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Yellow Springs High School Section

  • School threat rumor unsubstantiated

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    A rumor about a threat to McKinney Middle/Yellow Springs High School was determined last week to be unsubstantiated, according to school officials.

  • Power of the Pen, high school edition

    Participants in last Saturday's writing competition at YSHS. Front row, from left: organizer Ursula Kremer, Aidan Hackett, Grant Crawford, Juno Shemano, Erin Mooneyham, Alice Miller, Ellery Bledsoe and organizer Henry Potts-Rubin. Back row, from left: Duard Headley, Bear Wright, Greta Kremer, Peter Day, Windom Mesure, Eilis Price and Keegan Chlanda.

    Thirteen YSHS students took part in a special high school edition of Power of the Pen this past Saturday. The local writing competition was organized by seniors Ursula Kremer and Henry Potts-Rubin for their senior project.

  • Yellow Springs High School dancers cut ‘Footloose’

    Charlotte Walkey, playing Ariel, and Lucas Mulhall, playing Ren, rehearse a dance from “Footloose,” the YSHS/MMS spring musical directed by Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp and produced by Ara Beal. The musical runs over two weekends, opening on Friday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday performances are at 2 p.m. All shows take place at Mills Lawn School. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    One week and one day out from opening night, the cast and crew of “Footloose” was hard at work, warming up their voices with crisp sounds: “va, va, va,” “no, no, no, no, no” and several rounds of “red leather, yellow leather.”

  • From Liberia to the village

    Exchange student Levi Jackson. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seventeen-year-old Levi Jackson, from Liberia, has lived through a brutal civil war and the devastating Ebola epidemic, giving him compelling reasons to seek educational opportunities in the United States.

  • Students broach ‘the Scottish play’

    Duard Headley (Macbeth) and Nicolas “Bear” Wright (Macduff) vie for the throne in YSHS’s production of “Macbeth.” The actors engaged in professional stage combat training and Shakespeare reading workshops to immerse themselves more fully in the performance. “‘Macbeth’ is not meant to be read; it’s meant to be played,” said the play’s director Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp. ‘The Scottish play’ opens Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. at Mills Lawn Elementary School gym. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Shakespeare: perhaps one of the best-known people in human history and certainly the best-known playwright in the history of human expression.

  • 2015 valedictorian, salutatorian—Two minds, one grit, one glory

    Yellow Springs High School Valedictorian Mollye Malone and Salutatorian Dylan Boczar were scheduled to address their Class of 2015 at the commencement ceremony last night, May 28. (Submitted photo)

    Mollye Malone and Dylan Boczar believe there are a lot of bright students in their Yellow Springs High School graduating class — some more deserving of honorary titles.

  • Yellow Springs High School Class of 2015 commences

    Charles Benning, with his grandson Sean Jenkins '85, received an honorary diploma from Yellow Springs High School.

    Yellow Springs High School honored graduates, young and old, on Thursday, May 28.

  • YSHS scholars honored

    The following students were named to the National Honor Society: Dylan Boczar, David Butcher, Ian Chick, Sam Crawford, Liam Creighton, Kara Edwards, Rachel Hammond, Ben Ihrig, Sarah Jako, Edward Johnson, Alex Kellogg, Anna Knippling, Jennifer Lawson, Izzy Long, Mollye Malone, Nadia Mulhall, Emma Romohr, Kaila Russell, Josh Seitz, Jessica Worsham and Anna Williamson. (Submitted photo)

    Dozens of Yellow Springs High School and Greene County Career Center students were recognized at the school’s annual academic awards ceremony held on May 15.

  • YSHS gains national honor a second time

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    For the second time in the past five years, Yellow Springs High School was named one of the state’s top high schools in the annual U.S. News and World Report high school survey.

  • 2015 Yellow Springs News senior supplement

    Read the words of the YSHS Class of 2015, online or in print in the May 21 edition of the News.

    This annual special issue gives a parting voice to the members of the current graduating class.