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Articles About Yellow Springs Schools

  • YS principal to remain on leave

    Tim Krier, the principal of McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School, will remain on medical leave through the end of the school year, according to a letter district Superintendent Mario Basora sent in an email to school families Thursday, May 3.

  • The school levy: What you need to know

    by Yellow Springs School Board The Yellow Springs school board voted unanimously at its Dec. 14 meeting to seek a May 2018 levy for a proposed $18.5 million rebuild/renovation of McKinney Middle/YSHS. Pictured here is a concept design, prepared by Ruetschle Architects and presented at the meeting, showing the buildings targeted for demolition, as well as those where renovations only are planned. (Rendering submitted)

    On Tuesday, May 8, residents of the Yellow Springs Exempted Village School District will vote on a combined property tax and income tax bond levy for the renovation and replacement of the local middle school and high school. Learn more about the issue.

  • Education journalist, author to speak

    Award-winning education journalist and author John Merrow will be in Yellow Springs on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

  • Grads on life beyond the ‘bubble’

    Meredith Rowe, a 2016 YSHS graduate, is enjoying big-city life at McGill University in Montreal. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs is a wonderful place to grow up; the village is a sanctuary of safety and wholesomeness that offers its young residents a place to grow and develop, but most young villagers don’t stay in town forever.

  • Making science fun, gender-friendly

    Antioch College chemistry professor Joseph Lennox watches his students experiment with color mixing in preparation for Science Saturdays, a new series of free science classes taught by Antioch students for local children and teens. From left are Lennox, Leandre Niyokwizera, Julia Dwight and Valerie Benedict. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Science Saturdays are once-a-month explorations in chemistry, biology and physics taught by Antioch College students for children and teens ages 5 to 18. The first session is Jan. 27.

  • Mills Lawn fourth-graders eye affordable housing via PBL

    The fourth graders in Shannon Wilson’s class at Mills Lawn are tackling the issue of affordable housing in the village as a year-long Project-based Learning unit. They met with members and supporters of Home, Inc. just before the winter break to learn about the nonprofit’s work and to share their research. Above, Trevor Roberts and Jonah Simon engage Home, Inc. Executive Director Emily Seibel, while Ryan Thomas confers with a peer in the background. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Finding an affordable place to live in Yellow Springs can be a challenge. That’s a conclusion reached by Mills Lawn fourth graders as part of a project-based learning unit.

  • A day for community giving

    After collecting $75,000 in a single day last November, an effort to raise money for local nonprofit groups is returning to the village for a second year this holiday season.

  • Community-building is an action verb …

    A community-building potluck, hosted by an alliance of student clubs, will follow the fall 2017 Exhibition Night at Yellow Springs High/McKinney Middle School on Monday, Nov. 20.

  • Focus on racial incidents at Yellow Springs schools

    Yellow Springs school district leaders were urged to hire more people of color and provide more racial sensitivity training for school staff and students at a meeting Monday, June 26, at First Baptist Church.

  • Election results— Miami Township Fire-Rescue, Yellow Springs school levies pass

    On Election Day, local voters handily passed a new bond issue and a renewal levy for the local fire department and school district. About 27 percent of village and township voters turned out for the May 2 special election.

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