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Yellow Springs Schools News

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Eliza Minde-Berman, above, took to the podium for performance of a piece she had worked on with the 6th-grade orchestra for the all-school orchestra and chorus performance May 15. (Photos by Matt Minde)

Music al fresco at YSHS

A glorious Monday evening was backdrop to the all-school orchestra and chorus performance, which featured music makers from 5th and 6th grade, McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School.

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Students Ellery Bledsoe, Greta Kremer and Aza Hurwitz peruse as PBL project, “Flipping Stereotypes: A Mix-and-Match Book of the American Teenager.” (Photos by Matt Minde)

Not your stereotypical flip book...

Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students held their Spring PBL Exhibition last Wednesday, May 10.

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Abby Bongaarts, 24, and Danny Finnegan, 23, stopped in Yellow Springs this week as part of their walk across the USA. While in town they visited some kids at Mills Lawn School. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

Walking across America, stopping in Yellow Springs

Abby Bongaarts, 24, and Danny Finnegan, 23, stopped in Yellow Springs this week as part of their walk across the USA.

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For Peace Week at Mills Lawn School, the entire student body “chose peace” — gathering on school grounds to form a huge peace sign. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

Peaceful gathering

This week is Peace Week at Mills Lawn School, and to celebrate, the student body “chose peace” — gathering on school grounds to form a huge peace sign, each student wearing a “Choose Peace” T-shirt.

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JV Boys Basketball game canceled

The February 13 JV boys basketball game at Troy Christian has been cancelled.

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An impressively attended Sister March to the Women's March on Washington, D.C. made its way through Yellow Springs Saturday, Jan. 21. Among the many young, determined marchers, from left, were Oskar Dennis, Malaya Booth and Vivian Bryan. (Photo by Matt Minde)

Big small steps

At least 250 villagers took to the sidewalks in downtown Yellow Springs last Saturday, Jan. 21, marching in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of other marches around the country and world.

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School board updated on district fundraising

At last week’s school board meeting, the Yellow Springs school district’s Director of Advancement and Community Relations presented the board with an overview of her office’s fundraising efforts.

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Standing in front of a wall-size poem by Umvikeli G. Scott Jones are Herndon Gallery Curater Jennifer Wenker, center, and student assistants Daniel Cox and Kathryn Olson. The poem is part of the new exhibit, “Living in Divided States,” which features the work of 50 area artists at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

Art for listening, understanding

Those entering the Herndon Gallery’s “Living in Divided States” exhibit will first hear the voices, female and male, rising and falling in pitch, in intensity.

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Yellow Springs Schools are on two hour delay Thursday, Dec. 15

Yellow Springs Schools are on two hour delay Wednesday, February 10.

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Third-graders Regan Dunn, Ru Robertson and Lily Knopp opened their mouths wide to catch a bit of the surprise snowfall Tuesday morning, Dec. 13, at third- and fourth-grade recess. Eyes, however, were squeezed tight to avoid a direct hit from the massive flakes.  (Photos by Robert Hasek)

A taste of winter

At least three inches of snow fell in the area Tuesday, Dec. 13, causing the first winter havoc.

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