Dec
06
2019
Yellow Springs
33°
clear sky
humidity: 74%
wind: 5mph SSE
H 35 • L 34

Village Schools Section

  • Yellow Springs Board of Education Meeting

    Yellow Springs Board of Education Agenda

  • Yellow Springs Board of Education Facilities Task Force Community Meeting

    Yellow Springs Board of Education Facilities Task Force Community Meeting Agenda

  • Projects learned: 2019 PBL Exhibition Night at YSHS/McKinney

    New at this year's PBL exhibit is music teacher Brian Mayer’s “Non-Traditional Instrumental Music Class” for 7th- and 8th-graders. The large drumming circle used buckets as well as traditional percussion instruments. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School students presented their work to the public at the fall PBL Exhibition Night Monday, Nov. 25.

  • Students of the Month — October 2019

    Each month, McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School acknowledge one student from each grade who has shown exemplary work as a student, classmate and citizen of the school. The schools have selected the following six students, who best modeled these efforts in the month of October.

  • Talk to Holden at ‘Coffee Talks’

    Terri Holden, Yellow Springs’ new superintendent of schools, moved into her new office full time on Monday, July 22, and is beginning her work by talking to people about their experiences of the local schools. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Superintendent of Schools Dr. Terri L. Holden will host “Coffee Talks with Terri” on several mornings through April of 2020. The first talk will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8:30–9:30 a.m. at the Emporium.

  • Yellow Springs Board of Education Meeting

    Yellow Springs Board of Education Agenda

  • Yellow Springs Schools— Expenses outpace revenues

    Yellow Springs Schools will be able to continue to balance its budget through fiscal year 2023, but the following year’s solvency is uncertain, Interim Treasurer Tammy Emrick has concluded in compiling the district’s latest five-year forecast.

  • 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.

  • Task force to seek community input

    Meeting regularly since its formation last spring by then-Yellow Springs Superintendent Mario Basora, the schools facilities task force is close to taking its findings out into the community in a series of public meetings, where members plan to share the information they’ve gathered and collect feedback.