2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Sep
18
2021

Articles About YS School Board

  • Fuller classroom return likely in April

    During a work session of the Yellow Springs school board, conducted online Saturday morning, March 6, the district superintendent reported on the likely possibility of moving to a nearly full-time in-person instruction plan for all students in early April.

  • YS Schools to continue online instruction for second quarter

    The Board of Education said the district continue with an online instructional model for the second quarter, Monday, Nov. 2, through Friday, Jan. 15.

  • School board— YSHS student liaison proposed

    Yellow Springs High School senior David Butcher proposed at the Yellow Springs School Board meeting last week that a member of the student body be appointed as a school board liaison.

  • Schools discuss longer levies

    One of the school district’s operating levies will expire this year, and the school board considered several options for renewing the levy, at the current tax rate, at their meeting Dec. 11.

  • Schools ask for levy renewal

    The roof of the annex at Mills Lawn School is in need of replacement, students in all grade levels need new texbook resources, and the district needs a new school bus (so that it can stop borrowing ones from other neighboring districts.)

  • Leading Yellow Springs Schools a delicate balance

    Maintaining a leadership team in the Yellow Springs Schools that always agrees is seldom possible; the schools struggle at times to balance the shared authority granted by the state to both the local school board and the school administration.

  • Board, Basora set contract

    Last week the Yellow Springs District Board of Education and Superintendent Mario Basora came to an agreement about Basora’s contract with the local district, according to an Aug. 8 press release. The board will vote on the five-year amended contract at its regular Sept. 12 meeting. “We are pleased to announce that the superintendent has […]

  • VIDEO—Community voices disappointment in school board

    This post contains a video montage of villagers speaking at last week’s special school board meeting.

  • School Board— Improvement levy discussed

    The Yellow Springs Schools Permanent Improvement levy that supports buildings and other fixed assets will expire at the end of the year, and the district is discussing whether to renew the levy at the same level or replace it at a higher one.

  • Schools initiate new tax levy

    Yellow Springs school board members faced a room of empty chairs last week as they discussed a school tax hike at their “committee of the whole” meeting on Thursday, March 22.