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Village Schools Section
Students of the Month | March 2023
YS Schools announced the March recipients of student and faculty awards at the March 9 Board of Education meeting.
ESports program debuts at Yellow Springs High School
There’s a new sports team at Yellow Springs High School — but you won’t find its members on a court, field or pitch. Several days a week, the ESports team is in the media center, competing against other schools in their league via computer.
School facilities listening and board work session now community meeting
YS Schools announced Monday, March 13, that the listening session/board work session scheduled for Thursday, March 16, has been canceled. In its stead, a community meeting about school facilities.
“Mamma Mia” musical performances postponed due to illness
According to a notification sent out by Yellow Springs Schools, all performances of the YSHS/McKinney musical, “Mamma Mia,” have been rescheduled due to cast and crew illness.
Community opines on facilities options
The second listening session was held on Feb. 21 to gather feedback and suggestions from community members on the future of the school district’s infrastructure as the board works to place a facilities levy on this November’s ballot.
Schools debut ‘Bulldog Blitz’ podcast
The community can look forward to the second round of Exhibition Nights for this school year in May — but until then, if you want to know what the Bulldogs are up to, just put on a pair of headphones and tune into the district’s new podcast, “Bulldog Blitz.”
Students of the Month | February 2023
YS Schools announced the February recipients of student and faculty awards at the Feb. 9 Board of Education meeting.
School board considers additional facilities options
At the school board’s regular meeting, held Thursday, Feb. 9, architect Mike Ruetschle presented a preliminary fact sheet briefly detailing eight potential facilities plans for both the school board and community members to consider as the next facilities listening session approaches on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
Facilities listening sessions begin
The purpose of the event was to present to community members potential plans for upgrading the district’s schools that have already been discussed over the last several months by the Facilities Committee — as well as plans that have not yet been discussed — and listen to community feedback on those plans.
Turner steps into director role at YSCCC
A Columbus native now living in Springfield, Turner has been part of the staff of the Children’s Center since 2018, and replaces former director Dana Zackey after serving as Zackey’s assistant director since last summer.