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Articles About Yellow Springs High School :: Page 5
School facilities— Forum takes public pulse
Questions about costs, the future of the Mills Lawn school property and recommendations by the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission dominated public comments last week during the first of three planned community forums to discuss the future of Yellow Springs’ public school buildings.
YS Speech & Debate— Students find their voice
Whether sharing their own thoughts, presenting the words of another or arguing both sides of an issue, members of the Yellow Springs Speech & Debate team say they are finding power in their personal voices.
YS Schools— Board OKs hybrid transition plan
Yellow Springs school district leaders are making plans for students to return to in-person classes, but exactly when that will be is uncertain.
Digital ‘Dracula’— High School takes stage to film
YSHS performing arts teacher Sparrow-Knapp decided to stick her neck out this year — so to speak — and take a chance with a filmed version of “Dracula,” a show she said she’s long wanted to stage.
Yellow Springs School board— Facilities back at forefront
Administrators’ recent focus on pandemic-related school closures, and the accompanying transition to online instruction, drastically slowed the facilities conversation, but didn’t sideline it completely.
Competitors from the McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School Speech and Debate teams recently represented their schools at several online competitions, with all participating students winning awards.
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
The weekend of Dec. 13–15 was particularly laden with events.