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McKinney School Section

  • Dress code comment spurs controversy

    A woman who works in food service at the high school faces the possibility of losing her job after separate public and private social media posts came to the attention of school officials last week.

  • McCoy hired as assistant principal

    The Yellow Springs school board on Thursday, May 9, unanimously approved the hiring of Cameron McCoy as assistant principal and project-based learning foundations teacher at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School. McCoy has served in the position on an interim capacity since March 2018. 

  • Chili cook-off hits 25th year

    The 25th Annual McKinney Chili Cook-off takes place Saturday, April 6.

  • McKinney at Power of Pen regionals

    The eighth-grade McKinney Middle School Power of the Pen team competed in the Western Regional Tournament held at Wittenberg University on Saturday, March 9. Pictured, from left to right: Olive Cooper, Sylvia Korson, Aurelia Blake, Daniela Bieri and Jaime Adoff. (Submitted photo)

    Three eighth-grade McKinney Middle School Power of the Pen writers competed in the Western Regional Tournament held at Wittenberg University on Saturday, March 9.

  • New YSHS McKinney Middle School principal to be approved

    The Yellow Springs school board unanimously approved current Vice Principal Jack Hatert as the new principal at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School beginning the 2019–20 school year. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    In a special meeting Thursday, March 21, the Yellow Springs school board was expected to approve Jack Hatert as the new principal at Yellow Springs High School/McKinney Middle School for the 2019–20 school year.

  • Local plays selected for state conference

    This fall’s YSHS/McKinney Bulldog Theater Festival productions of “Romeo and Juliet” and “Girls Like That” are headed to Ohio Thespian Association state conference in March.

  • Gallery from YSHS/McKinney Exhibition Night, Nov. 19

    During their annual fall Exhibition Night on Monday, Nov. 19, students from Yellow Springs High School and McKinney Middle School demonstrated the project-based learning, or PBL, units undertaken so far this year. See more photos after the jump.

  • Making the (next) grade

    McKinney Middle School eighth graders celebrated the completion of their middle schooling with a promotion ceremony Wednesday, May 30. (Photo by Eleanor Anderson)

    McKinney Middle School eighth graders celebrated the completion of their middle schooling with a promotion ceremony Wednesday, May 30.

  • All downhill

    Students of Ms. Eastman’s science class and Mr. Collins’ math class designed and rendered variations on a standard soapbox racer to come up with the fastest, most effective shape. Shown above in the driver’s seat is Sam Anderson; standing is teammate Temple Siemer, who cheered him on. The winning racer was designed and built by Peter Skidmore, Ashley Abnadell and Rosemary Burmester. (Photo by Susan Gartner)

    McKinney Middle School eighth-graders navigated handmade soapbox racers down Fairfield Pike last Thursday in the culmination of a PBL project.

  • ‘Black Panther’ inspires PBL at McKinney

    A Black Panther-themed Project-Based Learning unit took McKinney Middle School seventh-graders on a journey through African geography, history and culture; the American civil rights movement; and comic book history with the end result of creating their own African superhero or heroine. Those individual characters were then fully rendered by art students at the Columbus College of Art & Design. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Joining a pantheon of costumed comic book predecessors fighting injustice and oppression around them, some new superheroines and heroes are the original creations of McKinney Middle School seventh-graders.