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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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Yellow Springs Schools opt for locked doors

At its December meeting, the school board agreed to go forward with plans to add a buzzer and camera to the front doors of Mills Lawn Elementary, a decision spurred by recent events in that school.

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From left, YSHS actors Jonah Trillana (Aramis), Windom Mesure (Athos), Allison Bothwell (Sabine), Grant Crawford (D’Artagnan) and Duard Headley (Porthos) at a recent rehearsal of “The Three Musketeers,” the high school’s fall play. Alexandre Dumas’s classic swashbuckling comedy, updated with a feminist twist, will be performed this weekend and next. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

All for one ... heck of a YSHS play

Fighting, honor, loyalty, love, camaraderie. More fighting. This fall’s Yellow Springs High School production of Alexandre Dumas’s “The Three Musketeers” is not for the faint of heart, but it’s equally full of comedic turns.

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Yellow Springs school district’s long-time custodian Jerry Upton is retiring after 30 years on the job. His tenure with the school has had him driving buses, doing groundskeeping work and working in long-gone buildings. He has learned in a number of different skills via a number of different positions, and still gets greeted warmly by students who have long ago graduated. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

School’s out for district janitor

About halfway through the school year, the district will say goodbye to one of its senior-most employees, longtime custodian, groundskeeper and bus driver Jerry Upton.

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Critters just kept streaming out of the maw of Mills Lawn School. Bringing up the rear, from left, are Miette Murphy, Eloise Murphy,  and Anah Smith watch as wizard Liliana Herzog gestures wildly with her wand, hopefully not transforming co-marcher Alayna Hamilton at her right. (Photo by Matt Minde)

Mills Lawn March Madness

Mills Lawn School’s annual Halloween Parade through downtown Monday brought out the beauty as well as the beast in everyone.

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