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  • Fixing the fixtures at YSHS

    Yellow Springs High School Student Review Board members, from left, David Butcher, Lake Miller and Lorien Chavez, are leading an effort to remake the main boys and girls restrooms at Yellow Springs High School. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School freshman Lorien Chavez happened to be in the girls bathroom at the high school last year when some cheerleaders from another school walked in. Not realizing she was there, they began commenting on how gross and unkempt the school’s main bathroom was.
    “When I came out of the stall I looked at them and was like, “oh, I know, we don’t like it either,’” Chavez said. “I was really embarrassed.”

  • Yellow Springs High School senior organizes mock crash before prom

    YSHS senior Zach Kimmet organized a mock crash and rescue scene played out three days before prom.

    About 100 local high school students witnessed the emergency response to a mock crash with serious injuries this week at the school campus.

  • Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Pirates’— It’s the very model of a YSHS musical


    For a generation raised on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” action films, the Victorian-era comic opera “Pirates of Penzance” might seem out of date.
    With operatic music, jokes that landed before the turn of the 20th century and more dance numbers than sword fights, “Pirates of Penzance” is a different kind of pirate production for these local teens.

  • Theater review— Players do justice to ‘Pirates’

    The Yellow Springs High School Drama Club and the YSHS Theatre Arts Association present Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” at the Mills Lawn Auditorium on March 21–23. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If you are up for a jaunty two hours gallivanting about with pirates, daughters and policemen, find a seat in the center section at Mill Lawns Auditorium for the Yellow Springs High School production Pirates of Penzance.

  • School board— School of rock replaces ‘flex’


    An overwhelming majority of Yellow Springs High School students last fall voiced disappointment with part of a new scheduling system that was implemented at the beginning of the school year.

  • Bit of the Big Easy in Yellow Springs

    New Yellow Springs High School band Sassabrass, rooted in the tradition of New Orleans street musicians, will perform at the Friends Music Camp fundraiser on Dec. 29 and at a future event at the Spirited Goat. Members pictured here include, from left, Maddie Allen, Meredith Rowe, Gabriel Day, Jack Lewis, Joshua Seitz, Connor Gravley-Novello, Lucas Mulhall, Max Mullin and Peter Day. (Submitted photo by Nadia Mulhall)

    There’s a new sound to be heard around the halls of the Yellow Springs High School thanks to the recently formed street band Sassabrass.

  • School Forest gives up just three trees this year


    Yellow Springs High School School Forest group held its annual Christmas tree sale over the weekend. Due to a poor growth year, just three trees were sold, but fun was had by all.

  • YSHS stage lights up for second weekend of Almost, Maine

    Prepped for winter in skates, sweaters and smoking jackets, YSHS thespians put on the northern town of Almost.

    YSHS’s fall play “Almost, Maine” continues this weekend at Mills Lawn auditorium.

  • YSHS/McKinney to open­— New staff, new way of learning

    This school year students at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School will plan for the zombie apocalypse, make documentaries, build roller coasters, erect a sculpture trail and work in agriculture as part of the new project-based learning, or PBL, curriculum that begins the 2013–14 school year. Implementing the district-wide mandate will be difficult, but the educational […]

  • 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!