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Articles From August 30th, 2019
Swimmers advance to districts The YSHS swim team traveled to Trotwood High School to compete in the Div. II sectional tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13. Three swimmers qualified for the district tournament this weekend at Miami University, including Taylor Ford, Elizabeth Malone and Erika Chick, who broke two of her own […]
For many years after her death in 2002, the glass door to Virginia Hamilton’s writing office remained closed. Every day Arnold Adoff, her husband and writing partner, passed the office at their home in Yellow Springs, but he didn’t want to open it. Then in 2007 fellow children’s book writer Kacy Cook helped crack the vault, and out poured 35 years of research, notes, speeches and manuscripts that formed the gritty trail of an American intellectual and her life as mother, wife and prolific writer.
When Joyce McCurdy accepted a teaching position in the Yellow Springs School District, there was a black chief of police, a black member of Council, and a black member of school board. The principal of the high school was black, and three of McCurdy’s colleagues were also black — and actively involved in the social issues of the day. The year was 1965.
A significant outreach effort to find outstanding candidates for the position of Yellow Springs school superintendent is currently taking place, according to the leaders of the Yellow Springs school board at the board’s Feb. 11 meeting.
A zoning code update. Safety improvements and upgrades for the skate park. Energy improvements for Village buildings.
Robert Hasek got his wintertime thrills, making his way home in the dusky hours over a fresh blanket of snow.