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  • School librarian grew many readers

    Yellow Springs School’s librarian Mary Ann Christopher retires this month after 25 years with the district. Christopher, who lives in Beavercreek, spent 16 years in the library. Here she stands amongst the stacks she helped cultivate at the YSHS library. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The right book in the hands of the right student can be magic, says retiring school librarian Mary Ann Christopher, who has hooked many a student on books in her 16 years as the librarian of Yellow Springs Schools.

  • School Board— Improvement levy discussed

    The Yellow Springs Schools Permanent Improvement levy that supports buildings and other fixed assets will expire at the end of the year, and the district is discussing whether to renew the levy at the same level or replace it at a higher one.

  • Young authors sign books

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    Mills Lawn fifth graders participating in a project-based learning unit have put out an informational book about Glen Helen. The authors will hold a book signing and party in celebration of the completion of the book on Sunday, April 21, 4 p.m. in the Glen Helen Auditorium. RELATED POSTS: Life in India focus of Mills […]

  • Kids learn chemistry by hand

    The Periodic Table, a chart of the earth’s elements organized by their chemical similarities, could be considered dry academic material. But make a game out of it, and suddenly the urge to know more about each element, its atomic weight and relation to the others, is not only necessary but kind of fun.

  • Mills Lawn Book Fair this week

    BookFair

    Mills Lawn Elementary School is excited about the upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way!

  • Mills Lawn School’s Project Peace— Kids learn to make art, not war

    At the beginning of the school year, Mills Lawn principal Matt Housh and school counselor John Gudgel got together to discuss their school-wide goals for the year. Number one on Gudgel’s list was addressing the issue of bullying, which he defines as “ongoing, intentional behavior to cause physical or emotional harm.”

  • Laugh, grow with Antioch School

    The Antioch School’s scholarship fund got a big push last year when the school’s main fundraising event featured a comedian to liven things up. And the school aims to do the same thing this year for its annual Antioch School Silent Auction.

  • World hunger by class

    Travis Scarfpin, left, and Nathan Davis toast to their fortune as part of the wealthy class.

    McKinney students explore issues of economic privilege around the globe as part of Wellness Week.

  • Icy weather closes schools

    Yellow Springs Schools are closed today, Feb. 22.

  • Guns and the Village: Reviewing safety in our schools

    Mills Lawn sixth grade student Teymour Fultz helped youth cross safely to school this week, as parents, teachers and the wider community continue to discuss the security needs for the local school district. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 has caused school communities across the country to reassess the safety of their buildings and their ability to respond to violent threats and crises, especially those related to an active shooter.

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