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Articles by Carol Simmons

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  • Schools practice mindfulness

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students this year have the opportunity to participate in an after-school meditative practice on Mondays and a yoga group on Wednesdays, both part of a new mindfulness program that also serves as an alternative to detention for some students.

  • Pharmacy addresses retail issues

    The shelves at Benzer Pharmacy, formerly Town Drug, are being restocked, and medication is reportedly coming in daily, after dwindling merchandise and delays in drug orders.

  • YS Schools— District seeks field repairs

    The Yellow Springs school board is moving forward with repairs and upgrades at the high school’s outdoor athletic field and track.

  • 2019 Year in Review: Village Schools

    2019 Year in review: Village Schools

  • 2019 Year in Review: Miami Township

    2019 Year in review: Miami Township

  • Facilities task force sets priorities

    About 10 months since its first meeting in March, the School Facilities Task Force hosted a community meeting Tuesday, Dec. 10, to share its findings and potential recommendations to the school board and to take questions and feedback from community members.

  • Four decades of YS ball drops

    When Yellow Springs New Year’s Eve revelers descend on downtown streets near midnight Tuesday, Dec. 31, to mark the passing of 2019 into 2020 — and the start of a new decade — they will be participating in a local tradition that is marking its 40th outing this holiday. Read the history of the ball drop after the jump.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— MLS added to voucher list

    This fall that the Ohio Department of Education had added Mills Lawn Elementary to the list of Ohio public schools where students can get funding — commonly called “vouchers” — to attend a qualifying charter or private school.

  • Solstice Concert— Cellist to offer ‘sonic meditation’

    Fitzpatrick’s solo cello invocation for the project, an original composition that has become a signature piece in his continuing focus on music as an agent of peace and healing, will be among the works featured when the classically trained musician returns to Yellow Springs to perform a Solstice Concert on Sunday, Dec. 22, at House of AUM.

  • Serving Seniors: the 2019 YSHS Senior Citizens Lunch

    Yellow Springs High School hosted its annual Senior Citizens luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 5, in the high school gym.