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2021

Antioch School Section

  • Antioch School plans for in-person restart

    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.

  • Antioch School‘s online learning curve

    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.

  • New Antioch School YG teacher— Drawing on music, outdoors

    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.

  • New teacher joins Antioch School

    Cathleen Tong, Antioch School’s new Younger Group teacher, has taken advantage of the windows lining her classroom to fill the space with light and color. A framed picture of The Wolf sailing ship, on which she spent 10 years as part of its crew, sits at her feet. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    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.

  • The Antioch School presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

    “Wizard of Oz” is the latest theatrical production of the Antioch School Older Group.

  • Fundraiser to feature Muslim comic

    Arab-American standup comedian Mo Amer will be the featured performer for the Antioch School’s annual Auction Gala event, Saturday, March 3, at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. (Submitted Photo)

    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.

  • Tickets to Antioch School’s Auction Gala are still available

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seating is limited, but tickets to this live auction and performance by Mo Amer are still available.

  • New manager at Antioch School

    Nathan Summers took over as the new school manager of the Antioch School, a small, private school in the village, after former manager M.J. Richlen left last year. Summers previously was board chair at the school and vice president of student affairs at the School of Advertising Art in Kettering. (Photo by Jessica Sees)

    Nathan Summers, a Yellow Springs resident of 20 years, has been handed the unicycle as the new school manager at the Antioch School.

  • Antioch School Auction Gala on Saturday

    The annual Antioch School Auction Gala will take place this Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at the Antioch College Theater.

  • Antioch School kids tell Bill Mullins’ story

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A recent theatrical storytelling residency at the Antioch School became an opportunity to learn and share a story from their own community history via the medium of live theater.