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Antioch School Section
Those emotions ring true for the Antioch School community as well, as the school looks back on the 100 years since its founding in the fall of 1921 and looks to the future in a world where its supporters believe the school’s version of child-centered education is needed more than ever.
As the new academic year approaches, the Antioch School — the local independent day-school for pre-K and elementary school-aged children — is planning to open its doors, and its many windows, for in-person classes this fall.
Communities of all sizes and natures have had to redefine what it means to be together in the long weeks since the coronavirus pandemic has forced people to remain physically distant. The Antioch School community is no different in this regard, and has worked together — from a distance — to maintain the closeness at its core.
With the first half of the academic year under her belt, Elaina Vimmerstedt, the Antioch School’s new Younger Group teacher delights in the daily life of the 98-year-old independent elementary school off Corry Street.
A burst of activity at the Antioch School early last week, including a succession of deliveries of snacks and other classroom essentials, signaled a new academic year was soon getting underway at the oldest democratic school in the country.
“Wizard of Oz” is the latest theatrical production of the Antioch School Older Group.
A comedian who recently made his network TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert after performing as the opening act on Dave Chappelle’s 2015 national tour, has been snagged to perform in Yellow Springs for the Antioch School’s annual Auction Gala event.
Seating is limited, but tickets to this live auction and performance by Mo Amer are still available.
Nathan Summers, a Yellow Springs resident of 20 years, has been handed the unicycle as the new school manager at the Antioch School.
The annual Antioch School Auction Gala will take place this Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at the Antioch College Theater.