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Aug
15
2020

Articles About Yellow Springs Schools

  • YS Schools restart— District assesses risks

    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.

  • Yellow Springs Schools to start academic year online

    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.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— Town hall addresses restart

    Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Terri Holden fielded questions from local parents regarding the district’s school start options at a town hall meeting on Monday, July 20. The district could make a decision about school restart as early as Sunday, July 26.

  • 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.

  • YS teachers union seeks “100% virtual” learning for school restart

    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.

  • YS Schools to resume in-person classes with new academic year

    Yellow Springs Schools will begin the 2020–21 school year with a resumption of “regular, in-person classes,” Superintendent Terri Holden has announced. Families with “vulnerable” students, however, will be offered an online learning option.

  • YSPD, Yellow Springs Schools issue statements on recent police killings

    This week, Yellow Springs Police Chief Brian Carlson and Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Terri Holden released statements addressing the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, and the ongoing issues of police brutality against people of color in the country.

  • New Mills Lawn principal named

    Yellow Springs Schools has tapped an elementary school principal with Cleveland public schools as the new principal at Mills Lawn Elementary.

  • State nixes YS school district’s hope to end academic year early

    In a letter to district families Friday, April 24, Superintendent Terri Holden wrote that the Ohio Department of Education, or ODE, “has provided strongly worded guidance stating that all schools should remain in session virtually until the last scheduled school day.”

  • YS principal finalists address community

    The three finalists for principal at Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School participated this week in day-long individual interviews that included sessions with teachers, students and community members and concluded with an evening public presentation.