it’s equally full of comedic turns.

  • School’s out for district janitor

    Yellow Springs school district’s long-time custodian Jerry Upton is retiring after 30 years on the job. His tenure with the school has had him driving buses, doing groundskeeping work and working in long-gone buildings. He has learned in a number of different skills via a number of different positions, and still gets greeted warmly by students who have long ago graduated. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    About halfway through the school year, the district will say goodbye to one of its senior-most employees, longtime custodian, groundskeeper and bus driver Jerry Upton.

  • Mills Lawn March Madness

    Critters just kept streaming out of the maw of Mills Lawn School. Bringing up the rear, from left, are Miette Murphy, Eloise Murphy, and Anah Smith watch as wizard Liliana Herzog gestures wildly with her wand, hopefully not transforming co-marcher Alayna Hamilton at her right. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Mills Lawn School’s annual Halloween Parade through downtown Monday brought out the beauty as well as the beast in everyone.

  • MLS hosts Town Hall meeting

    In the run-up to Election Day, Mills Lawn students recently grilled two area candidates on the issues.

  • School board— Eighth graders may travel to NYC

    Thanks in part to the success of the seventh-grade “Into the Wild” trip, McKinney Middle School teachers are seeking to enlarge the scope of the annual eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., scheduled to depart on May 4.

  • A health-conscious start to the day at Mills Lawn

    Students at Mills Lawn Elementary School participated in Walk to School Day on Oct. 5.

    Mills Lawn Elementary School celebrated Walk to School Day on Oct. 5. At around 9 a.m., participating students set off for the playground outside Mills Lawn, enjoying a brisk walk through the cool morning on a late-start Wednesday.

  • Building plans considered for aging schools

    The school board is taking steps to deal with what it characterizes as aging infrastructure in Yellow Springs’ two school buildings: Mills Lawn Elementary and McKinney Middle School/Yellow Springs High School.

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