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Articles by Carol Simmons :: Page 40
Sierra Miller, a senior at Yellow Springs High School, says her “dream job” is to be a voiceover artist, working in television and radio. In the meantime, she’s getting a variety of job experiences, for wherever her dreams take her, through a distinctive district program.
McKinney Middle school English teacher Jaime Adoff is a top-10 finalist for the biennial Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching, a national award sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
A typo in the bond and tax levy resolution approved by the Yellow Springs school board earlier this month forced the board to call a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23, to replace the incorrect resolution with the corrected version.
The nameplate on the door of the Greene County Clerk of Courts office still listed longtime clerk Terri Mazur as the occupant mid-month, even though Yellow Springs resident AJ Williams had taken up residence at the first of the year.
At its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, Jan. 11, the Yellow Springs School Board approved a “resolution to proceed” to place a 4.7-mill permanent improvement levy and a 0.25 percent income tax levy on the May 8 ballot.
Finding an affordable place to live in Yellow Springs can be a challenge. That’s a conclusion reached by Mills Lawn fourth graders as part of a project-based learning unit.
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.