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Articles About Yellow Springs Schools
Yellow Springs students, whose instruction has been 100% online since the start of the 2020–21 school year, will return to the classroom — at least part time — no later than March 1.
Yellow Springs Schools Superintendent Terri Holden says the district will agree to Gov. Mike DeWine’s stipulation that students return to in-person classes, at least part time, by March 1, in order to receive COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers and staff beginning the first week in February.
The Yellow Springs school board approved a plan for the district’s second semester, which starts Jan. 19, to begin transitioning students back to the classroom for in-person instruction.
Administrators’ recent focus on pandemic-related school closures, and the accompanying transition to online instruction, drastically slowed the facilities conversation, but didn’t sideline it completely.
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.