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Kindergartners Zane, Maddy, Lian and Gracie seemed to prove the point of the newly installed Buddy Bench on the Mills Lawn School playground recently. The bench was constructed by students as a PBL project from wood of one of the many recently felled ash trees. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

Mills Lawn School ‘Buddy bench’ project ensures a place for everyone

A group of students at Mills Lawn School installed a new feature on the K–2 playground recently that they anticipate will help their classmates enjoy a happier and friendlier recess time.

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2016 Bulldog Spring sports schedule

The 2016 Bulldog spring sports schedule is available in this week's print edition of the News.

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Devon Perry controls the ball at Tuesday evenings Bulldog 61–43 victory over Lima Perry. (Photo by Daniel Deaton)

Bulldogs win 61–43 over Lima Perry in Fairmont

Bulldogs win 61–43 over Lima Perry in Fairmont.

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Mr. Knostman’s fourth-grade class at Mills Lawn School is working on a project to improve the Glen Forest cemetery by adding a memory bench. Students here are shown mapping the project. (Submitted  Photo)

Mills Lawn students plan for a bench

Fourth-graders in Brian Knostman’s class at Mills Lawn Elementary are leading a project to make Glen Forest Cemetery more comfortable for mourners visiting loved ones and friends.

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Feds deny testing waiver for Yellow Springs schools

After months of delay, Ohio’s testing waiver application got turned down by the federal department of education recently, but the consortium of schools requesting the waiver — including Yellow Springs schools — is continuing the fight for fewer mandated state and federal tests and more forms of alternative assessment.

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Ice flowers. Photo by Lauren Heaton.

Yellow Springs schools on 2-hour delay Tuesday, Jan. 19

The Yellow Springs Board of Education has placed village schools on a two-hour delay for Wednesday, Jan. 19 due to extreme cold.

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