2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Jul
27
2021

Village Schools Section

  • YS school board — Facilities levy set for ballot

    After months of incremental steps leading toward the goal of putting a nearly $35.6 million facilities levy on the November ballot, the Yellow Springs school board has taken the final move necessary to place the measure before district voters this fall.

  • YS school board— Facilities levy moves forward

    As anticipated, the Yellow Springs school board on Friday morning, June 25, took the first step in putting a levy measure on the November ballot to pay for the proposed construction of a K–12 school, projected to cost nearly $35.6 million, at the current site of the middle/high school campus on East Enon Road.

  • YS school facilities— BOE weighs levy ask

    Having last month approved a $35.5 million master plan to construct a K–12 school at the middle/high school campus on East Enon Road, the Yellow Springs school board is nearing a decision about a levy measure to support the project.

  • Longtime Mills Lawn teachers retire

    This is the second of two articles featuring teachers who have retired from the local school district this academic year.

  • Email sparks legal concern

    The ground rules for who can support levy campaigns, and when and how they do it, arose this week when a community member questioned the legality of an email forwarded by the Yellow Springs Schools district office.

  • Teachers Morgan, Nickell to retire

    As the 2020–21 school year — a unique one by any standard — came to a close, so did the years of service provided by five educators in the local school system.

  • YS school board— Deficit delayed by one year

    Revenue over the past 10 months is about $500,000 ahead of budgeted projections, while expenses are about $500,000 under budget.

  • School board OK’s new K–12 plan

    The projected cost is about $35.5 million, though the district expects an eventual state reimbursement of 26%, more than $9.2 million.

  • ‘Please Stand By’— Play captures pandemic year

    “Please Stand By,” an approximately 60-minute work in one act, captures a year in the life of local students. But not just any year. The pandemic year, when previously normal life was put on hold, is the focus.

  • YSHS 2021 graduation speakers— Finding direction amid atypical year

    Natalie Galarza and Kayla Ross were the two seniors chosen to speak for their class at Thursday evening’s Yellow Springs High School commencement ceremony.