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The loss of a young life is always tragic, but two local young people hope to find meaning in that tragedy. The meaning sought by Elise Giardullo and Gabe Amrhein is their attempt to save other lives by educating young adults on the dangers of texting while driving.
Yellow Springs High School teachers Shanna Winks and Phil Lemkau are retiring this year.
Five teachers from Mills Lawn Elementary School and Yellow Springs High School are retiring this year after more than 30 years in the district.
If any high school could perform the edgy, somewhat risqué musical Chicago, it’s Yellow Springs. The show’s vaudevillian song and dance numbers are difficult, its despicable characters challenging — but for the talented group of young actors, it’s simply fun.
Teachers and administrators of Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School met last month to compose a new class schedule for next school year, which allows students greater flexibility and leverages teachers’ time to create more core electives.
The senior project requirements given to every senior at Yellow Springs High School state that each student’s project should “reflect a meaningful purpose that is either geared toward social action and community, self-education and growth, or education and facilitation.” This year’s group of seniors has taken those ideals to heart to produce a number of projects that could benefit the community.
Local students left school Friday in a statement of protest against the state senate’s recent approval of Senate Bill 5, which would curb the rights of Ohio’s public employees, including teachers.
Boys basketball falls short in tourney In the first round of the sectional tournament on Tuesday, March 1, the Yellow Springs boys varsity basketball team faced a heartbreaking loss.
Last Saturday’s district tournament performances showed that juniors Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone are getting even faster in victorious swims.
The YSHS theater program has inspired Lauren Westendorf and Donovan Berends, so the duo is holding a musical review featuring songs from Broadway musicals to raise money for the program as their senior project.