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  • 2013 Mills Lawn School Sixth Grade Clap-out

    The Mills Lawn School sixth grade clap-out can be an emotional experience for those moving on. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    For the younger residents of the school, it’s just the end of another grade. For the oldest, it’s the end of a world they’ve known since kindergarten.

  • Congrats Class of 2013!

    It was a hot one in the high school gym last night while friends and family packed in to watch the YSHS class of 2013 graduate.

    Congratulations Yellow Springs High School class of 2013!

  • Basketball coach Brad Newsome retires— Winning games, molding men

    Some basketball coaches are just coaches, their influence confined to the court. Brad Newsome was the other kind. In his 16 years coaching Yellow Springs High School boys basketball, Newsome not only crafted athletes, he molded men.

  • PE teacher Sarah Lowe to retire— Caring for the whole person

    For all teachers, developing a good relationship with students is key. But it’s especially important when it comes to teaching the touchy and highly personal topics that health teacher Sarah Lowe has covered in her 35-year career.

  • Guest learned by teaching

    Ellen Guest retires after 35 years in the Yellow Springs School District. A first and second grade teacher at Mills Lawn for the last 12 years, Guest encouraged nature observation and incorporated project-based learning into the classroom. Guest is pictured at one of the many gardens she planted with students at Mills Lawn. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While the district will begin so-called project-based learning (PBL) next school year, Ellen Guest has been exploring similar methods for decades, squeezing in projects wherever she could. That’s one reason her retirement at the end of this school year is tinged with sadness.

  • Schools forecast solvent budgets

    At their meeting Thursday, May 9, the Yellow Springs school board approved the rosiest five-year forecast that they’ve seen in the past three years.

  • High school honors top academics

    The Yellow Springs High School 2013 inductees into the National Honor Society are, from left, back row, Christina Brewer, Lillian Rudolf, Paloma Wiggins, Ali Solomon, Taylor Ford; front row, Rachel Meyer, Kirsten Denman, Zoey McKinley and Erin Grote. Not pictured is Angela Allen. There have been 876 YSHS students in the National Honor Society since 1938. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs High School recognized many of its students, especially its seniors, at the annual scholarship awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 15.

  • Schools tackle project-based learning

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    To stimulate discussion in the wider community about the purpose of project-based learning (PBL), the district has invited a speaker from the Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs High Tech High school in San Diego to share ideas about building a curriculum based in PBL.

  • Fulton to play soccer for Heidelberg

    Yellow Spring High School senior and all-star athlete Keturah Fulton earned a partial scholarship to play soccer at Heidelberg University in Tiffin in the fall. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Spring High School senior Keturah Fulton will play college soccer next fall at Heidelberg University in Tiffin.

  • Valedictorian, salutatorian— Grades are good, learning’s better

    Lois Miller, valedictorian, and Hunter Lawson are members of the National Honor Society and received academic scholarships from their respective colleges. They will speak at the YSHS graduation on May 30 at 7 p.m.

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