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Sep
25
2020

Articles About Yellow Springs High School

  • Teachers urge online option

    As Yellow Springs school district leaders consider what educational approach to take when the 2020–21 academic year begins Aug. 27, the local teachers union says the risks of returning to the classroom amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic are too great, and is calling for “100% virtual” learning when school resumes.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— Reopening plan in flux

    With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread in our community and region, and the 2020–21 school year scheduled to begin in a mere six weeks, uncertainty and worry seem to be the overwhelming feelings among many families considering educational choices for their children.

  • YSHS plans ‘drive-in’ graduation

    YSHS is planning to honor the class of 2020 with a two-part graduation event the evening of Wednesday, May 27, beginning with a “clap-out” vehicle parade of graduates through town and ending with an outdoor “drive-in” commencement ceremony at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Whirlwind of a weekend

    Billed as the “all-schools musical,” “Scrooge!” lived up to its descriptor, featuring students — and teachers — from the entire Yellow Springs school district. It was one of numerous events that played to full audiences the weekend of Dec. 13–15. Pictured above are Julia Hoff as Mrs. Carstairs and Joseph Minde-Berman as Fezziwig. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    The weekend of Dec. 13–15 was particularly laden with events.

  • Serving Seniors: the 2019 YSHS Senior Citizens Lunch

    Yellow Springs High School hosted its annual Senior Citizens luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 5, in the high school gym.

  • Projects learned: 2019 PBL Exhibition Night at YSHS/McKinney

    New at this year's PBL exhibit is music teacher Brian Mayer’s “Non-Traditional Instrumental Music Class” for 7th- and 8th-graders. The large drumming circle used buckets as well as traditional percussion instruments. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students presented their work to the public at the fall PBL Exhibition Night Monday, Nov. 25.

  • YSHS girls soccer team to host ‘Pink Out’

    The Yellow Springs High School girls soccer team will host a “Pink Out” on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the high school stadium, to raise funds and awareness about women’s health issues.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— School district welcomes two new teachers

    Alison Hawker will be teaching physical education at the elementary school and Hannah Weinstein will be teaching U.S. history half time at the high school.

  • A YSHS/news collaboration: YSHS lunches get mixed reviews

    At lunchtime at YSHS this spring, left, Sumayah Chappelle looked optimistic about her lunch, while Alexis Longshaw and Romel Phillips didn’t appear to be pleased with their meals. (Photos by Sokhna Sene)

    As part of John Day’s Psychology/Sociology class at YSHS, I investigated school lunches for an assignment looking at school issues.

  • Native son Sterling Wright — Home, history, basketball

    Sterling Wright, a former pro basketball player and International Olympic Committee master instructor, relaxed in Beatty Hughes Park on a recent afternoon. As a youth growing up in Yellow Springs, he spent time in the teen center formerly located at the park. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Sterling Wright, 67, has spent much of his adult life away from his hometown. A professional basketball player who played briefly for the former ABA and the NBA, he was enticed away from the U.S. in 1975 to play the sport professionally in France.