Welcome to Mills Lawn Elementary! We are the home to Kindergarten through 6th-grade students in YSEVSD and provide the educational setting necessary to meet the individual academic, social, and emotional needs of each student. We are a Project-Based Learning School that inspires and motivates our students to become lifelong fearless thinkers! We take pride in our school community by practicing our Bulldog Skills for Life: Cooperation, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Personal Best.
Our mission is to produce capable, lifelong learners who demonstrate positive qualities of citizenship, character, and self.PRINCIPAL MEGAN WINSTON
Megan Winston is the principal of Mills Lawn Elementary School in the Yellow Springs Exempted Village School District. She has 18 years of experience in education with the last 12 of those years spent in administration. As the daughter and granddaughter of K-12 and Higher Education practitioners, Megan was not only exposed to pedagogical conversations at an early age, but also developed a passion for education and a passion for diversity, inclusion, and equity discussions.
Prior to her arrival at Mills Lawn Elementary, Megan studied Adolescent to Young Adult Mathematics Education at Wilmington College. She earned her undergraduate degree in 2004 and accepted a position at Beavercreek High School where she spent six years serving as an algebra teacher, class advisor, and coordinator of the study skills center. Megan completed a graduate degree in educational leadership from the University of Cincinnati in 2006 and fulfilled the requirements to earn an Ohio Principal License. In 2010, she accepted an assistant principal position at Thurgood Marshall High School in the Dayton Public Schools District where she was nominated to attend the Aspiring Principals Academy in Cincinnati, OH. After completion of the academy, Megan served as principal of Horace Mann Pk-8 in Dayton Public Schools, returned to her alma mater, Xenia High School, as assistant principal to serve her community and families, and completed the Ohio Superintendent Licensure Program at the University of Dayton and accepted an adjunct instructor position at Wright State University in the Teacher Education Department.
Megan is the mother of two children and resides in Xenia with her husband. She is an active member of the Xenia Elks Lodge where she has served as an officer, secretary, and member of the student scholarship committee. She volunteers for many community outreach projects such as hosting free community meals and organizing donations for local nonprofit organizations. In her free time, Megan enjoys traveling, teaching at Wright State University, and playing soccer.