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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • YSHS fall play picks up the pieces

    This year’s fall play at Yellow Springs High School has been full of drama with an unscripted denouement. Plagued by chronic absences and a slew of actors dropping out, three weeks into rehearsals for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, the production was scrapped.

  • YSHS theatrical review showcases acting talent

    This year’s fall play at Yellow Springs High School, a theatrical review featuring scenes from The Crucible, Peter Pan and more, opens on Friday, Nov. 2.

  • PTO to talk Project BRITE STAR


    The YSHS and McKinney PTO will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the YSHS/McKinney cafeteria.

  • Teachers aim for big ideas

    Every six seconds a child somewhere in the world dies from hunger. Leaders hunger for power, scholars hunger for knowledge, and demonstrators hunger to make statements about change. And everyone, big and small, hungers for love. Hunger is a big word, and its many iterations are the theme of this year’s McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School experience.