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Yellow Springs High School Section
It happens almost every year like clockwork: Former students from Yellow Springs schools return for a day or a weekend of fellowship with their former classmates to reminisce about their days in the schools.
Last Thursday, on May 26, 65 Yellow Springs High School seniors walked under the arches to take their last steps as high schoolers and first steps into the wider world.
The Class of 2022 will take its final bow at graduation on Thursday, May 26, at YS High School. However, because of projected rain, commencement ceremonies have been relocated to the gym.
The walk out was a response to an incident between a white teacher, Karleen Materne, and a Black student after the teacher was overheard saying the N-word.
On Monday, May 2, 12 YS High School students were inducted as new members of the Yellow Springs chapter of the National Honor Society.
The YSHS One Acts — short plays written, directed and acted by students — were revived this year by Rosemary Burmester, who produced and coordinated the plays for her senior project.
In a varsity girls basketball game at home on Thursday, Jan. 20, senior standout Angie Smith surpassed the long-held scoring record of 1,770 career points set by Evin Wimberly in 2005.
A COVID-19 booster clinic for vaccinated children 12 and older will be held at Yellow Springs High School on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 1–3 p.m.
“Talking With…” will be staged in the Agraria barn on Friday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
“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.