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2022

Yellow Springs School Board Section

  • School board discusses facilities, levies

    School facilities were at the center of much of the discussion at the most recent meeting of the Board of Education on Thursday, Nov. 10.

  • YS Schools district offices to move

    At the regular meeting of the Board of Education on Thursday, Oct. 13, the board voted to move ahead with a plan to relocate the district offices from their current location across the street from Mills Lawn on Walnut Street to a leased office suite at 888 Dayton St. owned by MVECA.

  • YS Schools receive state ratings

    The district’s highest average proficiencies across all tested subjects were social studies, English language arts and science. The lowest-scoring subject in achievement was math, which averaged 54% across grades three through eight and high school algebra and geometry.

  • School board talks sex education

    The YS Board of Education discussed health and sex education in the schools during a work session on Thursday, Sept. 19. Discussion focused on the schools’ current curricula in those areas, as well as future steps the schools may take.

  • School board discusses facilities renovation drafts

    The draft plans included a number of deep renovations and some new construction intended to address issues including security, functionality, space and accessibility in the schools.

  • YS Schools Facilities Committee | Ruetschle presents draft floor plans

    Architect Mike Ruetschle presented drafts of potential floor plans for updated facilities at Mills Lawn Elementary, McKinney Middle and YS High schools at a meeting of the district’s Facilities Committee on Thursday, Sept. 1.

  • School district digs deeper into safety, security

    During a presentation on new safety and security policies and equipment adopted by the district, Superintendent Terri Holden asked the board to consider the possibility of installing fencing at Mills Lawn, which would enclose the school’s younger student playground.

  • School board approves new school visitor policies

    At its regular meeting on Thursday, Aug. 18, the YS Board of Education approved new procedures for visitors and volunteers who enter school buildings.

  • Board of Education discusses safety, MPA

    The majority of comments from the public, including letters that had been submitted by those who could not attend, focused on the physical safety of students in consideration of the deadly May shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

  • Facilities Committee wavers on MPA

    An MPA would assess certain aspects of the school facilities’ needs and make recommendations to the Facilities Committee and the district on necessary long-term maintenance.

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