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Articles by Carol Simmons :: Page 30
Students at McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School will have some new elective course offerings available to them next year in the arts and communication fields.
In the last two weeks of May alone, Miami Township Fire-Rescue crews responded to 40 calls for emergency medical service and 15 reports of fire. When a call comes in, local first responders never know exactly what they might find when they arrive. The result is that the work is physically demanding and emotionally taxing.
A recently conducted land-use study of property owned by Yellow Springs Schools concluded that the district has about 23 acres of “underutilized land” that “could be considered for subdivision and redevelopment as residential properties.”
Groundbreaking for the township’s long-awaited new firehouse, to be constructed on the south side of the village, is expected to take place in late August or early September, Miami Township Trustee Chairperson Chris Mucher said earlier this month.
Lightning was the likely cause of an early morning house fire Tuesday, May 28, that sent three Yellow Springs residents to the hospital, fire Chief Colin Altman said this week.
Local school buildings are in immediate need of upgrades. That was the paraphrased conclusion Wednesday, May 15, when representatives of the architectural engineering firm hired by Yellow Springs Schools to conduct an independent assessment of district facilities presented their findings to a joint meeting of the school board and the recently formed facilities task force.
Ronnebaum and Bryan, who were recipients of a number of the awards distributed this year, have also been chosen to be the 2019 student speakers at commencement exercises Thursday, May 30.
The Yellow Springs-based World House Choir will join with the Jeremy Winston Chorale and the choir of Kettering Seventh-day Adventist Church in a “Concert for Peace and Unity” on Saturday, May 25, to counter the message of a rally earlier in the day in downtown Dayton by a KKK-affiliated group from Indiana.
A woman who works in food service at the high school faces the possibility of losing her job after separate public and private social media posts came to the attention of school officials last week.
Yellow Springs schools Treasurer Dawn Bennett was placed on paid administrative leave, and her contract, which expires July 31, was not renewed in votes taken by the Yellow Springs school board after an executive session at the end of the regular board meeting Thursday, May 9.