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Articles by Carol Simmons :: Page 30
Like snowbirds of a sort, cello players from far and away have descended on Yellow Springs in recent days for the second annual Cello Springs Festival.
2017 Year in Review: village schools
The Yellow Springs school board voted unanimously Thursday, Dec. 14, to seek $18.5 million for the “renovation and partial replacement of existing 7–12 facilities” through a combination income tax and bond levy request to be put on the May 8, 2018, ballot.
Fewer students are leaving the Yellow Springs school district to attend other area school settings than in the past couple of years, but the number is still of concern.
Introduced in 2012, the Holiday Art Jumble serves as both the Arts Council’s final show of the calendar year and its largest fundraiser.
The nearly empty storefront on Dayton Street doesn’t mean that Atomic Fox, the retro furniture and décor shop that has occupied the space for nearly three years, is going out of business. It does mean, however, that the business is transitioning.
The Winter Solstice marks the astrological moment when humans experience the shortest period of daylight and the longest dark of night. But it also signals the end of deepening darkness, as light begins to lengthen incrementally each day until June.
Now a Yellow Springs holiday tradition, and arguably the high school’s most popular extra-curricular activity, School Forest is celebrating its 70th annual outing this year.
The first of six principles distilled from the writings of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. establishes the foundational precepts of King’s philosophy of nonviolence.
The numbers are still coming in, but with 19 of 24 participating local nonprofit groups reporting their 2017 #YSGivingTuesday results, the money raised during the 24-hour charitable event Nov. 28 is on track to top last year’s $75,000 mark.