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Yellow Springs School Board Section :: Page 6

  • Final superintendent candidate visits

    Mario Basora, a candidate for the village's superintendent position, presented to the community Wednesday night. Also in attendance was his wife, Alice, and children Mateo and Carina. Basora is currently the principal of Wyoming Middle School, the top-performing school in the state.

    Mario Basora, the third candidate for the superintendent position in the Yellow Springs School District, presented elements of his life and work to the community at Mills Lawn on Wednesday evening. Basora — who is currently principal of Wyoming Middle School in Cincinnati, the state of Ohio’s top performing school — said it’s important to him that the community get a feel for who he is and how he thinks about education. First, he said, is his family. And he happened to bring them along.

  • Spindler is second of three school candidates

    Richard Spindler

    As the second of three Yellow Springs superintendent finalists, Richard Spindler paid a visit to the village on Tuesday evening to continue the interview process for the job with village schools.

  • First of three superintendent candidates visits Yellow Springs

    Superintendent candidate Tammy Carnahan spent time meeting the community at Mills Lawn on Monday night. The other finalists, Richard Spindler and Mario Basora, will visit Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. photo by Lauren Heaton.

    Starting down the home stretch of the superintendent search, candidate Tammy Carnahan came to Mills Lawn on Monday night for another round of interviews and a talk with the community. Carnahan lives less than three miles from Yellow Springs and serves as the assistant superintendent of Greenon Local Schools. Read more >>>

  • Board to vote on new school principals

    Matthew Housh and Tim Krier

    The Yellow Springs schools have recommended two principals for Yellow Springs High School and for Mills Lawn Elementary to be approved by the school board at the board’s meeting on Thursday, April 8.

  • Superintendent finalists visit

    Three school superintendent candidates will visit the village next week, and the community is invited to hear from them, ask questions and get involved in choosing at meetings, Mon.–Wed., April 5–7, from 5:40 to 7:15 p.m.

  • Schools hire new treasurer

    Yellow Springs Board of Education members unanimously voted to approve the hiring of a new treasurer for the Yellow Springs schools at the board’s March 11 meeting. Dawn Weller will begin service to the district on April 5, 2010, at an annual salary of $99,700 on a three-year contract. Weller comes to the district after 13 years as treasurer of the Greenon Local School District in Enon.

  • Superintendent search process moves forward

    A significant outreach effort to find outstanding candidates for the position of Yellow Springs school superintendent is currently taking place, according to the leaders of the Yellow Springs school board at the board’s Feb. 11 meeting.

  • Math initiative adds students

    To clarify what administrators fear might be villagers’ misperceptions regarding math performance at Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School, Principal John Gudgel and Interim Superintendent Tony Armocida presented information on the district’s five-year-old math initiative at the Nov. 12 school board meeting.

  • New leaders guide critical shift for village schools

    A narrow victory for new Yellow Springs Board of Education leaders at the board’s Jan. 14 organizational meeting reflects a deep division among board members about how best to address the significant challenges facing the board.

  • Sweep of school leadership discussed

    At the regular Dec. 10 school board meeting, board members considered the attributes they will seek in their upcoming search to hire several top administrators. At that meeting, longtime Yellow Springs High School Principal John Gudgel officially announced his retirement at the end of this school year, and 10-year District Treasurer Joy Kitzmiller, who has accepted a position with Cedar Cliff schools, announced her resignation. Kitzmiller will also stay until the end of the year.