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Blog Entries - 2015

3 LM employees recognized by Board

Posted on: December 18, 2015
Three Little Miami employees received letters of commendation at a recent board meeting after they solved a tricky problem for the district. Dave Florea, Mike Davidson and Gary Carmack were all recognized for their work in taking down the aging 60-foot tall read more …

Sharing a Book in a Day

Posted on: December 17, 2015
When is the last time you were able to set aside time to read an entire book in one day? Students at both Little Miami Junior High and Intermediate Schools were able to do just that this week during their annual “Book in a Day” events. Students read more …

UPDATE: LMIS closed Thursday, Dec. 10

Posted on: December 10, 2015
UPDATE 10:55 a.m. Hamilton Township police have given Little Miami the "all-clear" for Little Miami Intermediate School. Chief Jon Wheeler from Hamilton Twp. said the investigation into the burglary across the street from the Intermediate building is read more …

LM cafeterias offering healthful pizza option

Posted on: December 7, 2015
Can delivery pizza be healthful? If you pick the right ingredients, absolutely. Starting Dec. 3, cafeterias at Little Miami High School and Junior High School began serving six-inch cheese and pepperoni personal pizzas from Domino’s as a lunch option. read more …

Preschool teachers present at national event

Posted on: November 30, 2015
Little Miami’s preschool program is home to our very youngest learners, some of whom have special health and learning needs. The educators who lead our preschool classes are some of the best in their field, and have attracted national attention for read more …

LMHS Choirs to host Madrigal on Dec. 17

Posted on: November 19, 2015

The Little Miami Select Choirs will host A Dinner Madrigal on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mason.

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Salem students help those in need

Posted on: November 13, 2015
By Hailey Effer, Communication Intern The Salem Twp. Elementary PTO held its their annual food drive for the Morrow food pantry this week. Students in grades kindergarten through fourth grade spent the week collecting non-perishable food items, read more …

Board members earn re-election

Posted on: November 13, 2015
Three incumbent Little Miami Board of Education members were recently re-elected to their seats. Michael Cremeans, Randy Haas and Nancy Journeay were the top three vote-getters in the Nov. 3 general election. All three will be sworn-in during the Board's read more …

Saying thank you to those who serve

Posted on: November 12, 2015
Students and staff around the Little Miami Local School district took time on Veterans Day to remember our service men and women. Schools held a variety of observances and invited student family members who have served in our armed forces to be read more …

LMHS Theater presents 'Bad Auditions by Bad Actors' Nov. 6 & 7

Posted on: October 29, 2015
What do a dancer, a small-town girl and criminal on the lam have in common? They all want to be actors and a newbie casting director has to sort out the good from the very, very bad in the Little Miami High School Theater’s production of “Bad read more …

LM observes Bus Safety Week

Posted on: October 26, 2015
In observance of National School Bus Safety Week, students who ride Little Miami buses got a reminder recently on how to be safe in and around the district’s school buses. The theme of this year’s bus safety week is “Be Smart, Be Seen. I read more …

LM Drama Dept. led by new faces

Posted on: October 26, 2015
As Little Miami's thespians have been preparing to "trod the boards" for the fall play on Nov. 6-7, they have been led by a new team of directors. Ken and Tara Lydy have brought their extensive theater experience to Little Miami to help open a new read more …

Wanted: Friendly LM ambassadors

Posted on: October 20, 2015
The Little Miami English as a Second Language (ESL) department is seeking parent volunteers across the district to fulfill a special role. The ESL department is seeking parent ambassadors for the purpose of welcoming new parents to our schools, read more …

LM posts Purple Heart signs

Posted on: October 16, 2015
By Hailey Effer, Communication Intern The Little Miami School District has been given a great opportunity to honor those who have fought for our country. Little Miami has now joined the “Purple Heart Parking Project” to honor those who were read more …

LM to test SchoolMessenger call system Oct. 13

Posted on: October 9, 2015
With falling leaves and falling temperatures comes an increased likelihood of inclement weather. In preparation for winter, Little Miami Local Schools will test our new SchoolMessenger phone and email notification system on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7 read more …

LMHS choir concert Oct. 8

Posted on: October 7, 2015
The first all-high school choir concert for the 2015-16 school year will be held on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. in the LMHS auditorium. The theme, "Travel this Road," includes many favorites such as "The Long and Winding Road," "Take Me Home, Country read more …

LMHS PTO to host Candidates Night Oct. 13

Posted on: October 7, 2015
The Little Miami High School PTO will host a Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. All candidates for the Little Miami school board have been invited to attend and the event will be moderated by David read more …

Marching Band Festival coming Oct. 24th

Posted on: October 5, 2015
Come out and enjoy the exciting Marching Panther Band -- and friends -- at the Little Miami Band Boosters third annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Hi-Five Field. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for an evening of fun, food, and read more …

Panther Backpack 5k Race Oct. 10

Posted on: October 5, 2015
Lace up your running shoes for a good cause and join the 8th annual Race for Hunger, benefitting the Panther Backpack program. The 5k race will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 in South Lebanon. Panther Backpack program provides Little Miami read more …

State of the District video, slides now available

Posted on: October 1, 2015
The videos and presentation slides for Little Miami's State of the District event, held Monday, Sept. 28, are now available for viewing. Those in attendance that evening heard reports on academics, school safety, athletics, district financials and read more …

8th & 9th graders to take ACT Aspire

Posted on: October 1, 2015
Little Miami 8th and 9th graders will soon be taking the ACT Aspire assessment, a test that helps the district and families check to see if students are prepared for each step along their educational journey. The ACT Aspire will give Little Miami read more …

LMHS Homecoming court selected

Posted on: September 30, 2015
Twenty-two Little Miami High School students have been selected as members of the 2015 Homecoming Court. LMHS students use ballots to selects the freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior nominees for court during lunch two weeks before homecoming from. A king read more …

Public invited to digital curriculum meeting

Posted on: September 30, 2015
Little Miami Schools will host a parent meeting to discuss digital curriculum on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to learn about Little Miami's research into a digital learning framework. Representatives of McGraw-Hill will be on hand to read more …

Kim named Commended Student

Posted on: September 23, 2015
A Little Miami High School senior recently learned he has been named a 2016 National Merit Scholarship Commended Student. Calvin Kim is one of 34,000 seniors from around the country to receive a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship read more …

Preisler named Merit Semifinalist, Honda Medal Winner

Posted on: September 18, 2015
One outstanding student from Little Miami High School recently earned two prestigious honors in the same week. Senior Nicole Preisler was recently named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist and the Honda-OSU Math Medal winner for the Little read more …

State of the District event Sept. 28

Posted on: September 18, 2015
Is Little Miami still growing? Are our schools safe? Where is the district in regard to classroom technology and state assessments? Little Miami Local Schools will once again host a public State of the District event to share information on these and other read more …

Time to get ready for Homecoming!

Posted on: September 17, 2015

The 2015 Little Miami Homecoming celebration is just around the corner and there will be plenty to see and do the weekend of Oct. 2-3. See below for more information:

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Little Miami releases Quality Profile

Posted on: September 14, 2015
Little Miami Local Schools joined more than 60 school districts throughout Ohio that have released a more comprehensive companion to the state’s district report card. Called a “Quality Profile,” the report includes additional accountability read more …

LMHS continues to climb in state, national rankings

Posted on: September 4, 2015
Tags: School ranking
Little Miami High School was recently ranked in the top 20 high schools in the greater Cincinnati area by Cincy Magazine, climbing six places over last year’s list. Little Miami ranked 18th out of 89 southwest Ohio high schools, according to the read more …

Planned power outage Sept. 1

Posted on: September 1, 2015
Little Miami Local Schools will again this year participates in Duke Energy’s PowerShare program, a demand response program that rewards the district for adjusting energy consumption levels during peak times. On Tuesday, Sept. 1, the district will read more …

Board schedules fall listening sessions

Posted on: September 1, 2015
Tags: Board of education
The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education has set a new calendar of listening sessions for this fall, giving members of the public an opportunity to talk with board members in a non-school setting. The Board is entering its third year of hosting read more …

View school menus on your device with Nutrislice

With an eye toward healthier school meals, Little Miami Local Schools is making it easier for parents to learn the nutritional value of food eaten at school. Little Miami now uses Nutrislice, an online menu featuring nutrition and carbohydrate information read more …

LMIS garden bringing in bumper crop

Posted on: July 30, 2015
Tags: Intermediate, District news
Little Miami Intermediate School students who got their hands dirty earlier this spring in their school garden will be reaping the benefits -- literally -- when they return to school. Back in May, a group of fifth and sixth graders under the read more …