Articles About Yellow Springs School Board
Update: Principal’s year-end evaluation emphasizes district “concern” about “communicating vital information.” Student at the center of sexual harassment allegations will be charged.
Update: Principal’s year-end evaluation emphasizes district “concern” about “communicating vital information.”
On Sept. 6, the Yellow Springs School Board voted to accept the resignation of YSHS/McKinney School Principal Tim Krier, effective April 22, 2019.
The Yellow Springs School Board has named TJ Turner to fill Sean Creighton’s vacated seat on the five-person board.
Offering no comment about the action, the Yellow Springs School Board last week appointed Jack Hatert, assistant principal at Yellow Springs High and McKinney Middle schools, as interim principal of the combined campus for the 2018–19 school year.
The defeat of the combined 4.7-mill property tax and 0.25 percent income tax levy in the May 8 election was a painful blow, Yellow Springs District Superintendent Mario Basora said during the regular school board meeting two days later, Thursday, May 10.
Last week the News spoke to about two dozen villagers representing a cross-section of the community about how they plan to vote on the upcoming school facilities levy.
In recent weeks, the focus of those promoting the YSHS/McKinney facilities levy seems to some villagers to have shifted to safety, as epitomized by the flier and recent letters to the editor in this paper.
The Yellow Springs School Board’s regular meeting Thursday, April 12, was its first since the middle/high school principal took a medical leave of absence last month and allegations of sexual misconduct between high school students became public. However, the board kept discussions related to employee and student concerns to a minimum.
Questions about time frame and concerns about health and safety predominated at the community discussion Thursday, March 1, when an estimated 75 people attended a public forum presented by the Yellow Springs School District to consider the district’s plan for upgrading the middle and high school campus.