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Articles About school fundraiser

  • Great chili, with a side of dancing

    Lorrie Sparrow-Knapp, right, served up one of the 20 chilis on offer at last year’s McKinney chili cook-off, an annual fundraiser for the eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C. This year’s cook-off is Saturday, Feb. 17, and includes a barn dance. (Submitted photo by Maria Booth)

    A celebration of Americana to send eighth-graders to America’s capital, this year’s annual McKinney Chili Cook-Off is doubling down on national nostalgia with the addition of square dancing and bluegrass music.

  • School board— Fundraiser’s 1st year update

    Longtime friends Sam Bachtell, left, and Wally Sikes were honored Thursday, June 8, during the Yellow Springs Board of Education meeting for their decades of individual volunteer service to the school district. Recipients of the second-annual Bulldog Backers Award, each man was recognized for contributions that included working with the district’s levy committees through the years. They are shown here at a recent lunch. (Submitted photo)

    Dawn Boyer, the Yellow Springs School District’s director of advancement and community relations, reported on her first year in the position during the Board of Education’s regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, June 8.

  • Sweet little houses

    Ru Robertson stood guard beside the house she created, in the foreground, complete with Snoopy on top, which took second prize in the competition. (Photos by Diane Chiddister)

    The magic of sugar and the holiday season converged last Saturday at the Second Annual ­Gingerbread Festival at Mills Lawn gym, sponsored by the Mills Lawn PTO.

  • Fire and spice for local preschool

    Yankee Candle purchases this month will benefit the Yellow Springs Montessori Preschool.