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Articles About Yellow Springs School Board
This story looks at some of the risks of both in-person and online instruction that local educators are weighing in planning for the new academic year.
In a specially called online meeting Saturday morning, July 25, the Yellow Springs school board unanimously approved a plan to restart the 2020–21 academic year with all students receiving online instruction presented by district teachers.
Her official contract doesn’t begin until Aug. 1, but Terri Holden, the new superintendent of Yellow Springs Schools, is already on the job full time.
The schools facilities task force meeting, Wednesday, July 3, set aside time for incoming Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Terri Holden to speak about her perspective on the task force’s role.
Students at McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School will have some new elective course offerings available to them next year in the arts and communication fields.
A recently conducted land-use study of property owned by Yellow Springs Schools concluded that the district has about 23 acres of “underutilized land” that “could be considered for subdivision and redevelopment as residential properties.”
At its regular meeting Thursday, March 14, the board welcomed two representatives of a Columbus-based firm that will assist throughout the process of getting a new superintendent hired before the end of the school year.
In a special meeting Thursday, March 21, the Yellow Springs school board was expected to approve Jack Hatert as the new principal at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School for the 2019–20 school year.
In an executive session before the regular school board meeting on March 14, district Superintendent Mario Basora expects to come to a decision on selecting a new principal for Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School.
If the revenue and expenditures of Yellow Springs Schools continue this year as projected, the district will end the 2018–19 fiscal year with a $126,000 drop in its reserves, according to district Treasurer Dawn Bennett.