- Home ▼
- Subscribe ▼
- E-edition ▼
- Advertise ▼
- Submissions ▼
- Calendars ▼
- Business Listings ▼
- Classifieds ▼
Articles About Yellow Springs Schools
For welcome messages, information on lunch programs and food assistance, school calendars, enrichment options and more, see the Yellow Springs News’ 2023–2024 Back to School guide.
The News spoke with all three educators — Paul Comstock, Iyabo Eguaroje and Dave Smith, all of whom are retiring this year — in April about how they came to the district, their years of work here and what they intend to do next.
YS Schools announced Monday, March 13, that the listening session/board work session scheduled for Thursday, March 16, has been canceled. In its stead, a community meeting about school facilities.
That Mayor Pam Conine sees the village as one giant classroom should come as little surprise, considering that she was an educator for over four decades.
YS Schools announced the November recipients of student and faculty awards at the Nov. 10 Board of Education meeting.
The district’s highest average proficiencies across all tested subjects were social studies, English language arts and science. The lowest-scoring subject in achievement was math, which averaged 54% across grades three through eight and high school algebra and geometry.
The Facilities Committee formed earlier this year to consider the costs of a phased, permanent-improvement plan to upgrade the district’s buildings compared with building all-new facilities.
History, generational struggle and legacy will be the unifying themes of “Louverture Exchange: A Musical Dialogue,” a performance featuring the World House Choir, hip-hop artist and local resident Tronee Threat and headlined by international performer Napoleon Maddox on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Yellow Springs school district Treasurer Jay McGrath told school board members during their last regular meeting that now is the time to start thinking about what they want to do about the current permanent improvement levy that expires at the end of 2023.
In a letter dated March 6 and sent to district families and staff on Monday, March 7, Superintendent Terri Holden announced that mask wearing in the schools would become optional effective Wednesday, March 9.