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Village Schools Section :: Page 7

  • 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.

  • McKinney students go ‘Into the Wild’ to bike, learn, bond

    McKinney Middle School students and staff led groups of students on a 53-mile bike ride last week as part of the “Into the Wild” immersive learning field trip. Students biked, canoed and camped their way from Yellow Springs to Loveland, learning about the Little Miami watershed and the Underground Railroad in the process. (Photos by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Last week, approximately 65 students left the hallowed halls of McKinney Middle School on a 53-mile bike trip over three days as part of “Into the Wild,” a project-based learning (PBL) excursion.

  • Mills Lawn puts on its walking shoes

    Mills Lawn Elementary School will be one of more than 4,000 schools across the nation to celebration Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 5

  • Wheel good time

    More than 30 riders took off under blue skies and a hot sun last Sunday for the Antioch School’s annual “Anything on Wheels” fundraiser. Riders — including Antioch school student Lucy Dennis (on unicyle), Older Group teacher Sally Dennis and students Elijah Moon and Ayla Current — pedaled down the Little Miami Scenic Trail for all or part of a 15-mile round-trip route to the northern edge of Xenia. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    More than 30 riders took off under blue skies and a hot sun last Sunday for the Antioch School’s annual “Anything on Wheels” fundraiser.

  • One, two, three, four wheels …

    The Antioch School’s annual bike ride and fundraiser, “Anything on Wheels,” is happening this Sunday, Sept. 25, noon to 3 p.m. Riders of unicycles, bikes, trikes and more are welcome!

  • New Older Group teacher at the Antioch School

    Everyone has a turn to talk and share during the daily morning meeting of the Antioch School’s Older Group. The OG has a new teacher, Sally Dennis (far left), and teaching assistant, Matt Moon (third from left) this year. Student Luka Sage-Frabotta sits between them during Tuesday's meeting time; classmates Mia Florkey and Luca Acheson sit to the right. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    When Chris Powell retired last spring after 28 years as the Older Group teacher at the Antioch School, imagining someone new stepping into her room as lead teacher may have seemed hard.

  • Adoff, Lydy, Snider new McKinney, YSHS teachers

    Eight new teachers and the new fundraiser for the Yellow Springs school district took part in orientation activities last week. Front row, from left, teachers Steve Bleything, Kevin Lydy, Robert Grote and Christopher Snider. Back row, from left, district fundraiser Dawn Boyer and teachers Shannon Wilson, Carrie Juergens, Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and Jaimie Adoff. Yellow Springs students return to school this Friday, Aug. 19. The three new Yellow Springs High School teachers will be profiled in the August 25 issue of the News. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    As the first week of the new academic year concludes, we present the final three new teachers, who will teach at Yellow Springs High School or McKinney Middle School.

  • Village school funding gets a face

    Dawn Boyer was hired as director of advancement and community relations for the Yellow Springs Schools, a newly created position designed to raise funds. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Yellow Springs school district welcomed more than just students this year. Part of the incoming class is Dawn Boyer, who was hired as the district’s director of advancement and community relations.

  • Join McKinney Middle School on bike path

    (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Community members are invited to join bike rides down the bike path as McKinney Middle School students prepare for a bike ride to Loveland, Ohio later this year.

  • A new school year with new projects, people

    Mills Lawn Principal Matt Housh and McKinney/Yellow Springs High School Principal Tim Krier discussed the possibilities awaiting students in the upcoming 2016–2017 school year.

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