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Articles About Yellow Springs Schools
Instruction for the 700-some students enrolled in Yellow Springs Schools will remain online for at least another quarter.
This is the second of two stories asking how remote learning is going in the Yellow Springs Schools.
The Board of Education said the district continue with an online instructional model for the second quarter, Monday, Nov. 2, through Friday, Jan. 15.
Food insecurity in the U.S. is reaching record heights in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic recession. And even in the relatively well-off community of Yellow Springs, some residents have difficulty putting food on the table.
School has been in session for about a month, with instruction taking place online since the opening of the 2020–21 academic year on Aug. 27.
McKinney Middle School’s new science teacher, Cameron Dickens, has brought an atypical educational background to an atypical school year when classes since began online Thursday, Aug. 27.
Rising second grader Ellie Lake and her mother, Carla Leer-Lake, introduced themselves to new Mills Lawn Principal Michelle Person, who was at the local farmers market on Saturday, Aug. 22, for a “meet and greet” with students and families.
The continuing pandemic has prompted area schools to restructure their methods and approaches, often drastically, with some adopting an online instructional plan, at least to start the year.
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.