2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
2021 Yellow Springs Giving & Gifting Catalogue
Nov
30
2021

Articles by Carol Simmons :: Page 5

  • Email sparks legal concern

    The ground rules for who can support levy campaigns, and when and how they do it, arose this week when a community member questioned the legality of an email forwarded by the Yellow Springs Schools district office.

  • YS school board— Deficit delayed by one year

    Revenue over the past 10 months is about $500,000 ahead of budgeted projections, while expenses are about $500,000 under budget.

  • School board OK’s new K–12 plan

    The projected cost is about $35.5 million, though the district expects an eventual state reimbursement of 26%, more than $9.2 million.

  • ‘Please Stand By’— Play captures pandemic year

    “Please Stand By,” an approximately 60-minute work in one act, captures a year in the life of local students. But not just any year. The pandemic year, when previously normal life was put on hold, is the focus.

  • YSHS 2021 graduation speakers— Finding direction amid atypical year

    Natalie Galarza and Kayla Ross were the two seniors chosen to speak for their class at Thursday evening’s Yellow Springs High School commencement ceremony.

  • Facilities survey— Many reluctant to hike taxes

    The results of a new survey that polled Yellow Springs school district voters about their views concerning local school facilities — and the anticipated $30 million to $35 million cost to undertake major renovations or build new — suggest a dilemma for district leaders.

  • New MLS principal named

    Megan Winston, a vice principal at Xenia High School, is expected to be approved at this week’s regular Yellow Springs school board meeting as the next principal at Mills Lawn Elementary School.

  • Miami Township— Old firehouse utility fees in dispute

    There is a question about who is responsible for the utility fees after the YSDC announced the pending sale to Chappelle in December until the final closing in March. The YSDC thinks the Township is still responsible; the Township disagrees.

  • Mills Lawn School principal finalists named

    The school district announced earlier this week that a 12-member interview committee had selected Cheryl Lowe, a fifth-grade teacher at the school, and Megan Winston, an assistant principal at Xenia High School, as the top candidates.

  • Yellow Springs schools— Plan addresses learning losses

    Concerned about the educational setbacks experienced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Department of Education has required all districts in the state to submit a document detailing how they plan to assess and then address potential learning losses or delays.

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