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Articles by Lauren Shows :: Page 4
Facilities Committee | Upgrade costs still unclear
At the Facilities Committee’s Thursday, Nov. 3, meeting, Timothy Bennett of THP Limited assessed the school facilities and made recommendations on needed repairs, upgrades and maintenance strategies.
Students take flight in ‘Peter Pan’
McKinney Middle and Yellow Springs High schools will present “Peter Pan and Wendy,” adapted by Doug Rand from the original play and novel by J.M. Barrie, Thursday–Sunday, Nov. 17–20, in the Yellow Springs High School gym.
A timeline of theater in Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs’ theater timeline begins in earnest in 1891, when construction of the Yellow Springs Opera House was completed at the corner of Winter and Dayton streets.
Art collective’s works now on display
The next time you step into The Winds, expect to be transported into a world of whimsical impressionism and colorful, modern improv — among other visual expressions.
YS Schools district offices to move
At the regular meeting of the Board of Education on Thursday, Oct. 13, the board voted to move ahead with a plan to relocate the district offices from their current location across the street from Mills Lawn on Walnut Street to a leased office suite at 888 Dayton St. owned by MVECA.
School play meditates on antiracism
“Five Scripts Toward an Antiracist Tomorrow,” will be mounted by the young thespians of McKinney Middle and Yellow Springs High schools Thursday–Sunday, Nov. 3–6, at the Foundry Theater. Admission is free.
Trustees to talk large-scale solar
On Monday, Nov. 7, village and township residents will have the chance to sound off on large-scale solar farms and voice their concerns and opinions, whether in support or opposition.
YS Schools receive state ratings
The district’s highest average proficiencies across all tested subjects were social studies, English language arts and science. The lowest-scoring subject in achievement was math, which averaged 54% across grades three through eight and high school algebra and geometry.
Facilities Committee discusses maintenance plans
The Facilities Committee formed earlier this year to consider the costs of a phased, permanent-improvement plan to upgrade the district’s buildings compared with building all-new facilities.
Local actors star in ‘Baskerville’
Villagers and actors Ellen Ballerene, Reilly Dixon and Robb Willoughby will star in Beavercreek Community Theatre’s production of “Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,” Fridays–Sundays, Oct. 21–23 and 28–30.