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Blog Entries - 2017

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Breakfast with Santa coming Dec. 9

Posted on: November 30, 2017

Little Miami High School Student Government and the Jolly Old Elf invite you and your family to enjoy a holiday breakfast and a morning full of Christmas cheer on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 8-11 a.m. Wear your favorite holiday pajamas and join us for Breakfast

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LMJH students enjoy Book-in-a-Day

Posted on: December 14, 2017

When is the last time you were able to set aside time to read an entire book in one day? Students at Little Miami Junior High School were able to do just that this week during their annual “Book in a Day” event. Students were encouraged to come

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WCCC-UC partnership offers new opportunity for students

Posted on: December 12, 2017

A new partnership between Little Miami Schools and the University of Cincinnati will give students an opportunity to earn college credit and get a leg up into the fast-growing field of informational technology. Through Little Miami's relationship to the

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Select Choirs' Octagon Concert Dec. 10

Posted on: November 30, 2017

The holiday season would not be complete without the Little Miami Select Choirs' annual Candlelight Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the octagon at LMHS. As seating is limited, tickets are required for this concert. Contact

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Salem food drive helps local families

Posted on: November 29, 2017

Local families in need benefitted from the generosity of Salem Twp. Elementary families when the Salem Student Council collected nearly a ton of donations during their annual food drive Nov. 10-17. All items collected were donated to the Morrow Food Pantry,

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Central registration, other offices relocating Dec. 1

Posted on: November 28, 2017

As of Dec. 1, 2017, several Little Miami administrative departments will be open for business in the district's new central office location. The offices of the superintendent, assistant superintendent, student services, special education, education

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Tips for families in cold & flu season

Posted on: November 28, 2017

With cold and flu season upon us, please keep the following guidelines in mind when deciding whether or not to send your child to school. This will help to control the spread of infectious diseases at school and allow your child to be available for

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Board considers options after bond issue fails

Posted on: November 8, 2017

The Little Miami Board of Education and district administrators will be discussing their next steps in the coming weeks following the defeat of a bond issue on the Nov. 7 ballot. The 3.7-mill bond would have raised $64.6 million to build a new 800-student

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Socktober a success!

Posted on: October 30, 2017

Many of us take a warm pair of socks for granted when the temperatures drop, but for some, socks are a luxury. But thanks to the efforts of Salem Twp. Elementary students, people in need will be celebrating "Socktober" this year. Third and fourth grade

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Select Women's Chorale invited to national event

Posted on: October 26, 2017

The Little Miami High School Select Women’s Chorale has been invited to perform at the premiere Music for All National Choir Festival, part of the 2018 Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis March 15-17, 2018. The Select Women’s Chorale

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Update on natural gas incidents at Maineville, Salem Twp.

Posted on: October 23, 2017

For the third time in a week, students have been transported to Little Miami Junior High School after an odor of natural gas was detected outside a school building. On Oct. 18 and Oct. 20, this happened at Hamilton-Maineville Primary School. On Oct. 23, this

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LM counselors to host anti-bullying program

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Empowering students to be "upstanders" instead of by-standers in bullying situations is the aim of an upcoming parent program to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, hosted by the Little Miami School Counseling Department. The event will be held in the

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Board Candidates Night Oct. 16

Posted on: October 9, 2017

Community members will have the opportunity to meet the three candidates running for seats on the Little Miami Board of Education on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Incumbents Bobbie Grice and Tony Niemesh are running for two open

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LM treasurer receives state, national awards

Posted on: September 30, 2017

The Little Miami treasurer’s office has been recognized once again for excellence by a state agency and a national accounting organization. Ohio Auditor David Yost’s office recently notified LM Treasurer Terry Gonda that his department had been

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State of the District event Oct. 10

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Little Miami will once again host a State of the District presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. at Little Miami High School. District administrators will share reports on academics, technology, athletics, district financials and enrollment trend

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SchoolMessenger test call coming Oct. 5

Posted on: September 29, 2017

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 Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. Little

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'You Can't Take it With You' coming Oct. 26, 28, 29

Posted on: September 29, 2017

When three generations of a madcap family live under one roof, pursuing their passions of everything from ballet to the manufacture of fireworks, only hilarity can ensue. That’s the scene to be set by Little Miami Theatre’s production of

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LM working through Schoology issues

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Having problems with Schoology? We are, too! While Little Miami is excited to be able to provide the Schoology learning management system to students, parents and staff this year, the district has been less than thrilled with the rocky roll-out of the new

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Possible power outage on Sept. 22

Posted on: September 22, 2017

  Little Miami was notified late Thursday that Duke Energy could ask Little Miami Local Schools to curtail power usage as early as today due to high temperatures and peak usage on the Duke power grid.    As part of the PowerShare program,

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Mercy Health Fair coming Oct. 7

Posted on: September 16, 2017

Join Jewish Hospital-Mercy Health Women's Center for a day of health and wellness at the Women's Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Little Miami High School. In addition to free health screenings, there will be door prizes/raffles,

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Spaghetti dinner benefit coming Sept. 19

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Birds of a feather flock together, especially when a spaghetti dinner is involved! The Salem Elementary PTO and the Panther Backpack program will be host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the school. LaRosa's will be

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Homecoming 2017 coming Sept. 22-23

Posted on: September 15, 2017

The Little Miami Homecoming parade and dance will be held the weekend of Sept. 22-23. The parade will be held Friday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. on the campuses of Little Miami Jr. High and High School. Floats should be staged behind the junior high no later

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90-min. delayed start coming Sept. 18

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Little Miami Local Schools will be on a scheduled 90-minute delayed start on Monday, Sept. 18 for the purpose of teacher in-service. Students will begin their school day 90 minutes later than the typical day and morning bus service will run on a 90-minute

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LM state report card not a complete snapshot

Posted on: September 14, 2017

The Ohio Department of Education today released its 2016-2017 report card results for the state’s school districts, but information in these report cards can be misleading, Little Miami officials said. The report cards cover data collected on

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Gates is back, this time at LMJH

Posted on: September 14, 2017

A familiar face has returned to Little Miami Local Schools to help lead students in the seventh and eighth grade. Alison Gates, who at one time served as a Little Miami High School assistant principal, returned this year to Little Miami as assistant

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Board schedules fall listening sessions

Posted on: August 31, 2017

The Little Miami Local Schools Board of Education has set a new calendar of listening sessions, giving members of the public an opportunity to talk with board members in a non-school setting. The Board is entering its fifth year of hosting listening

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Planned power outage Sept. 7

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Little Miami Local Schools will again this year participate in Duke Energy’s PowerShare program, a demand response program that rewards the district for adjusting energy consumption levels during peak times. On Thursday, Sept. 7, the district will

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Board approves limit to sports fees

Posted on: August 27, 2017

Good news for families with multiple Panther athletes: There is now a limit on the amount of pay-to-participate fees you need to pay. On Aug. 22, the Little Miami Board of Education approved a family cap for pay-to-participate fees beginning with the current

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Master plan update meeting Aug. 30

Posted on: August 27, 2017

After opening the year with another record high student enrollment, the plan to manage Little Miami's growth is more important that ever. The district will host a facility master plan update meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. in the high school

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Info regarding solar eclipse Aug. 21

Posted on: August 18, 2017

On Monday Aug, 21, a rare near-total solar eclipse will be visible in the Little Miami area. While states further to the south will be able to see a total eclipse, residents in the Little Miami district will see a 91 percent partial solar eclipse. The

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Food Truck Rally coming Aug. 26

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Fulfill your cravings for all sorts of tummy-pleasing dishes at the first-of-its-kind Little Miami Food Truck Rally on Saturday, Aug. 26. This fun community event will run 4-9 p.m. at Little Miami High School and will feature food and live music. Instead of

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25 new teachers join Little Miami

Posted on: August 9, 2017

Little Miami has rolled out the welcome mat to a group of 25 new educators for the 2017-2018 school year. From preschool to Air Force JROTC, these teachers will be leading classes across the district. A new teacher orientation was held on Friday, Aug. 4 and

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Bus schedules now online

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Little Miami bus schedules are now available online. You will need your student's six-digit lunch code/student ID for busing information. If you do not know your student's lunch code/student ID, contact your building secretary. Look up your student's

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LM to seek 3.7-mill bond in November

Posted on: July 28, 2017

After the sixth straight year of triple-digit enrollment growth and months of community input regarding district facilities, the Little Miami Board of Education voted Friday, July 28 to seek voter approval of a bond issue this fall. The Board voted 5-0 to

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You've got mail: Class placements mailed July 31

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Save wear and tear on your car: There is no longer a need to drive to several Little Miami schools to search posted class lists to find a student's class placement. For the 2017-2018 school year, Little Miami will be mailing a letter to families to notify

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LM Board votes to sell former Morrow Elementary

Posted on: July 25, 2017

After standing vacant for nearly eight years, the former Morrow Elementary building will soon have a new lease on life. At its July 25 meeting, the Little Miami Board of Education voted to sell the building and grounds to Trent Heimann of Cincinnati for

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Little Miami purchases medical building

Posted on: July 18, 2017

Little Miami Local Schools will soon have its own central office facility after the district inked a deal to purchase an existing medical building in Hamilton Township on July 17. Treasurer Terry Gonda and Superintendent Greg Power signed closing documents

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Board approves Mercy Health for athletic training

Posted on: July 3, 2017

Little Miami athletes and families will be seeing new faces in the training room, on the sidelines and at a new school-based health center thanks to a new partnership with Mercy Health. The Board of Education approved a five-year contract with Mercy Health

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New student ice cream socials coming

Posted on: June 29, 2017

If your student is new to Little Miami or is attending a new building this year, he or she has an opportunity to get a sneak peek at their building and get a sweet treat, too! The district will host ice cream socials at four buildings to help students get

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Board to meet on June 19

Posted on: June 17, 2017

The Little Miami Board of Education will meet in emergency session on Monday, June 19 at 7:30 a.m. in the central registration office at Salem Twp. Elementary. On the agenda is an executive session and a resolution for the possible purchase of property. View

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School offices closed until July 31

Posted on: June 7, 2017

Offices at most Little Miami school buildings are now closed for summer. Offices will reopen on July 31, 2017. The high school office will be open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. throughout the summer. The Little Miami central office and

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