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Mar
31
2020

Yellow Springs High School Section

  • Students of the Month — 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 November:

  • October Students of the Month

    The six students, selected by the McKinney Middle and Yellow Springs High Schools, have shown exemplary work as a student, classmate and citizen of the school. (Submitted photos)

    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:

  • YSHS, McKinney theater— ‘Bigfoot’ takes to the stage

    “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.

  • YS police respond to alleged bomb threat at high school

    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.

  • Building character through sports

    Jeff Eyrich is the school district’s new half-time director of athletics and student leadership. He was hired this summer to replace former AD Nate Baker, who took the head sports job with Huber Heights Schools.

  • New school year set to dig deeper

    Mills Lawn Principal Matt Housh and McKinney Middle/Yellow Springs High School Principal Jack Hatert are looking forward to a new school year, as classes at both schools resume Thursday, Aug. 22.

  • Yellow Springs Schools— District scraps lunch provider

    With the start of the new school year next week, a new food service company will be providing lunches at Yellow Springs public schools.

  • Classroom climate — How do YSHS students learn?

    One factor that impacts student learning is the physical environment. Many survey respondents stated that the type of seating arrangement helps them learn, and that they mainly preferred classroom seats arranged in u-shapes (left) or in clusters, and not in rows (right). (Photos by Olivia snoddy)

    In education, presenting information is only half the battle. The classroom environment, both physical and social, and the way information is presented also has an impact on student learning.

  • A YSHS/news collaboration: Motivation and distraction in school

    Photo by Olivia snoddy

    When looking at problems at Yellow Springs High School, it’s hard not see the distraction and lack of motivation among students.

  • A YSHS/news collaboration: YSHS lunches get mixed reviews

    At lunchtime at YSHS this spring, left, Sumayah Chappelle looked optimistic about her lunch, while Alexis Longshaw and Romel Phillips didn’t appear to be pleased with their meals. (Photos by Sokhna Sene)

    As part of John Day’s Psychology/Sociology class at YSHS, I investigated school lunches for an assignment looking at school issues.