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Articles About McKinney Middle School

  • School vouchers hit home

    While some Ohio families benefit, a growing number of the state’s school districts, including Yellow Springs, have found themselves landing in an undesirable position.

  • Schools practice mindfulness

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students this year have the opportunity to participate in an after-school meditative practice on Mondays and a yoga group on Wednesdays, both part of a new mindfulness program that also serves as an alternative to detention for some students.

  • Rare all-district production— A musical ‘Scrooge!’ for the holidays

    YSHS is presenting “Scrooge! The Musical” from Thursday, Dec. 12, to Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Foundry Theater, at Antioch College,  920 Corry St.

  • Rare all-district production— A musical ‘Scrooge!’ for the holidays

    YSHS is presenting “Scrooge! The Musical” from Thursday, Dec. 12, to Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Foundry Theater, at Antioch College,  920 Corry St.

  • Fourth year of taking students ‘Into the Wild’

    All 65 members of the seventh-grade class at McKinney Middle School participated last month in the three-day, 53-mile,  camping-biking experience known as Into the Wild.

  • School facilities tours— Top needs highlighted

    In a walk-around that lasted almost two hours on the evening of Sept. 18, outdoor issues such as the lack of a fence around the property and indoor issues such as energy-inefficient windows, lack of central air conditioning in parts of the building, lack of a separate cafeteria and lack of learning spaces conducive to group work were among the issues highlighted by Housh and Carter.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— Holden responds to report card results

    The state’s annual district report cards, based mostly on the results of those tests, were released earlier this month. Yellow Springs received a “C” overall for the 2018–19 school year, down from a “B” for the prior year. The overall grade combines the grades of six different categories measured by the state.

  • YSHS, McKinney theater— ‘Bigfoot’ takes to the stage

    “The Bigfoot Letters” is a comedy presented by McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School for four performances, Thursday–Saturday, Sept. 26–28, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at the Foundry Theater at Antioch College.

  • School facilities, levy info meeting set

    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)

    YS Schools and the Levy Committee will hold an informational meeting about the district’s combined renovation/rebuild plan for the middle/high school facilities on Thursday, March 1, 6:30 p.m., in the YSHS cafeteria.

  • Bulldog Theater Festival to present two student plays this fall

    McKinney and YSHS will present two plays in October and November.

    The McKinney and YSHS theater departments will expand their offerings this fall with the first Bulldog Theater Festival, which will bring two theatrical performances to local audiences.