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Yellow Springs High School Section
“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.
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.
Angie Smith, now a junior at Yellow Springs High School, is on her way to achieving an impressive feat: scoring 2,000 points by the end of her senior year.
There’s no denying that the class of 2020 has had a difficult, and in many ways disappointing, finish to the academic year. But the two new graduates chosen to speak for their class at Wednesday evening’s commencement ceremony are focusing on resilience, compassion and hope as they move into the next chapter of their lives.
Yellow Springs High School will host a “drive-in” style graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Wednesday, May 27. The special event will begin with a senior “clap-out” parade of Class of 2020 vehicles through the village, followed by an outdoor screening of the ceremony and presentation of diplomas to graduates in their vehicles.
YSHS is planning to honor the class of 2020 with a two-part graduation event the evening of Wednesday, May 27, beginning with a “clap-out” vehicle parade of graduates through town and ending with an outdoor “drive-in” commencement ceremony at Antioch University Midwest.
Each month, McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School acknowledge one student from each grade who has shown exemplary work as a student, classmate and citizen of the school. The schools have selected the following six students, who best modeled these efforts in the month of November:
Each month, McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School acknowledge one student from each grade who has shown exemplary work as a student, classmate and citizen of the school. The schools have selected the following six students, who best modeled these efforts in the month of October:
“The Bigfoot Letters” is a comedy presented by McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School for four performances, Thursday–Saturday, Sept. 26–28, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at the Foundry Theater at Antioch College.
According to the Yellow Springs Police Department, a 15-year-old Yellow Springs High School student was arrested Thursday, Aug. 29, after police were alerted to an alleged bomb threat made against YSHS on social media earlier in the day. UPDATE: The image shared on social media depicted another student threatening to bomb the school.